How Doctors Can Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck

I was inspired by Passive Income M.D.’s post on Why Doctors Live Paycheck to Paycheck (P2P) and would like to offer some suggestions to live the other end of the lifestyle spectrum of P2P. I lived P2P once, in college and in

Mini Wise Money’s College Fund: Selection, Final 4

Mini Wise Money’s College Fund: Selection, Final 4

Mini Wise Money’s 529 Finalists:   The Vanguard 529 Savings Plan Nevada Nevada ‘s Vanguard 529 Savings Plan is administered by Ascensus College Savings but carries the Vanguard brand and features a wide offering of Vanguard mutual funds in its age-based

Mini’s College Fund, 529: Intro Part II

Mini’s College Fund, 529: Intro Part II

Broker Sold 529 plans: In addition to fees mentioned in the prior post, you pay even more fees with broker-sold 529 plans. Personally, I will not go through a broker, but I’ve included information for completion’s sake. Additional fees that reduces your

All the Right Plastics in All the Right Places.

All the Right Plastics in All the Right Places.

  I love credit cards. They have helped me pay for medical school expenses/tuition on 0% APR, reduced my overall med school debt by 60k in interest, given me lots of cash back & rewards, allowed me to channel my cash flow into my retirement and Mini’s

Top 10 Ways Mini Will Pay for Her College… on Her Own (Mostly)

Top 10 Ways Mini Will Pay for Her College… on Her Own (Mostly)

I just started funding Mini’s 529 this year with goal of maxing out first 2 years @ 14k each. I’m front loader in all things I deem worthwhile: studying, investing, or building businesses. Since Mini can be heading to college

Mini’s College Fund, 529 Qualified Tuition Plan: Intro Part I

Mini’s College Fund, 529 Qualified Tuition Plan: Intro Part I

  Mini is finishing 3rd grade this year. In another short 9 years, she will be heading to college. I should have started her college savings yesterday, but like most PGY’s, I took care of my own student debt and

Raising Mini Wise Money

Raising Mini Wise Money

8-year-old Mini Wise Money commands a stronger grasp of personal finance than Dr. Wise Money had in her late 20’s. I feel lucky in this respect as it’s every mother’s hope for her child to surpass her in wisdom, integrity,