Medicine’s money pit – The Doctor House

There are plenty links on the finances of renting vs. buying.  This isn’t that kind of post.  Rewind a few years:  “Don’t buy a house, rent for a year. ” said my co-residents to me after some rare downtime between morning didactic and clinic.  It was good advice and I came to think about how I didn’t take it quite a bit over the next 5 years. Continue reading “Medicine’s money pit – The Doctor House”

I buy $500 per hour guitar lessons: Discretionary time vs money

Between 2 kids, 2 busy practices, exercise, continuing medical education and the prairie-dog style pop-up items that keep my to-do list at around 10-15 long, I have about 10 discretionary hours per week.  Like Gollum in Lord of the Rings, these are preciousssssssss to me.  They are fungible like money.  I can do, well, whatever I want with them.  I choose luxury. Continue reading “I buy $500 per hour guitar lessons: Discretionary time vs money”