A Financial Literacy Fairy Tale For Our Times

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As part of my journey, I’m learning about entrepreneurship with this blog and selectively establishing relationships with folks I trust. Today I’d like to help you understand why I chose to partner with Student Loan Planner by giving you some background on Travis, the company founder. His origin story is a financial literacy fairy tale for our times. (As an …

Docs Who Cut Back #8: Jordan Craig, MD

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Dr. Jordan Craig is an OB/GYN who, like many of us, built her practice based on flawed physics: she assumed that she could remain in perpetual motion indefinitely. On the surface, her career was ideal: she joined a unicorn independent group of mentors from her residency, took on significant administrative responsibilities and built a name for herself that drove patients …

How My Donor Advised Fund Made Me Less Selfish

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2018 marks our first year of having a Donor Advised Fund (DAF) through Fidelity. The effect on my giving patterns over the past year has been a pleasant surprise. As I reviewed this year’s giving and compared it with prior years, I was struck by the fact that we are giving more generously than ever before – roughly a 20% …

Docs Who Cut Back #7: Loonie Doc

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Editor’s note: My wife likes to quote an old world saying that there’s a lid for every pot (usually used in the context of dating). Similarly, I want every reader of this blog to find at least one interviewee that reflects the reader’s peculiar circumstances and compulsions. This interviewee qualifies, in the best of ways, as both peculiar and compulsive. …

A Service For Doctors To Assume Control Over Their Finances

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I always had an excuse why now was not the right time to learn about money. Maybe you accumulated debt from your education, a home, a car, or credit cards. On a doctor’s high income, you’ll always have enough. Maybe your career in medicine is too time-consuming. Too busy saving lives to learn about money. Maybe you’re smitten, married, or …