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
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Route to Retire, plan to relocate on a more permanent basis. Even if you don’t plan on doing so, you’ll pick up some solid tips from the tech-savvy ex-pat-to-be in Relocating to Panama – Awesome Apps We’re Using.
I’ve made a few money mistakes in my life, and I’m sure I’ll make some more. Nathan from Life Before Budget is far from perfect, too. 3 Huge Mistakes I Made With Money, complete with familiar names like Kiyosaki and Cramer.
Working with a financial advisor from the company either of these two whistleblowers have worked for would probably be a huge mistake. Guest posting on The White Coat Investor, Confessions of a “Financial Advisor.”
Those in debt are known to confess thoughts of self-harm at a higher rate. Travis Hornsby, the Student Loan Planner, explores the surprising reason why Borrowers With $80K-$150K of Student Debt Have Highest Suicidal Ideation.
“We probably spend way too much money on food carts and craft beer but it’s worth it.” This millennial (or xennial?) physician is speaking my language in her interview at XRAYVSN. The X-ray Beam: Millennial Doctor.
The Best Chapter began after the FIRE. What’s life like after retiring early?
- Life After FIRE: The Inner Work of Early Retirement
- Life After FIRE: Who Am I?
- Life After FIRE: What Are Your Gifts and Talents?
- Life After FIRE: Finding Your Purpose
- Life After FIRE: Who Are Your Retirement Role Models
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Do you enjoy these weekend roundups I put together? If you’ve gotten this far, I’m assuming the answer is Yes. You should be sure to check out WCI Network partners’ The Physician Philosopher‘s Monthly Checkout and Passive Income MD’s Journal Club series.
The FI Physician took a look at both asset allocation and asset location, and determined the effects of a good versus poor setup of the latter. Asset Location and Making Your Money Last in Early Retirement.
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Have an outstanding week!
-Physician on FIRE