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Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays again. Today we’re going to do a little refresher about some basic finance stuff. Today’s post is about “The Mountain Revisited“. Mountain? What Mountain? Perhaps you forgot about my prior post, Many Paths to the Top of the Mountain. If you haven’t read it, go ahead and give it a read, since I’ll be referring to it in this follow-up post. Don’t worry. I’ll wait. Ok, I’m caught up now. […]

The Mountain Revisited #illumedati


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Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays again. There was a recent blog post from White Coat Investor titled “How to Live on $350k in Hawaii“. PhysicianOnFire (PoF) tagged me in it and I promised to give my perspective on it. So today let’s talk about “Being a Doctor in Hawaii” Being a Doctor in Hawaii Edit: This post is 2350+ words, so pour some coffee and take your time. Before we begin, I’d recommend going over […]

Being a Doctor in Hawaii #illumedati



Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays again. Today I was going to look at my portfolios and see if I needed to rebalance or not. So rather than just do all the work, I’d figure I’d share the data and my thoughts with you guys, without getting into too much detail. So let’s talk about “My Portfolios for 2018“. My Portfolios for 2018 The major retirement accounts I have are: Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) [mine] Thrift […]

My Portfolios for 2018 #illumedati


Getting Started in Crypto 1
Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays again… and I’m going to talk about Crypto again. I do still plan to keep Finance Fridays primarily related to “The Philosophy”, however, I’ve received a few requests for more information on how to get started in crypto, so I wanted to address that. Without further ado let’s talk about “Getting Started in Crypto”. Getting Started in Crypto Before we move on, I must reiterate that Cryptocurrency is extremely volatile […]

Getting Started in Crypto #illumedati




Ripple - To The Moon!
Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays… and I forgot it was Friday. I’m not sure how this happened. Needless to say, I don’t have a post ready, so I’ll just leave you with this “Ripple… To The Moon!” For those who don’t know what I mean, just look at this: You might think this is not that significant… but you may have missed that this chart is only for one day. Ripple went from ~$1.50 to almost $3. […]

Ripple… To The Moon! #illumedati