Fawcett’s Favorites 8-22-22

Every week I find a few great articles I feel are especially valuable. Following are this week’s best. I hope you find them as useful as I did. This week’s favorites include how to scale back work hours, chase adventure and not security, the skinny on I-bonds, frugal travel tips, and planning for irregular expenses … Read more

Fawcett’s Favorites 7-25-22

Every week I find a few great articles I feel are especially valuable. Following are this week’s best. I hope you find them as useful as I did. This week’s favorites include why more money won’t lead to financial independence, hiking skills every walker needs, the main causes of overspending, snapshot of a life five … Read more

Fawcett’s Favorites 3-21-22

Every week I find a few great articles I feel are especially valuable. Following are this week’s best. I hope you find them as useful as I did. This week’s favorites include a 101 year old physician who is still working, a collection of articles on what insurance you need and why, money saving tips … Read more

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