The Sunday Best (7/3/2016)

Sunday Best

The Sunday Best is a collection of a handful of posts I share with you each week. With so many informative and inspirational writers out there, I have no trouble coming up with 5 worthwhile reads each week.


Most posts will be from recent weeks, written by physicians, and related to personal finance, but expect to find a post or two that are lacking some or all of these elements.


Presenting, in no particular order, this week’s Sunday Best:


Physician Financial Services

Tawcan nearly brought tears to me eyes with a touching tale about a young boy and his hard-working father. [when a man admits to almost crying, that means he actually cried, or immediately started thinking about football to prevent the tears from spilling] As a father of two young boys that I haven’t seen in awhile due to work obligations, I was moved by Another Reason to be Financially Independent.


A fellow homebrewer, physician, and new personal finance blogger InvestingDoc shares Financial Advice to Medical Students. Congrats on completing residency, and welcome to the other side!


In an oldie but goodie, Mrs. 1500 @ 1500Days dispels the myth that early retirement is only possible for those who make a lot of money. Pick up some frugality tips from the female perspective in You Don’t Have to Make $100,000 a Year to Retire Early.


Have you got a bad habit you’d like to kick to the curb? Good news, you’re halfway done according to EM physician Julie @ ChooseBetterLife. Read why in You’re Halfway to Kicking Your Bad Habit.


July 1st is a milestone day for physicians. Day One for new interns, residents, and fellows. Congrats to all of them and I hope they are prepared for the road ahead. Christopher Tedeschi, MD suggests @ KevinMD that they might not be in New Doctors May Be More Unprepared Than Ever. Yikes!


Capital One Venture X Rewards Credit Card

75,000 point bonus after spending $4,000 in the first 3 mo.
PoF Summary

2 points per dollar spent (2% cash back equivalent). Up to $300 credit each year for travel booked on Capital One Travel, 10,000 bonus miles each account anniversary ($100 value). Unlimited Priority Pass Lounge Access, $100 Global Entry or TSA Pre✓ credit. $395 fee can be more than offset with travel credit & annual point bonus


Have a great week!

-Physician on FIRE

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