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Future Proof MD

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Name:
Future Proof MD
Category:
General Finance
Tags:
Medfinance, investing, retirement, debt management, student loans, physicians,
Start Year:
2015

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Net worth:
Location:
Maitland, Florida, United States
Age:
30s
Race:
Asian
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
SINK (Single Income, No Kids)
Profession:
Physician (Doctor)
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Latest Blog Posts

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!  You ...
Posted: Aug 22 2017 @ 6:00 AM
If you've been around the personal finance blogosphere, you probably have encountered this term - "Pay Yourself First." Or you may have read WealthyDoc's insightful guest post on Physician on Fire - Pay Yourself First? No, Pay Yourself Last.  Since I've talked a lot about PSLF, I thought it's time we pay some attention to PYSF.  So what exactly do we mean when we say "Pay Yourself First"?  Let me explain. The ...
Posted: Aug 19 2017 @ 10:21 AM
Technology invites innovation, and sometimes revolution.  I sense a revolution coming in the investing space.  Robo-advisors like Betterment and Wealthfront, once scrappy technology startups, now commands billions of assets under management.  When I first signed up for Betterment in 2013, they managed a paltry $100 million.  Today, they manage over $9 Billion in investments!  Unfortunately, one of the best benefits of robo-advisors also happen to be their biggest shortcoming - ...
Posted: Aug 17 2017 @ 6:17 AM
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Posted: Aug 16 2017 @ 6:00 AM
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!  I ...
Posted: Aug 15 2017 @ 6:00 AM
Since the very beginning of FPMD, I've been recommending all graduating medical students to consider signing onto Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) if their residency training institution qualifies.  PSLF was literally the first post on FPMD.  Despite the uncertainty regarding the future of PSLF, the program remains an attractive option for past and current grads.  Yet I still get resistance from some students for reasons I will discuss below.  Let's ...
Posted: Aug 12 2017 @ 6:00 AM
Mint.com can help you save on taxes. If you itemize deductions, you can deduct either the state income tax or sales tax paid on your ...
Posted: Aug 10 2017 @ 6:00 AM
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 ...
Posted: Aug 08 2017 @ 6:00 AM
My alma mater - University of Missouri School of Medicine Future Proof MD has long been a blog for medical students and residents.  Today I ...
Posted: Aug 05 2017 @ 6:00 AM
Every month I update the top 10 most read articles on FPMD.  Here is a reminder that the July 2017 edition is now available.  Did you miss any of these posts? Pay as You Earn (PAYE) vs. Revised Pay as You Earn (REPAYE) 5 Mistakes Physicians Make with Their Investments Net Worth Update (June 2017) Advanced Practice Nurses Are NOT "Doctors" REVIEW: 2017 ABR CORE Exam (June 8-9, 2017) Mega Backdoor Roth IRA Without a High Income? ...
Posted: Aug 03 2017 @ 6:00 AM

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