From Law School to BigLaw to BigFI(RE?), Part 3 – The Great Student Loan War (cont’d)

Part 1 of this series discussed the path that many take from being bright-eyed; bushy-tailed [young people] to being bright-eyed, bushy-tailed new BigLaw attorneys with a ton of student loan debt hanging over their necks. Part 2 of this series attempted to convince you that if, in fact, you have a ton of student loan … More From Law School to BigLaw to BigFI(RE?), Part 3 – The Great Student Loan War (cont’d)

From Law School to BigLaw to BigFI(RE?), Part 2 – The Great Student Loan War

Every lawyer follows a path. The point of this blog is to hopefully help young BigLaw lawyers (and others looking to achieve financial independence… but I’m going to write about what I know) find a path that leads to financial independence–and early retirement, if desired–rather than the golden handcuffs of overspending and trying to keep … More From Law School to BigLaw to BigFI(RE?), Part 2 – The Great Student Loan War

From Law School to BigLaw to BigFI(RE?), Part 1

If you’re in BigLaw, the following path might look pretty familiar to you: Step 1, achieved around age 22: Obtain undergraduate degree (let’s say it’s a bachelor in science) in Underwater Basketweaving or some similar degree path (we’ll call this the B.S. U.G. Degree). You may or may not take out some student loans in … More From Law School to BigLaw to BigFI(RE?), Part 1