Retirement


Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays again. Today is going to be a short post about “The 20 Year Career“. The 20 Year Career? Yea. I’ve kind of alluded to it before in a bunch of prior posts. However, I think that maybe we should reconsider the “conventional” 30 year career of a physician. In general, residents/fellows graduate in their early or mid 30s. This can also be your late or early 40s if you got […]

The 20 Year Career #illumedati


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, as promised, today I’m going go talk about Suze Orman and the $5 million retirement. Suze Orman and the $5 million retirement? Yea. If you’ve been following finance stuff, then you’ve probably heard of Suze Orman. She’s written a bunch of finance books and was previously a financial advisor for Merril Lynch. Recently, she came under fire for her commentary on the FIRE movement. Basically she said she “hates” it […]

Suze Orman and the $5 million retirement #illumedati


Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays again. I’ve noted before that I work for the Federal Government, I’ve talked before about How to Value a Pension. However, today I wanted to go into some of the benefits of being a federal employee that people may not know about. So today, let’s talk about “Federal Government Benefits“. Federal Government Benefits You may be asking yourself, why are you writing this article… and why is it Finance Fridays. […]

Federal Government Benefits #illumedati



Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays again. I’ve talked about the Windfall Management Exercise recently and about Retiring Early before. Today let’s ponder “What if I retired today?” Is this another “Finance Exercise”? Yes. Kind of like the Windfall Management Exercise, this “What if I retired today?” is another exercise, just to kind of test your mindset. Here is the beginning of your retirement story: It’s July 13, 2018, you’ve received word that you now have […]

What if I retired today? #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