I woke up early one morning a few months ago worried about a financial situation. It wasn’t my financial situation. It was yours. At least many of yours. And the more I thought about it, the more angry I became. By the time I drug my butt out of bed, I was furious. Truly. I’m mad at everyone in this ...

[Editor’s Note: Do you have a new perspective or expertise you’d like to share with the WCI community as a guest post? We want to hear from you! Submit your article by June 10 to be considered for Summer 2020 publication. See our guest post policy for more details.]   Residents are busy folks.  Their time is consumed with clinical ...

There is a very strange phenomenon I’ve noticed amongst 4th-year medical students.  They have this seemingly overwhelming desire to buy a house.  I’m not sure if its the delayed gratification thing rearing its ugly head, or if it is some unwritten rule that once you own a house “you’ve made it.”  While everyone’s situation is different, and rules of thumb ...

Between the Global Financial Crisis and 2013, physicians basically couldn’t refinance their student loans at all, which was unfortunate given that rates were typically 3-5% higher than mortgage rates. DRB (now Laurel Road) pioneered the way to student loan refinancing bliss. Laurel Road was also the first to offer a resident-specific product, so we all owe them a little debt ...

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