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

Fawcett’s Favorites 1-6-20

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 the lessons from Rich Dad Poor Dad,  tips to finding contentment, seven painful investment mistakes, yes … Read more

Fawcett’s Favorites 12-23-19

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 an evaluation of investing in storage units, what happens to your debts when you die, why … Read more

What I Wish the Younger Me Knew About Debt

As Christmas approaches, I have begun seeing ads for things our family ‘must’ have this Christmas. Overspending in December is a common problem I often find when I do a financial makeover for doctors. There is a huge push to buy things during the Christmas season, whether they can afford it or not. Those who … Read more

Your Smart Phone is Contributing to Burnout

Burnout and dealing with its symptoms has become a hot topic in the last decade. It’s a problem that has multiple contributing factors. Some of those factors are thrust upon us and are beyond our control, such as government regulations. Other factors are self-imposed, and thus under our control, such as volunteering for extra call … Read more

Salvaging Hurricane Blown Vacation Plans

If you vacation often, you will run into snags. Cancelled flights, lost luggage, sea sickness, motorhome break downs, bad weather, injuries, a family member’s death, forgotten passports, and many other things could waylay your perfect vacation. Since a lot of money is spent on vacations, encountering a complication can be a significant financial loss. I … Read more

Eight Perks of Eliminating My Mortgage

Today, I awoke to the news of a ceremony honoring those who lost their lives in the attack on the World Trade Center on 9/11/01. Most of us can remember where we were when we heard about this tragic event. I was awaken on that Tuesday morning by my clock radio announcing that an airplane … Read more