SIDE GIGS

Here’s a list of a few side gigs that you could be doing now for either active or passive income.    Dental hygienist or part time dentist on Saturdays ( I did that for a couple of years after graduation).  Medical Consulting  Brand ambassador for scrubs company, toothpaste company, cosmetic company, etc ( Instagram is a great place to get noticed) Join…

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How many bank accounts should I have?

How many bank accounts should you have? As many as your bank will allow! You need to have a purpose to save money. Why are you saving? What are you saving for? Ask yourself that question.Whether it’s for a car, furniture, down payment on a house, vacation, etc, it’s important to know why you are saving. Find a bank with high…

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Loan repayment programs

When embarking on your debt repayment journey, it’s imperative to find programs that might offer to pay a portion of your debt while you work at a specific area for 2-4 years.    Here are a few of these programs:  1. State loan repayment programMA for example has a program where they pay $ 50,000 towards student loans for eligible health professionals. Find out from your state if…

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Real Estate or The Stock Market?

Real Estate or The Stock Market? Before answering that question, let’s look at the differences:By definition real estate is a tangible asset and a stock is an investment that represents a share, or partial ownership of a company. Stocks are liquid as you can easily buy and sell them compared to real estate where it can take a while to sell a…

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4 mistakes you are probably making today while paying off your student loan debt

1.Only making the minimum payment. Unless you are having financial difficulties, more than the monthly minimum is necessary in order to pay off your loans. Paying only the minimum or participating in IBR/ICR long term is a sure way of making banks/loan servicers wealthy by paying all those interests.  2. Ignoring interests. To go back to mistake # 1: it’s important to look at…

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Generational Wealth w/ Dr. Caroline Clerisme

On this episode of the Dental Student Vibes Podcast, Seth, Cole, and Anthony sit down with Dr. Caroline Clerisme. Dr. Clerisme is a dental entrepreneur and a debt repayment strategist who graduated from Tufts SDM and is a clinical instructor at Boston SDM. Today, Dr. Clerisme sits down with the vibe tribe to discuss debt management and creating generational wealth…

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3 strategies you can start implementing today and take control of your money

1. Check your bank statement weekly or at least monthly Every Sunday, or any day you desire, go over your bank statement quickly and see where your money has been going. You can easily spot any mistakes or unauthorized charges like that as well. Just get your phone, tablet or computer and skim through to review charges. 2.  Use mint.com, personalcapital.com to easily track…

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