Welcome to the August edition of the Monthly CME. I’ve put together a short list of articles, podcasts, and books for your reading pleasure. Topics will range from personal finance to life-work balance and more. Enjoy!
It’s index fund month! A great primer on mutual funds
by WCI with lots of nice screen shots.
Wall Street Physician discusses the S&P 500 vs. Vanguard’s Total Stock Market
, two very popular all-inclusive index funds to invest in. Bottom line – you can’t go wrong with either.
Meanwhile Jim discusses why
the Vanguard Total Stock Market is his favorite fund.
Podcasts & Audiobooks:
Disability insurance for physicians is
confusing. Here is a great podcast
with physician turned insurance broker Stephanie Pearson
@ The Hippocratic Hustle
I recently listened to Bringing up Bébé
on Audible and the narration is fantastique.
The author discusses her observations as an American raising children in Paris. The French seem to be doing it right.
Physician burnout and sadly, physician suicide is on the rise. Dr. Pamela Wible
is tackling this taboo topic. Listen to her on the Happy Doc
Last month I featured one of Nisha Mehta’s articles. She was recently interviewed
by Carrie @ he Hippocratic Hustle
Are you in the debt is ok camp? See how you feel after reading Cory Fawcett’s The Doctors Guide to Eliminating Debt.
Unfortunately you can’t buy this book on Amazon, but it is worth a read. Simple Wealth, Inevitable Wealth
by Nick Murray discusses why 100% equities is the way to build wealth. Nick is the mentor to financial advisors.