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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Side Hustle Spotlight 12.16.18

The Side Hustle Spotlight is a weekly roundup of interesting posts and articles about medicine, side hustles and personal finance. This week, I shared a terrifying blood-curdling tale – The Hospitalist.  Edgar Allan Poe had his Raven, and I have my stubborn stonewall hospitalist.  I had a blast writing it and I hope you enjoyed reading […]

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Celebrate Medicine, Humor, Laugh, Medicine

The Hospitalist

Once upon a night shift dreary while I sutured weak and weary With bloodshot eyes and vision bleary, drunks who fell upon their floor. While I nodded, nearly napping suddenly there came a tapping As of someone gently rapping – Rapping at the triage door. ‘Tis some visitor I muttered tapping at my triage door. Only […]

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Side Hustle Spotlight 12.9.18

The Side Hustle Spotlight is a weekly roundup of interesting posts and articles about medicine, side hustles and personal finance. This week we discussed What Your Allergy List Says About You.  You can learn a lot about someone by the allergies listed on their chart.  I wish I could tell you that I made up alpaca […]

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Celebrate Medicine, Laugh, Medicine

What Your Allergy List Says About You

I love studying people and what makes them tick.  If you really pay attention you can quickly figure out what motivates them and what they’re afraid of.   As an ER doc I get plenty of practice meeting complete strangers and sizing them up based on a few context clues. Year after year, patient after […]

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Side Hustle Spotlight 12.2.18

The Side Hustle Spotlight is a weekly roundup of interesting posts and articles about medicine, side hustles and personal finance. This week I compared aging physicians to the Rolling Stones in Keep On Rockin’.  Some doctors have trouble walking away from the money, respect and camaraderie of medicine just like Mick and the gang can’t help […]

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Earn More Money, Side hustle

All Work and No Play

If you’ve spent any amount of time reading this blog, you may be under the impression that side hustles are all about easy money with no downsides. Although I wish that were the truth, the reality is that there is no free lunch. Everything has its price, including lucrative side jobs. In the interest of […]

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