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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 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!
The Sunday Best
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing. Only an angel could make a word like “hark” sound pleasant. Dr. John Dayton discusses the pleasantries of angel investing in a guest post at The White Coat Investor. Why Physicians Should Consider Angel Investing.
How does the Physician on FIRE invest his own money? Why does he refer to himself in the third person? One of these questions answered in The PoF Portfolio 2020: What I’m Invested in Now.
Ray Dalio is one interesting man, and my heart goes out to him as he deals with the loss of a son. The billionaire founder of Bridgewater associates shared some insights on financial independence in his latest book, Principles. Educator FI shares FI Quotes from Principles by Ray Dalio.
Financial independence is a powerful concept that changes how people look at life. Kathryn Hanna, CPA, creator of the popular Personal Finance Bundle that has become my favorite tax planning tool, discovered the power of FI. 5 Money Mindset Shifts I’ve Made After Discovering FIRE (as an Outsider of the Movement).
More info on the comprehensive spreadsheet that puts any spreadsheet skills I thought I had to shame. One Incredible Tax Planning Tool (and So Much More).
CardRatings has analyzed and reviewed credit cards for more than 20 years. They surveyed more than 1,700 cardholders across 77 individual cards to obtain customer feedback on the most popular cards in multiple categories. The Best Credit Cards of 2021.
Allergic to shrimp? Fear not! Early retirement is not shellfish.
How do they feel about money and life across the pond? All Options Considered ponders the pound and its purpose in life after reading Housel’s latest work. Personal musings after reading “The Psychology of Money,” by Morgan Housel.
- How to Reinvent Yourself in Retirement, Part 1
- How to Reinvent Yourself in Retirement, Part 2
- How to Reinvent Yourself in Retirement, Part 3
Passive Income MD isn’t afraid to use leverage, but his definition of the term may be broader than yours. How to Create Massive Leverage Through Passive Real Estate Investing.
I’m jealous of my many friends who have received their first COVID vaccine already. My turn will come. Until then (and for a while after), I’ll be masking up. I really like how Shaun Miller of The Prindle Post framed the decision-making on this one, invoking Pascal’s Wager. Why you should wear a mask whether or not you find the evidence convincing: To Wear a Mask or Not during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
However you plan to celebrate the holiday season, I wish for you to have a joyous, merry, happy time in spite of the many challenges this year brings.
While it may be memorable for what doesn’t happen this year, I hope you find a way to make to make some memories.
I don’t know if you caught this one, but it’s outstanding, and there are some money lessons in there. Don’t forget to make it a December to remember!
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Have an outstanding week!
-Physician on FIRE
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