Monthly Archives: March 2017


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Hi guys, it’s Finance Fridays. I apologize for the late post, but this will be a short post. It’s just a follow up to a prior post, a Roth 401/403b in Residency How To. Stock Photo from: Pixabay So that Match has come and gone and you will start receiving these packets from your residency programs. Most of this paperwork isn’t too difficult and just relates to identifying information and other things that should be in “The […]

Roth 401k/403b in Residency How To #illumedati


Hey everyone! It’s Whatever Wednesdays again, and I’m here to continue my series on Diamonds. Today we’re going to talk about Diamond Grading. I’d recommend reading the previous posts first, if you haven’t already: What You Need to Know About Diamonds Diamond Cut Types Diamonds Old Mine Cut Stock Photo from: Pixabay What is Diamond Cut Grading? Well, in my prior post, I talked about the 4 C’s. Cut, Carat, Clarity, and Color. I dedicated a […]

Diamond Cut Grading #illumedati



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Hey guys, it’s Medicine Mondays again. Recently, these posts have been centered around The Match. However, The Match has come and gone. Now the 4th years are winding down their rotations and beginning to plan for their intern years. So today I’m going to talk about Post-Match Senioritis. Stock Photo from: Pexels Congratulations! You have matched! So… now what? Well, there is still all those things on the Post Match Checklist to do, but you […]

Post-Match Senioritis #illumedati


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Hey guys, It’s Finance Fridays again, and I’m here to talk about the “Pay Yourself First” concept. This should be a relatively short post, but still very important. Stock Photo from: Pexels What do you mean “pay yourself first”? This is actually a concept in most, if not all retirement books/articles. Essentially, when you receive your paycheck, before spending even a penny of it on anything else, you set aside money for your saving/retirement. If you already […]

Pay Yourself First #illumedati



Hey guys, it’s Whatever Wednesdays again. A little while back I did a series of posts centered around Diamonds. However, this kind of got disrupted by the Match. Now that the Match is over, let’s try to get back on track. Stock Photo From: Pexels (Picture not really related to the Old Mine Cut, just thought it was cute) In my previous post Diamond Cut Types, there was commentary from @mcsassymd and @caitertot regarding a […]

Diamonds Cuts: Old Mine Cut #illumedati


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Hey guys, it’s Medicine Mondays again. Remember my previous post “I’m Leaving Medicine”? Well, I recently caught up with the friend of mine who was/is planning to leave medicine, hence the title: Let’s Talk About Leaving Medicine. Stock Photo from: Pexels Slight edit: 3-20-2017 @ ~ 5:45 pm PST, fixed some small calculation errors. So like I was saying, I was just talking to my friend and he linked me this article: Retired at 37: […]

Let’s Talk About Leaving Medicine #illumedati