Travel PT: Western North Carolina: Healing a Broken Arm, A Total Eclipse, and Tons of Outdoor Adventures! (August-December 2017)

*by Whitney* Timeline: August-December 2017 Previous post on our job timeline: Travel PT: Living in WVA, Working in VA… A Crazy Assignment, Plus a Broken Arm! (April-August 2017) Getting Started So, I had just broken my elbow at the end of our last assignment, but we had to move to our new location anyway so Jared … Continue reading Travel PT: Western North Carolina: Healing a Broken Arm, A Total Eclipse, and Tons of Outdoor Adventures! (August-December 2017)

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How I Saved Over $100,000 in 1.5 years as a New Grad Physical Therapist

*The photo above was taken in Montego Bay, Jamaica during an amazing all-inclusive vacation we took during this 1.5 year time period, paid for with credit card rewards. A Common Trend Being involved with many different Facebook groups full of therapists of all disciplines, one thing that I see that these groups all have in … Continue reading How I Saved Over $100,000 in 1.5 years as a New Grad Physical Therapist

Is it Possible to Save a Lot and Still Have Fun With Travel Healthcare?

I recently had someone comment on my blog post about working only half the year as a travel therapist while earning a full time salary. He asked how it could be possible that I could have paid off all my student loans (which is actually not the case..) and be close to only having to work only … Continue reading Is it Possible to Save a Lot and Still Have Fun With Travel Healthcare?

Making a Full Time Therapist’s Salary Working Only Half of the Year

A major consideration for many therapists when considering a career path is pay. Debt to income ratio is a big factor in this concern for making a higher salary. But, for some, the desire to have a higher income may also be to avoid burnout by being able to work less hours while still earning … Continue reading Making a Full Time Therapist’s Salary Working Only Half of the Year

Travel PT: Adventures While Living in WV and Working in VA (April-August 2017)

*by Whitney* Timeline: April-August 2017 This is the third post about this assignment. Check out the other two below if you haven't already: Part 1: Travel PT: Moving Struggles… Moving from Eastern NC to West Virginia (April 2017) Part 2: Travel PT: Living in WVA, Working in VA… A Crazy Assignment, Plus a Broken Arm! (April-August … Continue reading Travel PT: Adventures While Living in WV and Working in VA (April-August 2017)

Breaking Down Overtime and Holiday Pay as a Travel Therapist

If you have been reading this blog for any length of time, then it's probably no surprise to you that I enjoy keeping track of everything regarding my finances. I also have been known to take any possible opportunity to make extra money, which is a big reason why I'm less than a year of … Continue reading Breaking Down Overtime and Holiday Pay as a Travel Therapist

Travel PT: Living in WVA, Working in VA… A Crazy Assignment, Plus a Broken Arm! (April-August 2017)

*by Whitney* Timeline: April-August 2017 This is a continuation of my previous post Travel PT: Moving Struggles… Moving from Eastern NC to West Virginia (April 2017)   The Location I'm just going to give a brief overview here, because this post is going to be a lengthy one as is. I'll write a separate one on … Continue reading Travel PT: Living in WVA, Working in VA… A Crazy Assignment, Plus a Broken Arm! (April-August 2017)

Travel PT: Moving Struggles… Moving from Eastern NC to West Virginia (April 2017)

*by Whitney* Timeline: April 2017 Previous post on our job timeline: Travel PT: Eastern North Carolina (January-April 2017) Finding Our Next Jobs This was last year, in April 2017, when we were finishing up our first contracts in Eastern North Carolina, and we really wanted to extend and stay through the summer. However, that didn't work … Continue reading Travel PT: Moving Struggles… Moving from Eastern NC to West Virginia (April 2017)

A Case for Travel Therapy as a New Grad: The Power of Compounding Interest

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

Travel PT: Eastern North Carolina (January-April 2017)

*by Whitney* So it's quite ironic that I'm just getting around to writing about our experience in Eastern North Carolina at the beginning of 2017... because we are actually about to go back there for the end of 2017! In a recent change of events, we've accepted contracts to return to this same location for … Continue reading Travel PT: Eastern North Carolina (January-April 2017)