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Physician FIRE financial blog, real estate, index funds, financial independence/retire early, FIRE
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  Asset Allocation pertains to how you want to divide the total pie (your overall portfolio) with respect to the various asset classes you want to be invested in (i.e. how each class is weighted). There is no one golden Asset Allocation that is guaranteed to provide the best results.  Again it comes down to […] The post Your Financial Evolution: Asset Allocation appeared first on XRAYVSN. ...
Posted: Aug 14 2018 @ 5:00 AM
  Divorce. No word in the English language strikes more fear to a wannabe FIRE walker than this. In an instant, your assets can be reduced by half (or more) creating a seemingly insurmountable obstacle to your path to financial independence. When I first posted about my own awful experience regarding divorce, several things happened: […] The post Divorce & FIRE appeared first on XRAYVSN. ...
Posted: Aug 12 2018 @ 5:00 AM
  Ahhhh, sleep. That precious commodity that physicians have been denied through the majority of their career (some may even carry lack of sleep as a badge of honor, boasting that they worked the equivalent of two shifts or more). The pager used to be the bane of my existence. Even when it didn’t go […] The post The Doctor’s Bag: Let Me Sleep On It appeared first on XRAYVSN. ...
Posted: Aug 09 2018 @ 5:00 AM
“Let’s start at the very beginning, a very good place to start…”- The Sound of Music   The Investment Policy Statement (IPS), serves as a written representation of your financial/investing objectives and the various strategies you are employing to achieve them. This has an added benefit of providing a guideline to heirs in the event […] The post Your Financial Evolution: The Investment Policy Statement appeared first on XRAYVSN. ...
Posted: Aug 07 2018 @ 5:00 AM
    Welcome to The Waiting Room, a place no one really wants to be in but is a necessary evil if you want to get the appropriate medical/financial care. I hope this latest offering can help you bide the time.   First off the bat is a financial personality quiz. Are you more like […] The post The Waiting Room: What’s Your Financial Personality? | Parking & Finances appeared first ...
Posted: Aug 05 2018 @ 5:00 AM
/     In this installment of the X-ray Beam, I would like to go behind the scenes and get an in-depth look into a fellow physician blogger, Dog G, who runs the website, DiverseFi     If you can please give a brief introduction of yourself (age, medical specialty, years of medical practice)) I […] The post The X-ray Beam: Doc G (DiverseFi) appeared first on XRAYVSN. ...
Posted: Aug 02 2018 @ 5:00 AM
[Note, for my regular readers that have not subscribed and gotten used to a Tues/Thurs posting schedule, I kind of threw a kink in the routine as I am trying something out for a possible recurring Sunday post.  If you haven’t read it, please check it out (and as always let me know what you […] The post Asset Primer III: Real Estate appeared first on XRAYVSN. ...
Posted: Jul 31 2018 @ 5:00 AM
  Welcome to the inaugural offering in the Waiting Room series.   This post will require a lot of audience participation for it to work. I really hope that you will do me the favor of providing me with your genuine answers (please select the choice that closely resembles the first thought that popped in […] The post The Waiting Room: The Shooting | Achmed appeared first on XRAYVSN. ...
Posted: Jul 29 2018 @ 5:00 AM
    Welcome to this session of grand rounds, a collection of posts I have found in the blogosphere that I found of interest and hope you do too.     Nobody is perfect. We have all made mistakes (in fact I chose to launch this very blog with a 5 part series chronicling all […] The post Grand Rounds: 7/26/18 appeared first on XRAYVSN. ...
Posted: Jul 26 2018 @ 5:00 AM
Hopefully you have started your financial path to, and possibly have already achieved, becoming a Capitalist. Regardless of where you are in this journey at some point you will have a certain amount of money “sitting on the sidelines” and ready to be deployed as your untiring worker. One of the scariest decisions is to […] The post Asset Primer II: Bonds appeared first on XRAYVSN. ...
Posted: Jul 24 2018 @ 5:00 AM


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