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!
- Time is a precious resource in any career, but especially so in the field of medicine. I don't care if you work in one of the E-ROAD specialties. If you are a doc, you're probably short on time. My fellow physician money blogger Passive Income MD addresses a question I often get asked myself - How Do You Find the Time?
- Given that most of us are usually hard pressed for time, it's not a surprise that physicians as a group are popular target demographic for financial advisors and retirement planners. There is no shortage of advice on how to select the right financial advisor - I even tried myself. But what happens if you get hitched to an advisor but then decide you're no longer happy with your financial "marriage"? Here is a great post from the White Coat Investor - Lessons Learned From Suing An Advisor.
- As a society, we often define ourselves by our careers. This is perhaps more true with physicians. Fairly or unfairly, our actions outside of work can be and often are held against us. But as many physicians are starting to focus on their lives outside of medicine, I thought this post by Christy Pearce of Son of a Doctor is worth sharing - My job does not define me…anymore.
- When the Sustainable Growth Formula (SGR) was finally repealed in 2015, it marked an end of an era. However, I'm sure you've figured out that we aren't simply going back to the fee-for-service model of decades past. Here are The Five Things Every Physician Needs to Know About MACRA. If you have no clue what "MACRA" stands for, this is a must read.
- People find medicine in a variety of ways. I personally went straight through - highschool, college, medical school without any breaks in between. But I also had many classmates who were nontraditional students who had a whole life before they came to medical school. @StudentMed_Life shares some insight into one non-traditional path to medicine via this #LIFEOFAMEDSTUDENT guest post - From Nurse to Medical Student – Lessons learned from changing careers!
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