Money Tips for Incoming Medical Students

Money Tips for Incoming Medical Students

First of all, Congratulations!  You made it!  Before this point, you were known as one of many tens of thousands of "pre-meds".  But now you have officially taken that first step to become one of the future physicians of America.  As you prepare for your white coat ceremonies, I have a few money tips for you.  I know you've got a lot of things on your mind, so I'll keep this short and sweet...

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Future Proof Detour - Why Interventional Radiology?

Future Proof Detour - Why Interventional Radiology?

Welcome to another Future Proof Detour post.  Every once in awhile I like to talk about something other than money.  I shared with you previously about How I Became a Radiologist.  Now let me tell you how I decided that Interventional Radiology (IR) is the career for me.  Fair warning - this one is a bit longer than my usual post.

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What You Should Know About Trump's Proposed Student Loan Reform

What You Should Know About Trump's Proposed Student Loan Reform

With so many things going on in the news, it's hard to keep track of those that may impact you directly.  And for the tens of thousands of graduating medical students every year, no issue looms larger than student loan repayment.  Let's review what the Trump administration would like to do to change the current student loan landscape.  The following post is based on the 2018 fiscal year budget proposal released by the White House this Tuesday.

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GUEST POST: How I Became a Radiologist

GUEST POST: How I Became a Radiologist

One of the great benefits of running FPMD is the opportunity to network with other physician bloggers.  We have a truly vibrant community and I encourage you to visit all of the sites listed in the Future Proof Blogroll.  Today I'm honored to feature my very first guest post at the increasingly popular #LIFEOFAMEDSTUDENT.  No it doesn't have much to do with money, but you get the full story on how I became a radiologist.  An excerpt is provided below.

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Future Proof Detour - It's Never Just A ______

Future Proof Detour - It's Never Just A ______

Today we're taking a small detour.  For those of you who don't know, I am a radiology resident with an interest in Interventional Radiology (IR).  I recently wrote a short piece for the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) Resident Fellow and Student (RFS) section.  It doesn't have anything to do with personal finance but does have some relevance to the daily practice of medicine.  Check out It's Never Just A _______.  Hope you enjoy.

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PMD: The Opportunity Cost of A Career in Medicine

PMD: The Opportunity Cost of A Career in Medicine

Welcome to this week's Future Proof post on Physician's Money Digest (PMD).  As a young medical professional, do you ever find yourself asking the question: "I wonder what my financial situation would be like if I didn't go to med school?"  Well, wonder no more.  Check out The Opportunity Cost of A Career in Medicine on PMD or visit the original post on Future Proof, MD.

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PMD: 5 Ways to Make Extra Income as a PGY

PMD: 5 Ways to Make Extra Income as a PGY

Welcome to this week's article on Physician's Money Digest (PMD).  We all know that residency represent a period of relatively low income for physicians.  But that doesn't mean you can't or shouldn't find additional sources of income.  Check out the excerpt below.  If you want more, read the full article on PMD.

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GUEST POST: Navigating between Income-Driven Repayment (IDR) and Student Loan Refinancing

GUEST POST: Navigating between Income-Driven Repayment (IDR) and Student Loan Refinancing

Future Proof, MD is proud to feature our very first article on LeverageRx - a comparison site and online financial help desk for doctors, dentists and other medical professionals.   Click HERE to read the rest of this article at LeverageRx.  Here's an excerpt:

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Future Proof Shares - 6/8/2016

Future Proof Shares - 6/8/2016

We live in an amazing world of constant information, sometimes it can get overwhelming.  "Future Proof Shares" is a weekly series with the goal of selecting a few interesting pieces of media on money and medicine from around the Interwebs.  They may be old or new but will always be new to me.  This series is inspired by "The Sunday Best" by my fellow physician money blogger Physician on FIRE (PoF).  Enjoy!

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