Everyone loves talking about FIRE, but not the inherent problem that FIRE creates – the Early Retirement Gap. What is it and how can you avoid it? Keep reading to find out.
“Fire Your Financial Advisor” Review
The following is a review of this course, which is called Fire Your Financial Advisor. The review is long, but this course includes over 6 hours worth of video and presentation information all-in-all. Want to sneak a peek? Read more to find out.
6 Reasons Index Funds Remain King
It is plain and simple. People can argue (and those who do usually make commission off of other funds), but the truth is… Index funds are king. I’ll give you six reasons why, though I bet you can tell me 10 more in the comments.
Why You Should Consider Investing in Berkshire Hathaway
I am a big fan of investing in index funds. Anyone who has read this blog for the last two years knows that. Yet, there is one individual stock that interests me more than any other. I could have written this post, but I didn’t. Check out what Physician on FIRE has to say in this Saturday Selection about Berkshire Hathaway.
What is the Best Asset Allocation for Retirement?
Accumulating a decent savings isn’t actually the hard part… the hard part is keeping enough of it around to last during retirement. Will you fall to sequence of return risk? Or will you be prepared with the best asset allocation?
2nd Quarterly Net Worth Update
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. The Best Inheritance
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 Tenth Philosophy: TMF Personal Finance Calendar
Ever wondered if there are certain months where specific financial tasks should be completed? Ever forget a deadline because you forgot to write it down? How often should you rebalance your assets? The Moderately Frugal Personal Finance Calendar aims to answer this, and much more.
The Ninth Philosophy: DIY Personal Finance
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!
The Sixth Philosophy: If you fail to plan, you plan to fail
Let’s discuss the Sixth TPP Philosophy: making a financial plan! How do you expect to get there? What does this entail? What is the best product I’ve found to form a comprehensive (and affordable) financial plan? Read more…
The Fifth Philosophy: How to Slay a Bear Market
Could you stomach watching $500,000 turn into $250,000 over the course of months, or lose $100,000 in one week? A Bear Market is not the time to find out who you are in terms of your ability to withstand corrections and recessions. You need to have a plan to slay the bear market before it comes!
TPP Net Worth Update: 6 Months Out
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!