1 Plan Now
Do you recall your interview for admission to medical school? Was one of your goals to convince the physician interviewing you that you were a humanitarian and that money was not important to you?
That was then, and now you have new priorities. Thankfully, you no longer have to hide the fact that one of your career goals is financial security.
If your goals are to provide for your family, pay your monthly bills, afford your children’s education, and create a nest egg that provides for a comfortable retirement and future travel, then you need a plan. Having the comfort of being financially secure is a key component of your effectiveness as an emergency physician, and sound financial planning is an integral factor of your mental and physical well-being. Financial worries can be distracting and impair your focus, so the aim of this article is to encourage you to commit to taking the path to financial serenity. You need a road map and a plan to achieve your financial goals, and the time to start planning is now.