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Saving Money. How Much is Enough? The 30% Rule

Saving Money. How Much is Enough? The 30% Rule

What percentage of your annual income should you be putting towards your financial goals each year? If you haven’t answered this question, you probably should. The 30% Rule can help guide you.

5 Reasons Doctors Prefer Passive Real Estate Investing

5 Reasons Doctors Prefer Passive Real Estate Investing

Roughly 25% of physicians prefer directly owning rental properties (active) while the remaining 75% prefer investing in other people’s deals (passive). The thing is, many think you need to choose either one side and stick with it. The truth is, you can do both. I’ve maintained a hybrid approach investing in deals dependent on how much capital I have and what the opportunities are. Read today’s guest post to learn more.

Avoiding Buyers Remorse with Intentional Spending

Avoiding Buyers Remorse with Intentional Spending

We’ve all been there. We make a big purchase only to find out later… we regret the purchase. Buyers remorse is the real deal. Fortunately, there is a way to prevent this and spend money in a healthier and happier way.

End of Year Financial Checklist for High Earners

End of Year Financial Checklist for High Earners

The end of the year can be a very busy time, which makes it easy to drop one of the many balls that are up in the air. Using this financial checklist for high income earners, your personal finances don’t have to be one of the missed items this year!

10 Best Gifts for Doctors (Written By a Doctor)

10 Best Gifts for Doctors (Written By a Doctor)

It’s that time of the year where friends and family exchange gifts! If you are friends or family with a doctor, you might consider checking out this list of gifts to consider for your doctor friends. If you are a doctor yourself, you might consider sharing it!

You Are Strong: Don’t Let Burnout Win

You Are Strong: Don’t Let Burnout Win

You were strong enough when you lost your autonomy for the first time along this journey to becoming a doctor.  You were strong when your empathy began to fade.  You are still strong enough today to fight this fight.

From Frugal to Fancy to Buying a Peloton

From Frugal to Fancy to Buying a Peloton

Would you believe that my wife and I bought a peloton? Are we crazy? Did we just join a cult? Come find out why I thought it was okay to go from frugal to fancy, and when you can do the same!

How to Get Rich: Curbing Spending on the Big 5

How to Get Rich: Curbing Spending on the Big 5

There is one simple reason why most physicians do not get rich early in their careers – the Big 5. Learn how to get rich by avoiding the Big 5 expenses until you are at a point that you can afford them.