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The Dentist Money™ Show | Financial Planning & Wealth Management
42 minutes | 2 days ago
#282: A Year in the Life of a Dentist Advisors Client
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.
34 minutes | 9 days ago
#281: Golden Nacho Advice from Dr. Paul Goodman
On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan welcomes the legendary Dr. Nacho, Paul Goodman, for a wide-ranging discussion on how to keep all of your practice ownership pieces lined up. From preparing for unforeseen physical emergencies to making sure your staff knows how money flows through your practice to why you need mentors who are within 10 years of your age, Dr. Goodman is at his Dental Nachos best.
39 minutes | 16 days ago
#280: The Laws of Liquidity
On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan and Matt discuss how pivotal liquidity is to a good financial plan. Your practice needs liquidity, you have a need for personal emergency funds, plus you should also be planning ahead for big projects. For all three you need access to cash. Do you know how much? And where’s the best place to be tucking those funds?
36 minutes | 23 days ago
#279: 4 Unsexy Truths of Comprehensive Financial Planning
When you need to make tough money decisions, it’s critical that you have your financial house in order. On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan and Matt discuss the reasons why feelings of vulnerability turn into relief when people finally get on top of their finances. Find out why it’s so difficult for people to get—and keep—their finances organized.
33 minutes | a month ago
#278: When it Makes Sense to Buy Your Practice Location
On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan and Matt look into one of the biggest financial decisions you’ll make in your career: should you own your practice location? It’s not easy to make the distinction between your practice and the office that houses it, but this is a business decision first and foremost. Ryan and Matt review the reasons why you should study your options carefully—there are times ownership is the right choice and other times it may be a costly blunder.
37 minutes | a month ago
#277: The Top 5 Mistakes Practice Owners Make
On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan talks with Dr. Richard Low of Shared Practices about the mistakes that can threaten the hard work that goes into practice ownership. Ownership remains an ultimate goal in dentistry but costly blunders can be discouraging. From too casually considering your ownership options—scratch start, single-doctor practice, multi-doctor practice—to delaying your jump into ownership for too long, Ryan and Richard cover typical mistakes that every owner should know about.
35 minutes | a month ago
#276: What’s Your Real Income? Here’s Why Most Dentists Get it Wrong.
On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show Ryan and Matt examine the difference between taxable income your CPA reports and the gross cash flow your CFP® needs to know. Determining how much money stays in your pocket is key to saving effectively, paying down debt, or buying that boat you’ve dreamed about. For financial planning purposes, Ryan and Matt go over the formula for how much you actually make. To do any future planning, it’s important that you get the math right.
31 minutes | 2 months ago
#275: Should You Listen to an Advisor Who Earns Less Than You?
As a dentist, you’re one of the highest income earners in the country. As you build your net worth, you want to get the best financial advice possible. So who is the right person to give you that advice—someone who understands your level of wealth because they have it like you do? Or can you expect to get solid financial advice from someone who doesn’t have a high income? On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show Ryan and Matt talk about high-income clients and high-income advisors. Where should you look for advice? It’s a discussion that reveals the broad scope of advice that’s available in the world of financial advisors.
36 minutes | 2 months ago
#274: Learn How One Dentist Found Her Lucrative Niche
From start-up to cosmetic dentistry to a highly specialized niche, Dr. Michelle Jorgensen’s 20-year career has taken a fascinating trajectory. To celebrate Dentist Day 2021, Ryan interviews a practicing dentist on this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show. A toxic bout with mercury poisoning put Dr. Jorgensen on an unusual path where she has been the dentist doing the dentistry, she has helped other people do the dentistry, and now is managing others who do the dentistry at her health-based practice. Dentistry is full of unexplored opportunities, find out how one dentist went from almost selling her practice in despair to having DSO’s knocking on her door.
32 minutes | 2 months ago
#273: The One Thing Dr. “Nifty Thrifty” Doesn’t Want You to Discount
On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan interviews Glenn Vo, founder of Nifty Thrifty Dentists. If “it takes a community to raise a child,” the need for community could easily be applied to building a practice. Running your own small business is difficult—so where do you turn for solutions? Glenn Vo, king of the discount deal and practicing dentist, explains why establishing relationships with other experienced dentists is so important to finding practice success.
35 minutes | 2 months ago
#272: What I Wish I Knew When I Was 22
We don’t spend much time getting educated about finances when we’re young, and then suddenly we have to start managing money and making wise choices. So, we tend to blunder through money decisions as we gain experience. On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan and Matt examine some of their missteps which helped form the financial opinions they believe today. Did the stress of learning about money management when you were young bias how you think about investing? Or did they result in good habits? Experience is the best teacher and Ryan and Matt offer some compelling advice to their younger selves that you can use today.
