Paying Off Your Debt Or Investing: The Next Move

It’s really important to know where your advice is coming from and how the person giving you that advice gets paid.  Conflicts of interest are given at the beginning of every talk for a reason.  They can be powerful.  For example, how someone answers the question of whether you should be investing your money or … Read more

A Book Review: The Doctor’s Guide to Eliminating Debt

Book review

Little did Dr. Fawcett know, that book would lead him on a journey to pay off all of his debt in less than six years.  This led him to write a guide specific for doctor’s called The Doctor’s Guide to Eliminating Debt.  Today, I’ll review Dr. Fawcett’s book and tell you if I think it’s worth the read.

Welcome WCI Readers–>Fellowship: Worth the Return on Investment?

Writing A Guest Post

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.

Using Your Investment Philosophy to Pay Off Debt Faster

Pen and Paper

When your life goals have you pinned up against the wall, it’s time to fight back. Today, I talk about how I fought back to achieve both my investment goals and my goal to destroy my debt. With a fixed timeline to get my little girl to a different school by 2019, I had to become a little more intentional about paying off debt faster.

2nd Quarterly Net Worth Update

getting paid

I started blogging in November 2017. So, my first quarterly net worth update was six months out (or two quarters into being an attending anesthesiologist). How am I doing now? What goals have I achieved? Grab a drink, sit down, and come find out in the 2nd Quarterly Net Worth Update.

Why you should minimize debt in training: Resident Series

On a recent forum that I visit, a poster questioned everyone on whether it was worth taking a big trip to Europe after finishing his first licensure exam (USMLE Step 1).  What the person was really asking is…. “Is it worth it to minimize debt?” That’s what we will discuss today.

The Four W’s of PSLF: Student Loan Refinacing Part 1

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.