Fawcett’s Favorites 6-15-20

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 the twelve factors driving physician burnout, how to get date night into your busy schedule, … Read more

Ten Ways to Regain the Joy in Medicine

(If you are currently in the midst of a financial crisis, you will want to get a copy of my next book, The Doctors Guide to Navigating a Financial Crisis, coming June 16th. Pre-order the book here.) Many physicians have lost their joy in practicing medicine. Many factors work together to create joy in your … Read more

Fawcett’s Favorites 4-6-20

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 six keys to physicians coming out of retirement to help with this crisis, 30 ways to … Read more

Fawcett’s Favorites 12/9/19

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 America’s addiction to health insurance, should doctors expect a signing bonus, how a doctor can get … Read more

Fawcett’s Favorites 11-18-19

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 the folly of trying to time the market, buying too much house can hurt your marriage, … Read more

Why Don’t Most Americans Have a Will?

Today, as I write this, I sadly read about another celebrity with significant wealth who died without a will. Aretha Franklin left behind an estate worth $80 million with significant future royalties and no instructions for who should receive her fortune. Over the next few years, we will hear about the fighting and legal battles … Read more

Do You Have a Ring Fund?

Our wedding rings I just returned from going on a weekend men’s retreat with my oldest son, Brian. We had a nice weekend together and my favorite part was the three hour drive each way. It gave us a chance to talk, which doesn’t happen as often as I’d like since he moved to his … Read more

Attaining Marital Financial Bliss

Fawcett Wedding. Before my wife and I got married, 28 years ago during my surgical internship, we were required to attend a pre-marital class. The class brought up many things for us to discuss ahead of the wedding date. The idea being, if you go into the marriage with expectations of each other that you … Read more

Marrying Dr. Debt

My son recently announced his engagement and started an intense period of wedding planning since the wedding was only three months away. I began to reminisce about my wedding and the planning that led up to the big event, which for me was also a three month engagement. In my case, I was away at … Read more