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!
- As a big fan of Gomerblog, I've spent countless hours laughing at the best stereotypes in medicine. Here's a quick read and a great laugh - Med Student with Crushing Debt Terrified He Will Like Family Medicine.
- Paying off debt vs. start investing for retirement is a question that will never have one correct answer. Because your situation will always be different from mine. InvestingDoc shares his opinion on When To Delay Contributing To Retirement Accounts.
- Debt is nearly unavoidable in modern life. You probably borrowed for your car, your house, your education etc. Yet one number that is crucial to your financial health is the interest rate. Wall Street Physician explores Why Do Student Loans Have Low Interest Rates, But Credit Cards Have High Interest Rates?
- As trainees, we are often sheltered from the most unpleasant part of practicing medicine - getting sued. But just in case you want to be well prepared for the scenario that's increasingly becoming a "when not if" question, Medscape has some tips for you - Malpractice: What to Do if You Get Sued.
- Confession - I'm a recovering credit card churner. You probably got a hint from the post where I talk about my favorite credit cards. But if you have no clue what that means, this article is for you. The Simple Dollar explains The High-Risk, High-Reward World of Credit Card Churning.
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