Fawcett’s Favorites 11-15-21

(Don’t miss your chance to sign up for the Marriage and Money MD Conference which starts today!  Attendance is free, but registration is required. There will be 20 CME credits available. Tomorrow I will discuss: Your Spouse is Your Greatest Financial Asset. My discussion on Divorce Proofing Your Marriage and the Q&A sessions with the speakers will … 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

Fawcett’s Favorites 7-12-21

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 the unspoken risks of not retiring early, the key to tax-free wealth accumulation, five financial truths … Read more

Fawcett’s Favorites 11-23-20

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 how the pandemic is pushing physicians into retirement, one doctor’s mid-life crisis, is it safe to … 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 8-31-20

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 a book review of The Doctors Guide to Navigating a Financial Crisis, how to get rid … 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

Even a resident can save for retirement

This week James M. Dahle, MD, The White Coat Investor, published an article in his blog that I penned about my experience of saving for retirement during my residency. It is possible to do so and I was able to save enough before I left my five years of general surgery residency that the account … Read more