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Best Time to Buy a Car & 8 Other Steps to Get the Best Deal

How to get the best deal on a new car

I still loved driving my Chevy SS.  The roar of the naturally aspirated V-8 as I churned through the gears on my manual transmission was intoxicating.  Yet, the lack of practicality eventually got to me.  So, I traded in my Chevy SS for a Ram 1500 and saved 25% off of the retail price in … Read more

How Should A Doctor Learn About Personal Finance?

how should a doctor learn about money

It is the time of year when freshly minted interns are about to be made, and graduating residents are about to become brand new attending physicians.  So, I thought it might be helpful to outline how I created and then maintained my personal finance knowledge base during those times of transition.  Specifically, this post is … Read more

Maybe You’re Not Passionate Enough? Passion Projects: Making Time

Passion Projects

Side hustles can take up a lot of time. But when your side hustles turn into passion projects, the time seems to be worth it. That doesn’t solve the problem of putting more hours into the day, though. Come tag along as we answer the question: how do you make time for passion projects?

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.

5 Things You Need Know Before Making an Invention

before making an invention

The Physician Philosopher website is geared towards helping young medical professionals and trainees, I think it’s useful to talk about ways to supplement our incomes.   After all, this really helps us build wealth more quickly.  This is often done through side hustles such as locum tenens work, medical malpractice reviews, incentives, and even making an invention!

How to access 401K early (before 59.5 & avoid 10% penalty)

mountains and valleys

He was planning to retire early at age 40 and didn’t want to have to deal with the tax implications of getting money out of a 401K/403B prior to age 59.5 years old (10% penalty!). Let’s discuss the options on how to access 401K before age 59 for those considering early retirement, and how to avoid the 10% penalty.