My Spending On Fun Expenses Was Out Of Control Last Month

February was a big spending month for me, actually the biggest yet excluding months when I took a vacation. In February I spent $902.17 on items or experiences that can only be classified as wants and not needs. If you think spending $902 on restaurants and going out with friends is out of control I would say that I completely agree.… Read the rest

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Financial Discussions To Have Prior To Marriage

The fiancée and I are getting closer to saying “I do” and part of our conversation of things to do before the wedding turns into a discussion about finances. I run a personal finance and investing blog for doctors, so this should not be a huge surprise to my readers. Luckily, my future spouse and I appear to be almost on the same page financially with our wants and needs.… Read the rest

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I splurged and bought a drone

There are some occasions where it makes sense to spend a little extra. Buying tires for cars, a quality mattress, good shoes, and good food are all times when paying for quality doesn’t seem like a bad idea. After years of being frugal I finally spent some money on a purchase that serves no other practical purpose but my enjoyment. This week I bought a DJI Mavic drone.… Read the rest

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An update on my debt payoff

What a difference several months can make. It seems like it was not long ago I ran out of money waiting for my first paycheck and now I have six months of money saved up while I have dramatically increased my debt payoff. I couldn’t have done it without living frugally while having a huge increase to my income. Several people have asked about my debt payoff is going, so I decided to provide a post to update how things have been going and where I plan to attack my debt in the future.… Read the rest

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How I Lost My Rental And Friends To A Deal Gone Bad

No one ever thinks they would fall for a scam or enter into a bad deal…but it looks like it happened to me. Several of you have emailed me asking why there have not been any new posts this past week and the reason for that was the situation discussed in this post. Don’t worry, I plan to continue with new posts every MWF.… Read the rest

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Expert In Medicine Does Not Equal Expert Investor

When I was fourteen I recall working a job with my grandfather on a newly built house. We were wiring the house for electricity since my grandfather is a plumber and electrician by trade. He yelled at me,  “Do you have the wires screwed into the socket yet?” He told me which wire goes in what location but me being fourteen with quitting time on my mind I soon forgot which one went where.… Read the rest

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Why you should have a lawyer review your employment agreement

Employment agreements, or a contract, is a written document that details many aspects of a physician working for a group. The agreement can have the physician as an independent contractor or as a paid employee. Beyond that, the devil can truly be in the details. Here are the reasons why you should have a lawyer look over this agreement before signing one.… Read the rest

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