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Jun 22, 2022

The decisions you make prior to purchasing a practice have long-term implications. That’s why knowing which practice model fits your vision is so crucial.

On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan talks with Dr. Richard Low and dental student Andrew Clingan of Shared Practices about pre-ownership angst in today’s economy and how to speed up the path to owning a practice.


Need answers to your financial questions but not ready for a full-service wealth manager? Check out our new Dentist Money Membership program.

Are you ready to fully outsource your financial planning and investment management to a financial advisor who specializes in working with dentists? Check out our Private Wealth Management service.

Jun 15, 2022

When inflation begins straining investor nerves, questions about commodities—especially gold—as a hedge against rising prices are sure to follow.

Where do commodities fit as an investment asset? What are derivatives and futures? Why would you want commodities in your portfolio? Get the answers to these questions and more on this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show.

Need answers to your financial questions but not ready for a full-service wealth manager? Check out our new Dentist Money Membership program.

Are you ready to fully outsource your financial planning and investment management to a financial advisor who specializes in working with dentists? Check out our Private Wealth Management service.

Jun 8, 2022
On this listener Q&A episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan and Matt talk about “I” bonds, life policies for kids, and buying a home in today’s market.

With inflation soaring, people want to know more about Series I savings bonds. What are the options for life policies for kids? And, if you’re in the market for a home, should you still buy, or wait for the market to cool down?
Jun 1, 2022
As DSOs buy more practices and rising interest rates continue to increase the focus on real estate returns, how and when you take the equity out of the building that houses your practice is becoming increasingly important.

On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan welcomes real estate dental space specialist, Tanner Milne, to talk about selling your building. 
May 25, 2022
Teledentistry uses online video interactions to make it easier for patients and dentists to communicate—and it’s seen mixed results. With a more personal approach, virtual consultations can dramatically increase case acceptance.

On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan welcomes Joe Chickerillo and Tom Brown from Your Virtual Consult to explain how your teledentistry experience can be enhanced to make a real difference. 

May 18, 2022
Owning your practice—and the building that houses it—seems like a dental tradition. But does the risk/reward of commercial real estate still make sense?

On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan and Adam Watts, a real estate developer specializing in health professional locations, talk about the “do’s and don’ts” of being the landlord of your practice location. 
May 11, 2022
Post-Covid we saw economic stimulus, now rising interest rates show federal fiscal strategies are changing. Is this a signal that recession is looming?

On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan and Matt take a hard look at recession—what it means, the history of economic resets, and the negatives (and positives) that come when government tightens its monetary policies. 
May 4, 2022
As inflation increasingly becomes reality, learn what borrowing strategies you can use as rising interest rates continue to affect loans and mortgages.

On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan interviews lending specialist Drake Bloebaum. If you are considering buying a practice, a building, or a home—or looking to refi to consolidate debt—Drake offers advice for you. 
Apr 27, 2022
It was six years and 332 episodes ago that Reese and Ryan recorded the first Dentist Money™ Show. Little did they know then that so many dentists would tune in to get advice on how to make smart financial decisions.

As we celebrate one million listens, join Ryan, Matt, Reese, and our very special guests who offer some “million dollar advice” of their own. 
Apr 20, 2022
The NCAA’s March Madness basketball tournament is known for its bracket-busting upsets and unexpected, last-second victories. But what if no one kept track of the score? How would that change the stress-filled drama?

On this Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan and Matt get tournament crazy about investments and ask if benchmarking your portfolio should be March Madness intense.
Apr 13, 2022
On this listener Q&A episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan and Matt offer advice on estate plans, Buy-Sell Agreements, and what defines a recession.

When should you start thinking about an estate plan? Want to partner? Learn why you’ll want a legally-binding exit document to prevent future problems. And with so much talk about recession, how do you know if one is occurring?
Apr 6, 2022
It’s being called “The Great Resignation” and it caused many offices to revamp on-the-fly as employees were forced to multi-task due to worker shortages. Here’s how to prepare right now so you aren’t caught in another scramble.

