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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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Apr 29, 2021

In light of current interest rates and bond yields, should you change your investment strategy? People are wanting to do lots of different things to chase higher yields and most of them are bad ideas. We discuss a couple in this episode: cash secured puts and annuities. Since our crystal ball is as cloudy as yours, changing your investment strategy based on what you think will happen with rates in the future is generally not a good idea but we discuss when annuities might be appropriate for your portfolio. Learn more about the good annuity here https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/spia-the-good-annuity/ 

Love what you hear on the podcast? Looking for more great White Coat Investor content? Head over to our YouTube channel where you can watch video recordings of our podcast, short snippets of financial tips explained succinctly by me and others, and deep dives into topics for more in depth learning. You can even learn all about real estate with webinars from our real estate partners. Check out all this and more at https://www.youtube.com/thewhitecoatinvestor. You can do this and The White Coat Investor can help.

The White Coat Investor has been helping doctors with their money since 2011. Our free financial planning resource covers a variety of topics from doctor mortgage loans and refinancing medical school loans to physician disability insurance and malpractice insurance. Learn about loan refinancing or consolidation, explore new investment strategies, and discover loan programs specifically aimed at helping doctors. If you're a high-income professional and ready to get a "fair shake" on Wall Street, The White Coat Investor is for you!

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Apr 26, 2021

Dr. Asad’s hyper focus on paying off his student loan debt and living like a resident after residency, enabled him pay off his debt only 6 months out of residency. Utilizing geographical arbitrage and being a dedicated nocturnist were keys to his success. Live like a resident and gain your freedom from debt! https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/live-like-a-resident/ 

At some point in our financial lives, it will be time to buy a home. A physician mortgage can be a good vehicle for a young doctor who’s just out of school and has a more effective place to use their money than on a big down payment. These loans allow doctors to secure a mortgage with fewer restrictions and a lower down payment than a conventional mortgage. But if you’re further advanced in your career or deeper into your journey to financial freedom, buying a home with a conventional mortgage and then, later on, potentially refinancing that loan to a better rate with a shorter time frame could be a great move. Wherever you are in your financial journey, make sure you use the mortgage that will be most financially beneficial for you. Hop over to our recommended tab to learn more about all of your mortgage and refinancing options at https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/mortgage. You can do this and The White Coat Investor can help.

The White Coat Investor has been helping doctors with their money since 2011. Our free financial planning resource covers a variety of topics from doctor mortgage loans and refinancing medical school loans to physician disability insurance and malpractice insurance. Learn about loan refinancing or consolidation, explore new investment strategies, and discover loan programs for specifically aimed at helping doctors. If you're a high-income professional and ready to get a "fair shake" on Wall Street, The White Coat Investor channel is for you!

Be a Guest on The Milestones to Millionaire Podcast: https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/milestones 

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Apr 22, 2021

Bill Bernstein is one of the smartest people we know in the investing world. Listen to this interview with Dr. Bernstein about his new book, The Delusions of Crowds and you will see why. The book is about religion and finance and is Bill’s attempt to explain to a secular audience the current polarization of American politics and culture. We really like his focus on financial history. It is important to understand what has happened in the past and to carry those lessons into your current investing. We discuss past manias, mass delusions, and bubbles while comparing them to today’s world. Bill emphasized that we need to treat investing as a serious subject with fundamental textbooks and peer reviewed literature. See full show notes here https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/the-delusions-of-crowds-with-bill-bernstein-podcast-207 

At some point in our financial lives, it will be time to buy a home. A physician mortgage can be a good vehicle for a young doctor who’s just out of school and has a more effective place to use their money than on a big down payment. These loans allow doctors to secure a mortgage with fewer restrictions and a lower down payment than a conventional mortgage. But if you’re further advanced in your career or deeper into your journey to financial freedom, buying a home with a conventional mortgage and then, later on, potentially refinancing that loan to a better rate with a shorter time frame could be a great move. Wherever you are in your financial journey, make sure you use the mortgage that will be most financially beneficial for you. Hop over to our recommended tab to learn more about all of your mortgage and refinancing options at https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/mortgage. You can do this and The White Coat Investor can help.

The White Coat Investor has been helping doctors with their money since 2011. Our free financial planning resource covers a variety of topics from doctor mortgage loans and refinancing medical school loans to physician disability insurance and malpractice insurance. Learn about loan refinancing or consolidation, explore new investment strategies, and discover loan programs specifically aimed at helping doctors. If you're a high-income professional and ready to get a "fair shake" on Wall Street, The White Coat Investor is for you!

