Laurel Road takes a deep-dive into financial wellness and success in the land of capitalism. Connect the dots that keep you on track to your dreams, with practical tips for everyday money and career moves that help shape the life you’ve always wanted.
Paying Off Debt With the Debt-Free Nurse
Talking Smart Finances With the OncDoc, Dr. Sanjay Juneja
Dr. Sanjay Juneja, MD, triple specialized in Internal Medicine, Hematology, and Medical Oncology. The social media star and founding medical partner of Doctorpedia.com, talks about what led him to a career in medicine, the financial challenges he’s faced as a doctor, and the pain points members of the healthcare community face when it comes to preparing and managing personal finances. He also talks about one thing he wishes he knew when he was younger and offers a helpful tip on how to find the time to improve your financial knowledge.
Nurse Julia on Diversity in the US Health Care System
Julia Eze, MSN, RN, NP-C, a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner and entrepreneur, talks about what led her to a career in nursing, and her early experiences in the COVID-19 pandemic. She also offers insightful perspectives on the lack of diversity in the US healthcare system, and shares her thoughts on how the industry can improve experiences for under-represented patients with greater diversity on both sides of the bed.
Dr. Jennifer Tsai on the Personal and Professional Impacts of the Pandemic
Dr. Jennifer Tsai, optometrist and social media influencer, talks to us about her experiences with opening a practice during the COVID crisis. She offers her perspective on how to operate a private practice while the doors are closed, what the reality of federal funding has been like, and how she’s managed to make ends meet. Dr. Tsai also shares a personal account of how she has been affected by racism towards Asian-Americans during the global pandemic. Lastly, she share tips on how physicians can build their “digital resume” to attract new customers via social media.
COVID-19 + Small Businesses: The Struggles, The Creativity, & The Future
As states begin to re-open and we all hope for the best, businesses large and small have a long road ahead. Yet despite the unknowns, stories of creativity, perseverance, and empathy are everywhere. For this episode, We unpack the outlook for the future on both coasts with Lauren Herpich, owner and operator of a popular food tour group in Oakland, CA, and Rob Byrnes, president of East Midtown Partnerships, an economic development partnership overseeing one of Manhattan’s busiest small business districts.
COVID-19: A Roundtable Discussion With Front-Line Medical Workers
Is necessity the mother of invention? What might be the silver linings of this pandemic, if any? We chat with Dr. Akhilesh Sista, Dr. Michael Schaefer, and ICU Nurse Katie Taylor, all affiliated with NYU’s Langone Medical Center at the center of the epidemic in NYC, on topics spanning from the nature of the disease, to its widespread medical and financial impacts on a very uncertain future. Amidst the chaos of the moment, we unpack the positive implications of dramatic change in the world forever altered by the novel coronavirus. We also discuss how doctors feel about their student loan debt during these trying economic circumstances.
Always great to be financially prepared and aware. Also helps that the vibe is very enjoyable!
Love the dynamic!
I love the dynamic between the hosts. Excited for future episodes
Lighthearted, fun, easy and educational.
This show has a great vibe for a personal finance pod. The hosts are friendly and fun, and have plenty of insight to share about the factors affecting millennial and Gen Z finances. Keep it coming!!