35 minutes | 3 months ago
#271: 4 Profitability Tips from a Dental Intel Executive
On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan welcomes special guest Curtis Marshall of Dental Intelligence. As master of all things data, Dental Intel is well-known for helping practices follow a daily roadmap to reach greater long-term success. Almost every practice can find a way to tweak its performance and create greater profits. The trick is to know where to look. Ryan and Curtis examine four areas within every practice where additional profits can be found.
37 minutes | 3 months ago
#270: “Listen to Your Heart” Good for Romance, Bad for Investments
When faced with the painstaking process required for thorough analysis the temptation is to cut corners and just “go with your gut.” It’s a temptation often fed by successful “followed my heart” stories. Intuition may have its place, but when it comes to investing, going through a more rational process has been shown to create better outcomes. On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan and Matt discuss the outside factors that can influence what you may believe is “pure” intuition—and those outside factors make your intuitive responses anything but “pure.”
40 minutes | 3 months ago
#269: You’ve Reddit in the News; Now Get Our GameStop Take
For the normal investor, what has been happening on Wall Street lately is a head-scratcher. Hedge funds, financial justice, short squeeze, and of course GameStop have been front-page news. So what’s going on? On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan and Matt examine why the price of GameStop has risen so dramatically. There are many reasons for the recent market madness and Ryan and Matt discuss what can be learned whenever speculation on Wall Street hits the news. Scoring on a long-shot may be thrilling, but Ryan and Matt explain why there are numerous reasons your investment philosophy should be anchored to value investing.
35 minutes | 3 months ago
#268: When to Switch From a Simple IRA to a 401(K)
As your career unfolds, the need for the right retirement plan for that part of your career changes. There is a right time to be in an IRA, a Simple IRA, and a 401(k). Knowing when to switch from one to the next can result in far greater net worth accumulation. On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan and Matt examine the pros and cons of Simple IRAs and 401(k)s. Which retirement plan is right for your dental practice is a timing question. Ryan and Matt are right on time with the answers.
40 minutes | 4 months ago
#267: A Warren Buffett Investment Secret You Can Mimic
Warren Buffett is considered a superstar investor and he is probably the most well-known name in the investment world. Worth billions, it’s a distinction he surely deserves. On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan and Matt reveal a surprising secret to Buffett’s success—and it’s a secret you can start duplicating right now. Numerous books have been written about the fundamentals Buffett follows on his way to creating a fortune. But this ingredient to that success is often overlooked.
38 minutes | 4 months ago
#266: Advice Dentists Want vs Advice Dentists Need
Dentists looking for financial guidance often think they know what they need when it comes to advice. On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan and Matt talk about four fundamentals dentists tend to overlook—but are the things they really need to hear. The rudimentary basics for good financial planning start with these financial pillars. Building real wealth begins by establishing a solid foundation for your long-term financial plan, and that foundation should be based on these four financial principles.
37 minutes | 4 months ago
#265: Two Powerful Tips to Help You Reach Your Financial Resolutions
On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan & Matt take on New Year’s resolutions providing two powerful tips that can help you reach your yearly financial goals. As January 1st rolls past, millions of people have set resolutions which tend to fail very quickly. How can you make goals, especially financial goals, and feel like you’re really making progress towards meeting them by year’s end? Ryan and Matt have some behavior-altering ideas that you need to hear as you start the new year.
36 minutes | 4 months ago
#264: Listener Q&A #19
On this listener Q&A episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan and Matt answer a couple of common end-of-year retirement plan questions. And, after watching some U.S. markets reach all-time highs, are you wondering if it’s still a good time to make a lump sum investment? “Backdoor” Roth IRA’s can be effective, but there can be a few complications you should know about. Plus, when putting retirement funds into an extra entity you’ve set up, the IRS has some rules you definitely need to know.
37 minutes | 4 months ago
#263: Be Aware of These Dentist-Specific Contract Concerns
On this episode of the Dentist Money™ Show, Ryan welcomes Rob Montgomery whose firm has specialized in legal counsel for dentists for over 20 years. Throughout your dental career you will probably sign associate agreements, leases, acquisition documents, and even sell your practice. Rob takes Ryan through many of the legal nuances you need to be aware of before you ever sign on the dotted line. “Caveat emptor” takes on even greater significance when you have so much at stake.
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