Future Proof Shares - 3/28/17

Future Proof Shares - 3/28/17

We live in an amazing world of constant information, sometimes it can get overwhelming.  "Future Proof Shares" is a weekly series with the goal of selecting 5 interesting pieces of media on money and medicine from around the Interwebs.  They may be old or new but will always be new to me.  This series is inspired by "The Sunday Best" by my fellow physician money blogger Physician on FIRE (PoF).  Enjoy! 

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5% Credit Card Cashback Rotating Categories: April - June 2017

5% Credit Card Cashback Rotating Categories: April - June 2017

Many credit cards offer you cashback on your purchases.  Almost all cashback cards now offer you at least 1% cashback on all your purchases, only a few offers as much as 5%.  The catch is that the categories rotate every quarter and you have to opt in online.  Below are the 5% rotating categories from April to June of 2017.  Make sure to sign up!

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Future Proof Shares - 3/21/17

Future Proof Shares - 3/21/17

We live in an amazing world of constant information, sometimes it can get overwhelming.  "Future Proof Shares" is a weekly series with the goal of selecting 5 interesting pieces of media on money and medicine from around the Interwebs.  They may be old or new but will always be new to me.  This series is inspired by "The Sunday Best" by my fellow physician money blogger Physician on FIRE (PoF).  Enjoy! 

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Future Proof Docs - Amit Phull, MD

Future Proof Docs - Amit Phull, MD

Welcome to another installment of Future Proof Docs - a series profiling physicians who excel at something outside of medicine and care enough to share their passions with us.  Today I want to introduce a physician who you may not know by name, but you probably have used his product.  I hope you will enjoy this Q&A with Dr. Amit Phull, MD - Medical Director of Doximity, Inc.

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Happy Match Day!!!

Happy Match Day!!!

Today is a big day in the lives of 4th year medical students across the country.  As you learn where you will be spending the next 1-7 years of your lives, there will be celebrations and disappointments.  Congratulations to all those who matched at their #1 choice.  But remember even if you did not match at your #1 choice, you've already made it - you will be among less than 30,000 PGY-1 residents starting this summer.  To put things in perspective, that's less than 0.01% of the US population.  YOU DID IT!!!

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New Additions to the Blogroll - SRGO, Live Free MD and the Wall Street Physician

New Additions to the Blogroll - SRGO, Live Free MD and the Wall Street Physician

I'm discovering great physician bloggers with increasing frequency.  Here are 3 new additions to the FPMD blogroll.  For those unfamiliar, the Blogroll offers a small but excellent selection of physician run blogs.  These doctors not only have the passion for helping their medical colleagues, but also managed to find time in their busy lives to share that passion with us in the form of a website.  Enjoy!

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Future Proof Shares - 3/14/17

Future Proof Shares - 3/14/17

We live in an amazing world of constant information, sometimes it can get overwhelming.  "Future Proof Shares" is a weekly series with the goal of selecting 5 interesting pieces of media on money and medicine from around the Interwebs.  They may be old or new but will always be new to me.  This series is inspired by "The Sunday Best" by my fellow physician money blogger Physician on FIRE (PoF).  Enjoy! 

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Why I Opened an SEP IRA

Why I Opened an SEP IRA

As I detailed in my New Year's Resolutions post, one of the goals I had for 2017 was to open a 457 account through my employer.  Unfortunately I was recently informed by our employee benefits department that the 457 plan had been discontinued.  So there goes that resolution.  But I'm unwilling to accept the loss of such a great tax shelter, so I went looking for a substitute.  After some research, I opened a SEP IRA account.

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One More Thing From Dr. Wise Money

One More Thing From Dr. Wise Money

You all have heard about the tragic passing of my colleague and fellow physician money blogger Dr. Amanda Liu aka Dr. Wise Money.  Amanda was a tireless champion for improving physician financial wellness and the founder of the Physician Support Initiative (PSI).  Shortly before her passing, she received IRB approval for a project on physician debt from University of Arizona where she trained.  The rest of the research team would like to honor her legacy by completing this project.  Please support this endeavor by participating in the following survey.

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Future Proof Shares - 3/7/17

Future Proof Shares - 3/7/17

We live in an amazing world of constant information, sometimes it can get overwhelming.  "Future Proof Shares" is a weekly series with the goal of selecting 5 interesting pieces of media on money and medicine from around the Interwebs.  They may be old or new but will always be new to me.  This series is inspired by "The Sunday Best" by my fellow physician money blogger Physician on FIRE (PoF).  Enjoy! 

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