How I Knew it was Time to Retire

Many people have asked me how I knew it was the right time to retire. They are struggling with the decision and are afraid to pull the trigger too soon. Retiring from medicine is almost a final move as it is very difficult to return after being away for a period of time. I haven’t … Read more

Fawcett’s Favorites 5-24-21

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 restaurant tricks that make you spend more, things you shouldn’t care about as an investor, 16 … Read more

Fawcett’s Favorites 4-19-21

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 how to move from collecting thingamajigs (hoarding stuff) to living the great life, a guide to … Read more

Fawcett’s Favorites 4-12-21

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 how to challenge your beliefs about becoming wealthy, 100 inspiring quotes for doctors, three reasons not … Read more

Fawcett’s Favorites 1-18-21

(Last call for those of you sitting on the fence about getting high performance coaching from me this winter. Let’s make 2021 your best performance ever! Contact me for a free strategy session to see if high performance coaching is for you.) Each week I run into a few articles that I feel are especially … Read more

Everyone is using the 4% rule wrong

Most people who are saving for retirement are familiar with the 4% rule. According to this rule, proposed by William P. Bengen in 1994, and later confirmed by Trinity University in 1998, you can withdraw 4% of your retirement assets the first year of retirement and then increase your withdrawal for inflation each year thereafter. … Read more

Fawcett’s Favorites 10-26-20

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 why you should take social security at age 62, understanding why you can buy a house … Read more

A Million Dollar Ski Boat Mistake

Forums and Facebook groups abound with a frequently asked question that sounds something like this: “Should we sell our positive cash flow rental to buy (insert fun new toy) so we don’t have to attain a loan?”  When someone wants to buy a new car, boat, or motorhome but they have learned that buying toys … Read more