Fawcett’s Favorites 8-16-21

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 consider the total cost of owning a pet, when student loan forgiveness goes wrong, does how … Read more

Benefits of Working Half-Time

When I reached financial independence at age 50 I didn’t retire as planned. Instead, I started working less hours and eventually switched to working about half-time, as I still liked operating, just not at the pace I had been working. I stayed at half-time for about three years and then dropped to quarter time for … Read more

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

Who Benefits Most From Locums?

Being a locum doctor can be a fun and fulfilling life. My first experience with locums was when a surgeon who spent a year training under me during his residency, called asking for help after his two partners left and he was suddenly the only general surgeon in town. He called at a perfect time. … Read more

Fawcett’s Favorites 4-5-21

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 FIRE lessons from the Jamaican Bobsled team, the best way to pay off debt, proof that … Read more

Fawcett’s Favorites 10-19-20

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 the right way to think about debt, tips on communicating with your children, defeating the non-compete … Read more

Fawcett’s Favorites 7-6-20

Every week I run into a few articles that I feel are especially valuable and 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 Medscape’s physician debt & net worth report 2020, why Bill Gates is happier today than … Read more

Fawcett’s Favorites 6-22-20

Every week I run into a few articles that I feel are especially valuable and 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 much revenue a physician generates for the hospital, why physicians should invest in real … Read more

Fawcett’s Favorites 3-16-20

Every week I run into a few articles that I feel are especially valuable, so each Monday I plan to share some of the best with you, my readers. I hope you find them helpful. This week’s favorites include what you should know about locum tenens licensing, how a physician becomes a capitalist and not … Read more