The Sunday Best (6/30/2019)
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!
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Steve asks you to focus on the possibilities, not the impediments. Does a victim mentality hold some people back? Lawyer Matt Lane of Optimize Your Life explores this concept in a response of sorts to posts like the one above. Victim Mentality and the Personal Finance Community.
The careers we had in mind don’t always line up with reality. The same can be true of the retirement we envision. On The Humble Dollar, retired pilot Dennis Friedman highlights 10 different ways in which his retirement has been Not as Advertised.
The Doctors Krygowski aren’t waiting for retirement to start living the life of their dreams. From B.C. Krygowski, Why We Moved Our Family to Medellín, Colombia for the Summer.
The athletic author behind Sport of Money would probably tell Mr. HM to stop acting like a hobo and start spending a little. Or a lot. Ponder this paradox: Lifestyle Inflation Myth: Lifestyle Inflation Encourages Savings, Not Spending.
ESI Money has gleaned more information from his growing interview series.
I wonder how many of those millionaires had side hustles? I’ll bet some of the 135 had a side hustle turn into their main hustle and a lucrative business. The Debt Free Dr. compiled a list of 17 Side Hustle Ideas for Busy Medical Professionals.
I’m a hustler baby; I just want you to know. So is Dr. David Beran, and he has tried a bunch of hustles. In a guest post at The White Coat Investor, he discusses the pay, pros, and cons based on his experience in these 7 Physician Side Hustles.
Not everyone wants to hustle. It’s nice to make passive income from investments while not losing your shirt. Managing Risk With Fixed Income: How to Buy Zero Coupon Bonds.
A penny saved is a penny earned (or closer to two pennies when you factor in taxes!). You can learn to curb your spending when you track your expenses, but it’s kind of a pain in the butt. The Top 5 Reasons Tracking Spending is Problematic.
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