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