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Cars with Lowest Cost of Ownership

Total cost of ownership for a car or SUV depends on operating costs like fuel, maintenance/repairs, insurance, as well as financial costs like interest, depreciation, and sales tax. Here is a list of the vehicles in each category, from subcompact through SUV.

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Today in History

Today in history is brought to you as a feature at physicianentrepreneur.com

Cars with Lowest Cost of Ownership

Total cost of ownership for a car or SUV depends on operating costs like fuel, maintenance/repairs, insurance, as well as financial costs like interest, depreciation, and sales tax. Here is a list of the vehicles in each category, from subcompact through SUV.

Handling Payments

Here are some simple steps that you can take to improve the chances you will be paid in full while maintaining a good relationship with your clients.

How to Use the Phone More Effectively

The phone can be a great tool for getting things done or it can be a time vampire, depending on whether you use it effectively or whether it uses you. We take the phone for granted, so we assume that what we’ve been doing for years is the only way way to use it. Here are some tips for getting more done in less time by using the phone more effectively (see the full article at PhysicianEntrepreneur.com/?p=762 )

Auto Financing Strategies

Here are some tips you can use to do better when purchasing your next car by avoiding the financing pitfalls that await the unwary.

Apple Sues HTC Maker of Android

Apple has made 20 patent infringement claims against Taiwan-based HTC, maker of the Android phone Nexus One and the Droid Eris. While this hasn’t yet made these phones unavailable, it has put a cloud over HTC and its products for now. What’s likely to happen next andhow is this likely to end? See the full article at http://physicianentrepreneur.com/?p=692

Free Online Virus Scan and Virus Removal

If you think your computer may have a virus or just need a second opinion, you can use one of the free online virus scanning and removal tools offered by the major antivirus software companies. I’ve compiled a list of some of the more reputable free online virus scanning and removal tools, with links to each of them. See the full article at http://physicianentrepreneur.com/?p=687

Goal Setting – Setting and Achieving Your Goals

Goal setting is one of the most important steps you can take toward accomplishing anything in life, but success depends on setting goals that are achievable and following through until your reach your goals. Here are some tips that can help you get there – see the full article at http://physicianentrepreneur.com/?p=674

Flexible Computer Screen – Rolltop Computer

We’ve seen the new iPad, and you’ve seen laptops and other alternatives to the traditional desktop computer. Outside of science fiction, you’ve probably never seen a computer that can literally be rolled up and tucked under your arm. Fasten your seat belt and take a ride into the future, with some real-world applications of this technology (see the full article and video at: http://physicianentrepreneur.com/?p=667 )

Depreciation Tax Breaks from the 2009 Stimulus Package

In this video, Larry Hicks from O’Sullivan Creel explains some of the depreciation tax breaks that you can take thanks to the 2009 stimulus package. See http://physicianentrepreneur.com/?p=666 for the full video and for more business and personal planning topics.

Small Business Doing well in a Down Economy

The challenging economy and recession can make starting a business a daunting challenge. Among the hurdles facing many businesses today are tighter lending standards, higher prices of energy and food, and weak consumer spending. However, even with these economic obstacles there are a number of reasons why this may be a great opportunity for a new entrepreneur. See http://physicianentrepreneur.com/?p=625 for details.

FDA Panel Recommends Expanded Cymbalta Uses

Eli Lilly’s drug, Cymbalta, was approved for lower back pain by an FDA scientific advsory panel. This is a follow up article to the dividend growth article published earlier today at http://physicianentrepreneur.com/?p=834

 
Obamacare and the Massachusetts Senate Election

As predicted last summer in MDinfoNews.com, the Obamacare proposals we’ve seen so far do not solve the systemic slide of the Medicare system into a financial black hole, and instead create a new financial puzzle that Congress is attempting to solve with an array of taxes, charges, and burdens on providers that amount to a shell game it’s using in an attempt to convince Joe Average that someone else is footing the bill. Let’s look at recent events, how things are likely to unfold, and what you can do about it. See PhysicianEntrepreneur.com/?p=662 for details.

 

What does Billy Joel Know about You

Billy Joel, when interviewed about his music, made some observations that can be applied to the current state of the medical profession and the challenges that we face (or avoid facing). See the full article at physicianentrepreneur.com/?p=921 to see how you can overcome these challenges and how I can help you.

 
Handling Payments

Here are some simple steps that you can take to improve the chances you will be paid in full while maintaining a good relationship with your clients.

 

Tracking Airline Flights

Tracking airline flight status is easy with this online tool. Enter the airline code and flight and see the real-time status of that flight, or see the all flight data for an airport or a route between two airports.

 
Airport Parking Alternatives

Here are some ways to save time, money, and aggravation if you want to park at an airport. Why hassle with hunting and hoping to find a spot to part at the airport when you can get a reserved spot and free shuttle service to your terminal at significant savings? I’ve collected some of the better off-airport parking reservation sites for you, which cover most of the larger airports and some of the smaller ones.

 

Leveraging the Expertise of Others via Haro

In our last article on Help a Reporter out (HARO) we talked about leveraging expertise to create a brand for yourself via expert requests. This article focuses on leveraging the expertise of others to create an expert platform for yourself. Expertise isn’t Just About what you Know Expertise isn’t just about what you know, it’s
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Small Business Success

One of the great gifts from history is the true life lessons that can be learned and avoided if we are paying attention. For small
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What does Billy Joel Know about You

Billy Joel, when interviewed about his music, made some observations that can be applied to the current state of the medical profession and the challenges that we face (or avoid facing). See the full article at physicianentrepreneur.com/?p=921 to see how you can overcome these challenges and how I can help you.

 
How to Use the Phone More Effectively

The phone can be a great tool for getting things done or it can be a time vampire, depending on whether you use it effectively or whether it uses you. We take the phone for granted, so we assume that what we’ve been doing for years is the only way way to use it. Here are some tips for getting more done in less time by using the phone more effectively (see the full article at PhysicianEntrepreneur.com/?p=762 )

 

Motorola Backflip Android Phone Review and Video

ATT Wireless now offers its own Android type phone, the Motorola Backflip (TM). It runs the basic Android operating system, folds backwards to provide a touch-screen display and a separate touch-screen keyboard, and has a touchpad on the BACK of the touch-screen display. See the full article at for a video demo and further details.

 
Apple Sues HTC Maker of Android

Apple has made 20 patent infringement claims against Taiwan-based HTC, maker of the Android phone Nexus One and the Droid Eris. While this hasn’t yet made these phones unavailable, it has put a cloud over HTC and its products for now. What’s likely to happen next andhow is this likely to end? See the full article at http://physicianentrepreneur.com/?p=692

 

Obama-GOP Tax Proposal

President Obama and Republican legislators put together a compromise tax and unemployment benefits package, which will still need to be voted on by Congress See the full article for details of the deal at http://physicianentrepreneur.com/?p=938

 
Chinese are Eating More American Food

The Chinese are becoming more affluent and have been upgrading their diet. This leads to more imports of agricultural products from the United States. This has been complicated by the Fed’s quantitative easing, which has resulted in significant devaluation of the US Dollar. Read the full article for what this means in terms of problems and the opportunity it creates for you.