5 Reasons Your Doctor Has A Side Hustle

Tens of thousands of U.S. physicians are actively discussing their passion projects on Facebook groups like Passive Income Docs, Physician Side Gigs, and Physicians on FIRE.

Why, when their main jobs pay so well and take up so much of their time, are medical doctors turning to side hustles as a supplement to their day (and night) jobs as physicians?

5 Reasons Your Doctor Has A Side Hustle

Your doctor may be working a side job simply to avoid treating their school debt like a mortgage.

#1: Doctors Are Deep In Debt

Perhaps what they really wanted to do in life didn’t translate well to an actual career. That’s where the side hustle can come  into play.

#2 Personal Fulfillment

After a lifetime of people-pleasing and achievement, your doctor wants to accomplish something more. That’s where a side hustle can be invaluable.

#3 A Goal-Driven Nature

Doctors that pursue a side hustle primarily to open a new retirement account may do something  small and simple for  their business.

#4 Another Retirement Account

Later in their careers, some doctors may decide to scratch the itch to try their hand at another profession entirely.

#5 A Transition To An Encore Career

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