Early on in the life of this website, I have posted about mental illness. Why? Because it is an important, not-discussed-enough, and poorly solved problem that has profound impacts in and out of medicine. Yet, despite my desire to make this a more publicly discussed topic, I was recently seen as making a mental health stigma of someone in my life.
The new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act took changed my most recent paycheck. The increase was substantial. I had previously made the calculations to determine how much it ought to increase my paycheck, but was eager to see what the number would actually be. Today we will answer the question of “how does the tax bill affect me?”
The more and the faster you get into the market, the more that magical compound interest will do for you. I am a proponent of this theory. Yet, what I want to focus on today is “not leaving memories on the table.” It’s not all about the Benjamins. .
Don’t we all remember the most important money saving tip? You know. If you just brew your coffee (or tea) at home while you are a medical student and resident instead of going to Starbucks, you could save thousands of dollars on your medical school debt. We’ve got some talking to do: Student Loans Part 1.
Welcome Physician on Fire readers! If you want to learn more about TPP, click here. For my regular readers, I have a Thursday guest post on Physician on Fire’s website where I write about Student Loan Bonds and how we can view them in a diversified portfolio. Click here and I’ll direct you the right way!