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Private Museums and the IRS
Private Museums and the IRS
While most private museums are a benefit to owners, donors and visitors, there is a potential for abuse. If the museum is mainly a tax dodge for owners, it could affect unknowing donors as well.
How Important Is Financial Literacy?
Not surprisingly, financial literacy roughly matches the amount of education that a person has. And the less financial savvy you have, the harder it hits you in the pocketbook.
Can Free Market Ideology Ever Work for Sick Care?
Sick care policy proponents seem to be divided into two basic camps: “the invisible-handers,” who believe that medicine is a consumer product like any other, and “heavy handers,” who believe that sick care is a right and rules and regulations should serve to provide all citizens with affordable sick care.
What the Presidential Candidates are Saying About Student Loans
With the amount of the country’s student loan debt continuing to grow and the presidential elections just around the corner, it’s important to hear what each of the 2016 presidential candidates have to say about student loans, and what they’re going to do about college tuition and student loan debt, especially for physicians, dentists, and other medical professionals.
5 Easy Ways to Save on Your Cellphone Bill
Let's face it - many of us no longer have a landline. Our mobile phone has become our go-to device for telephony, messaging and mobile access to the internet. So let's talk about 5 easy ways we can save on this expensive but necessary service.
30 Day Mindful Financial Practice with Dr. Wise Money
I've seen and heard about so many inspirational 30-day challenges all over the media, including Facebook, Family Life Radio, even on Pandora. After a decade of physical inactivity, I recently completed the 30-Day Yoga challenge with Adrienne. I feel great! I will continue my yoga practice with more free YouTube videos.
The Facts About Non-Clinical Jobs
Many doctors dream of leaving clinical medicine. In fact, a number of high profile surveys report that as many as 50% of physicians would chose to work in a non-clinical job if they could
In Defense of Bonds
We are now about seven and a half years into a bull market – not counting that very brief blip in 2011 that you probably didn’t even notice. It is well-known that the further we go into a bull market, the more frequently we will hear the question, “Why not just invest 100% of my portfolio in stocks?”
You are Your Greatest Asset: Income Replacement and Disability Insurance: Part 1
In my 26 years of work experience, when I ask physicians what their greatest asset is, invariably the answer I get is along the lines of a 401(k), a house, savings, or a car. But if you give the question some thought, the answer is that you are your greatest asset.

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