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.
The Stretch IRA is the gift that keeps on giving. It provides a wonderful way to leave an inheritance and has particular benefits not seen by other kinds of inheritance money. Perhaps there is a reason why “Roth money should be touched last” in retirement.
The most common question that I get (in real life and online) is the following: “So, I am finished (or about to finish) training. How do I invest my paycheck?” I recognize that for many readers this question may be too basic, but I don’t want to skip it for those that are about to start their life as an attending. Hopefully, even for those that have it all figured out, they’ll find useful information in answering the question.
It’s the biggest mutual fund company in existence now known for their (passive management) index funds. You guessed it. Vanguard. Yet, Vanguard is now recommending financial advisors… Why does Vanguard recommend financial advisors? Are they worth it? Let’s take a look.
The more and the faster you get into the market, the more that magical compound interest will do for you. I am a proponent of this theory. Yet, what I want to focus on today is “not leaving memories on the table.” It’s not all about the Benjamins. .
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!
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!
The reason that The Fourth Philosophy is so important is that it encourages us to stick to the method that we know works and to recognize that the excitement involved is in the profits we know we are likely to make over the next 10, 20, or 30 years. This is how we make investing exciting!
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.
Follow along to see whether I recommend this book or not, outline my favorite portions, and highlight some favorite quotes.
As part of this website I plan to follow my success in increasing my net worth and gaining ground...
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?