Docs Who Cut Back #5: Wealthy Doc

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Wealthy Doc was possibly the first physician finance blogger, generously helping us learn financial literacy back when Al Gore had barely invented the internet. In those days, the White Coat Investor had not yet started his blog, skinny ties were all the rage, and we docs were doing stupid things with our money. Nearly a decade later, WCI might clear …

Why I’m Applying To Become An LLC on December 17th

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One of the eye-opening realizations I took away from attending FinCon18 was that I need to form a Limited Liability Corporation (LLC) before I try my hand at consulting. The benefits of an LLC are that your assets and the corporation’s assets are separate. This is theoretically a barrier preventing a client who goes after your business from going after …

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 …

Docs Who Cut Back #2: Hatton1

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Hatton1 is an internet famous OB/GYN best known for sharing her investing wisdom over many years on the WCI forum. My finest day as an aspiring physician finance blogger was finding she’d commented on my site – the newbie’s equivalent to becoming a made man in the mafia. She blogs at Doctor Of Finance MD, where her experiences as a …

A Review of The Doctors Guide To Smart Career Alternatives And Retirement by Dr. Cory S. Fawcett

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Dr. Cory S. Fawcett describes himself as a repurposed physician, which is one of the more delightful descriptions of a retiree’s encore career I’ve heard to date. I had the pleasure of meeting Cory (forgive my Californian’s desire to remain on informal terms) at FinCon18, and he was far more than I expected: He was kind enough to send me …

Gasem Started A Blog!

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Have you heard the news? He has started a blog! I’m referring to Gasem, the brilliant retired anesthesiologist with rapier-sharp wit who’s opinion seems to be two standard deviations off from the mainstream and simultaneously far more sound than the mainstream, if that’possible. Please check out his site and show him some love in the comments. Gasem has supported many …

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 …