In residency, we have to live with less. Less money. Less time. Less dignity. And after finishing, we are rewarded for our herculean efforts with higher income. Sometimes the time and dignity come back, too. In today’s episode, the Frugal Physician and I discuss the pitfalls that can come with that increased income and how falling into the materialistic abyss brings with it more financial stress and often less happiness. We discuss her journey to frugality and lessons learned along the way.