Category Archives: career
Happy 2017! We are super excited to share this update with our readers! Last New Year, we themed 2016, the year of failure. You might be asking, “Why would anyone theme an upcoming year “a year of failure”?” Well… keep reading!
Why do you want to be debt free? Coming to you from our medical mission trip in Accra, Ghana, we talk about why we are striving to become financially free. For some of you, it means working for yourself, being able to travel freely, or staying home with your kids. We’d love to hear what your “why” is in the comments. Thanks for keeping up!
Here at Team Darko, we’ve had some very interesting lessons to learn over the past year. Having two MBAs in the household, we were knowledgeable about business finance, but we still had a lot to learn about personal finance. We got the message about being frugal and saving money growing up. But, what about making our money work for us? Stocks, bonds, and other various vehicles to grow our money… We have a lot to learn about those. Read the rest of this entry
We were finally catching up on season 5 of The Walking Dead when my (Renée’s) phone rings. “ER” pops up on my caller ID. “Ugh! Why are they calling me now?!?” The physician assistant tells me the story of a woman having a miscarriage. I decide that I need to go in. Nothing unusual about our quality time being interrupted by work.
Half jokingly, “Wanna come with me?” I ask Nii. It’s his day off and no doctor wants to be in the hospital on their day off. Surprisingly, he says,”Ok, I’ll go with you. But, I’m going straight to the lounge. I don’t want anybody stopping me in the ER!” So, we leave the comfort of our home and head in… together.
We are newly married doctors in debt up to our ears! We are NOT the Joneses. In fact, we might be opposite the Joneses. We each grew up without much in pretty rough neighborhoods in Brooklyn, NY, and Irvington. NJ. You’d think that since we didn’t have everything we wanted growing up that we’d go crazy and get anything and everything we want as adults – especially two doctors! However… Read the rest of this entry