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Dentaltown Learning Online... It’s Your Money – A Few Ideas to Keep It. By Tom Zgainer.
Dentaltown is pleased to present....It’s Your Money – A Few Ideas to Keep It.  By Tom Zgainer. This CE course can be found here....Planning for retirement can be complex, especially when it may still be years into the future. The decisions you make today, need to lead to outcomes that ensure you...  Read More
Considerations When Running ‘Personal Expenses’ Through Your Practice
Tom Bodin, a Practice Integration Advisor with , works with dentists to help them achieve financial freedom through a comprehensive approach to wealth management.As a small business owner, you have opportunities to deduct expenses for income tax purposes that an employee of a larger organization...  Read More
Why Is Entity Selection Important?
Mike McAninch is a Practice Integration Advisor with , where he specializes in helping dentists connect their money and their values to realize their most important financial goals.Today we will begin dealing with some of the questions and concerns surrounding business entity selection for your...  Read More
Some Thoughts about Employing Your Children in Your Dental Practice
Katie Collins, a Practice Integration Advisor with , helps dentists order their financial lives and reach financial peace of mind so they can better focus on what truly brings them joy.Each year, right around October or November, dentists are inundated with year-end tax-planning tips. One that...  Read More
Thoughts About Employing a Spouse in the Practice
Mike McAninch is a Practice Integration Advisor with , where he specializes in helping dentists connect their money and their values to realize their most important financial goals.There are a number of good reasons to employ your spouse in your practice. However, before you start generating...  Read More
How Do I Know When It’s Time to Replace My Associate Dentist?
Tom Bodin, a Practice Integration Advisor with , works with dentists to help them achieve financial freedom through a comprehensive approach to wealth management.Associates can be a great addition to a practice and beneficial to your career. They can provide the office with greater production...  Read More
Do I Have to Pay Income Taxes or Estate Taxes on My Inheritance?
Katie Collins, a Practice Integration Advisor with , helps dentists order their financial lives and reach financial peace of mind so they can better focus on what truly brings them joy.In 1789, Benjamin Franklin wrote, “Our new Constitution is now established and has an appearance that promises...  Read More
Establish an Estate Plan Aligned with Your Objectives: What Is Probate and Why Should I Avoid It?
Tom Bodin, a Practice Integration Advisor with , works with dentists to help them achieve financial freedom through a comprehensive approach to wealth management.Throughout the year, my colleagues and I have touched on various strategies for estate planning. With the passage of last year’s tax...  Read More
Don't Buy FEAR!
“When emotion is high, logic is low.”I hope that you are not paying too much attention to the markets lately, but it’s when the markets are bumpy posts like the one below begin to pop-up. I’m posting this because I will not stand for the idea of selling products based on preying on people’s fears....  Read More
IS FINANCIAL ADVICE AN ASSET OR LIABILITY? PART IV: WHAT IS YOUR TIME WORTH?
Only you can determine if financial advice is worth paying for. The question you need to ask is what your time is worth? I use this rationale when evaluating almost everything in business and my personal life. Now, I wish I was the man’s man who was extremely handy and could fix anything. The truth...  Read More
IS FINANCIAL ADVICE AN ASSET OR LIABILITY? PART I: WHAT’S YOUR TITLE?
I am biased. I am a believer in the value of financial advice. The unfortunate part is there are advisors worth their weight in gold, but the majority of consumers don’t work with these advisors. Before you think I’m about to self-promote, I’m not. I plan to give you perspective and allow you to...  Read More
T-Bone Speaks: How to Reach Financial Freedom with Chuck McKee
         In this podcast episode, I meet with a close friend of mine, Chuck McKee, to discuss something that dentists are reluctant to talk about – financial freedom.Chuck has 20 years of dental experience and partners with dentists across the country to help them integrate technology and grow...  Read More
Five First-Year Blunders of an Associate Dentist
You did it! You proved all those haters wrong and finished dental school. Now what do you do as a first year associate dentist? How do you avoid mistakes that you have heard about from others? There are a couple monsters looming around the corner that can hurt you if you aren’t careful. We see it...  Read More
Your Practice Annual Plan: ‘Begin with the End in Mind’
Mike McAninch is a Practice Integration Advisor with , where he specializes in helping dentists connect their money and their values to realize their most important financial goals.Many dental practices carefully prepare annual plans detailing the year’s expected production, collections and...  Read More
Take a Comprehensive Approach to Investing
Tom Bodin, a Practice Integration Advisor with , works with dentists to help them achieve financial freedom through a comprehensive approach to wealth management.At the turn of the 20th century, “Painless” Parker promised pain-free tooth extractions as part of his Dental Carnival. He would...  Read More
Establish an Estate Plan Aligned with Your Objectives
Tom Bodin, a Practice Integration Advisor with , works with dentists to help them achieve financial freedom through a comprehensive approach to wealth management.When I wrote this, proposed tax legislation was making its way through Congress. Part of the legislative package included doubling the...  Read More
Manage Risk Through Proper Insurance Coverage
Katie Collins, a Practice Integration Advisor with , helps dentists order their financial lives and reach financial peace of mind so they can better focus on what truly brings them joy.Dr. Jones was out running errands one Saturday. He went to enter a store not realizing the door was shut, ran into...  Read More
We paid student debt in just three years. I think it is quite an accomplishment given that we live and practice in very expensive and not extremely profitable California. What's the recipe? To have a system. Here are examples of my systems. You can play with them to fit your needs.System 1 -...  Read More
Make Peace with How Much You Can Afford to Spend
Mike McAninch is a Practice Integration Advisor with, where he specializes in helping dentists connect their money and their values to realize their most important financial goals.In 1998, Kurt Vonnegut gave the commencement address at Rice University, where he told a wonderful anecdote featuring...  Read More
Always Know Where Your Money Does Go
Tom Bodin, a Practice Integration Advisor with , works with dentists to help them achieve financial freedom through a comprehensive approach to wealth management.My colleague, Katie Collins,  the role that knowing where your money should go plays in accumulating and protecting wealth over time....  Read More
Always Know Where Your Money Should Go
Katie Collins, a Practice Integration Advisor with , helps dentists order their financial lives and reach financial peace of mind so they can better focus on what truly brings them joy.My husband and I got married almost two years ago. Combining income, checking accounts and reconciling our...  Read More
Episode 13: For Every Dentist That Desires More Success in All Areas of Finance with Chris Torres
torres Chris Torres is a personal friend of Ben Tuinei. Chris is an insurance broker in Phoenix AZ who helps dentist establish Tax Saving and protection strategies. Chris has helped both Jordon and Ben with managing their personal and...  Read More
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A funny thing about dentistry.....
Work related musculoskeletal disorders in dentistry are 100% preventable.I know what you're thinking. You are thinking, Juanita, come on....if that is really true, why are 90% of dental students reporting pain while they are still in school. Why is ill health cited in 67% of dentists who retire...  Read More

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