The Sunday Best (8/20/2017)

Sunday Best Dino

The Sunday Best is a collection of articles I’ve curated for your reading pleasure. Expect most of the writing to be from recent weeks and consistent with the themes presented on this website: investing & taxes, financial independence, early retirement, and physician issues.   Presenting, this week’s Sunday Best:   I feel like I’m approaching a similar junction with my half-hearted attempts at a more minimalistic existence. My Sons Father reports My Minimalism Journey Hits a Crossroad. I hear you, friend. As Bone Thugs-N-Harmony once said, I’ll see you at Tha Crossroads.   Another personal finance blogger struggles with a popular trend. […]

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The Sunday Best (8/6/2017)

Sunday Best Dino

The Sunday Best is a collection of articles I’ve curated for your reading pleasure. Expect most of the writing to be from recent weeks and consistent with the themes presented on this website: investing & taxes, financial independence, early retirement, and physician issues.   Presenting, this week’s Sunday Best:   The 23-Year old Zach of Four Pillar Freedom asked 29 top bloggers plus me to share 140 characters of wisdom in a virtual time machine. I gave dating and drinking advice; see what the others said in 30 Financial Bloggers Share Tweet-Sized Advice They Would Give to Their 23-Year Old Selves.   […]

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How To Punch Out of Medicine in 10 Years

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Today’s Saturday Selection from The White Coat Investor is a guide to moving on from medicine in about as little time as possible. Personally, I didn’t punch out after 10 years, but I did realize I was in a pretty darned good position to do so in my tenth year out of residency. I didn’t follow this plan exactly, but whatever I lost in silly mistakes and departures from the prescription, I made up for with extra work and income. This post originally appeared just over a year ago on The White Coat Investor, and has been updated with some […]

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The Sunday Best (7/30/2017)

Sunday Best Dino

The Sunday Best is a collection of articles I’ve curated for your reading pleasure. Expect most of the writing to be from recent weeks and consistent with the themes presented on this website: investing & taxes, financial independence, early retirement, and physician issues.   Presenting, this week’s Sunday Best:   I’m happy to say I can check all the boxes in FI180‘s The Milestones of FI. How many milestones have you met?   I wouldn’t be able to check half the FI boxes if I hadn’t made some fortuitous choices over the years. The White Coat Investor reminds us that we can choose […]

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The Sunday Best (7/23/2017)

Sunday Best Dino

The Sunday Best is a collection of articles I’ve curated for your reading pleasure. Expect most of the writing to be from recent weeks and consistent with the themes presented on this website: investing & taxes, financial independence, early retirement, and physician issues.   Presenting, this week’s Sunday Best:   My friend J. Money and Mr. 1500 made my ears burn this week, talking about our family and lifestyle over on Budgets are Sexy. Lifestyles of the Rich and Frugal. [note: this has since been published with a new title at Business Insider]   Dr. Charlie from Life of a Med Student has […]

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The Sunday Best (7/16/2017)

Sunday Best Dino

The Sunday Best is a collection of articles I’ve curated for your reading pleasure. Expect most of the writing to be from recent weeks and consistent with the themes presented on this website: investing & taxes, financial independence, early retirement, and physician issues.   Presenting, this week’s Sunday Best:   Q & A posts are some of my favorites to write. Our anesthesiologist friend Tom @ High Income Parents launched a new series, featuring me as the first guest. Learn a little more about me in the HIP Exam with Physician on FIRE.   While the term “side hustle” sounds a tad sketchy, I suppose that’s […]

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The Sunday Best (7/9/2017)

Sunday Best Dino

The Sunday Best is a collection of articles I’ve curated for your reading pleasure. Expect most of the writing to be from recent weeks and consistent with the themes presented on this website: investing & taxes, financial independence, early retirement, and physician issues.   Presenting, this week’s Sunday Best:   Dr. Curious is getting mightily clever in that My Curiosity Lab of his. Rather than listing all the things he looks forward to doing in retirement (as I have done), he compiled 30 things he will not be doing as a retiree. A Retirement Anti-List.   Back to what I’d like to […]

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Christopher Guest Post: My Money Wizard

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Welcome to the latest Christopher Guest post. Today’s interview is with a young man who took I-35 north from Texas to the great state of Minnesota, where he has found success in both life and blogging. His writing has been featured in lots of places that mine hasn’t, like Yahoo!, MSN, Business Insider, and Forbes. He’s a millennial in his late twenties with a six-figure net worth and thousands of readers. When I was in my twenties, I had a decidedly negative net worth and struggled to get friends to read my e-mails. Do you hate this guy as much […]

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The Sunday Best (7/2/2017)

Sunday Best Dino

The Sunday Best is a collection of articles I’ve curated for your reading pleasure. Expect most of the writing to be from recent weeks and consistent with the themes presented on this website: investing & taxes, financial independence, early retirement, and physician issues.   Presenting, this week’s Sunday Best:   Do you remember Mr. Gremel, the nonagenarian who retired early and much later donated a small fortune to fund a wildlife preserve? The Dividend Growth Investor dug into the story and determined his dividend return on that one stock. This is How This Successful Dividend Investor Turned $1,000 Into $2 Million.   […]

