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When Should a Doctor Get Disability Insurance?

When Should a Doctor Get Disability Insurance?

I told him I needed life insurance. He said sure.  He told me I needed disability insurance.  I told him no (three times in fact).    He asked if I was healthy, and I mentioned a couple of medical problems for which I get treatment.  Eventually, though he sold me on the idea of going for it.  “What could it hurt to try….” It hurt a lot.

Why Do Doctors Kill Themselves?

Why Do Doctors Kill Themselves?

I still remember exactly where I was when suicide first touched my life.  I was in my second year of residency.  I was sleeping.  It was 2 am two days before Christmas when I received the call from my mom.  I can’t explain why, but I knew immediately. This started my journey into wondering why doctors kill themselves.

The Importance of Investing Money in Residency

The Importance of Investing Money in Residency

Saving money is tough. Saving money during residency might be tougher. But is also might be more important. Join along as we discuss the importance (and benefits) behind investing during residency.

Proof is in the Pudding: Live like a Resident

Proof is in the Pudding: Live like a Resident

It’s often said, “Live like a resident during and after reisdency!” But where’s the proof that you should live like a resident after residency?  Well, the proof is in the pudding. Let’s look at the ingredients to see if that math adds up.

Is Being Frugal Worth it?

Is Being Frugal Worth it?

Making big financial decisions can be tough. Particularly during residency. Sometimes we want to take the big trip. Or buy the nicer car. Is being frugal really worth it?

3 Reasons You Hate Your Job & What To Do About It

3 Reasons You Hate Your Job & What To Do About It

While I can’t say that I hate my job, I bet I can explain why you hate yours. Come tag along as we examine the three key factors that lead to work satisfaction and how to get them back if they are missing in your life.

The Power of Saying No: What Barry Sanders Taught Me

When my residency program asked me to help with a problem in the residency and didn’t value my time, I realized the power of saying no. Come join the conversation as I get real with what determines my self-worth, Barry Sanders, saying no, and how I’ll end my career after reaching FI.

Welcome WCI Readers–>Fellowship: Worth the Return on Investment?

Today’s post can be found on White Coat Investor where I discuss Fellowship Opportunity Cost. In other words, how much does it cost you (debt, investments, and otherwise) to pursue a fellowship. I even include a calculator to help you figure it out! Let’s calculate your Fellowship Opportunity Cost today.