Celebrate Medicine, Medicine, Personal Finance

Ghosts of Christmas Future

Compared to most doctors, I’m still optimistic when it comes to the practice of clinical medicine.  Despite routinely seeing dead people, I still think it is a privilege to care for patients. Even though a medical career may leave a trail of civilian casualties in its wake, there is no other job I’d rather do. […]

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Comedy, Humor, Laugh, Personal Finance

Money Lessons From Your Favorite Christmas Movies

When you’re a money nerd, you see financial lessons everywhere you look. Even something as innocent as a beloved Christmas movie is jammed packed with personal finance pearls.  One minute you’re watching Santa’s elves making toys, and the next thing you know you’re wondering if they collect unemployment in January. Once you start noticing the […]

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Invest Smarter, Personal Finance, Top 10 Lists

10 Reasons to Give Thanks

I’ve previously compared a physician’s income to winning a jackpot. Just by virtue of waking up a physician this morning, I’m comfortably within the top 5% of American incomes. With a little hustling you can work your way into the top 1% too. If you’ve always been wealthy there are many things you take for […]

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Humor, Laugh, Parenting, Personal Finance

Story Time

As a father of 3 and a money nerd, I spend a lot of time thinking about how I’m going to teach my kids about personal finance. I want to give them an education that no one gave me. I also realize that small children will be bored out of their mind with traditional finance […]

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