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It’s Wrong for Doctors to Retire Early

It’s Wrong for Doctors to Retire Early

Today’s post strikes deep into the heart of the message on this site. Some people attack doctors who plan to achieve early financial independence and retire early. In fact, I’ve seen some people say that its wrong for doctors to retire early. Them is fighting words to me. Agree? Disagree? Come find out.

What is Financial Independence?  A Hybrid Model

What is Financial Independence? A Hybrid Model

Do you need 25 times your annual expenses? What if you have enough passive income coming in each month to cover your expenses? How exactly do YOU define financial independence? Definitions matter. Come find out why.

Partial FIRE: The solution to your problems?

Partial FIRE: The solution to your problems?

There has been a lot of focus on FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early), but I am here to tell you that you can experience a lot of the benefit of FIRE before you get there. In fact, I’d argue FIRE can be detrimental to your life, and that partial FIRE could prove to be a better solution…it just might solve your problems.

10 Milestones to Financial Independence Worth Celebrating

10 Milestones to Financial Independence Worth Celebrating

Some things in life are worth celebrating. We know that the road to financial independence can be long, and so we must not wait to get there before we have cause for celebration. Here are ten milestones on the financial independence journey that should make you pause, take notice, and take a moment to enjoy.

Why are Doctors Burning Out? And 3 Ways FI Can Save Them

Why are Doctors Burning Out? And 3 Ways FI Can Save Them

Burnout has been a problem looming over the practice of medicine. It has many causes. We will discuss some of those causes and how financial independence directly counteracts some of them. This post ties in exactly why I see wealth and wellness as one big picture.

Joining a Cult: The Financial Independence Counterculture

Joining a Cult: The Financial Independence Counterculture

There is a strong current sweeping through the American culture. It is filled with the counterculture of the financial independence community. How is this community different from others? Why should you join it? Keep reading to find out.

I Hate Budgeting (or Why I Use a Cash Flow Plan)

I Hate Budgeting (or Why I Use a Cash Flow Plan)

I absolutely HATE budgeting. I’ve never liked it. Never will. Fortunately, there are other options to find financial success. I talk about my favorite – the cash flow plan – and its benefits in this post. Keep reading to find out more!

Partner, Parent, or Physician?  A False Dilemma

Partner, Parent, or Physician? A False Dilemma

Many of us in medicine feel compelled to choose between being a good partner/parent and a good physician. Do we really have to choose, though? Are there ways financial freedom can help us find better balance? Let this post help you out. Click here to keep reading.

Partial FIRE: The Solution to Your Problems?

Partial FIRE: The Solution to Your Problems?

There has been a lot of focus on FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early), but I am here to tell you that you can experience a lot of the benefit of FIRE before you get there. In fact, I’d argue FIRE can be detrimental to your life, and that partial FIRE could prove to be a better solution…it just might solve your problems.

Choose FI over FIRE

Choose FI over FIRE

FIRE is all the rage lately, but I often feel like it can prove unhealthy – particularly for those of us early in our careers. Come see why I think you should choose FI over FIRE.