It has been almost 3 years now since I wrote my first article about my plan to seek student loan forgiveness using an income based payment plan instead of paying down my debt aggressively. About a year after that, I wrote an article about how I made a mistake in which income based repayment plan … Continue reading Over $20,000 Ahead After 3.5 Years of Income Based Student Loan Payments
A Look Back in Time In some respects it feels like my physical therapy school graduation was very recent, while in other ways it feels like it was a lifetime ago. While in school, I always looked at graduation as the finish line, with little thought about what life afterward would look like. After putting … Continue reading Reflections on My First Three Years Working as a Physical Therapist
Written by Jared, September 17, 2018 Background on Our New Venture I've been torn about which direction to take this site for a long time now. When I originally started the blog (almost 2.5 years ago now), I was excited about a variety of topics and wanted to write about all of them. I thought … Continue reading Introducing ‘Travel Therapy Mentor’ and the Future Plans for ‘Fifth Wheel Physical Therapist’
*by Whitney* Timeline: March-July 2018 Previous post on our travel assignment timeline: Travel PT: Morehead City & Swansboro, NC Our Jobs So when I last left off, we had extended our contracts with the same outpatient orthopedic company in Eastern NC, but I switched from the Morehead City location to the Jacksonville location. We … Continue reading Travel PT: Swansboro & Jacksonville, North Carolina (March-July 2018)
*by Whitney* Timeline: December 2017-March 2018 Previous post on our travel assignment timeline: Moving Back to The Coast of North Carolina, Struggles of the Camper Life (December 2017) Old Stomping Grounds We arrived back in Eastern North Carolina in December 2017 and stayed at the same campground where we had lived when we were there earlier … Continue reading Travel PT: Morehead City & Swansboro, North Carolina (December 2017-March 2018)
A Look Back at My Financial Journey It's hard to believe that I have been doing monthly financial updates for over two years now. Things have changed so much in that time. Two years ago when I started tracking my progress to financial independence, I thought I had things pretty much figured out. Now, looking … Continue reading Financial Independence: The Power of Having Options!
Spring is here in Eastern NC and the weather has been wonderful lately. Whitney and I haven't published many posts this past month, and much of that is due to us having busy weekends (combined with being lazy :D). In the evenings during the week we have been making sure to get all of our … Continue reading Progress to Financial Independence- May 2018
*The information contained in this post is not meant to be specific for you or your situation and is not meant to be financial advice, as I am not licensed as a financial planner. Before making any decisions, I strongly recommend speaking to someone licensed in this area to consider your unique situation. My recommendation … Continue reading Is it Better to Pay Off Student Loans or Invest?
*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)
If you've been following this blog for any length of time, then you know that I've written in depth about how I've been able to leverage my career as a physical therapist to achieve financial independence rapidly. I've written about how it's possible to make a full time salary while only working half of the … Continue reading Is a DPT Degree Worth it?