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White Coat Investor Podcast

Host, Dr. James Dahle, is a practicing emergency physician and founder of the White Coat Investor Blog. Like the blog, the White Coat Investor Podcast, is dedicated to educating medical students, residents, physicians, dentists, and similar high-income professionals about personal finance and building wealth, so they can ultimately be their own financial advisor—or, at least know enough to not get ripped off by a financial advisor! We tackle the hard topics like the best ways to pay off student loans, how to create your own personal financial plan, retirement planning, how to save money, investing in real estate, side hustles, and how everyone can be a millionaire by living WCI principles. Learn more at http://whitecoatinvestor.com/
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Jun 27, 2019

A listener asked me how to prioritize loans from their parents. I am not a fan of borrowing money from family. I'd hate to owe money to my parents. Paying that off would be a major priority for me. But if you are still going to do it, remember that when you borrow money from family, you have to pay a reasonable interest rate and it is a good idea to have written terms. We get into more details about borrowing money from family in this episode but don't become debt numb just because you are offered money at a low interest rate. Check out the show notes for this episode at https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/

This episode is sponsored by the Origin Income Plus Fund, a diversified private real estate fund targeting a total annual return of 9 to 11%. Learn more by visiting www.originincomeplus.com/wci.

If you are a member of our private Facebook group, White Coat Investors, you'll know that we have been doing some Facebook live events there. Sometimes they are by myself and other times I bring on a sponsor and we answer your questions. If you want to interact with us live, face-to-face, and ask your questions, all you have to do is type them in as a comment, we'll answer your questions. It's like this podcast, except it's live. Become a member of the Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/whitecoatinvestors/ to participate in the next Facebook Live event.

Jun 20, 2019

Dr. David Draghinas is probably best known in this community for his podcast, Doctors Unbound, https://www.doctorsunbound.com/ where he shares inspiring stories about doctors doing extraordinary things. But in this interview I asked Dr. Draghinas about something extraordinary that he is doing. They converted one of their rental properties to a short term rental, then bought another luxury rental property, and rent both out as short term rentals through Airbnb and VRBO. These properties, managed by his wife, have done extremely well and they now consider themselves financially independent. To learn more about how to achieve FI through short term rentals listen to this episode as Dr. Draghinas shares what he has learned through this experience. Read the show notes at https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/


Remember that the registration for the next Physician Wellness and Financial Literacy Conference, WCICON20, opens at 7pm MST on July 8th. Put the date in your calendar so you don't miss out on this opportunity.


Are you a member of the WCI Facebook group? We've been doing some Facebook Live events in the group where I've been answering your questions live. That has been a lot of fun so join that group if you haven't. https://www.facebook.com/groups/whitecoatinvestors/


I'd like to thank this episode's sponsor, Origin Investments. Private real estate is known for its stability and high returns, and Origin Investments has a great new fund that delivers both. The Origin IncomePlus fund is a diversified private real estate fund targeting the total annual return of nine to 11%, inclusive of 6% in annual distributions. Learn more by visiting www.originincomeplus.com/wci.

Jun 13, 2019

How does the US tax foreign investment income? Foreign income is taxed as ordinary income on your US tax return. No free lunch here, sorry. The places that are paying higher interest rates are generally expected to depreciate against the dollar. So should you invest in foreign currency trading? Listen to this episode to learn more. Find detailed show notes and links to everything discussed in this episode at https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/

Remember registration for WCICon20 starts at 7:00 PM Mountain Time on Monday, July 8th.

This episode was sponsored by Set for Life Insurance. Set for Life clients have access to special services not available elsewhere in the industry like special discounts, gender-neutral policies, saving women significantly, priority underwriting handling, and on some occasions, exceptions in the underwriting process. For more information visit https://www.setforlifeinsurance.com/

Jun 6, 2019

Rick Ferri is a financial advisor and an accomplished author of 7 books related to investing. I consider him the heir apparent to Jack Bogle. In this interview we discuss passive investing and why you should be investing in index funds. As well as financial advisory fees and negotiating those fees with your advisor.

This episode is sponsored by Creighton University. Creighton University believes in equipping physicians for success in the exam room, the operating room, and the boardroom. If you want to sharpen your business acumen, deepen your leadership understanding, and earn your seat at the table, Creighton’s Executive Healthcare MBA is for you Specifically tailored to busy physicians, advanced clinicians, or working healthcare executives, our program blends the richness of on campus and the flexibility of online learning. Earn a Creighton University Executive MBA 18 months, 45 credit hours, and four, four-day on campus residencies. Learn in a deeply collaborative, peer to peer cohort, and elevate your expertise. Visit www.creighton.edu/CHEE to learn more.

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