Spotlight

Side Hustle Spotlight 1.20.19

The Side Hustle Spotlight is a weekly roundup of interesting posts and articles about medicine, side hustles and personal finance. This week I asked Are Cash Balance Plan Fees Worth It?. Spending thousands on investing fees sounds sacrilegious, but what if it could save you tens of thousands in taxes? Most medical careers involve Sensory […]

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Celebrate Medicine

Sensory Overload

Being a doctor is a rollercoaster of emotions. Sometimes Medicine is an assault on all the senses. Other times it can be a downright pleasure.  Usually those two moments are only a few minutes apart. We all have unique tastes and pet peeves.  Here are some of my favorite (and least favorite) sources of sensory […]

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Invest Smarter

Are Cash Balance Plan Fees Worth It?

I’m a big fan of Getting P.A.I.D. – converting a high hourly rate of active income into multiple streams of passive income.  One of the ways you can really boost your savings is to take advantage of self-employed retirement accounts like a Solo 401(k) and a cash balance plan. The Solo 401(k) is a no brainer – […]

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Spotlight

Side Hustle Spotlight 1.13.19

The Side Hustle Spotlight is a weekly roundup of interesting posts and articles about medicine, side hustles and personal finance. When those big paychecks start rolling in, every attending has to make a choice.  Do you succumb to lifestyle creep, or do you invest in another type of Luxury Items.  Paying off student loans, pre-paying your […]

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Celebrate Medicine, Laugh

The Doc Lot

Medicine is all about pattern recognition.  17-year-old with gradual onset of RLQ pain and loss of appetite?  I know this one.  28-year-old with a painful genital rash after a weekend in Vegas?  Here’s your Valtrex.  85-year-old with unintentional weight loss and night sweats?  Better stop buying green bananas. Pattern recognition carries over to other parts […]

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Earn More Money, Invest Smarter

Luxury Items

After a decade or more of being broke, a new attending may feel overwhelmed with the sudden surge of cash.  When those big paychecks start rolling in you might be tempted to start splurging on luxury items. No one would blame you for being tempted.  Self deprivation has its limits and most physicians spend their […]

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Spotlight

Side Hustle Spotlight 1.6.19

The Side Hustle Spotlight is a weekly roundup of interesting posts and articles about medicine, side hustles and personal finance. A new year means new beginnings, and your favorite doc bloggers were kind enough to share their New Year’s Resolutions.  Will White Coat Investor finally bury the hatchet with whole life insurance salesmen?  Will Rogue Dad […]

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Start Here

What’s the Point?

Writing is a great way to streamline your thoughts. This blog has helped me process my thoughts on money, medicine and life in general. As the site has grown my ideas for what Side Hustle Scrubs can and should be have grown as well. When this project started I had very modest goals.  I consume […]

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Blogging, Humor, Laugh

Resolutions

A new year brings a feeling of hope and renewal.  A clean slate.  A blank canvas.  Maybe, just maybe – this will be the year you stick to your new year’s resolutions instead of reverting back to the same hot mess you’ve been for the past decade. I often look to my favorite doc bloggers […]

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Spotlight

Side Hustle Spotlight 12.30.18

The Side Hustle Spotlight is a weekly roundup of interesting posts and articles about medicine, side hustles and personal finance. This week I was haunted by the Ghosts of Christmas Future.  Some doctors can’t wait to retire, while others need a spooky wake up call.  Have you or a colleague ever been visited by one of […]

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