My Journey to Become Debt Free

(Today’s guest post comes to us from a physician reader who conquered her debt quickly. She writes under the pen name Jbrawley. I hope her story encourages you on your journey to become debt free.) Graduate student debt has become such a common topic of conversation it’s something we almost take for granted. Particularly when … 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

Becoming Debt Free with Zero Sacrifice

Most people don’t realize how easy it is to become debt free. Instead they envision a horrible drop in lifestyle and great sacrifices that include turning back the clock to medical school days where they were living on peanut butter and Top Raman. When in fact, no sacrifice is required to become debt free. All … Read more

Eight Great Reasons to Begin Eliminating Debt This Year

Most Americans live their lives on borrowed money, constantly spending a little more than they make, leaving them with a growing debt. These debt payments, and the added interest they must pay on their debt, decreases the amount of money that they have available to spend on future needs. Paradoxically, borrowing to buy depreciating items, … Read more

How I Became a Gold Medalist

Getting accolades for your hard work, whether it was a successfully completed difficult surgery, a beautifully weeded flower bed or writing a best-selling book is very honoring. Last month two atta boys came my way. I was honored to receive two gold medals from the North American Book Awards. My third book, The Doctors Guide … Read more

Don’t Buy a House When You Get a Job

It’s that time of year again. Over 30,000 medical residents are about to finish their training and start their first job. Many of them will make some big financial mistakes during their first year that will haunt them for years to come. I wrote The Doctors Guide to Starting Your Practice Right to help new … Read more

Three steps to stop living paycheck to paycheck

Many doctors today find themselves living paycheck to paycheck. They make a good income but just never seem to get caught up. Non-doctors see us as rich. But many of us are just broke on a larger salary. The whole reason I began Prescription for Financial Success – Helping Healthcare Professionals Thrive, stemmed from a … Read more

Do It Yourself Investing

Have you ever wanted to be your own investment advisor? Have you ever cringed at the fees you are paying for investment advice? Does your investment advisor make more money off your portfolio than you do? Now is your chance to learn what it takes to be your own investment advisor. I have been asked … Read more

The One Statement Every Doctor Must Learn

I have been helping doctors with their personal finances for a long time. I recently realized that there is a single statement, if doctors would learn to use it, that would change their lives. It is very common for me to encounter doctors who are in over their heads financially, struggling with debt, and living … Read more