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Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays again. After the roadmap update I wanted to talk about being “Fascinated by FIRE”. Fascinated by FIRE? Yea. It seems like pretty much every other day I get an article that shows up about Financial Independence Retire Early (FIRE). Of course, my wife and my friends get them too. Since they know I’m into this “finance stuff” they usually send them to me. As such, I do my best to […]

Fascinated by FIRE #illumedati


Hey everyone, it’s Whatever Wednesdays again. Today is going to be a fun post about “Predicting the Future”. Predicting the Future? Yea, let’s pretend it’s been 15 years. So it’s 2034. So what’s 2034 like? 2034 means my daughter Kylie is 21 years old and will be starting her senior year in college. Where that is I’m not really sure. My current guess is that she leaves Hawaii and goes to college on the mainland […]

Predicting the Future #illumedati



Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays again. Today is kind of a short post which is more about the “feelings” of Finances rather than dollar signs, saving, and expenses. Today we’re going to talk about “Comfortable”. Comfortable? Yea. Basically, there are a lot of levels of wealth. You can find different takes on this, but the basic gist of it is when you’re first starting out at building wealth you worry about everything. “Can I afford […]

Comfortable #illumedati


Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays again. Today will be a short post about “Revisiting the Roth 401k”. Revisiting the Roth 401k? Yea. I’ve talked about it before multiple times, but in general, there aren’t that many instances (for doctors) that using a Roth 401k makes sense. One of the times that it makes a lot of sense is when you’re a resident. However, I’ve discussed some other times when you can consider utilizing a Roth […]

Revisiting the Roth 401k #illumedati



Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays again. This will be a short post about why you should “Starting with The End”. Starting with The End? Yea. First, a little background. I had a little staycation this weekend. We went over to the North Shore and spend a few nights at Turtle Bay. The kids had fun with the pool, slides, and the beach. Unfortunately, we weren’t able to see any turtles since it was a little […]

Starting with The End #illumedati


Hey everyone, it’s Match Day! Since it already happened, not much for me to say here, except that you are likely feeling a whirlwind of emotions. First things first, go ahead and celebrate with friends and family. However, please be safe out there. Don’t drink and drive. I’d recommend you check out these links about the afterMatch: Congratulations You have matched! Post-Match Senioritis Post Match Checklist Then check out these ones: Preparing to start residency: Pre-Residency […]

Did you match? #illumedati #NRMPmatch #TheMatch2019