Annual Contribution Limit Increases for 2019 (401k, 403b, IRA, HSA)

We're nearing the end of the year, and people are starting to think ahead to 2019. November brings open enrollment season for many workers, so...

Why It’s Not Wrong For Doctors To Retire Early

When Jason Kilar graduated from college he experienced tremendous personal and professional adversity. Three days after graduation, Kilar’s father ended his own life after battling...

Debt Is The Great Equalizer

Imagine we are on a desert trip. Every 2 weeks we come across an oasis with a spring full of fresh water. We replenish...

Will The Cost Of Financial Advising Drop Like Other Fees In The Financial Services...

Nearly every service in the investment industry has declined in cost over time. Commissions, mutual fund fees, and bank fees have all declined over...

Paying For Financial Advice: Fee-for-service vs. Concierge Financial Planning

Financial advice, just like medical advice, is not cheap. There are several different models when paying for financial advice. In many ways, these models are...

Pro/Con: Would You Go To An Accelerated BS/MD Program?

Pro: Among Other Reasons, Accelerated BS/MD Programs Are Cheaper Than Traditional Pathways BS/MD programs offer accelerated pathways to medical school without many of the hassles...

A Letter To My Widow

I am the one obsessed with finances in our house. Updating our monthly net worth spreadsheet and ensuring we are not paying mindless monthly...

Should You Save More Or Work Longer?

The formula for building wealth is simple: save money, especially early in your career, and allow it to earn compound interest over time. However, one...

Top 5 Methods That Doctors Can Use To Reclaim Their Time

As with most professionals, doctors exchange their time for money. Sure, there are clever side gigs, real estate investments, and other means for us...

Ten Stepping Stones On The Path To Financial Independence

Do you want to achieve financial independence? Do you know how to get there? There is a “best practice” to achieving financial independence. It...