Retirement


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Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays, and medical students in the NRMP match will all be finding out where they will be spending their next few years in residency… So let’s talk about “Residency and Retirement“. Residency and Retirement? Yea. I know, not usually something people think about in the same sentence. However, the picture of the watch above is to highlight a point. Time is of the essence. The best way I can describe this […]

Residency and Retirement #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



February Introspection 1
Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays again. A lot has been happening crypto lately so I’ve been talking about that a lot. However, today I’m going to go back to some of the more “normal” posts and talk about “February Introspection”. February Introspection Depending on where you are in your medical career, I think February offers a good time for introspection. We’ll go through the stages here: Medical Student As a 1st and 2nd year medical […]

February Introspection #illumedati




Dividend Stocks 1
Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays again. This new series about things “outside the norm” of The Philosophy continues. Since we’ve talked about Taxable Accounts and Being Tax Efficient, it’s now time to start talking about What are Dividend Stocks? What are “Dividend Stocks”? In general, Dividend Stocks are stocks held in companies which are considered financially stable and mature. This usually means they are “large cap”, a market capitalization of more than $10 billion. These stocks […]

What are Dividend Stocks? #illumedati