Money Matters

Friday, March 28th, 2014
If you haven't filed your taxes yet, you are far from alone and may be able to reduce your tax bill or maximize your return by making sure you are taking all the deductions you are eligible for.
Wednesday, March 19th, 2014
Saving enough for retirement can seem daunting, but compound interest can lend a helping hand.
Thursday, February 27th, 2014
First-time homeowners may find themselves a bit overwhelmed by all the new expenses associated with their house.
Friday, February 7th, 2014
The twists and turns along the way to buying a home can be dizzying, but working with a good real estate agent can be extremely helpful.
Monday, January 20th, 2014
If you really want to get your finances in order, you might want to consider going on an all-cash diet.
Thursday, December 26th, 2013
As the New Year approaches, you should set aside some time to make sure you aren't paying more in taxes than you have to and that you have a financial plan in place for 2014.
Wednesday, September 25th, 2013
The housing market is heating up, and many are rushing to buy before mortgage rates rise, but it is worth stepping back to make sure you can really afford a home before you put your money down.
Tuesday, May 7th, 2013
An emergency fund can provide invaluable peace of mind if you find yourself facing unexpected expenses.
Thursday, April 11th, 2013
When you're making a big purchase-a car, for instance-the most important thing to remember is that there is always room for negotiation.
Wednesday, February 27th, 2013
Even if you haven't been planning all year for how to keep your taxes low, there are still steps you can take when filing.
Friday, February 8th, 2013
Many pharmacists have student loan debt hovering over them for decades, but there are options available that can provide early relief.
Tuesday, December 11th, 2012
Young professionals, already saddled with concerns about their own finances and future retirement, also need to plan for their parents' retirement.
Wednesday, November 7th, 2012
Depending on circumstances, it can make sense to pay student loans off in a hurry or to take your time.
Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012
If you want your relationship to last, it's important for you and your partner to discuss how to handle your finances.
Thursday, October 11th, 2012
It's important to be aware of what criteria are used to determine your credit score and how much weight each carries.
Thursday, September 27th, 2012
Even if you can only put a little money away at this stage in your life, it will be worth it in the long term.
Laura Joszt
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In this blog, the editor of Physician's Money Digest tackles financial issues impacting today's younger health care professionals, including recent graduates, students, and individuals who need a crash course in finances. Have a question about how to handle your own financial challenges? Send it to us at
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As the editor of Physician's Money Digest, Laura Joszt writes and edits finance articles geared toward the health care professional. Before joining PMD, Laura covered technology for NJ Biz. She received her master's degree in business journalism from NYU, complete with MBA-level courses in finance, accounting, and economics.
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