Practicing Physician

Resources for new-in-practice physicians, guiding you through your early career years.

  • Are you taking the right vacations? How to make the most of your down time

    Are you taking the right vacations? How to make the most of your down time

    Though Dr. Anita Chakravarti did not know it at the time, a family vacation she took some 20 years ago would change her life forever. Dr. Chakravarti — a professor at the University of...

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  • The Truth About Robo-Advisors

    The Truth About Robo-Advisors

    The robots are coming—and it could be a very good thing for your finances.

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  • Tax deductions and credits all physicians should know about

    Tax deductions and credits all physicians should know about

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  • Federal Budget 2019

    The 2019 federal budget (Budget 2019) was tabled on Tuesday, March 19, by federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau.

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  • How to master these two cash-flow challenges while transitioning into practice

    How to master these two cash-flow challenges while transitioning into practice

    Transitioning into practice is an exciting and challenging time for medical residents. Not only do you have the professional challenges of settling into your career, there are also a...

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  • Advice or Online Brokerage? Why Not Both?

    Advice or Online Brokerage? Why Not Both?

    Nine out of 10 members of the Canadian Medical Association have financial advisors1, and benefit from a wide range of planning services and professional investment management. At the same time,...

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  • Tax Tips for Physicians and Physicians in Training (In-practice)

    Tax Tips for Physicians and Physicians in Training (In-practice)

    Tax Tips for Physicians and Physicians in Training

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  • Q&A with Dr. Ian Auld, Head Physician for the Calgary Flames

    Q&A with Dr. Ian Auld, Head Physician for the Calgary Flames

    Find out what life is really like for a physician in the world of pro sports—in the clinic, at the rink, and on the road.

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  • Introduction to medical practice incorporation

    Introduction to medical practice incorporation

    Many businesses incorporate to take advantage of certain benefits, but there's more to think about when incorporating a medical practice.

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  • Rethinking RRSPs and TFSAs for incorporated doctors

    Rethinking RRSPs and TFSAs for incorporated doctors

    Do you have a professional corporation set up to shelter the earnings you make in any given year? If so, you've no doubt had conversations with your tax advisor about how much you...

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  • Want a quick escape from your rounds?

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  • Last-minute RRSP tips for physicians on the go

    Last-minute RRSP tips for physicians on the go

    If you’ve eaten the last of your Valentine’s Day chocolates, you probably know that the deadline—March 1—is fast approaching for contributions to registered retirement savings plans (RRSPs)

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  • Your path from pre-med to medical school, residency and into practice

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  • Wealth management for female physicians

    Wealth management for female physicians

    Over my career, I've worked in the technology and financial services industries and my work with early career physicians here at MD means I interact with medical professionals.

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  • Healthy habits advice for physicians: A curated list for 2019

    Healthy habits advice for physicians: A curated list for 2019

    Life is hectic. Physicians are so caught up in work and other demands that many don’t make time to care for themselves. Mental and physical health and wellness is a growing concern in the medical...

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  • Four tips to help you manage your finances

    Four tips to help you manage your finances

    About 46% of medical students expect to leave school with a debt of over $100,000.[1]  For new in practice physicians, setting up a debt repayment plan – and tracking where money is being spent –...

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  • Introduction to medical practice incorporation2:18

    Introduction to medical practice incorporation

    Are you thinking about incorporating your medical practice? Learn about the basics of incorporating, what the advantages are, and what you need to beware of.

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  • It's about to get Interest(ing)

    It's about to get Interest(ing)

    PODCAST - In this episode, Morgan discusses interest rates, debt and how leaving money on your student/resident line of credit is more similar to leaving an outstanding balance on your credit card...

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  • How to take time off for parental leave, while being a doctor

    How to take time off for parental leave, while being a doctor

    As a doctor, it’s never easy to know the “right” time to start a family: how will you plan a pregnancy or adoption, take time off with a newborn, and still care for patients and a career?As a...

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  • Don't pay more tax than you have to: Use TFSAs as part of your financial plan

    Don't pay more tax than you have to: Use TFSAs as part of your financial plan

    A tax-free savings account (TFSA) is more than just a great way to build wealth: As part of a financial planning strategy, a TFSA can help ensure you don't pay more tax than necessary. TFSAs serve...

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  • Benefits of Incorporation

    Benefits of Incorporation

    Have you ever wondered why physicians incorporate and what the benefits are? Check out this video for a high level overview of the benefits of (medical practice) incorporation.

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  • Checklist: Getting Started As A Professional

    Checklist: Getting Started As A Professional

    A checklist to help you get started as a professional physician.

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