The Sunday Best (2/18/2018)
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The Sunday Best is a collection of articles I’ve curated for your reading pleasure.
Presenting, this week’s Sunday Best:
I can’t come up with many good reasons for a high-income professional not to take full advantage of all available retirement accounts, even if planning to retire early. The White Coat Investor agrees. Early Retirees Should Max Out Retirement Accounts.
the top things I’ll miss when I retire from medicine. Author and blogger Dr. Cory S. Fawcett misses his surgical career on occasion. Will You Miss Medicine When You Retire?
Why would anyone on earth retire from one of the best professions aound? Matthew Hahn MD shares some insight on KevinMD. A Week in the Worst Health Care System in the World.
I’ve been waiting for this post, and Michael Kitces at Nerd’s Eye View does not disappoint, clarifying some points in my tax reform guest post and giving real-life examples Understanding The New Pass-Through Business Deduction For Qualified Business Income.
You may be accustomed to a habitual rebalancing of your investments. Have you considered adjusting your priorities, too? Crispy Doc has. Yearly Rebalancing of Priorities.
Some people got rich quick with cryptocurrency. Others have not been so lucky. Count Ty from Get Rich Quick’ish among the latter. His Tales from the Crypt-o are enough to spook me away. But if you want some, he’s giving away $100 worth of crypto.
In case you missed it, here’s what I published earlier this week.
- Tax Loss Harvesting with Vanguard: A Step by Step Guide
- Early Retirement Bliss: Getting Your Partner on Board
- A Rare Tax Break for the Wealthy: The 529 Account
One World Surgery
Finally, in my twelfth year of practice, I’ve made plans to go on a medical mission. My family will be joining me for a week in Honduras at Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos (“Our Little Brothers and Sisters,” or NPH), a home located in Honduras for orphaned, abandoned, and disadvantaged boys and girls.
The compound has an on-site surgical center with three operating rooms. They also have pigs, dairy cows, vegetable gardens, and orchards. They make cheese, bread, and tortillas there, and of course, provide free surgical care for those in need.
We’ll be there May 5 – 12, and they’re still looking for help, so if you happen to have the skills they need and the ability to get away, here’s what One World Surgery is looking for during those particular dates:
- Urologist, Ophthalmologist, CRNAs, Preop and PACU Nurses, Physical Therapist, Sterile Processor. Please help us spread the word and encourage those who are interested to complete an online application.
Have an exciting week!
-Physician on FIRE
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