While early retirement was not my goal when I embarked on my medical career, it was possible due to some key principles adopted early in my career. An unexpected health scare made me reevaluate my hectic and increasingly stressful life as an obstetrician. Financial independence (having “enough” without the need for a paycheck anymore) was… Continue reading The Financial Road to Early Retirement in my 30’s
This is a different kind of post than my usual, but hopefully you will find some value in it. First, I bring you my top medical news this week: Originally posted by Dr. Adare Robinson "My ortho husband (William) and his co-resident (Elvis Francois) sharing their God-given talents last weekend on call. Can’t tell you… Continue reading What a week in the news!
I am not a financial advisor, so please do not make any financial decisions based on anything I write. However, I am a physician who retired early after achieving financial independence and many readers have reached out to know more about this. In the latter half of this article I also review a popular new… Continue reading Why Physicians Make Big Financial Mistakes….and Should They be “Firing Their Financial Advisor”?
How Can I Start Investing if I Don't Even Know What the Terms Mean? People have different opinions on how, when, and what to invest in. A good rule of thumb is to SAVE (emergency fund and college funds for kids), PAY OFF DEBT, and INVEST all at the same time. This means you do… Continue reading Investing in the Stock Market? I Never Learned About This in Medical School!
As a young physician, I found that most of my colleagues were completely financially illiterate- myself included. The simple fact is that we have dedicated our time and efforts to learning about medicine, not finances. We also tend to find reading material on the subject dry and uninteresting. However, with more and more physicians in… Continue reading Getting into the Stock Market as a Physician? It’s not as Complicated as you Think.