Thursday, November 23, 2017
  The younger physicians I help with their financial planning often have questions regarding saving for college for their children. So, I thought it would be helpful to write a post to explain what a 529 college savings plan is and if it’s even worth opening. Like everything else in financial planning, the answer to this question will really depend on...
For many medical couples, combining finances might be a big mental hurdle to overcome once they tie the knot. After all, you’ve been “on your own” through medical school, residency, or maybe even after training. You’re used to managing your own money, and you might even be accustomed to splitting rent, utilities, food, and other expenses while dating your other...
There’s nothing more exciting than matching into a residency program, especially after four years of enduring medical school. Plus, with that new work contract often comes new colleagues, a paycheck for the first time in a long time, and perhaps a new city to live in. This is also the time that many young doctors think about buying their...
A version of this story appeared at Medium.com. It contains some adult language, for which I suspect you'll forgive me. As a caretaker dad running a business, married to a severely overworked physician, I think about time the way most people think about oxygen— or at least the way they'd think about it if they were trapped underwater. Fairly ordinary scheduling...
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In the community post series, I present a question to over 2,000 dads married to doctors (via Facebook’s DMD group) and return with a sampling of their collective wisdom. Some answers have been gently edited for formatting and length. In the first installment, the dads offer a brief look at the ups and downs of marriage to physicians. One of...
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Welcome to DMD Lifestyle! The content on this blog is written by DMDs (Dads Married to Doctors) but is designed for all busy dads or parents married to busy professionals. Let's face it... we're all busy. When we got married and started having kids, we had a certain idea of what life would be like. At least, we thought we did....

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