Fawcett’s Favorites 7-4-22

(Don’t forget to get your tickets to the PIMD Real Estate Conference coming in September. I hope to meet many of you in person, or you can stay home and enjoy the conference virtually.) Every week I find a few great articles I feel are especially valuable. This week I am doing something a little … Read more

Reflections of a Physician Turning 60

Last March while we were traveling home in our RV from our snow birding trip to Mesa, Arizona, I turned sixty. On our way to Southern California to meet some friends, we stopped at a bakery to pick up a cake. We enjoyed celebrating my birthday that evening with our friends, but it didn’t set … Read more

Five Years Retired from Surgery

Next month marks five years since I turned in my pager and walked out of the hospital to the song 18 wheels and a dozen roses, by Kathy Mattea. I was very reluctant to give up surgery at age 54, trusting that we had enough money saved to meet our needs for the rest of … Read more

Nine Reasons to Love Locum Tenens

Working locum tenens was a life saver for me and my early retirement. It gave me a chance to slow down and ease into the life of leisure. I don’t know how well my early retirement years would have been if I went straight from my 60 hour a week full time general surgery practice, … Read more

Five Lessons from Un-Retirement

(Don’t forget to register for the Free Virtual Conference on Financial Freedom Through Real Estate. It all starts tomorrow and runs through the weekend. I will be holding a live Q&A session on Sunday. It is free, but you must register to get the link. Don’t miss me and 20+ other speakers including Brandon Turner … Read more

Fawcett’s Favorites 4-26-21

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 an easy mnemonic for establishing a financial plan, actual costs of traveling the world in retirement, … Read more

Who Benefits Most From Locums?

Being a locum doctor can be a fun and fulfilling life. My first experience with locums was when a surgeon who spent a year training under me during his residency, called asking for help after his two partners left and he was suddenly the only general surgeon in town. He called at a perfect time. … Read more