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
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
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!
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.
I often ask people, “Do you think you are dumb enough, if you put just a little time in, to make 10 million dollars worth of mistakes?” The point I am trying to make is that, with just a little bit of do-it-your self personal finance education, you can be your own financial advisor. Today we will discuss exactly how to go about this!
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
As I started accumulating financial knowledge through reading books or visiting financial blogs aimed at high-income professionals, I started to learn that debt was something to be destroyed. It delays building wealth. I don’t want that to happen to you. So, keep reading to find out more about wealth and how to build it.