In medicine, we have to handover care to the physicians coming behind us. At least, for those of us that do shift work that is true. Just like we run the list to check out on the patients we are taking care of, we will run a list of articles I think you should read. So, this will be the first of many Monthly Checkouts where I hand select articles that I really think are worth checking out to you.
Today’s post can be found on White Coat Investor where I discuss Fellowship Opportunity Cost. In other words, how much does it cost you (debt, investments, and otherwise) to pursue a fellowship. I even include a calculator to help you figure it out! Let’s calculate your Fellowship Opportunity Cost today.
We are going to discuss five financial mistakes that I have made in my life and the consequences of each mistake. I want you to read this in a certain light, though. The light is this: You, too, can make it to financial independence despite making stupid mistakes like me.
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.
[This is a guest post from Lawrence B. Keller, CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®, RHU®, LUTCF. It is a basic post, but drives home a solid point, which is to discuss how to choose the insurance sales person with which you should work. Given that I’ve had some bad experiences with an insurance salesman myself, I thought … Read more
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!
Follow along to see whether I recommend this book or not, outline my favorite portions, and highlight some favorite quotes.
It is a common question asked by those thinking about going into the field of medicine, “Would you go into medicine again if you did it all over?” Sometimes they ask, “Would you tell your son or daughter to go into medicine?” Today we are going to look strictly at the financial aspect of this decision.
Given that I had the experience of thinking research was pretty worthless and then transitioned to “seeing the light,” I wanted to spend some time answering five questions that medical students often ask me regarding research: