THE OFFICIAL PODCAST OF YANKEE DENTAL CONGRESS
The Dentist Money™ Show
Official Podcast of Yankee Dental Congress 2017
Join thousands of dentists who are learning how to make smart financial decisions. Listen to the following podcast episodes recorded on site at Yankee Dental Congress 2017.
Dentist Money™: How to Keep Overhead from Bringing You Down
Dentistry is what you do, and money is what you make. But unless you keep an eye on overhead, just making ends meet might be hard enough. In this Yankee Dental Congress edition of the Dentist Money™ Show, Reese Harper welcomes CPA, Andrew Schwartz who works with hundreds of dentists around New England and understands the science of overhead distribution. He explains how much dentists should spend on staff, when you know your margins are too low, and common themes he’s observed among practices who experience large growth.
Dentist Money™: How to Avoid Bad Loans
You’re a dentist and you need loans. Nothing wrong with leveraging debt to accelerate your growth. But do you know all the critical questions to ask before getting locked into a bad loan? In this Yankee Dental Congress edition of Dentist Money™, Reese Harper, CFP® welcomes Bank of America’s national sales manager, Bill Murray, who highlights the biggest mistakes dentists make when choosing loan products. He talks about the factors—beyond interest rate—that should drive your decisions and shares a few stories of doctors who made bad deals with banks. He also shares thoughts on choosing the right practice to buy, and how to get the most bang for your practice space buck.
Dentist Money™: The Biggest Driver of New Patients
Have you ever Googled your own name or the name of your practice? Your website isn’t the only place patients learn about you. In fact, in a lot of cases, your website won’t even show up at the top of the search results page. Like it or not, third party sites like Healthgrades.com, Vitals.com, Yelp, and Facebook have a huge influence over prospective patients. So what can you do about it? In this Yankee Dental Congress edition of the Dentist Money™ Show, Reese Harper, CFP® welcomes Jose Espinoza from Doctor.com who explains how dentists can gain control of their online reputations by creating a master profile that pushes information to all the sites that matter. He also offers solutions for boosting your online reviews and shares some of the most common mistakes dentists make when it comes to marketing.
Dentist Money™: When is it Time to Hire a Collections Agency?
A hundred years ago you might have hired Bruno & Knuckles to collect your past due receivables. But busting kneecaps is frowned upon in today’s heavily regulated collections industry. Plus, it’s not the best way to earn repeat business. So how do you get your money without burning bridges? In this Yankee Dental Congress edition of the Dentist Money™ Show, Reese Harper, CFP® welcomes Bryan Campbell of IC System — an account recovery service which has partnered with dentists for over 75 years. Topics include the most common reasons for overdue payments, how to approach the collections process in a fair and tactful way, when it’s time to hire a collections agency, and how fees are generally structured.
Mark Rosen - Rosen & Associates