Jun 28, 2022
“My wife is a urogynecologist lucky enough to get through her seven years of residency plus fellowship with “only” $124,000 of student debt. When we discussed how we were going to get rid of this debt, she had always assumed that it was going to take a couple decades to pay off.
With our combined income, we certainly could’ve lived like paupers and extinguished her loans rapidly. However, I knew a strategy that involved extreme deprivation after her long years of training could grow old and not be successful.
Instead, we targeted a repayment period of fewer than five years instead of 10 years or more. We focused on cutting our spending in three key areas that I typically see trip up physicians more than any others.”
Travis Hornsby is a chartered financial analyst.
He shares his story and discusses his KevinMD article, “3 ways to cut years off your medical school loan repayment period.”
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