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Great.

So what does that look like?

I’m a doctor in my first years out of training, trying to tackle a quarter million in debt and ‘get it right’ in all things personal finance. 

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The past, present, and hopeful future of a millennial physician

PayItBack

The financial state of our household and progress toward goals

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Everything I’ve ever written to date, for better or for worse

April 2020 Net Worth Trend

Welcome to another Dr. PayItBack monthly checkup! I use this space to remain accountable to our expenses and goals, track net worth and debt, and muse on what was done well and what can be improved. I confess that I thought April would feel every bit as slow as March,

The Next Right Thing

I’ve never been a fan of Sundays. Don’t get me wrong, I like my work and I enjoy what I do, but I have never been one who can leave work entirely at the office, and the time off that Sunday affords always ends up squandered in a sea of

March 2020 Net Worth Trend

Checkup – March 2020

Welcome to another Dr. PayItBack monthly checkup! I use this space to remain accountable to our expenses and goals, track net worth and debt, and muse on what was done well and what can be improved. As I mentioned in my last post, it’s cliché at this point to talk

Relativity

One of the clichés about growing older is that time moves faster and faster. It’s cliché because it’s true; grade school felt like an eternity, college went relatively quickly but still with a million individual moments that I can recall with crystal clarity, and since my kids were born everything

February 2020 Net Worth Trend

Checkup – February 2020

Welcome to another Dr. PayItBack monthly checkup! I use this space to remain accountable to our expenses and goals, track net worth and debt, and muse on what was done well and what can be improved. I think it was Jesse Mecham, founder of You Need a Budget, who said

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