Author: Monica Ma

Monica Ma, CFP®, CFA® is an advisor and the chair of the Investment Committee at Blankinship & Foster LLC. She helps clients build sound investment portfolios and develop strategic plans to reach their goals. Since Monica is passionate about sharing her knowledge with women and retirees, she co-leads the firm's Wise Women and Living Wisely Educational Series. Monica is a member of the International Community Foundation's Investment and Finance Committee. She has been living in San Diego since 2008 and enjoys travelling and cooking with her family.

Working as a physician while starting a family is tough. It can require a great deal of juggling both at home and at work, and financial concerns can add to the stress. Financial planning is especially critical for physician momsREAD MORE

Retirement planning is an important step in your financial journey. A physician with family responsibilities may have many retirement savings options, and finding what best suits your unique goals may seem daunting. The key is to save aggressively, and toREAD MORE

Welcome to Part 3 of our Physicians Side Hustles series. In Part 2, we talked about secondary sources of income that physicians are tapping into to supplement their earnings and pay off debt. In this third installment, we’ll explore howREAD MORE

In our article, Physician Side Hustles: Are They Right for Me?, we discussed how secondary sources of income, or “Side Hustles” are becoming more common among physicians. Already popular with Americans as a whole, many doctors are finding that theyREAD MORE

When you first became a physician, you may not have considered ways to earn extra income, follow your passions or satisfy your intellectual curiosity. After all, physicians like you work hard and are dedicated to their important jobs. As you’veREAD MORE