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No Man Is a Prophet in His Own Land

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While doctors tend to trust financial advice from medical colleagues, often mistakenly, that isn’t as likely when the colleague is an actual financial advisor. “When I first started practicing, I was stunned that most of my dentist friends didn’t come to me,” said Barry Kaplan, DDS, now a CFP. “They would say, ‘He’s a dentist; what the heck does he know?’”