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Expenses – July 2018

My spending for this past month, July 2018, was $2,711. I spent most of the month living in Seville, Spain and, as anticipated, the cost of living is far less here than even in Portland, Oregon.   Expenses – July 2018 It was December 2014 and I was a month away from moving from San […]

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Expenses: February 2018

I spent $4,568 in February 2018. Every month I like to review my spending and see what went well and what didn’t. As a physician it’s easy for me to accrue expenses and this month was heavily related to work. The breakdown of my spending is below.   Work Expense – $1,173 For my medical board […]

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Expenses: September 2017

Every month I publish my expenses and discuss budgeting and whether my spending is in line with my overall financial goals. I am not frugal whatsoever by nature. Had I continued being as passionate about my career as when I first started, I doubt I would have put an ounce of energy into developing any […]

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Expenses: June 2017

For several years I have been very frugal when it comes to my spending. Ever since achieving my financial goals, I have been lax on budgeting. My dining out and entertainment expenses have gone up quite a bit. I was able to get under $3,000 this month, which includes at least $1,000 in elective spending. In my […]

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Expenses: April 2017

Physician household spending for April 2017 April was a great month. I am happy to mention a good chunk of my spending has been in form of gift/donations as opposed to constantly spending on myself. I never gave back much during my accumulation phase, perhaps I should have. Now I think it’s fun to give […]