The Sunday Best is a collection of articles I’ve curated from the furthest reaches of the internet for your reading pleasure.
Every week, I scan hundreds of headlines, read dozens of posts, and bring you the best of the best to save you time and mental energy.
Financial Independence (FI) is a primary focus, but it’s an awfully broad topic. I tend to approach FI and early retirement from a fatFIRE perspective and through the lens of a physician, so I expect to see those biases in the selected articles.
For more great articles, take a peek at The Sunday Best Archives. Now let’s get to the best… The Sunday Best!
Jorge Sanchez, MD, curated this week’s articles.
The Sunday Best 12.17.23
If you’re reading this blog, you’re probably on your journey to early retirement. Bu,t before we start sipping on pina coladas by the beach, let’s talk about the various opportunity costs of retiring early: Top 5 Reasons Not to Retire Early.
Do you need Bitcoin in your portfolio? With a wave of U.S. Spot Bitcoin ETFs on the horizon and a potential SEC approval, Bitcoin may take a place in some portfolios. Banker on Wheels looks at the data to make sense of this asset from a portfolio perspective: Beyond the Hype – Bitcoin’s Potential Role in a Portfolio.
Not all decisions in personal finance are created equal. Financial Buff shares which decisions should we be more careful of and which decisions can we “wing it”: Which Financial Decisions Require Extra Attention and Which Don’t
While It’s hard enough to retire early, it may be even harder to retire once you retire! Financial Samurai chronicles his experience and lists 7 reasons Why It’s So Hard To Stay Retired Once You Retire Early.
If you want to invest in gold without the fees while earning yield, this article is for you: Monetary Metals Review: How I Started Earning Yield On Gold and Silver
Introducing PoF’s new series—#SwipeSmart. While Financial Independence (FI) takes center stage, we’re casting a wider net, exploring the diverse facets of credit cards. Each week, we’ll bring you top-notch insights on the best credit cards, saving you precious time and mental energy.
Expect transparent reviews because we’ll be laying it bare—the card’s pros, cons, reward systems, comparisons, and alternatives.
We’re also curating expert-vetted advice on how to maximize points/miles on each of these cards, and how to pair them with other credit cards.