Will More Money Make Me Happier?

will more money make me happier?

Recently, I published a post discussing the most recent Medscape burnout & depression survey results for physicians.  An interesting point of discussion was that many physicians felt that if they made more money, they would likely be happier.  Today, we will discuss the implications of this thought process and if there is evidence to support … Read more

The REPAYE Loop Hole & 4 REPAYE Hacks

REPAYE Loop Hole

Making the most of your student loan situation is paramount to financial success. For this reason, this is a must read post if you are a medical student, resident, or academic attending. Come check it out as we discuss the REPAYE loop hole and 4 REPAYE hacks that will help you make the most of this great program.

Step by Step Tutorial for FIRST Backdoor Roth (Vanguard)

First Backdoor Roth (Vanguard)

Many tutorials will instruct you on how to perform a Backdoor Roth Conversion However, very few of them go through a step by step process for the very first time you ever set up a Backdoor Roth IRA.  I, unfortunately, ran into several snags because of this. 

After you have maxed out your employer 403B/401K for you and your spouse and any governmental 457s, a backdoor Roth should be your next step! Read more to find out how.

The Week I Paid Off $50,000 in Student Loans

paid off $50,000 in student loans

This article was originally written and submitted for the Business Insider series that highlighted a week of spending for various people.  I think it highlights the debt burden that doctors face and how we have to deal with it to make it go away quickly.  The week that I highlight is an interesting week in … Read more