Docs Who Cut Back #4: B.C. Krygowski

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B.C. Krygowski is a physician, author, blogger, wife, mother and the generous spirit who brought wine in abundance to share with her fellow docs in finance at FinCon18. 1. What is your specialty? Hospice Palliative Medicine (HPM). 1a. How many years of residency/fellowship did you complete? My husband and I both did 3 years of residency. I also did a …

Docs Who Cut Back #3: Xrayvsn

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Xrayvsn is a radiologist practicing in the Southeastern U.S.  He’s a kindred spirit who factored lifestyle considerations into choosing his optimal job. His posts are notable for their candor and vulnerability; reading his personal account of divorce will leave you raw and grateful. He’s also created terrific series interviewing fellow bloggers (The X-ray Beam), assessing whether physicians can afford items …

Convergence

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This weekend was spent in North Carolina strengthening ties with people we love but see less often than we’d like. BT is one of those people. Most of us were single. BT was married with a kid. Most of us had family in California BT was a southerner with a disarming drawl. On learning that fast-talking West coasters inevitably underestimated …

Fin. Con. 18

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Fin. In Spanish it means the end. Con. In Spanish it means together. Many finer writers have gone into comprehensive reviews over the fellow bloggers they met, the internet famous superheroes they ogled and adored, and the lessons learned for their digital businesses. I’m going eschew the comprehensive approach. Here, then, are a few hyper-specific FinCon moments that captured the …

A Priority We Pursue vs. A Luxury We Can Uniquely Afford

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Pursuing financial independence, especially as a physician, can inadvertently bring about feelings of resentment from colleagues. Taking cues from bloggers far smarter and more experienced than I am, I’ve learned not to bring up the subject of finances around co-workers, although if asked I’ll volunteer that I geeked out on finance a few years back and took over managing our …