Leif Dahleen retired from medicine at the age of 43, having achieved financial independence several years earlier. He started Physician on FIRE to enlighten, educate, and entertain other high-income professionals while discussing money matters of all sorts.
He is happily married with two children. They call northern Michigan their home base and travel frequently as a family.
In this episode, Dr. Leif also discussed....
1:10 What is life growing up in a Daleen fam
1:45 Impact of having a relatively frugal parents while he's growing up
2:32 The Start of Physicians on Fire
3:00 What triggered him to start the blog
3:15 Crazy revelation that transformed him
4:14 What does Physicians On Fire offers
4:44 His purpose for creating the POF
5:27 How this POF changed his money management
6:17 What are the processes that made his blog bigger and his initial thoughts on his blog when it first started
8:04 Mission for his blog
8:25 His story of being financially independent
8:46 Life donating and investing
11:42 Volunteered to support the salary of a physician
12:36 How did he end up retiring early?
14:33 His preparations for his early retirement
16:24 How a guy approached him to join his group
17:45 What kind of response does Dr. Leif get to his chief and coworker about his retirement?
19:02 How did he educate his children
22:04 How his kids experience in traveling
23:20 His kids adjustments to homeschooling
25:27 How can you be financially independent and retire earlier
29:57 His plans and habits
31:40 How to contact Dr. Leif
Listen and be inspired. It will be worth it all!
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