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

102 | How to Switch From a W2 Job to a 1099 Job

Both W2 and 1099 jobs have pros and cons as reviewed back in episode 099. But what are all of the steps involved once you decide that you want to work as an independent contractor in a 1099 position as a PA or other...
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101 | 7 Benefits of Telemedicine for Patients and Providers

Telemedicine offers many advantages to both the patients and the healthcare providers that utilize it. Many physician associates, nurse practitioners, and physicians use telemedicine, as well as mental health...
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100 | Celebrating Your 2022 Financial and Professional Wins!

This episode is the 100th episode of the PA the FI Way podcast, which I absolutely cannot believe! It's really special because it also coincides with the last episode of the year of 2022. For this episode, the...
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099 | Pros and Cons of W2 vs. 1099 Roles

As a practicing PA, you likely have seen different job postings for both W2 roles and 1099 roles. But  which one is better? The answer to that question depends on your specific situation and what you value since they...
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098 | The Benefits of Boundaries and How to Set Them

Setting boundaries is a form of self-care and demonstrates to others how they can respectfully treat you. Implementing boundaries in your life has many types of benefits for your mental health and overall wellbeing....
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097 | What Is Your Point of "Enough": How Much Do You Need to Be Happy for Financial Independence?

It’s important that you evaluate your life and define your point of "enough" on your way to financial independence (FI) as well as what enough will look like for you once you reach FI as a physician associate.   At...
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096 | 10 Tips to Lower Your Stress During the Holidays

Although the holiday season can be The Most Wonderful Time of the Year for many, for others, it can feel like The Most Stressful Time of the Year! You are likely busy with a giant list of things that need to get done,...
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095 | How to Practice Gratitude For a Better Life

Practicing gratitude has so many benefits including better physical health and mental health, as well as benefits in other areas of life. Once you learn about the benefits, you’ll want to learn how to incorporate...
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094 | Time: Who You Spend It With Changes as You Age

Time is life’s most precious, nonrenewable resource. Once time has passed, there is no getting that time back. Although many of us wish that time travel was a possibility at one point in our life or another, the...
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093 | Lessons Learned From My 7 Biggest Financial Mistakes

Do you feel like you've made several financial mistakes like spending too much, not saving or investing enough, listening to poor financial advice, etc.? You're not alone! I've been there, too. Although I’m now on my...
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092 | Why I Declined the NHSC Loan Repayment Program Award

The NHSC Loan Repayment Program is a federal program that helps qualified healthcare workers like physician assistants / physician associates, physicians, nurse practitioners, dentists, and behavioral health workers...
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091 | How to Accumulate Wealth as a PA with Bradley Clark, CFP

Bradley "Brad" Clark, CFP, is a fee-only fiduciary financial advisor who shares his insight on how PAs can accumulate wealth on their way to financial independence. He discusses a suggested order of operations...
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