How Much House Can I Afford?

The amount you spend on your house is possibly the most important factor in achieving financial independence and happiness in life. Overspending on the house will leave you with such a big housing bill that you will not have enough money to do all the other things you want to do. This mistake can take … Read more

Fawcett’s Favorites 2-7-22

(I will be giving two lectures in the White Coat Investors Physician Wellness and Financial Literacy Conference which starts in two days. To get virtual tickets click here. If you will be attending in person, please say hi. I love to meet my readers.) Every week I find a few great articles I feel are especially … Read more

Fawcett’s Favorites 1-3-22

Every week I find a few great articles I feel are especially valuable. Following are this week’s best. I hope you find them as useful as I did. This week’s favorites include lessons from Rich Dad, Poor Dad, mistakes to avoid during job interviews, ways for grandparents to give to their grandchildren, how to use … Read more

Fawcett’s Favorites 10-11-21

Every week I find a few great articles I feel are especially valuable. Following are this week’s best. I hope you find them as useful as I did. This week’s favorites include how to think about debt, my recent guest appearance on the Changed Physician Podcast, a FIRE-minded approach to life insurance, simple – stress … Read more

Fawcett’s Favorites 10-4-21

Every week I find a few great articles I feel are especially valuable. Following are this week’s best. I hope you find them as useful as I did. This week’s favorites include financial planning is not an emergency, the difference between rich and wealthy, shorting the dollar using real estate, why you should ignore the … Read more

Fawcett’s Favorites 9-13-21

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 simple steps to financial independence (podcast), tools to help declutter your life, pros and cons of … Read more

Five Lessons from Un-Retirement

(Don’t forget to register for the Free Virtual Conference on Financial Freedom Through Real Estate. It all starts tomorrow and runs through the weekend. I will be holding a live Q&A session on Sunday. It is free, but you must register to get the link. Don’t miss me and 20+ other speakers including Brandon Turner … Read more

Fawcett’s Favorites 8-30-21

(Don’t forget to register for the Virtual Free Conference on Financial Freedom Through Real Estate on September 10-12. It is free but you must register. Don’t miss me and 20+ other speakers including Brandon Turner from Bigger Pockets. Click HERE to register and learn more.) Each week I run into a few articles that I … Read more

The Great Advantages of Living Debt Free

People are surprised when they learn we have maintained a debt free household for the last twenty years. For many, they realize for the first time, that being debt free is possible. Others think they could never become debt free as their total debt seems overwhelming.  When we first heard the concept of living debt … Read more

Nine Actions Every New Father Should Take

This weekend we celebrate Father’s Day. Fathers have the ability to provide great advantages for their children, who arrive in this world totally dependent on their parents. I appreciate all the things my father did for me and wrote about six lessons I learned from my dad in a previous father’s day message. A few … Read more