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.
When I was in residency, residency refinancing companies did not exist. If you read part 1 of this series or are considering private refinancing options, then this post will help you pick the best company for you.
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,...
For those of us who have “seen the light” and realized that the financial shadows that dance on the wall are created by the industrial machine that want us to believe the personal finance is too hard to do ourselves. Once we are freed to realize that it is not as difficult as it used to seem, it is our responsibility to go back and to free the other prisoners. This is the Seventh Philosophy: A Responsibility to Teach
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!
We all know the feeling. You purchase something in a moment of brilliance that you have to buy. You think it’s great. Surely, this new (insert: financed car/home, expensive clothes, computer, etc) is going to make you happy. It’s the best thing since sliced bread. Then it hits…. buyer’s remorse. Let the One Month Rule help you out next time.
As part of this website I plan to follow my success in increasing my net worth and gaining ground...
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.
Sometimes the head and the heart just can’t agree. Paying off debt provides more peace of mind than making more in the market investing. The math doesn’t make sense, but what is the point of wealth if you aren’t content? What does your head and heart think/feel?
Quite possibly, this should have been my first post. A significant portion of this blog is going to be focused on building wealth and my personal journey to get there. Being a philosophy major in undergrad, this begs the question: What is the purpose of obtaining wealth?
Throughout the first thirty years of my existence I did not learn a thing about personal finance from just about anyone. Not my parents. Not my grandparents. Certainly not my medical school. I had to learn it on my own, which I found to be very frustrating. In fact, my journey started when I noticed a book (Boglehead’s Guide to Investing) sitting on my friend’s coffee table.