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The Sunday Best (6/25/2017)

Sunday Best Dino

The Sunday Best is a collection of articles I’ve curated for your reading pleasure. Expect most of the writing to be from recent weeks and consistent with the themes presented on this website: investing & taxes, financial independence, early retirement, and physician issues.   Presenting, this week’s Sunday Best:   $100,000 is the average retirement savings for people aged 65. Dozens more surprising stats from Mr. Firestation in Numbers to Put Your FIRE Journey in Perspective.   Private practice medicine generally pays better, but does it make you a better doctor? EJ @ Dads Dollars & Debts think so. Being in Private […]

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The Sunday Best (6/11/2017)

Sunday Best Dino

The Sunday Best is a collection of articles I’ve curated for your reading pleasure. Expect most of the writing to be from recent weeks and consistent with the themes presented on this website: investing & taxes, financial independence, early retirement, and physician issues.   Presenting, this week’s Sunday Best:   Tired of hearing my voice yet? Sorry about that. Move along. Unless you want to hear my best interview yet! I talked with Jonathan and Brad of ChooseFI for a riveting 48 minutes in Episode 026 | Physician on FIRE | FI for Medical Professionals | Financial Freedom vs Financial Independence.   […]

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The Sunday Best (6/3/2017)

Sunday Best Dino

The Sunday Best is a collection of articles I’ve curated for your reading pleasure. Expect most of the writing to be from recent weeks and consistent with the themes presented on this website: investing & taxes, financial independence, early retirement, and physician issues.   Presenting, this week’s Sunday Best:   My second recorded podcast is live. Pete and I covered a wide range of topics, many of them pertaining to blogging in Multi-Million Net Worths and Financial Blogging with Physician on FIRE @ Do You Even Blog.   The White Coat Investor revisits frugality in Your Secret Weapon.   Who’s ready to […]

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The Sunday Best (5/28/2017)

The Sunday Best is a collection of articles I’ve curated for your reading pleasure. Expect most of the writing to be from recent weeks and consistent with the themes presented on this website: investing & taxes, financial independence, early retirement, and physician issues.   Presenting, this week’s Sunday Best:   Our friend Mr. Money Mustache recently released his 2016 annual spending which jumped by 20% from the year before. Why? The answer in Exposed! The MMM Family’s 2016 Spending!   Your taxable account might just be your best emergency fund. Anesthesiologist Tom from High Income Parents gives his best answer to Should […]

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Christopher Guest Post: Big Law Investor

Welcome to the latest Christopher Guest post. Today’s distinguished guest has been blogging for nearly a year. He has crushed his debt and put out a number of great posts on the topics of investing, debt payoff, taxes, and more despite his busy day job as a lawyer. A what?!? How did a #$(* lawyer sneak in here? Does this site have no criteria? No shame? Well, to be fair, he doesn’t chase ambulances. He wasn’t the guy handing OJ the little gloves. He’s not John Edwards reenacting the birth of a cerebral palsy patient from the fetal perspective. Read on […]

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The Sunday Best (5/21/2017)

The Sunday Best is a collection of articles I’ve curated for your reading pleasure. Expect most of the writing to be from recent weeks and consistent with the themes presented on this website: investing & taxes, financial independence, early retirement, and physician issues. Congratulations to Millennial Doc for winning the autographed copy of The Doctors Guide to Eliminating Debt!   Presenting, this week’s Sunday Best:   The family behind Freedom 35 chose to FIRE last fall and travel across the country. With a toddler and a baby on the way, how do suppose they’re doing? Six Months Jobless and Homeless: Financial Update. […]

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The Student Loan Resource Page

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[PoF: The following is a page I’ve been working on for some time now, combing the web for all the best student loan information I can squeeze onto one page, and working with refinancers to offer you excellent bonuses. As an added bonus, if you end up refinancing via my referral links, I’ll make a donation of $50 to your charity of choice. Read on for details! This page has a permanent home in the header menu above under “Student Loans” ] Reaching financial independence is challenging when you’re staring down six-figure student loan balances. This page will be a […]

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The Sunday Best (5/14/2017)

The Sunday Best is a collection of articles I’ve curated for your reading pleasure. Expect most of the writing to be from recent weeks and consistent with the themes presented on this website: investing & taxes, financial independence, early retirement, and physician issues.   Presenting, this week’s Sunday Best:   “You know just how you look through other people’s eyes.” –BH Surfers. Similarly, you never know just how you sound through other people’s ears. Until you record a podcast. Here’s the first of several I will be featuring in the coming weeks. The White Coat Investor and I chatted about early retirement, […]

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The Sunday Best (5/7/2017)

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The Sunday Best is a collection of articles I’ve curated for your reading pleasure. Expect most of the writing to be from recent weeks and consistent with the themes presented on this website: investing & taxes, financial independence, early retirement, and physician issues.   Presenting, this week’s Sunday Best:   Mama Fish Saves uses here Wall Street cred to dish out investment advice. Terrible investment advice. After polling numerous bloggers including me, Chelsea compiled The Worst Financial Advice We’ve Ever Heard.   Want to be happier? The lawyer behind Power of Thrift has some advice. The Enemy of Happiness in Entitlement.   This […]

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