Fawcett’s Favorites 6-13-22

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 it’s up to you to make retirement great, a realistic look at the stock market crash, can you actually afford private school, 13 … Read more

The #1 Cause of Unhappiness at Work

Many people are unhappy with their job. For many of them it shows up as burnout. Others just don’t like what they do and want to do something else. This unhappiness has sparked the recent popularity of side gigs: Something you do other than your main job to make extra money to eventually leave your … Read more

Special Considerations for Long Vacations

(Join me and 15+ other speakers tomorrow for the virtual FREE Physician Freedom Summit March 4-5. Time to regain control of your life and medical practice. Register now! ) I am amazed at how few physicians take an adequate amount of vacation. This is one of the contributing factors to burnout. The more stressful the … 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

Fawcett’s Favorites 11-8-21

(Don’t miss your chance to sign up for the upcoming Marriage and Money MD Conference November 15-17.  Attendance is free, but registration is required. There will be 20 CME credits available. You don’t want to miss my two discussions: Your Spouse is Your Greatest Financial Asset, and Divorce Proofing Your Marriage. The second lecture will be accessible … Read more

Fawcett’s Favorites 10-11-21

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 think about debt, my recent guest appearance on the Changed Physician Podcast, a FIRE-minded approach to life insurance, simple – stress … Read more

Benefits of Working Half-Time

When I reached financial independence at age 50 I didn’t retire as planned. Instead, I started working less hours and eventually switched to working about half-time, as I still liked operating, just not at the pace I had been working. I stayed at half-time for about three years and then dropped to quarter time for … Read more

Fawcett’s Favorites 6-21-21

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 tips for starting a real estate side hustle, how much passive income does it take to … 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