GUEST POST: 3 Ways Financial Advisors Get Paid

GUEST POST: 3 Ways Financial Advisors Get Paid

[FPMD: The following guest post is authored by Dave Denniston of Capital Advisory Group Advisory Services LLC. We have no financial relationship.]

I get this question a lot - "How do financial advisors get paid?"

If you want to work with a financial professional, it may be beneficial to know how they get paid. It can be an awkward question to bring up when you're trying to decide whether or not to jump into a relationship that may last a lifetime, which is why I'm telling you this now...

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2017 Update on the Cost of an American Medical Education

2017 Update on the Cost of an American Medical Education

One of the urgent issues facing medicine today is the prevention of physician burnout and depression. There are many factors that contribute to physician burnout and to tackle them all would be impossible in a brief blog post. However, I agree with STAT News that an important contributor to tackle is debt and financial stress.  Let's review the cost of medical education in America.

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3 Lessons from Mayweather vs. McGregor

3 Lessons from Mayweather vs. McGregor

Last weekend's spectacle fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor came and went.  You may have heard of the staggering sum of money involved in the the match, with a guaranteed minimum purse of $100 million going to Mayweather and $30 million going to McGregor.  Don't shed any tears for McGregor though, his guaranteed minimum was still 10 times higher than the previous UFC record of $3 million (also held by McGregor).  Here are 3 lessons to be learned from this historic fight.

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New Additions to the Blogroll - Wealthy Doc, Dads Dollars Debts & Miss Bonnie MD

New Additions to the Blogroll - Wealthy Doc, Dads Dollars Debts & Miss Bonnie MD

Time flies when you're having fun.  In the last 5 months, I've taken and passed the ABR Core Exam, matched for IR fellowship at my #1 ranked institution and became a Doximity Fellow.  What I haven't done is update the FPMD Blogroll.  Today I intend to remedy that by introducing you to WealthyDoc, Dads Dollars Debts and Miss Bonnie MD.  If you are a fan of this site, be sure to save all 3 to your favorites.

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Why Students Should Go to the Cheapest Medical School

Why Students Should Go to the Cheapest Medical School

Future Proof MD has long been a blog for medical students and residents.  Today I want to expand on that audience just a little and speak to those aspiring college students who are looking to commit to career in medicine.  There are many considerations that go into the important decision of choosing a medical school.  I hope to share with you my admittedly biased opinion.  The following post also represents my first article as a Doximity Fellow.  You can read the entire post at Doximity Op-(m)ed.  An excerpt is provided below.

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DEAL: The Smart Physician's Guide to Negotiating Salary Ebook - FREE

DEAL: The Smart Physician's Guide to Negotiating Salary Ebook - FREE

Dr. John Jurica is the mind behind the Vital Physician Executive - a blog dedicated to producing regular actionable content that helps new and developing physician executives.  John just released his long anticipated ebook - The Smart Physician's Guide To Negotiating Salary And Other Vital Contract Issues.  You can purchase it at Amazon for $8.99.  But for FPMD readers, you can download it for the great low price of FREE!

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DEAL: Physician Wellness and Financial Literacy Conference (March 1-3, 2018)

DEAL: Physician Wellness and Financial Literacy Conference (March 1-3, 2018)

Special double-posting today.  This one is hot off the press!  Dr. Jim Dahle of the White Coat Investor just announced the very first Physician Wellness and Financial Literacy Conference (AKA The White Coat Investor Conference) to take place in Park City, Utah from March 1-3, 2018.  I know a $650 early bird registration fee doesn't sound like a "deal," but think of how much you'll learn and save/invest in the long run!  If that's not enough to entice you to sign up, the famous Physician on Fire is stepping out of the shadows! (Assuming he will be giving the lecture in person, without a mask...)

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REVIEW: 2017 ABR CORE Exam (June 8-9, 2017)

REVIEW: 2017 ABR CORE Exam (June 8-9, 2017)

Yep you read that right, another non-financial post in less than 3 weeks.  Apologies to my regular readers but I wanted to write this one down while it's still fresh in my mind.  The following post is written for radiology residents.  Feel free to skip if that doesn't interest you. Or read on if you're curious how your radiology colleagues are certified.  This post is based on my experience taking the ABR Core exam at the Chicago testing center from June 8-9, 2017.  Your mileage may vary.

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Happy Match Day!!!

Happy Match Day!!!

Today is a big day in the lives of 4th year medical students across the country.  As you learn where you will be spending the next 1-7 years of your lives, there will be celebrations and disappointments.  Congratulations to all those who matched at their #1 choice.  But remember even if you did not match at your #1 choice, you've already made it - you will be among less than 30,000 PGY-1 residents starting this summer.  To put things in perspective, that's less than 0.01% of the US population.  YOU DID IT!!!

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New Additions to the Blogroll - #LIFEOFAMEDSTUDENT, Docs OTB & Vital PE

New Additions to the Blogroll - #LIFEOFAMEDSTUDENT, Docs OTB & Vital PE

One of the great things about running your own blog is that you eventually become a member of the greater blogger community.  Since launching FPMD, I have been introduced to many physician bloggers, many of whom are frequently featured on my weekly Future Proof Shares.  Earlier in October, I started the Future Proof Blogroll to feature some of my favorites, today I want to introduce 3 news additions to the Blogroll.  If you enjoy this site, make sure to check out these 3 as well.

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