Blogging, Laugh


When I was a teenager I worked at Blockbuster Video.  Part of the job involved picking out movies for people based on their personalities and individual tastes. Having watched thousands of hours of film, I eventually got pretty good at picking movies based on the customer’s previous rentals. In the mood for a classic this […]

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Laugh, Personal Finance, Uncategorized

How big is your glass?

“Optimists see the glass as half full.  Pessimists see the glass as half empty.  An engineer will tell you the glass is twice as large as it needs to be.” Do you ever wonder why some people seem so much more content than others?  Is it really that their jobs are more rewarding, their families […]

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Blogging, Laugh, Uncategorized

First Impressions

I’m not going to lie.  I read a lot of physician blogs.  Too many, in fact.  Part of the reason I enjoy reading blogs is that after a while you feel like you get to know the author.  My favorite bloggers have a unique style and voice.  I’ve never met any of these people, yet […]

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FIRE, Invest Smarter, Laugh, Personal Finance

My Morbidly Obese FIRE

Physician on FIRE may not have invented FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early)  but he certainly introduced it to me.  Before his blog I was saving and investing without a particular goal in mind.  Bogleheads and White Coat Investor taught me all about living below my means, investing early and often, diversification and tax planning.  It […]

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