Steven Podnos, MD, CFP

Steven Podnos, MD, CFP

Steven Podnos, MD, CFP, is a critical care physician and fee-only financial planner.  He is the principal of Wealth Care LLC in Central Florida.   E-mail him here.



Posts by Author


Leaving assets can be particularly tricky with spendthrift heirs or those with personal issues. Here are two financial vehicles to consider.

©Syda Productions/

The stock market has significant scrutiny and regulation. Side investments, however, are a different story, so be careful where you invest your money.


The jungle of financial service professionals is a dense one. Here's how to navigate your way out of danger.

©Fer Gregory/

There is a "big three" of financial planning that are musts for young physicians beginning their careers.


Looking at your investment statements leads to emotions, which can lead to financially injurious behavior by physicians.

©Syda Productions/

There are three choices physicians need to make when it comes to investing in municipal bonds. Here's what to consider first.


Physicians should plan for a certain level of income in retirement, but must also accept the many variables they can't control.

Employed physicians lose many of the tax advantages and other benefits of running their own practice. Here are some ways to counteract the negative effects.

For many physicians, art and jewelry are good investments — but not necessarily in the financial sense.

Why physicians may want to proceed cautiously when considering delayed annuities with guaranteed withdrawal benefits.


By clicking Accept, you agree to become a member of the UBM Medica Community.