Millionaire by 40

I’ve been rereading the The White Coat Investor: A Doctor’s Guide to Personal Finance and Investing, the first book by James Dahle of The White Coat Investor fame. This is that book that launched my interest in and understanding of physician personal finance, a sub-specialized niche that is not captured by 99% of the writing … Read more

It’s Hard

It's Hard Album Cover

I am blessed beyond all reason to have a modest collection of friends that I have known for decades; no small feat considering I am only in my early thirties. Once a year, after Thanksgiving, we coalesce from across the country to share food, drinks, and stories. It’s like an annual school high school reunion, … Read more

Checkup – October 2019

Dr PayItBack Net Worth Trend October 2019

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. The days are getting colder and shorter and the nights are punctuated with the cries of our newborn. Even … Read more

Checkup – June 2019

Late (and abbreviated) post this month. Have spent the past week moving and settling in to my new city, with still much to be done. I don’t start my new gig until the beginning of August, and I’ve been cherishing this time with Mrs. PayItBack and our little one. Budget/Cash Flow This month and next … Read more