PA the FI Way

PA the FI Way

Hosted by: Kat, PA-C

Becoming a physician assistant (PA) is difficult. But becoming a PA on the way to financial independence (FI) shouldn’t be. Allow the PA the FI Way podcast to be your guide to becoming a physician assistant on the way...

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Episodes

129 | Red Flags & Green Flags for PA Jobs

This episode covers red flags and green flags to look for in physician assistant / physician associate jobs. The red flags can help you identify which jobs to avoid or to transition away from, and the green flags can...
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128 | From Impulse to Intention: 10 Tips to Reduce Impulsive Spending

In this episode, we're tackling a common challenge that many face: impulsive spending. Whether it's that tempting impulsive online purchase or the spontaneous splurge at the mall, impulsive spending can wreak havoc on...
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127 | Wallet-Friendly Wellness: Navigating Nutrition on a Budget for Busy Healthcare Professionals [Interview with Colleen Sloan, PA-C, RDN]

Colleen Sloan, PA-C, RDN joins me on the show to share her wealth of knowledge that she has as a Registered Dietitian and PA. Colleen provides several wonderful tips to help you save both time and money as a...
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126 | Six-Figures but Scrimping: 10 Reasons High Earners Live Paycheck to Paycheck

Do you earn a six-figure salary, but wonder where in the world your money is going because you're still living paycheck to paycheck? Here are 10 reasons why high earners are still often living paycheck to paycheck as...
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125 | Money and Marriage: Separate vs. Joint Bank Accounts

Are you married or in a serious relationship? Listen to learn the surprising benefits and drawbacks to both separate and joint bank accounts for married couples.  Interestingly, some studies (linked below) have shown...
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124 | Roth vs. Traditional: Which is Best for You?

In this episode, we cover the debated question of whether you should contribute to Roth retirement accounts (such as a Roth IRA or Roth 401K) or traditional retirement accounts (such as a traditional IRA or a...
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123 | Real Estate Investing and Goal Setting: Interview with Lauren Nievinski, PA-C

Lauren is a physician associate, and she and her husband have been investing in real estate for a few years in addition to her continuing to practice clinically as a PA. They have long term rentals (LTRs) and recently...
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122 | Giving Back Through Medical and Dental Mission Trips

In today's episode, my sister who works in the dental field as a LDA (licensed dental assistant) joins me on the show to share about our recent joint medical and dental mission trip to Honduras. It's important to...
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121 | Should You Unlock Your Home Equity With a HELOC?

A HELOC, aka Home Equity Line of Credit, might be a helpful financial tool for you. However, there are several pros and cons of HELOCs to consider prior to opening one. Take a listen to learn what a HELOC is, the pros...
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120 | The 5 Types of FIRE

In today's PA the FI Way podcast episode, we will explore the 5 types of FIRE:  1. Traditional FIRE: This method is for you if you're pursuing financial independence (FI) with the option to retire early (RE)...
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119 | 25 Benefits of Becoming a Business Owner or Entrepreneur

If you regularly tune into the PA the FI Way podcast, you likely have had the thought about becoming a business owner or starting a side hustle. In this episode, we're diving into the 25 benefits of becoming a...
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118 | Student Loans, the New SAVE Plan, and PSLF Updates: Interview with Andrew Paulson, CSLP, from Student Loan Advice

With student loan interest starting to accrue again this month and student loan payments resuming next month, this is the student loan podcast episode you’ve been waiting for! Andrew Paulson, CSLP, who is a student...
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