“Ego Arbitrage” for Physicians

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Just as arbitrage deals with using inefficiencies in pricing to extract additional value in a financial transaction, ego arbitrage uses inefficiencies in the status of certain tasks or behaviors to create additional value (or savings) in your career and in your life. This morning I awoke to read a mind-blowing blog post over at Freedom Is Groovy where Mr. Groovy …

My Single Most Important Investment

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It’s not at Vanguard. I was not an accredited investor at the time of purchase. And it’s beaten the S&P in value added every single year since I went all in. Trouble is, it’s closed to new investors. A recent thread on the WCI forum got me thinking about my single most important investment. It was the summer of 2004, …

Sit Back And Relax. Or Stand Up And Be Tense. Either Way, We’re On Our Journey.

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This post takes it title from a charismatic flight attendant’s announcement prior to takeoff on a recent flight from California to Texas. It resonated for me. Like many other FI bloggers, I’m a recovering neurotic transitioning to calm. Also like these bloggers, now that I’ve got the big rocks in my financial life straightened out, there’s a lot of free …