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

Fawcett’s Favorites 9-21-20

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 what life feels like in the trenches of a COVID-19 hospital, fighting boredom in retirement, facts … Read more

Ten Ways to Regain the Joy in Medicine

(If you are currently in the midst of a financial crisis, you will want to get a copy of my next book, The Doctors Guide to Navigating a Financial Crisis, coming June 16th. Pre-order the book here.) Many physicians have lost their joy in practicing medicine. Many factors work together to create joy in your … Read more

Six Good Things Brought About by the Pandemic

The pandemic our world is experiencing will result in some modifications to life as we know it. After living through a bad event, we tend to come out the other side with new knowledge that will bring about some needed changes to better our world. Yes, death is bad and the loss of one’s job … Read more