Ever wondered if there are certain months where specific financial tasks should be completed? Ever forget a deadline because you forgot to write it down? How often should you rebalance your assets? The Moderately Frugal Personal Finance Calendar aims to answer this, and much more.
Month: February 2018
All Insurance Agents Are Not Created Equal
[This is a guest post from Lawrence B. Keller, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®, RHU®, LUTCF. It is a basic post,...
First Do No Harm: An Empty Cup of Expected Wellness
If we are to truly live out the “Do no harm” imperative, we must first make sure that we are not being harmed ourselves. After all, we cannot expect to replenish the empty cup of wellness our patients bring if our cup is empty, too.
The Ninth Philosophy: DIY Personal Finance
I often ask people, “Do you think you are dumb enough, if you put just a little time in, to make 10 million dollars worth of mistakes?” The point I am trying to make is that, with just a little bit of do-it-your self personal finance education, you can be your own financial advisor. Today we will discuss exactly how to go about this!
Five Causes of Burnout
The flame that is so strongly lit when applying to medical school commonly dwindles into a slow fade of burnout for many attending physicians. The impact is real and so are the consequences. Today we will discuss some of the causes.
The Seventh Philosophy: The Platonic Creed
For those of us who have “seen the light” and realized that the financial shadows that dance on the wall are created by the industrial machine that want us to believe the personal finance is too hard to do ourselves. Once we are freed to realize that it is not as difficult as it used to seem, it is our responsibility to go back and to free the other prisoners. This is the Seventh Philosophy: A Responsibility to Teach
The Sixth Philosophy: If you fail to plan, you plan to fail
Let’s discuss the Sixth TPP Philosophy: making a financial plan! How do you expect to get there? What does this entail? What is the best product I’ve found to form a comprehensive (and affordable) financial plan? Read more…
When Helping Hurts: Medical Mission Work
What is your view of medical mission work? Is it all helpful? Does some of it hurt the community we are attempting to serve? What does effective mission work look like? Today we will discuss this and discuss when helping hurts!
The Fifth Philosophy: How to Slay a Bear Market
Could you stomach watching $500,000 turn into $250,000 over the course of months, or lose $100,000 in one week? A Bear Market is not the time to find out who you are in terms of your ability to withstand corrections and recessions. You need to have a plan to slay the bear market before it comes!
TPP Net Worth Update: 6 Months Out
This is my first of (at least) quarterly TPP Net Worth updates. This will help hold me accountable, help provide transparency to my readers, and hopefully provide those coming behind me some proof that financial goals can be achieved in a way to make both the head and the heart happy!