Journal Club 05-05-23 – Passive Income MD

Here’s Journal Club 05-05-23! Every week, I hold a JOURNAL CLUB. After filtering through the articles on the web, I present a few that impacted my life this week. Be safe and stay well!

  • When pursuing Financial Independence or planning for early retirement, most people tend to focus on accumulating wealth, but rarely do they think about ways to access that nest egg. Would you agree? Do you have a plan for how you’d be accessing your assets in retirement? In case you’re looking for some ideas, the Physician on FIRE has valuable guidance for you in the post – Retirement Spending: Which Accounts Come First?
  • Saving for college has always been a tremendous undertaking for most parents, and it only seems to worsen each year. If you’re a parent, you may have already opened a 529 plan for your child. But did you know there are several other creative ways you could implement to save for college? Curious to learn more? The Financial Samurai shares more about it in the article – The Different Ways To Pay For College: My Surprising Blind Spot.
  • Investing in short-term rentals or vacation rentals has grown exponentially in the past few years. And anyone interested in investing in them or expanding their existing portfolio has one common question – which is the best market to invest in short-term rentals this year? If you’ve been wondering that yourself, the Semi-Retired MD has put together a beneficial resource for you in the post – Best Short-Term Rental Markets For 2023.
  • FIRE or Financial Independence, Retire Early isn’t a new concept; however, the acronym doesn’t teach much about the philosophy or strategies to achieve it. With that goal in mind, the author of Afford Anything has built a unique series that highlights the basics necessary to master the art of financial decision-making and the author explains it further using a new framework in the article – The FOUR Pillars of FIRE.

Read any interesting articles? We’d love it if you could please take a moment to share them in the comments below!

Thank you for reading and sharing,


Disclaimer: The topics presented in this article are provided as general information and for educational purposes. It is not a substitute for professional advice. Accordingly, before taking action, consult with your team of professionals.

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