Category: Max’s Back Pocket

Max’s Back Pocket Vol. V

Another week came and went. It seems like just yesterday I was watching coverage of China’s plan to build two hospitals in 10 days. I saw video footage of hundreds of excavators, bulldozers, front-loaders, and cranes working on clearing the site. That was way back in late January and it felt like this thing was a world away. I remember blowing it off. Now, COVID-19 has all but permanently changed our daily life. I couldn’t...

Max’s Back Pocket Vol. IV

Well, another work week in the new world of COVID-19 has come and gone. It’s a stressful time for everyone. I need to start this the same as I did last week by recognizing all of the first responders and frontline healthcare workers dealing with this crisis. This is going to get much harder before it gets easier. My health system is doing a great job preparing for a potential surge. I may get pulled...

Max’s Back Pocket Vol. III

Before we get started with the third edition of Max’s Back Pocket, I wanted to take a minute to recognize the unprecedented events that have taken place this week. Entire states are shut down due to COVID-19. We don’t know how far or wide it will reach. Hopefully, we can collectively flatten the curve. My thoughts are with anyone impacted and all front-line workers standing by to help. I am also thinking of all the...

Max’s Back Pocket 3/14/2020

Over the last several years, I have absorbed a ton of excellent content from a lot of talented people in and around the internet. A lot of those ideas even got implemented into my personal finance strategy. Some of these people are professionals, but a lot of them are just amateurs throwing their weight around in a specific niche. I like to think I am pretty good at healthcare and personal finance, but there are...

Introducing, “Max’s Back Pocket”

Over the last several years, I have absorbed a ton of excellent content from a lot of people in and around the internet. A lot of those ideas even got implemented into my personal finance strategy. Some of these people are professionals, but a lot of them are just amateurs throwing their weight around in a specific niche. I like to think I am pretty good at healthcare and personal finance, but there are plenty...