400dpiLogo

Welcome to The Physician Philosopher Website!

My goal is to help medical professionals achieve wealth without forgetting why, which is to live a life well lived.  Here, we use the tools provided by financial independence to treat and prevent burnout.

If you like the content, consider signing up for the email list.

Thanks for stopping by. TPP

Recent Posts

3 Comments

I still remember reading the headline, “GL advisor founder sentenced to nine years in prison.”  Just years prior, this was the group that my medical school entrusted to talk to the fourth year medical students for their intern…

This is Physician Finance Interview #14, which is part of a series of posts is published each Friday. If you’d like to read the other PFI posts, you can find them here.

The focus of the interview is to investigate how other doctors have handled their money, income earning…

18 Comments

As someone who works in medicine, we are all too aware of our mortality.  Any day could be our last.  And, since I have a website where I can say what I want, it seems like it’s the right thing to do to leave this here for my wife…

23 Comments

The other day I gave a talk to my residents on Investing 101.  Before I could talk about investing, we had to discuss some basics of personal finance, including budgeting and preventing large lifestyle inflation after finishing training. One of the most important questions that we covered…


Affiliate Links

Links on this site may consist of affiliate links, which help us grow our charitable giving.  Affiliate link means same product at same price to you, but I get a kick-back if you click on my links.

Affiliate on this site also means it is recommended. I am a firm believer in not selling-out.  Only stuff I think is worthwhile makes it on here.

Below is a FREE financial tool - Personal Capital - to track net worth (if you have >$100,000 in assets they may want to help you manage it - you can just say no if you are not interested).

400dpiLogo

Subscribe to our mailing list and get access to get updates with each post (or once each week) and you'll also get access to the free Student Loan Debt Destroyer Email Course. Also, pick your email update preference below.

* indicates required
Email Options

Physician Finance Interview #11

3 Comments

This is Physician Finance Interview #11.  You can find all of the other PFI posts here.

As the interview has progressed, we have broadened the category of people being…Read more

The Fear of Spending Money

19 Comments

The day should have been filled with joy.  In the same weekend, our offer on the house we wanted to buy was accepted, my favorite NFL team kicked an…Read more

What is Financial Independence? A Hybrid Model

8 Comments

“It must be borne in mind that the tragedy of life doesn’t lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goals to reach.” —Benjamin…Read more

Physician Finance Interview #10: Pediatrician Finds FI

6 Comments

This is Physician Finance Interview #10.  You can find all of the other PFI posts here.

As the interview has progressed, we have broadened the category of people being…Read more

You Don’t have to Wait to Live the Good Life

16 Comments

As my grandfather walked the sunny streets of a war-torn France during World War II with his best friend, a gun shot suddenly rang out.  “Sniper!!!”

After reaching cover, my…Read more

Don't forget to check out our Student Loan Resource Page and our DIY-Personal Finance Page.  

Both are aimed at making tough financial decisions easier for you!