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!
Why Physicians Make Big Financial Mistakes….and Should They be “Firing Their Financial Advisor”?
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”?
Do Patients Pay Less for Cheaper Care? Why the CVS/Aetna Deal Matters
On a recent trip to urgent care for my child, I began to more clearly see how the changes in medicine are affecting our patients and who is benefiting from the bottom line of what is occurring in the US health care system. A minor injury to my 2 year old son had me waiting… Continue reading Do Patients Pay Less for Cheaper Care? Why the CVS/Aetna Deal Matters
A Humbling Night at Taco Bell
This is a true story from my otherwise uneventful Monday night. I was driving my 4 year old daughter home from swim lessons and planned to stop at Taco Bell, her current favorite, for dinner afterwards. After I parked, I realized I forgot my wallet at home but luckily I did have my cell phone. … Continue reading A Humbling Night at Taco Bell
Investing in the Stock Market? I Never Learned About This in Medical School!
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!