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The Tale of Two Doctors:  The First Paycheck

The Tale of Two Doctors: The First Paycheck

You’ve made it to your first attending pay check. Great! Now what? Is it really that important to start investing? Surely I can enjoy the big pay bump. Let this Tale of Two Doctors answer the question “What do I do with my first paycheck”? Come join Dr. Jones and Dr. EFI as they tell their tale.

Avoiding Buyers Remorse with Intentional Spending

Avoiding Buyers Remorse with Intentional Spending

We’ve all been there. We make a big purchase only to find out later… we regret the purchase. Buyers remorse is the real deal. Fortunately, there is a way to prevent this and spend money in a healthier and happier way.

End of Year Financial Checklist for High Earners

End of Year Financial Checklist for High Earners

The end of the year can be a very busy time, which makes it easy to drop one of the many balls that are up in the air. Using this financial checklist for high income earners, your personal finances don’t have to be one of the missed items this year!

How I used the 10% Rule to Increase Our Net Worth $250K in 1 Year

How I used the 10% Rule to Increase Our Net Worth $250K in 1 Year

Today is the third installment of the quarterly net worth update, but it is actually a full year out (I wasn’t blogging during the first quarter) from training at this point.  My goal for this time point was to have $100,000 in assets at this point.  Two years out I planned to have a positive net worth.  To find out how I did, keep reading.

Saving Money. How Much is Enough? The 30% Rule

Saving Money. How Much is Enough? The 30% Rule

What percentage of your annual income should you be putting towards your financial goals each year? If you haven’t answered this question, you probably should. The 30% Rule can help guide you.

Could Multiple Savings Accounts Help You?

Could Multiple Savings Accounts Help You?

Do you ever feel the stress of variable expenses or unanticipated costs that come up? Do you sabotage your own success by dipping into your savings? Multiple savings accounts may prove helpful for you. Keep reading to find out more!

The Guide to Guilt-Free Spending

The Guide to Guilt-Free Spending

Do you ever feel guilty later for a purchase you made? Maybe it was the car. Or the house. Or that fancy new bike, clothes, or purse. Regardless, there is an answer to guilt-free spending that involves spending MORE money on what you love. Read this post 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.

Make Spending Money Music to Your Ears: Spending Equalizer

Make Spending Money Music to Your Ears: Spending Equalizer

All things in moderation, right? That’s not the tune that I am singing in this post. I want you to spend money. A lot of it. And I want you to do it guilt-free. It’s all about dialing in that personal finance equalizer to make that spending music to our ears. Come find out in this post.