The more I read about the financial markets and leading indicators of future challenges our economy faces, the more nervous I get for those who’re going to be wholly unprepared.

This from the US News:

Eating out or even grabbing take-out are one of the very first places consumers cut out of their budgets. So, restaurant spending has always been a strong indicator of which direction the economy is headed.

If you’ve noticed fewer new patients calling your practice, cancellations beginning to rise unreasonably, and hearing that money is more and more of an excuse to keep patients from undergoing treatment, you know what I’m talking about.

Now is the very best time to begin fortifying your practice against an economic calamity. Get your debt paid off quickly, don’t be quick to engage in adding new, high-priced technology you can’t pay cash for, and pay attention to your personal income situation, too.

When you’re ready to grow your practice through smart, efficient and productive marketing, reach out. We’re here to help you attract new patients and keep the ones you already have.