As your portfolio appreciates, it can get out of sync from its original asset allocation and intent. The result could be a portfolio that doesn’t match your risk preference or investment timelines. On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan and Matt explain why portfolios need to be rebalanced. As investments get out of alignment over time, learn how they can be readjusted to meet their initial risk and return targets.
So you think it’s time to add something more exciting to your portfolio? Before you buy, it’s important to know how it will help you reach your long-term goals. On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan and Matt put their focus on alternative investments and where and when they might fit. There are many ways to invest, but the downside of some options may not be worth the risk.
Are you frustrated that your practice seems to have plateaued? Or maybe the holes in your schedule make it so disorganized it looks like a game of Tetris.
On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan welcomes consultant Heidi Mount who has coached dentists across the globe. On this show, Heidi reveals how good coaching can help you unlock the full potential of your practice.
To make it work, you and your spouse or partner need to commit to the goals in a financial plan. Unfortunately, many couples may need money therapy first. On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan and Matt outline 5 ways to bring your financial objectives together. Isn’t it time you became a team, increasing your net worth growth as you progress towards a shared financial future?
On this listener Q&A episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan and Matt answer questions from dentists about their cash flow, debt, and investment concerns. Income is finally growing—what comes next? Pay down debt or add to assets? Where do collectibles fit into a portfolio? Should you put more than the minimum down when buying a home? Got a money question? Ryan and Matt have an expert answer.
Dave Ramsey, the well-known author and personal finance guru, wants people to get out of debt as fast as possible. Is that the right message for a dentist like you? On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan and Matt go through each of Dave Ramsey’s 7 Baby Steps. They compare his advice against Dentist Advisors’ more dentist-specific guidance and discuss where and why there are differences.
What has been your favorite episode? Find out if it was one of our top downloaded podcasts. In our first 299 shows, we’ve covered investing, debt, spending, taxes, and more. On this episode, Ryan and Matt look back at listener favorites and discuss why the topics of those top five shows still resonate with dentists.
People love stories. Stories are engaging and relatable. Is there a story you could tell about your practice that would connect with potential patients? On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan welcomes Joshua Scott whose agency, Studio 8E8, helps practices stand out using story-first marketing. Hear how to add energy to your marketing efforts as you build a powerful, personal brand.
Dentists consistently rank among the most successful working professionals in the U.S. But a good income does not guarantee a successful retirement. On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan and Matt list seven mistakes that prevent you from having enough at retirement. Your practice is thriving and the retirement road looks smooth—unless a big blunder wrecks your plans.
Why DSOs are expanding so rapidly is a hot topic. About 20% of present practices are group practices, a number that is projected to be over 30% in the future. On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan and Matt take an up-close look at DSOs. What could this growth trend mean for you? And what should you do if you get a buy-out offer—and you still have a long career ahead?
Investments are the focus for all three questions on this listener Q&A episode of the Dentist Money™ Show. Ryan and Matt illustrate why expertise is needed when it comes to managing your money, offering their advice on the most effective ways of accessing cash from investments during a down market, plus explaining the adjustments your portfolio needs prior to retirement—and why.
A live-for-today lifestyle (or a desire to finance a dream house) has some dentists asking, “What’s the minimum amount I can save and still be OK in retirement?" On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan and Matt look at what maxing out today’s earnings by saving a minimal amount might mean over the long run—and what tradeoffs you can expect to make so you can still enjoy the future.
With so many things to worry about as you build your career, do you have trouble living in the moment? On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan and Matt talk about three money matters that can cause your mind to wander. Happiness comes from being fully engaged in your current activities. Ryan and Matt offer their tips on how to prevent finances from causing you to lose focus on the present.
Is buying permanent life insurance a permanent mistake? On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan and Matt look into the debate that surrounds whole life insurance. Agents say there are benefits to support purchasing permanent insurance, but are their points valid? Ryan and Matt explain why mixing insurance and investments in the same financial instrument might not be the best strategy.
On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan and Matt take a hard look at inflation. They define it; do a poll to find out what people are saying; and offer four practical tips on what to do to counter its risk. In the Pandora’s Box of economic worries, Ryan and Matt explain why inflation, like recession, is something you can work your way through when you understand how to do the right things.
On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan brings in Jake Elm, CFP® at Dentist Advisors, to take on the question, “When is it time to get financial help?” Like many things that deal with money, the answer is personal to each individual. However, Ryan and Jake offer reasons why earlier may be better for long-term goals. They also explain why people who are being held accountable to someone else are motivated to take action.
On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan and Matt put their focus on risk. Our everyday activities involve many risks we accept as part of life. But when risk becomes a fear, that’s more about feelings of uncertainty. Whether a fear of sharks keeps you from swimming in the ocean, or fear of loss keeps you from investing, Ryan and Matt attempt to take the paralyzing effect out of uncertainty.
On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan interviews attorney Nathan Jay Kavlie of Thoughtful Wills. On the show, Nathan and Ryan go document-by-document over what’s needed to preserve the estate you are working so hard to create. Estate planning can seem complicated, but Nathan explains why he doesn’t believe it should be by illustrating how he takes the legalese out of wills and trusts.
On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan and Matt take on crypto. It’s the latest investment obsession with vocal fans … and detractors. On this show Ryan and Matt offer advice to dentists on what they believe should be your crypto strategy. Wondering about investing in Bitcoin or the “Doge” (or just wondering what the fuss is all about), this is the episode you’ve been waiting for.
On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan welcomes back Reese Harper, founder of Dentist Advisors. During the show, Ryan quizzes Reese on his latest business venture, Elements. You’ll hear how focusing on a niche can strengthen any enterprise, plus get a good look at the challenges of a start-up. It’s your behind-the-scenes look at how Reese is trying to change the future of financial planning.
Humans (and other primates) have a tendency to want to compare. From houses to cars and more, there’s a keeping up with the Joneses’ desire that seems to be part of our nature. On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan and Matt talk about the impulse we have to compare what we have with others. While money or lifestyle comparisons to others can be devastating to your financial and even your mental health, Ryan and Matt focus on ways to compare that can motivate you to make good financial decisions.
She’s known as “The HIPAA Chick” on social media and is an expert at all things HIPAA. On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan interviews Danielle Mckinley of PCI HIPAA. Many dentists think protecting patient information is easy, but they aren’t considering cyber threats, the potential for human error, or the complexity of having vendors who also see patient information. Compliance is never fun, but Danielle Mckinley does her best to keep HIPAA discussions lively as she helps practices meet requirements and avoid costly audits.
What is it like to be a Dentist Advisors client? On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan and Matt look closely at the Dentist Advisors client journey. From your initial consultation call to completing a detailed onboarding process to building a financial plan that becomes the basis for your financial decisions, Ryan and Matt get down to the nuts and bolts of each phase a Dentist Advisors client passes through.