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The Other Billionaire Buffett – Business Tales from Margaritaville

Although his music rarely referenced financial security and independence, Jimmy Buffett did have business acumen. Read about his business tales and learn how working hard, but not too hard worked for Jimmy and could work for you too.

Welcome to Business is the Best Medicine

At Business is the Best Medicine, we want to empower Medical Professionals with personal finance and business knowledge.

We believe:

  1. Every healthcare professional should treat their career as a small business.  
  2. Every healthcare professional can achieve financial independence.  
  3. Our healthcare system will benefit from us achieving these first two goals.

We hope you enjoy our content!

 

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Provider Satisfaction: Is Enough Ever Enough?

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If you listen to social media and the popular press, it seems that no one in healthcare is happy.  Articles abound describing nursing shortages, provider burnout, and low job satisfaction.  Team morale is a hot topic at every high-level meeting in the urgent...

Will I Die with Zero?

Will I Die with Zero?

  I recently completed the book Die With Zero by Bill Perkins.  A friend read it and told my wife she believed our family was already doing much of what the book mentioned.  This piqued my wife's interest, so she suggested we borrow the audiobook from the Austin...

Don’t Be Bitter, Be Better

Don’t Be Bitter, Be Better

     Don’t be bitter, be better.  A friend of mine told me this many years ago.  I don’t remember the exact context; it was probably a throwaway line, but the phrase has always stuck with me.  Over the many intervening years,...

My Asset Allocation

My Asset Allocation

    I recently had to fill out an annual net worth statement for a bank holding a loan on some commercial real estate I own.  I recommend that everyone completes this exercise yearly.  You can gain financial insights by tracking the...

Tips for Repaying Student Loan Debt as an APP

Tips for Repaying Student Loan Debt as an APP

While in school, there is little talk about what to do with your student loan debt.  However, upon graduation, the elephant in the room becomes an outsized companion on your professional journey.  As of 2022, graduating Physician Assistants faced an average debt of...

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Provider Satisfaction: Is Enough Ever Enough?

Provider Satisfaction: Is Enough Ever Enough?

If you listen to social media and the popular press, it seems that no one in healthcare is happy.  Articles abound describing nursing shortages, provider burnout, and low job satisfaction.  Team morale is a hot topic at every high-level meeting in the urgent...

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Will I Die with Zero?

Will I Die with Zero?

  I recently completed the book Die With Zero by Bill Perkins.  A friend read it and told my wife she believed our family was already doing much of what the book mentioned.  This piqued my wife's interest, so she suggested we borrow the audiobook from the Austin...

read more
Don’t Be Bitter, Be Better

Don’t Be Bitter, Be Better

     Don’t be bitter, be better.  A friend of mine told me this many years ago.  I don’t remember the exact context; it was probably a throwaway line, but the phrase has always stuck with me.  Over the many intervening years,...

read more
My Asset Allocation

My Asset Allocation

    I recently had to fill out an annual net worth statement for a bank holding a loan on some commercial real estate I own.  I recommend that everyone completes this exercise yearly.  You can gain financial insights by tracking the...

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Book Review: Die With Zero by Bill Perkins

Book Review: Die With Zero by Bill Perkins

The proverb “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy” warned generations to take time to enjoy life.  In his new book, Die With Zero: Getting All You Can From Your Money And Your Life, author Bill Perkins has updated it to, “Jack may die with a lot of money, but...

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