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Dr. Cory S. Fawcett

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Prescription for Financial Success
General Finance
Debt, Budgeting, Lifestyle, Thriving, Financial Independence, Doctor, Early Retirement, Alternative Careers
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Grants Pass, Oregon, United States
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Doctor (Physician)
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(Today’s guest post comes from Doug Adamson from Fulton Mortgage Company, an advertiser on my site. Doug helps doctors leverage their earning potential by getting doctor mortgages with low down payments and no mortgage insurance. I had always been opposed to adjustable rate mortgages, until he showed me this article. Now I can be convinced that ... Read more ...
Posted: Aug 09 2018 @ 6:00 AM
(Today‘s guest post comes to you from Travis Hornsby, CFA, founder of Student Loan Planner. Travis helps you navigate the landmines found in repaying student loans. I do have an affiliate link with Student Loan Planner.) How Does the “Dave Ramsey Method” Fare When Applied to Med School Loans? You might be a recent med ... Read more ...
Posted: Aug 02 2018 @ 6:00 AM
An interesting phenomena recurs when I work with physicians to makeover their finances. They almost never believe that overspending is the problem. They believe the reason their credit card balance is growing, and their large monthly income isn’t enough to pay their expenses can’t be due to their own choice to overspend. They always have ... Read more ...
Posted: Jul 26 2018 @ 6:00 AM
Today we have a guest post from Christopher Yerington, MD, who learned the hard way about what disability coverage really means and what it takes to get your benefits. You will find his experience enlightening. Physicians and Dentists often wrongly believe their hospital, group, or practice, provides them with a good group disability insurance policy. ... Read more ...
Posted: Jul 19 2018 @ 6:00 AM
Recently, a mutual friend introduced me to Dr. Rich Castellano, the smile doctor. That chance encounter has changed my life for the better. Within minutes of speaking to Dr. Castellano on the phone, I could tell why he is called the smile doctor. I could not see his face, but I could “hear” and “feel” ... Read more ...
Posted: Jul 12 2018 @ 6:00 AM
Many doctors are waiting until they reach age 59 ½ to retire because they mistakenly think they can’t take any money out of their retirement accounts until then without paying a 10% penalty.  The IRS rule 72(t) provides the instructions on how to start using the money in your IRA penalty free by taking substantially ... Read more ...
Posted: Jul 05 2018 @ 6:00 AM
We all get caught up in the New Year sentimentality on January 1st; the ability to have a fresh start and wipe the sleight clean. Which translates into starting over in some areas of our lives. So we make our New Year’s Resolutions, hoping that this year our lives will change for the better. We ... Read more ...
Posted: Jun 28 2018 @ 6:00 AM
Last week I talked about who should own a timeshare. If you are among those I was describing, then the following tips will be helpful to squeeze the most value out of your purchase. Many people gripe about the cost of owning timeshares. They only seem to be online though, since I don’t run into ... Read more ...
Posted: Jun 21 2018 @ 6:00 AM
Timeshares, for those who might not know, are a way to own the right to use a vacation resort. It comes in two forms, owning points or owning a specific room in a complex for a specific week. It’s like a partial ownership of a condo at a resort. These units can be traded for ... Read more ...
Posted: Jun 14 2018 @ 6:00 AM
Getting accolades for your hard work, whether it was a successfully completed difficult surgery, a beautifully weeded flower bed or writing a best-selling book is very honoring. Last month two atta boys came my way. I was honored to receive two gold medals from the North American Book Awards. My third book, The Doctors Guide ... Read more ...
Posted: Jun 09 2018 @ 6:40 PM


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