Hey everyone! It’s Finance Fridays and this should be a short post about Taxes and Tax Withholding. Stock Photo from: Pexels So, Tax Day is coming up and I was getting all of my information together to meet with my CPA on Saturday. Before I meet with him, I like to estimate my own taxes using any of the online estimators, TurboTax, TaxAct, etc. I was under the impression that because I had bought a house […]

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Hey everyone, it’s Whatever Wednesdays… it just happens to be the day after Valentine’s Day. After this special day with your significant other, you may be thinking that he/she is the one. For that reason, I thought it appropriate to post What You Need to Know About Diamonds. Stock Photo from: Pexels Small update/edit 2-16-2017 Ok, before we dive in let’s first discuss Diamonds versus Engagement Rings. While diamonds themselves are not necessarily a depreciating asset, […]

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You might be saying to yourself… what is Sensei talking about? Has he eaten a bad malasada or something? What is The New Meta of Medicine #illumedati? Stock Photo from: Pexels What is “the new meta”? So “the new meta” is actually video game terminology, primarily used in League of Legends. From stackexchange: “Meta is the current set style, per say. it is what is normally done. like ap mid, solo top, jungle, shields are becomeing more […]

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It’s Finance Fridays again… did you know you there is a Roth IRA for Kids? So in previous posts I’ve talked about Roth IRAs and Backdoor Roth IRAs. I’ve even talked about the importance of utilizing a Roth 401k/403b in Residency. But what if we go way back into time, before medical school, before undergrad, before graduation… back to when you were 12 or 13 years old. You probably did some odd jobs around the neighborhood right? For […]

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It’s Whatever Wednesdays and this will be a short post on just What is #illumedati? Well, first let’s go back to when it all started. You can read my post from October 17, 2016 to see where the name came from. Essentially, I was trying to create my own hashtag, mostly just to catalog my blog posts and keep them separate from my normal Twitter GIF spamming. I liked the whole “Twitterati” moniker which means “avid […]

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Hi Everyone! It’s Medicine Mondays again and this post is… late… again. My apologies. Twitter let me know that today is the day for the AOA Match, and congratulations to everyone who matched. I must again apologize that I didn’t know it was the AOA Match Day today. However, I have made note of it and will research it and try to talk about it more next year. For those in the NRMP Match, it’s February, […]

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