It's no secret that society has encountered a student loan crisis. Politicians from both sides of the aisle share similar concerns but promote widely disparate solutions. With over $1.5 trillion of student debt outstanding and default rates skyrocketing, it's clear that student loan debt management is important for all student borrowers, particularly medical professionals. Some 75% of medical school graduates start their careers with student ...

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Physicians leave training with expectations of earning a generous income and dreams of an extravagant lifestyle. They go from years as a struggling resident to a working individual with a stable income. Once they become attendings, their salaries skyrocket, in some cases from $55,000 annually to $550,000 annually. A $550,000 income requires extensive financial planning, of which the average physician has no experience or exposure. They are building a practice or ...

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