4 Financial Challenges of Medical Students
Will med school debt derail this student’s goals?
“David,” 24, is borrowing a lot of money for medical school. But a solid plan provides peace of mind.
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The U.S. Federal Reserve takes the patient approach: Leaves target rate range unchanged
The U.S. Federal Reserve maintained its target rate range at 1.50 to 1.75%. It feels that the current policy will support the continued expansion of economic activity and keep inflation near its 2.0%
Why Canada’s housing and household debt risks remain contained
Canadian households carry notoriously high levels of debt. But when considering the income side as well, the picture reveals that risks remain contained, explains MD's Rachael Moir.
What are the three types of insurance for homeowners?
Understand the difference between homeowner insurance, mortgage loan insurance and creditor insurance.
People power: The demographic dividend pays off in emerging markets
A demographic dividend is powering growth in emerging markets. Which companies and sectors are going to benefit from this rise in income and booming middle class?
Spending and stocks: How the holidays affect your holdings
With the holiday season comes increased spending, but does a good shopping season mean increased share prices?
The Bank of Canada holds rates on housing market concerns
The Bank of Canada announcement on December 4, 2019
Should you reorganize your debt?
For doctors, using a line of credit to pay off other debt can be a good idea, but be aware that it’s not true across the board.
Getting serious? 5 money questions to discuss with your new life partner
How to talk about money with your partner
Managing how much tax comes off your residency paycheque
What medical residents need to know about TD1 forms
The dos and don’ts of financial planning for locums
Financial advice for locum tenens: tax planning, incorporation, insurance.
Three key findings about Canadian physicians and financial literacy
Most practicing medical doctors in Canada don't feel well-educated about personal finance, and many of them report feeling "stressed" about making financial decisions regarding their priorities.
Three key findings about financial literacy and Canadian doctors-in-training
A new study by MD Financial Management attempts to uncover the roots of students' and residents' financial concerns.
Global earnings are weak but beating expectations
Top 7 things that physicians need to know about RRSPs
Get the basics on RRSP contribution deadline, RRSP contribution amount, and understand the tax savings.
Fighting climate change: Send a message with your investments
Portfolio managers, advisors and investors alike are thinking about socially responsible investing.
Tips from colleagues for physicians who have to work over the holidays
Wellness tips if you are a physician who has to work over the holidays.
In session: our first MD Physician Council meeting
I had the pleasure of kicking off the inaugural meeting of this nine-member panel in Ottawa in late October.
Fall 2019: MD funds and portfolios continue to help investors achieve their financial goals
Fixed income returns remain exceptionally strong as interest rates declined. Equity returns are in line with projections and while third-quarter performance for MD Precision Portfolios is slightly beh
Fall 2019: We are cautiously optimistic given mixed global economic signals
In the third quarter, stock markets struggled to maintain the pace of growth set in the first two quarters. Our outlook now sees the global economy being at an important inflection point as underlying
Why I think Canada will avoid a recession next year and the loonie will outperform