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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!

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    Expecting Public Service Loan Forgiveness?

    The wheels of progress move slowly in Washington. Nowhere does this seem more true than when it comes to reform of student loan programs. There were campaign promises of $10,000 credits for all borrowers. There were campaign promises of wiping…

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    Blog,  Student Debt

    What Happened to Student Loan Forgiveness

    At the start of all new administrations, Americans have high hopes and dreams. For newly minted veterinarians, perhaps the biggest hope was Biden would cancel out their student loans. Not surprising considering that the average veterinarian is graduating with over…

  • 2021 Financial Check-Up
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    2021 Financial Check-Up

    2020 is finally over – good riddance! Although most of us stayed incredibly busy at work, it was an incredibly stressful year. Plans were upended, travel came to a stop, visiting friends and family became verboten. Not to mention the millions…

  • Student-debt & the Biden presidency
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    Student debt & the Biden presidency

    Now that it’s clear that Joe Biden will be our next president, the question that many are asking is: what does this mean for student debt. The short answer is – it’s complicated. What a Biden victory doesn’t mean: First,…

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    The PocketDVM is back!

    Where have we been? 2020 started like any other year. I continued in my dream job working with the best and brightest students at the most amazing school of veterinary medicine. My team started work on several exciting new research…

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    Is It Time to Refinance My Mortgage?

    On May 15th mortgage interest rates hit their lowest level in modern history. With interest rates plummeting, many folks are asking themselves, “Is It Time to Refinance My Mortgage?” Since rates are unlikely to go much lower, if you were considering…

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    Where Do Candidates Stand On Student Debt?

    It’s a big election year for all sorts of reasons. With the candidates offering divergent solutions for issues ranging from global warming to immigration, it’s hard to keep track. One of the many issues veterinarians will be keeping an eye…