As I continue to educate myself about the nuances of personal finance and investing, there have been several moments where I felt overwhelmed. This feeling reminded me of the feeling I had starting PA school. The sheer volume of information that I was facing seemed completely impossible but I took each day as it came and made it … Continue reading The Overwhelming Nature of Learning to Invest
One of the reasons I started this blog was to explore some of the differences between PAs, ARNPs, and MDs when it comes to things like side hustles. The importance of creating passive or additional income is arguably higher for PAs and ARNPs due to the difference in average salary that exists between APPs and MDs. … Continue reading Side Hustles for Advance Practice Professionals
Physician assistant and NP burnout is on the rise. We work in a broken healthcare system and are often burdened with excessive workloads, long hours, and salaries that are not commiserate with our worth. Research by the American Academy of Physician Assistants indicates that 50.6 percent of PAs with 5-9 years of experience consider themselves exhausted at work … Continue reading Are you burned out?
Frequently at work when discussions during breaks or at lunch turns to finances, APPs and physicians alike ask me this simple (yet loaded) question: "Where do I start?" or to put it another way, "How does it work?". In many ways, the steps are the same for APPs and MDs but the difference is in … Continue reading Where do I start?
I have heard a lot of talk recently from coworkers and on podcasts such as The White Coat Investor regarding PSLF and the recent news articles stating that 98% of those who applied for public service loan forgiveness were denied. I think the White Coat Investor did an excellent job explaining why this happened based on … Continue reading Public Service Loan Forgiveness
As this is a new undertaking and a bit of an experiment, I do not currently have funds for a business account that would allow an embedded forum for users to share ideas. Head on over to PA Investor Forum where you can share ideas, ask questions, or tell everyone what you are doing to … Continue reading PA Investor Forum
Disclaimer: I am not a lawyer, financial advisor, or even particularly skilled investor (but I am learning) so please do not take anything you read on this site as financial advice or legal advice. The purpose of this blog is to collaborate and share financial tips, information, and resources that are specific to physician assistants (and other … Continue reading Introduction to The PA Investor