PETE Q&A PT 1

Q1. I applied to DRB with my current income of $0 with current debt, I got denied. Should I have put my future PGY1 salary on my application? A1. Yes, PGY 1 income. Q2. Refinancing vs. Fed payment with PSLF?

MEET PETE

Recently a reader reached out to me for custom advice. I am always glad to help whenever I can, and so although our discussion was tailored for his unique situation, I thought I would share it here to potentially benefit

DWM Grand Rounds #1: Doc-to-Doc on Personal Finance

DWM Grand Rounds #1: Doc-to-Doc on Personal Finance

Title: Doc-to-Doc on Personal Finance & Physician Support Initiative   Highlights: Student loan management Public Service Loan Forgiveness Maximize Tax Efficiency/ Investment Return Physician Support Initiative P.S.I.   Date & Time:                                                              Location: July 6th, 2016 12-1 pm        

How I Take Charge of My 375k Student Loan

How I Take Charge of My 375k Student Loan

The following is a Q&A guest post from a good friend of mine, who wishes to be anonymous. We have no financial relationship to disclose. Here’s a list of great lenders to refinance your student loans with. (Note: by using

How I Accelerated My Student Loan Payoff

I charge all my expanses that are chargeable onto my credit cards and funnel my (limited) cash flow towards debts with interests. There are lots of variation in terms what can be charged on a credit card. Some people’s circumstances

10 Weapons to Terminate Your Student Loans.

10 Weapons to Terminate Your Student Loans.

  Do you have student loans? Won’t you love to destroy them and be debt-free? What would you do with the cash flow you free up once your student loans are paid off? I’d like to invite you to join

Better When I’m Debt-Free (Dancing)- Meghan Trainor Remix

Better When I’m Debt-Free (Dancing)- Meghan Trainor Remix

Mini introduced Meghan Trainor, a talented singer/song writer, to me a few weeks ago. I’ve been listening to her music all the time since. Trainor has a positive, confident, welcoming energy about her. I admire the unconventional lyrics and melodies she writes.

The Day I Started with Nothing…

The Day I Started with Nothing…

I will always remember how dreadful it seemed when I learned that my cost of attendance for 2010-2011 (first year of medical school) was about 90k… I’ve never made 90k a year prior to starting medical school (in fact, I still

Mini’s College Fund, 529 Qualified Tuition Plan: Intro Part I

Mini’s College Fund, 529 Qualified Tuition Plan: Intro Part I

  Mini is finishing 3rd grade this year. In another short 9 years, she will be heading to college. I should have started her college savings yesterday, but like most PGY’s, I took care of my own student debt and

Revised Pay As You Earn (REPAYE) or Refinance?

Revised Pay As You Earn (REPAYE) or Refinance?

This is an in-depth discussion about whether to go for Revised Paye As You Earn (REPAYE) or refinance your student loans with private banks like DRB or LinkCapital. Reader wrote: “My current thought is if someone wants to stay and