Personal finances for associates | Veterinary Medicine

Personal finances for associates

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Why smart veterinarians make bad buying decisions

Dec 01, 2014

Our brains move fast! Slow down before you shell out.

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I paid off my student loans in five years

Dec 01, 2014

This young veterinarian got free of her six-figure debt fast—and she’s loving the freedom it brings.

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5 things veterinarians must ask their financial planner

Oct 21, 2014

"How much do you cost?" is a good question. "How do you make your money?" is a better one.

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How veterinarians can avoid losing the credit card game

Oct 01, 2014

Get over your hangups and start getting ahead of your veterinary debt with these dos and don’ts.

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Track production to avoid compensation blunders

Sep 11, 2014

Q: In our practice, veterinarians are paid on production and we use travel sheets for charges. If a travel sheet is missing charges, lost or not filled out, charges are then assigned to the hospital and I'm not compensated for the work performed. Is this practice legal, and what actions should I take?

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Your veterinary associate may want personal finance guidance

Sep 01, 2014

Practice owners rated "personal finance" dead last in what they provide in their mentorship programs, according to Benchmarks 2014: A Study of Well-Managed Practices. But associates didn't completely agree.

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Personal finance: What veterinary associates should know

Sep 01, 2014

This pyramid provides a visual explanation of which areas make the most sense to implement after graduation and what areas to consider later in a career.

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The retirement trap

Sep 01, 2014

Aging is inevitable, but the ability to retire is in your hands—so plan ahead to avoid getting caught in false financial security.

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The veterinarian's guide to budgeting: Don't buy what you don't need

Sep 01, 2014

Actively thinking about what you need versus what you don't will help you stick to a real-world spending plan.

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Feeling financial pressures? CVC panel says you're not alone

Aug 26, 2014

Experts in Kansas City discussed financial, generational and gender issues.