On this Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan welcomes Kiera Dent, founder of The Dental A Team, who explains an effective way to start cross-training your staff. 
Mar 30, 2022
Do you daydream about finding a quick road to riches? Or, like Warren Buffet, do you know, "There is nothing wrong with getting rich slowly."

On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan and Matt explain why patience is required to create wealth. Designing a well-thought-out plan—and sticking to it—will ensure you have a better chance of building real wealth.
Mar 23, 2022
On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan welcomes Rabih Dimachki, Dentist Advisors investment operations manager, for “Real Talk with Rabih.”

It’s Rabih who keeps his finger on the pulse of global economics so he can analyze client portfolios, execute trades, and provide guidance to our team. Now Rabih will be sharing that expertise with our listeners.
Mar 16, 2022
It’s been said, “If Google doesn’t like you, nobody does.” And it may be true as today people read reviews before buying anything—including your services. On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan hosts Zeke Kuch, founder of Swell CX. Are prospects slipping away when they compare you with your competitors? Learn how to boost your credibility by increasing patient reviews. 
Mar 9, 2022
What’s your wealth building reality? Are you on the asset-accumulation-fast-path, or a living-for-today-crawl? Here’s how to know how you’re really doing. On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan and Matt explain what a balance sheet can tell you about your financial progress. Are you over-leveraged with debt, are you over-exposed to risk? Your balance sheet knows. 
Mar 2, 2022
As an international conflict unfolds, creating global uncertainty, what lessons can be learned about how markets reacted to similar events in the past? Join the Dentist Money™ Show for a roundtable discussion on the crisis in Europe and how those events may affect markets. When things seem to be unraveling, hear the rationale behind Dentist Advisors’ investment strategy.
Feb 23, 2022

Most people search for answers to three simple questions when looking for a dentist. To successfully market your practice, you better know what they are! On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan greets Michael Anderson and Laura Maly of the Wonderist Agency. The pandemic pause provided time to rethink practice growth. Hear why getting back to marketing basics can pay off.

Feb 16, 2022
On this listener Q&A episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan and Matt take on staff bonuses, retirement contributions, and captive insurance agencies. Discover creative ways to bonus employees in this very competitive market. Are there times when you might fund your Roth IRA instead of your 401(k)? And does a captive insurance agency have a place in your tax strategy?
Feb 9, 2022

With its ups and downs, the market is often compared to a rollercoaster. And just like the real thing, your stomach might drop when the market plunges. On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan and Matt look at the difference between corrections, bear markets, and crashes while discussing how to move past the worries that beset many investors during regular down periods.

Feb 2, 2022

Give a small financial flame enough fuel—being careless with multiple accounts, misunderstanding the principle of risk—and soon you have a raging inferno. On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan and Matt look at five different fires that may be burning in your investment accounts. While each may be hardly noticeable, when combined, these festering embers could be costly.

Jan 26, 2022
After working on New Year’s resolutions for a couple of weeks, how are you doing? Do you feel setting goals helps? Or is it an exercise in futility for you? The data shows those who set goals do achieve more, but goal-setting clearly doesn’t work for most people. On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan and Matt look at what to do to ensure you reach your long-term objectives.
Jan 19, 2022

As the tectonic shift in practice ownership alters the dental industry, a major question that continues to arise is, “Where can I find a good associate?” On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan invites Dan Blair, of Menlo Dental Consulting’s Associate Placement Services, to discuss trends in dentistry and how (and when) to find the right people to help grow your team.

Jan 12, 2022

On this listener Q&A episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan and Matt answer concerns about divorce, kids on payroll, and retirement withdrawals. When divorce happens, find out why it is imperative that you protect your practice. Putting kids on payroll has its pros … and its cons. Finally, you piled money up for retirement, now make sure you withdraw it efficiently.

Jan 5, 2022

Not every dentist is ready to own a practice, but it helps if you know what skills and traits indicate if ownership is a good (or bad) move for you. On this Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan interviews Dr. Richard Low of Shared Practices. There is no such thing as a fail-proof list of skills required to be a successful owner, but Ryan and Richard look at traits they’ve seen that help.

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