In December I had the pleasure of talking with Dr. Dylan Callier on his podcast, "New Medical Nomads." This was broken into three separate parts because the conversation ended up being about three hours long. Part 1 is primarily about student loans and how I've chosen to handle mine. Part 2 is about investing and … Continue reading Interview(s) on the “New Medical Nomads” Podcast
Travel Therapy and Improving Your Finances Hello again. If you've read any of my posts in the past then you probably already know that I enjoy writing about a lot of things, but two at the top of my list of favorites are travel therapy and personal finance. Today I want to make a case … Continue reading A Case for Travel Therapy as a New Grad: The Power of Compounding Interest
A Taboo Topic I know that I talk about my financial plans for the future a lot on my blog, but in my personal life I do my best to avoid this topic unless specifically asked or if it somehow comes up in conversation. This is especially the case when working with patients. Controversial topics … Continue reading Retire at 30?? Won’t You be Bored?
Today I'm bringing you a guest post by my 19-year-old brother. This is his blogging debut. When I asked him to write a post about the trip to Aruba we took in December 2017 for his graduation present, I was anticipating a play by play of all the fun we had. What I wasn't expecting … Continue reading Aruba: A Lesson in Travel Hacking
For this month, let's start off with my finances, after all that's probably the reason you clicked on this post in the first place. December resulted in another 1% increase in the S&P 500 which capped off 2017 with a total gain of almost 20%! That's the largest yearly gain since 2013. The bull market … Continue reading Progress to Financial Independence- December 2017
In Review As I talked about in ⇒ my last post ⇐ 2018 is going to be a crazy year for Whitney and me as we transition into semi-retirement. We plan to work the first half of the year, January-June, and then "slow travel" internationally the second half of the year, July-December. Our one-way ticket to Europe … Continue reading Planning Our Trip to Europe, Africa, and Asia: 2018 “Slow Travel”
*The picture above is from an amazing trip to Aruba my brother and I took in December. Update 1/17/2018: ⇒⇒⇒ Click here for PART TWO: our travel agenda! ⇐⇐⇐ Original Post: Taking The Leap In my November monthly update, I mentioned that Whitney and I have been discussing transitioning away from full time employment to take … Continue reading Semi-Retirement in 2018!
In October 2017 I had the opportunity to write a guest post for the blog New Grad Physical Therapy titled "Repaying Student Debt with Travel PT." I somehow let it slip through the cracks and never shared the post on my blog. I thought it was a very applicable post for physical therapy students or … Continue reading Guest Post on NewGradPhysicalTherapy: “Repaying Student Debt with Travel PT”
-by Whitney- Use Our Medbridge Promo Code for an Annual Discount: fifthwheelpt Affiliation We recently began an affiliation with Medbridge, an online resource for continuing education, as well as other clinician and patient tools, that is available for physical therapists (and assistants), occupational therapists (and assistants), speech language pathologists, and athletic trainers. I (Whitney) already … Continue reading Partnering with Medbridge: An online CEU resource for PTs, OTs, SLPs, and ATCs