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”

My first dead body – How physician personal finance is like anatomy.

I preparation for one of several personal finance educational talks I give each year to residents and medical students, I’ve been thinking about a good analogy for learning personal finance as a physician.  You know, to motivate those that haven’t to take the first step and those that have to stay the course. Well, turns out that learning personal finance is a lot like learning human anatomy, and just as interesting. Continue reading “My first dead body – How physician personal finance is like anatomy.”