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Hey everyone, it’s Finance Fridays. It seems like there is a lot of “bubble talk” lately, mostly surrounding Cryptocurrency… but is that the only one? Today we’re going to explore “How Many Bubbles?” How Many Bubbles? Well, I’ve kind of already discussed that I think Bitcoin is a Bubble. Given my stance on that, I think if you’re planning to invest (gamble) on cryptocurrency that you should be Searching for Amazon. Basically, if we’re expecting […]

How Many Bubbles? #illumedati


Hey everyone, it’s Medicine Mondays again and this post is late I know. However, today I want to do a Med School Cost Analysis. Stock Photo from: Pixabay After clicking this link, you may be wondering what I mean by Med School Cost Analysis. There have been many, many other posts and articles about the opportunity cost of going to medical school, including the length of schooling and student loans. That’s not what this post […]

Med School Cost Analysis #illumedati



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Hey guys, It’s Finance Fridays again, and I’m here to talk about the “Pay Yourself First” concept. This should be a relatively short post, but still very important. Stock Photo from: Pexels What do you mean “pay yourself first”? This is actually a concept in most, if not all retirement books/articles. Essentially, when you receive your paycheck, before spending even a penny of it on anything else, you set aside money for your saving/retirement. If you already […]

Pay Yourself First #illumedati


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Hey guys, it’s Medicine Mondays again. Remember my previous post “I’m Leaving Medicine”? Well, I recently caught up with the friend of mine who was/is planning to leave medicine, hence the title: Let’s Talk About Leaving Medicine. Stock Photo from: Pexels Slight edit: 3-20-2017 @ ~ 5:45 pm PST, fixed some small calculation errors. So like I was saying, I was just talking to my friend and he linked me this article: Retired at 37: […]

Let’s Talk About Leaving Medicine #illumedati



Happy Halloween Everyone! Please be safe out there. After you’ve had your fill of trick or treats, click here for something really scary. Stock Photo From: Pixabay And… just for laughs: Happy Halloween! #medtwitter #illumedati pic.twitter.com/yYs0XmzQUi — Senior Resident, MD (@ResidentSensei) November 1, 2016   -Sensei Questions, Comments and Suggestions are welcome. You don’t need to fill out your email address, just write your name or nickname.

Happy Halloween 2016! #illumedati


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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?