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

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

Checkup – May 2019

OKAY, lord knows I’m a perfectionist, but up above is what I hope will be the final iteration of my net worth tracker. I’ve redone a lot of the timeline so that it better reflects the merging of my wife and my finances when we got married, rather than just randomly when I combined everything … Read more

Checkup – April 2019

I’VE PASSED MY ANESTHESIA BOARDS. There is now nothing standing in between me and life as a successful physician. It is actually surreal to not have something looming in the distance, some wall or storm on the horizon. There has always been one more interview, one more test, one more reason to hedge my excitement … Read more