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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Feb 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
Projected increases in mortgage rates will likely lead to a drop in home sales in 2006, the Mortgage Bankers Association predicts.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jan 01, 2006
Starting this month, 401(k) plans can offer a Roth 401(k) provision—which could be a better option for your retirement savings.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Dec 01, 2005
Use these benchmarks set by Well Managed Practices to see how your expenses measure up.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Dec 01, 2005
By dvm360.com staff
The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) says that enhanced offerings, such as CD-ROMs and other instructional supplements, are driving up college textbook prices.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Nov 01, 2005
How do I know how much I need to save for retirement?
Nov 01, 2005
More than 88 percent of this year's new veterinarians graduated with educational debt averaging $88,077. Now working, they're taking home less than $44,000 a year.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2005
Practitioners charge too little because they cannot keep up with the literature.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Sep 01, 2005
I'm a full-time veterinarian, and my employer pays for my health insurance, which costs about $4,000 a year. I recently got married, and my husband's insurance is better. If I join my husband's policy, should I get that $4,000 benefit somewhere else in my package? Is it fair to ask my boss to add it to my salary or to add more paid vacation days in equivalent to the benefit money?
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Aug 01, 2005
By dvm360.com staff
Use these strategies to harness your team members' power to drive client compliance and revenue—and improve your patients' health.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Aug 01, 2005
By dvm360.com staff
A good negotiator earns up to $31,000 more a year. But pay heed; bad negotiations can cost you big. Are you letting too much money trot off?
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jul 01, 2005
By dvm360.com staff
According to Gallup's annual Personal Finance poll, American's top financial worry is retirement.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jun 01, 2005
I will be receiving a retirement plan distribution when I change jobs. I intend to roll it over to my new employer's plan and have been told that such a rollover will avoid a 20 percent withholding tax.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Apr 01, 2005
By dvm360.com staff
Think you know where your personal finances stand? If you're married, your spouse likely sees family earnings and expenses differently.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Apr 01, 2005
By dvm360.com staff
Student loan rates are at historic lows, says Veterinary Economics Personal Finance Editor Fritz Wood, CPA, CFP, but not for long. Wood says recent and soon-to-be graduates should act now to consolidate their student loans.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Apr 01, 2005
By dvm360.com staff
Three-quarters of people still paying off their student loans say the payments are large enough to keep them from buying a car or a house, says the Cambridge Consumer Credit Index.