I woke up early one morning a few months ago worried about a financial situation. It wasn’t my financial situation. It was yours. At least many of yours. And the more I thought about it, the more angry I became. By the time I drug my butt out of bed, I was furious. Truly. I’m mad at everyone in this ...

[Editor’s Note: Register for WCICON21 before Monday, Jan. 11 to receive the FREE swag bag ($100 value) mailed to your door! Our conference kit has always been top-notch (and heavy!) but this year, in addition to receiving books from speakers and sponsor swag, you’ll get the first-ever WCI t-shirt! Join us on March 4-6 for all of the excitement of ...

Physician disability is a complicated type of insurance. This post will give you the “must-know” information to secure the best protection for you and your family. To start, I’ve partnered with Pattern in providing this crash course video. Top 10 Physician Disability Insurance Questions These are the most common questions I get from readers and listeners about physician disability insurance: ...

[Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post was submitted by a long-time physician reader who wishes to remain anonymous. The decision to retire early is never an easy one. Here’s an inside look at the decision process. It’s particularly fun to have a longitudinal “study” of an individual white coat investor as it provides “the rest of the story”. We have no ...

[Today’s post by Peter Kim at Passive Income, MD discusses a concept we often refer to around here as Geoarbitrage. Usually when we say it, we mean moving somewhere that you will either get paid more or where it will cost you less to live. This, of course, speeds you along the way to financial independence. It can also mean ...

This year has seen a huge shift in white-collar work away from the office and into the home. According to a Gallup poll, the average number of workdays Americans worked remotely per month has more than doubled, from 5.8 in the fall of 2019 to 11.9 in summer 2020. Many are discussing whether or not this could be a permanent ...

Free financial apps make it easy to invest, most lack extensive financial planning tools. A lack of in-depth features makes it challenging to craft practical money goals. The status quo is changing with Fidelity Spire – a free app for financial planning and investing. This Fidelity Spire review shows how this new app can help plan your financial future. It ...

[Editor’s Note: Today’s WCI Network post is from the Physician on Fire. That means I did not write it. I am definitely not retired from medicine. But today we’re going back to visit the most important moment on the Physician on FIRE blog. The apex and crux of the entire story. We watched him achieve FI and then surely but ...

The holidays may be “the most wonderful time of the year,” but they’re also the most expensive. According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), in 2019, the average American expected to spend a total of $1,052 on gifts and other holiday-related items, such as decorations and food. And that doesn’t even include the cost of holiday travel and activities. If the ...

The silver bells of the holiday season certainly take their toll on your wallet. In a November 2019 Gallup poll, Americans said they expected to spend an average of $942 on holiday gifts. A record-breaking 37% of respondents said they would spend $1,000 or more. And the spending doesn’t stop with gifts. The holidays come with a host of other ...

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