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In my previous two posts, Retiring Early and How To Retire Early, I went through my approach to retiring early. However, this is a case of “Do as I say, not as I do”. While I advise/advocate for planning to retire early, I am not necessarily doing it. In the comments of Retiring Early, TheHappyPhilosopher states: “I contend it is stupidly easy for a physician to retire at age 55, and the only reason one shouldn’t […]

Early Retirement is Easy?


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This is copied from my recent Quora answer. I am 25 and applying to a pre med program in the Caribbean, I’ve never taken any medical college courses before, should I take a couple at a local CC? First things first. I am a graduate from a Caribbean Medical School, so I am somewhat qualified to answer this question. That link which will take you to my blog post on the subject as a primer […]

Caribbean Medical Schools Part Two



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So when people talk about finance, investment, retirement, etc. they always just throw 3 numbers at you (529 – College Savings Plan is one of them). “I maxed my 401k, but need to rebalance my 403b. Then I need to contribute some more to my 457b. I also need to set up that 529 for my kids.” These three numbers refer to the Internal Revenue Code subsection. So they sound scary, but they’re really not, it’s all related […]

What is a 529?


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Match Day has come and gone. A whirlwind of emotions has hit medical students on that day. Some joy, some of ambivalence, some of disappointment. However, no matter what emotion you feel that day, you will need to start planning for lays ahead of you. The rest of your 4th year should be relatively easy as you will probably need to spend some time finding a new place to live and things like that. Please refer […]

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