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Tax Bomb or Tax Firecracker?

Myth: A tax bomb is waiting to explode your future finances. The tax bomb is all you hear about when it comes to the end of student loan repayment. No wonder many veterinarians feel trapped by their student loan debt! Here’s my question: Is it really a tax bomb or just a wimpy firecracker? A common mistake I see is that new veterinarians focus…
November 18, 2021

The Four Keys to a Successful Student Loan Repayment Transition

Your next loan payment is due in 2023. The bad news is the repayment restart is right around the corner. The good news is you still have time to make choices that can save you money and unnecessary stress. Most veterinarians have the opportunity to lower the cost of their student debt by tens of thousands of dollars. Take two…
November 16, 2021

Put Yourself First, Not Your Loans

Student loan stress is just one piece of the veterinary wellbeing puzzle. After all, federal loan payments have been paused for two years yet veterinary burnout is running at an all-time high. Some even think we are in a veterinary workforce crisis. Hospitals operate with fewer team members and turnover is high. Many doctors are reeling personally and professionally. This…
October 16, 2021

Listen to Your Inner Voice

This is the third blog in a series that reveals how Megan the associate gains confidence and peace of mind by getting crystal clear on how to manage her student loans. Megan is the expert on her life. She went to vet school because she cares about something larger than herself. These values are rare and worth honoring. Megan’s inner…
September 16, 2021

Visualize the beginning, middle, and end of repayment.

There’s a saying that if you don’t know where you’re going any road will take you there. It’s probably not a stretch to assume you’ve questioned your loan repayment strategy at one point or another. Now is a great time to reset and take a fresh look at where things stand. The best thing you can do is make an…
August 16, 2021