Buying Gold is NOT Investing

I often hear people talking about their “investment” in gold. Then there are those who have a “diversified portfolio” and gold is one of their forms of diversification. I’ve encountered people who have $60,000 worth of gold bars in their home safe, in case of a major financial crisis. We all see the celebrities pitching … Read more

We lost it all with our McMansion

Those of you who have been following me or have read my book, The Doctors Guide to Starting Your Practice/Career Right, know that I am not a supporter of buying a house right away when you move to a new job. There are many reasons to postpone purchasing a house including; doctors have a fifty … Read more

Three Strategies for Investing During Retirement

(Today’s guest post comes from Joseph Hogue, who is a reader of my blog and a retired economist. He now spends his time with his four websites teaching people about the wonderful world of finance.  He presents some different ways to look at investing during your retired years.)   These three investing strategies will help … Read more

Managing Your Property Management Company

One of the biggest reasons people don’t want to own investment property is the anticipated hassles of management. If you choose to have a property management company (PMC) care for the day to day operations, you will need to pay attention to how the property is being managed. Too often property owners assume that their … Read more

Time for Mid-Year Resolutions?

We all get caught up in the New Year sentimentality on January 1st; the ability to have a fresh start and wipe the slate clean. Which translates into starting over in some areas of our lives. So we make our New Year’s Resolutions, hoping that this year our lives will change for the better. We … Read more