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)

Progress to Financial Independence- January 2018

January was a busy month on the blog as you guys probably already know. I published 10 new articles on this site in January and the blog got the most views and new followers in one month since inception. I did several podcast interviews in December and January and most of them were published in … Continue reading Progress to Financial Independence- January 2018

Interview(s) on the “New Medical Nomads” Podcast

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

Progress to Financial Independence- December 2017

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

Guest Post on NewGradPhysicalTherapy: “Repaying Student Debt with Travel PT”

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”

Partnering with Medbridge: An online CEU resource for PTs, OTs, SLPs, and ATCs

-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

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

Progress to Financial Independence- July 2017

As you can see, I'm very late on posting this monthly update. A lot happened in July, especially at the end of the month, which derailed me a little. Where to start, where to start? Well, on the last day of the month, Whitney fell while coming out of the bathroom of a restaurant and … Continue reading Progress to Financial Independence- July 2017