Fawcett’s Favorites 11-30-20

Each week I run into a few articles that I feel are especially valuable. Every Monday I would like to share some of the best with you, my readers. I hope you find them helpful. This week’s favorites include teaching kids to invest, budgeting myths that hurt your finances, seven daily habits that create wealth, … Read more

Are We Consuming Ourselves Into the Poor House?

(Doximity recently published this article of mine on the effects of consumerism. It originally appeared here, but some of you are not on Doximity so, with Doximity’s permission, I have republished it on my site for your reading pleasure) School has gotten back into full swing and thus we begin another cycle. Will this cycle … Read more

Success is Not Measured by Income

Too many doctors today believe that their income is what determines their level of success. This is a fallacy that is hurting way too many doctors. We hear things like “Become a specialist so you can make the big bucks” or “Now that I’m an attending, I can afford the payments on a new Tesla” … Read more

Myth: Fixed-Rate Mortgages Are Always Best

(Today’s guest post comes from Doug Adamson from Fulton Mortgage Company, an advertiser on my site. Doug helps doctors leverage their earning potential by getting doctor mortgages with low down payments and no mortgage insurance. I had always been opposed to adjustable rate mortgages, until he showed me this article. Now I can be convinced that … Read more

Are Your Perceptions Killing Your Finances?

An interesting phenomena recurs when I work with physicians to makeover their finances. They almost never believe that overspending is the problem. They believe the reason their credit card balance is growing, and their large monthly income isn’t enough to pay their expenses can’t be due to their own choice to overspend. They always have … 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