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)

Travel PT: Fayetteville, NC

-By Whitney- Timeline: September 2016 - January 2017 So to go along with our original Travel PT Plan for the Next Four Years, we had planned to go North in the Summer and South in the Winter. Well, since we're from VA, we really wanted to go deeper South this past Winter, like Florida, Georgia, South … Continue reading Travel PT: Fayetteville, NC

Is Travel Therapy Really Worth It?

This blog post was inspired by some questions I've gotten recently regarding the financial implications that accompany being a travel therapist. In this post I want to talk about not only the financial factors but also the lifestyle factors that play into the decision to become a travel therapist. What would a post on this … Continue reading Is Travel Therapy Really Worth It?

Travel PT: Headin’ back down South. But first, Jamai— repairs, then Jamaica!

-By Whitney- Delayed post to update our Travel PT Chronicles... I'm perpetually several months behind on this! I blame staying busy all the time (which doesn't stop Jared from writing, but I digress...) Timeline: September 2016 So when I last updated, we were finishing our contracts in Massachusetts in September 2016 and planning to go … Continue reading Travel PT: Headin’ back down South. But first, Jamai— repairs, then Jamaica!

Top 5 Pros and Cons of Travel Therapy

-By Whitney- If you’re a physical therapist or other healthcare professional, you may be considering the option of pursuing a traveling career instead of a permanent job. If you’re like we were, you may be trying to weigh out the options and decide what the best fit is for you. Here is our list of … Continue reading Top 5 Pros and Cons of Travel Therapy

Travel PT: New England Adventures

-By Whitney- Timeline: March-September 2016 Our goal with moving to Massachusetts for work was to be able to explore the Northeast. We took full advantage of our nearly 6 months there and were able to see so much! Here's an overview of our many adventures:   MASSACHUSETTS: Campgrounds While in Massachusetts we lived at 2 … Continue reading Travel PT: New England Adventures