• Student Debt

    Making Easy Work of Loan Repayment Options

    With no fewer than eight repayment options available for federal student loans, it’s no wonder loan repayment plans are so confusing. While it all might seem overwhelming at first, sorting it out really starts one simple question: what’s your student…

  • 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…

  • Student Debt

    Student Debt – A Primer Pt. 2

    IRB Plan In my previous treatment of loan repayment plans, I passed over the IRB with out so much as acknowledging it. So here we go – the IRB plan is somewhat confusing because there is the old IBR and…

  • Student Debt

    Student Debt – A Primer Pt. 1

    It’s the elephant in the room. According to the AVMA, the average veterinary student graduated in 2016 with $143,757 in student loans and if you exclude those with no debt the number goes up to $167,534. More than 20% of…