The Sunday Sharies: Volume 30

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Sunday Scaries (n): The Sunday evening dread that creeps in when anticipating work in the morning.

Shut down Sunday Scaries with this series: Sunday Sharies! These are the articles, links, and content I’ve read this week that I think are worth sharing.

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FIRE Articles

Celebrating 1 Year Of Nomad Life: Revelations And Answering Your Questions (A Purple Life)

A milestone snuck up on me recently. Apparently it’s been a full year since my partner and I set out into the world and became nomads. As this anniversary approached, I realized that I mention my nomad life in passing, but I’ve never dedicated a whole post to it. I never got into the nitty gritty details in one place, so that’s what I’ll be doing today!

20 Steps to Becoming a DIY Investor (Physician on FIRE)

When is it time to say goodbye to your financial advisor and start DIY investing all on your own? […]

You can do this. Here’s how to get started.

Post-FIRE: What about the HSA? (Stop Ironing Shirts)

The HSA was a nice tool for tax optimization on our path to early retirement.  It acted as an additional savings account and a way to stash some dollars for future use.  Now that we’ve successfully FIREd from full time employment, the goals and purpose of this account have changed.  

Financial Articles

The LGBTQ+ Generational Wealth Gap Is a Serious Issue. If You’re Queer, Here’s Why You Should Be Concerned. (Pride Source)

At every stage of life, it’s not uncommon for LGBTQ+ people to encounter financial challenges that their heterosexual counterparts won’t face. Being kicked out of their homes as teens due to unaccepting parents, not receiving financial support from family for college, being removed from an inheritance — the financial cost of being LGBTQ+ can be substantial.

Forging a Career in a Male-Dominated Industry (Anne via Women’s Personal Finance)

Two out of forty-two.

One out of twenty-five.

Three out of forty.

These numbers are from a game I sometimes play at work. It’s a very simple game.

All I do is count how many people are in a meeting, how many are in leadership positions, or on work transportation. Then, I count how many of them are women.

What do you think?

Let me know what you found interesting in the comments below!

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Physician on FIRE
3 months ago

Thank you for sharing my DIY investing how-to guide. I hope it helps someone.

And please do what you can to put yourself in one of those leadership positions with a company car, if that’s where you want to be. 🙂

Cheers!
-PoF