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    A Financial Blog For Veterinarians..

    It’s simple. We invest the same four years in education as other medical professionals and accumulate the same level of debt, but in the end our incomes are quite different. Also, despite years of education, most of us are woefully prepared for the realities of saving for retirement, purchasing a home, raising children and paying off student debt. You’ve worked hard for years! You should be able to save for life’s milestones and live a comfortable life; however, it will require an investment in education. This is where The PocketDVM can help. Sign up for our newsletter and stay up to date with the very latest in DVM financial news!

  • Student Debt

    Don’t Fear The Debt!

    Lately a new breed of veterinary financial guru has popped up. These folks are screaming from the rooftops that the only way to happiness is to pay off all student debt and do it as quickly as possible. Cancel your…

  • Blog

    Why Are Otherwise Smart Vets Turning Down Free Money?

    Its crazy. I have a friend who works in a small multi-doctor practice in Pheonix. Their clinic offers a SIMPLE IRA for employees. When you hear “Simple IRAs” (Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees of Small Employers) think “401K for…

  • Blog

    Inverted yield curve, what is it and and why do we care?

    The bond “yield curve” has become “inverted” and suddenly every financial pundit is crying “the sky is falling”! – Or at the very least that a recession is imminent! To understand what they are talking about, we first need to…

  • Finance Basics,  Other Important Stuff

    Death and Tax Brackets

    There are only three constants in life: Death, taxes, and folks having no idea what tax brackets really mean. Why do I say this? Because I regularly run into otherwise well educated people who think that because they are in…

  • Finance Basics,  Other Important Stuff

    Its not the “toast”!

    I love avocado toast. There, I’ve said it! More specifically, there is a “toast trailer” in South Mountain that sells the most amazing avocado toast. When the trailer is out on 24thstreet – weekends from October to May – that’s…

  • Retirement

    F.I.R.E. dangerous to your health?

    So if you follow my blog, you know that I’m not a big fan of F.I.R.E. (Financial Independence and Retire Early). For those unfamiliar with the topic, followers of the F.I.R.E. principals live very frugal lives using the money they save…