Optometry Podcast: Dr. Aaron Neufeld Discusses OD on Finance, Stocks, and everything that you need to know about the CARES ACT.

If nothing stresses you more than thinking about money, take a deep breath and join us to learn from a calming voice of sanity. Dr. Aaron Neufeld is an optometrist and practice owner in Los Altos, California. He graduated from Southern College of Optometry in 2015 and in addition to buying a practice and quickly paying off $150k in student loans, he has also launched a virtual reality company to bring optometric pre-testing into the future and the leading online financial resource for optometrists, ODs on Finance.

On this podcast he shares how he paid off his student loans in just 2 years (it involved a 7 day work week and aggressive saving strategies) and strategies for investing and maximizing the financial return on your career. From utilizing 401K matching to how much money you should set aside from your income towards savings each month, he gives great general advice on setting up for long term financial success.

The ODs on Finance team has been working overtime answering doctor’s questions and concerns around COVID-19.

What Should Doctors and Practice Owners be Doing Right Now?

Apply for the Economic Impact Disaster Loan to be eligible for $10,000 in benefits.

Apply for the Paycheck Protection Program to be eligible for up to $50,000 in forgivable loan benefits.

Filing for Unemployment if you are an employed doctor that’s been laid off or furloughed due to COVID19.