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Is PSLF worth it for an attending physician?

Is PSLF worth it for an attending physician?

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 What is PSLF, and is it worth it as an attending physician? PSLF stands for Public Service Loan Forgiveness, and we explain what you need to know about PSLF and if it is suitable for you as a physician. We use real-life examples and numbers to show the benefits of PSLF and deliver insights into what you can expect through the PSLF process. We will help clarify your Public Service Loan Forgiveness questions and guide you in whether or not you should take action to apply for PSLF. This could save you six-figures!


Send your questions about taxes, investing, extra money, retirement, college and financial parenting to [email protected] or call the Physician Family Answer Line at (503) 308-8733. 


  • [ 0:44 ] Should physicians bother with Public Service Loan Forgiveness?
  • [ 3:34 ] To view money as a tangible object helps you better understand how you can save money when you go through the PSLF process.   
  • [ 5:47 ] Is PSLF too good to be true?
  • [ 10:00 ] The risk factor if you take advantage of Public Service Loan Forgiveness.
  • [ 13:06 ] Who PSLF is for and who it isn’t for.
  • [ 16:17 ] Conditions that are needed to qualify for PSLF.
  • [ 23:01 ] What mistakes physicians make with their student loans.
  • [ 27:14 ] If you change your loan payment plan, does it restart the clock on your PSLF qualified payments?
  • [ 28:55 ] In conclusion, if you are an attending doctor, is PSLF worth it to you?


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