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

067 | Planning for PA School as an Accepted Neurodivergent Pre-PA Applicant: Interview with Mira

Mira, who goes by The Neurodivergent Pre-PA, has received the exciting news that she was accepted into two PA programs and is also on the wait list of others. She plans to start PA school in the fall of 2022. During...
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066 | The Intentionally Wandering Path from Chiropractor to Minimalist to PA: Interview with Jeff, PA-C

Jeff, who refers to himself as a "retired chiropractor" turned PA-C, shares his incredibly unique story of how he has pursued many career paths prior to recently becoming a PA. He has also tried various hobbies over...
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065 | How to Practice Medicine Abroad as a PA: Interview with Megan, The Expat PA

Have you ever considered moving to another country, and then wondered if you could still practice medicine as a physician associate or a physician assistant while living there? There are now several countries where...
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064 | Investor Mama: Finances for Women and Moms with Jen Narciso

Some women and moms find that learning about finances can seem challenging. Jen Narciso, host of the Investor Mama podcast, started her show to help with some of these challenges and prove that investing while...
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063 | Burnout in Healthcare, Becoming a First Gen PA, Building Wealth, and Being Productive - Part 2: Interview with Karen Calcaño, PA-C

Karen Calcaño, PA-C, is our lovely guest on today's episode, which is Part 2 of a two part series. Karen shares her amazing and moving story of resilience as she became a first gen PA, then struggled with burnout in...
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062 | Burnout in Healthcare, Becoming a First Gen PA, Building Wealth, and Being Productive - Part 1: Interview with Karen Calcaño, PA-C

Karen Calcaño, PA-C, is our lovely guest on today's episode, which is Part 1 of a two part series. Karen shares her amazing and moving story of resilience as she became a first gen PA, then struggled with burnout in...
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061 | The Benefits of Being a Member of AAPA and Your State PA Society

If you're a practicing physician assistant / physician associate or a PA student, consider joining both the national PA society (AAPA) as well as your state PA society. These organizations have many benefits for both...
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060 | How to Legally Lower Your Taxes as a PA

Depending on how much income you or you and your spouse earn, you may end up being required to pay a large amount of taxes. The amount of federal and state taxes that you pay will also very likely increase over the...
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059 | Locum Tenens and 1099 Jobs as a Physician Assistant / Physician Associate - Part 2: Interview with Caroline, PA-C

Have you ever considered finding a locum tenens assignment either in your own state or throughout the country as a travel PA? Many physician assistants / physician associates who work locums gigs are 1099 independence...
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058 | Locum Tenens and 1099 Jobs as a Physician Assistant / Physician Associate - Part 1: Interview with Caroline, PA-C

Have you ever considered finding a locum tenens assignment either in your own state or throughout the country as a travel PA? Many physician assistants / physician associates who work locums gigs are 1099 independence...
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057 | Are Dave Ramsey's Personal Finance Recommendations Consistent with FI?

If you're trying to learn more about personal finance, Dave Ramsey and his 7 baby steps have likely come up in your research. Dave's personal finance suggestions have helped countless individuals and couples get out...
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056 | Why It's Essential for All PAs to Consider Pursuing Financial Independence

Are you a current or future physician assistant / physician associate and have wondered how to get a better handle on your finances to become more financially literate? Have you wondered how in the world are you going...
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