The secret to smart investing for physicians April 10, 2017 By Vincent Cucuzza The secret to smart investing for physicians is finding your number and the right financial professional to help you reach it Understanding behavioral finance March 10, 2017 By Mike Palmer CFP A 3-step program to better investing 5 questions to predict successful investment performance We estimate less than 1% of the general population knows what to ask before considering investing in a company. MarketWatch paraphrased Warren Buffett, “Put your money in index funds and move on . . . Seriously, you’ll do better. That's what I plan to do with my own money once I am gone.” In short, buy index funds. Ample evidence proves the vast majority of investors would be considerably better off following this advice. Without unique knowledge, active investing is simply a guessing game. Why doctors should focus on goals, not returns to become wealthy It is actually easy to become wealthy slowly. It is very hard or impossible to do so quickly by focusing on returns. The key to saving money is like watching paint dry It is magic—you just save, invest wisely and unemotionally, and you have wealth at the end. Really. A more costly financial move: A bad one or one not made? How do physicians measure the cost of a financial road not taken or a decision not made? One series of studies offers insight. Physicians need resilience and patience when investing September 30, 2015 By Steven Podnos MD CFP Physicians encounter terrific stress in their professional lives. How well they handle stress has much to do with personal resilience. Understanding fixed income investments September 17, 2015 By Steven Podnos MD CFP Fixed income investments may seem like a safe haven for your money, but there are variables that can negatively affect your return. Physician investing should take emotion into account Each of us has our own anxieties related to work, life, and money, and the planning needs to take these into account. Loan repayment vs. investment for young physicians For newly-minted physicians, a big financial decision is: Do I pay off my loans or invest for retirement? Here's help.