Main Website: https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com 
YouTube: https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/youtube 
Student Loan Advice: https://studentloanadvice.com 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thewhitecoatinvestor 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/WCInvestor 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thewhitecoatinvestor 
Subreddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/whitecoatinvestor 
Online Courses: https://whitecoatinvestor.teachable.com 
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Apr 19, 2021

Jacque reached a net worth of a million dollars five years out of training. She practices outpatient internal medicine and is a military doctor with the National Guard. How did she become a millionaire so quickly? She prepared a plan for her finances while she was in medical school. Still need a financial plan? Check out https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/investing/you-need-an-investing-plan/ 

Getting quality disability and life insurance should be the first financial chore for a doctor to complete. Most docs don't have the ideal policy for their gender, specialty, state, or health status and 1 in 7 doctors get disabled at some point during their career. Because these policies can only be purchased through brokers, we have put together a list of vetted agents who are experienced with working with the specific needs of medical professionals and who have your best interest at heart. If you have questions about insurance and what kind of policies would be the best fit for you, check out our insurance recommended list at https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/insurance and feel the peace of mind that comes with knowing you have the optimal policy in place. You can do this and The White Coat Investor can help.

The White Coat Investor has been helping doctors with their money since 2011. Our free financial planning resource covers a variety of topics from doctor mortgage loans and refinancing medical school loans to physician disability insurance and malpractice insurance. Learn about loan refinancing or consolidation, explore new investment strategies, and discover loan programs for specifically aimed at helping doctors. If you're a high-income professional and ready to get a "fair shake" on Wall Street, The White Coat Investor channel is for you!

YouTube: https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/youtube 

Be a Guest on The Milestones to Millionaire Podcast: https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/milestones 

Main Website: https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com 
Student Loan Advice: https://studentloanadvice.com 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thewhitecoatinvestor 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/WCInvestor 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thewhitecoatinvestor 
Subreddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/whitecoatinvestor 
Online Courses: https://whitecoatinvestor.teachable.com 
Newsletter: https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/free-monthly-newsletter 

Apr 15, 2021

The White Coat Investor went up into the Mount and out of the burning bush came a finger which engraved on the stone tablets the following 10 commandments https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/the-10-commandments-of-the-white-coat-investor/ . Okay, these are not quite as good as those that were given to Moses, but this is the financial and investing philosophy of The White Coat Investor. You may not agree with all of it, but if you follow these commandments, financial success is guaranteed.

I estimate that 80% of doctors need, want, and should use a financial advisor and/or an investment manager. Some investment gurus such as Dr. William Bernstein think my estimate is way too low. At any rate, if you want to use an advisor temporarily or for your entire life, there is no reason to feel guilty about it—just make sure you are getting good advice at a fair price. If you need help updating your financial plan or just getting one in place, check out our list of recommended financial advisors at https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/financial-advisors. You can do this and The White Coat Investor can help.

The White Coat Investor has been helping doctors with their money since 2011. Our free financial planning resource covers a variety of topics from doctor mortgage loans and refinancing medical school loans to physician disability insurance and malpractice insurance. Learn about loan refinancing or consolidation, explore new investment strategies, and discover loan programs specifically aimed at helping doctors. If you're a high-income professional and ready to get a "fair shake" on Wall Street, The White Coat Investor is for you!

Main Website: https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com 
YouTube: https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/youtube 
Student Loan Advice: https://studentloanadvice.com 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thewhitecoatinvestor 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/WCInvestor 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thewhitecoatinvestor 
Subreddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/whitecoatinvestor 
Online Courses: https://whitecoatinvestor.teachable.com 
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Apr 12, 2021

This doctor knew from the beginning she wanted to go for PSLF and worked the system accordingly. Put in the effort to understand this program and it will work for you. She had $330K in federal student loans forgiven. We discuss the mistakes she made and the lessons she learned in this episode to help those of you on this ten year journey to find success at the end. As you are working toward loan forgiveness make sure you are using the correct retirement accounts https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/roth-vs-traditional-pslf/.

I estimate that 80% of doctors need, want, and should use a financial advisor and/or an investment manager. Some investment gurus such as Dr. William Bernstein think my estimate is way too low. At any rate, if you want to use an advisor temporarily or for your entire life, there is no reason to feel guilty about it—just make sure you are getting good advice at a fair price. If you need help updating your financial plan or just getting one in place, check out our list of recommended financial advisors at https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/financial-advisors. You can do this and The White Coat Investor can help.

The White Coat Investor has been helping doctors with their money since 2011. Our free financial planning resource covers a variety of topics from doctor mortgage loans and refinancing medical school loans to physician disability insurance and malpractice insurance. Learn about loan refinancing or consolidation, explore new investment strategies, and discover loan programs for specifically aimed at helping doctors. If you're a high-income professional and ready to get a "fair shake" on Wall Street, The White Coat Investor channel is for you!

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Be a Guest on The Milestones to Millionaire Podcast: https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/milestones

Main Website: https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com
Student Loan Advice: https://studentloanadvice.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thewhitecoatinvestor
Twitter: https://twitter.com/WCInvestor
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Apr 8, 2021

A lot of people have this fear of required minimum distributions. Understanding how RMDs work is important but you don't need to fear the future taxes. See this post for more information https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/dont-fear-the-reaper-rmds/ One listener was concerned that they would end up losing money in retirement because not enough time and effort was spent in planning strategically for RMDs. In this episode we dive into everything you need to know about required minimum distributions: how they are calculated, what the minimum is, tax implications, and tax mitigation strategies. If you have any fears about RMDs, this episode will help alleviate them. For those of you who are not laying awake at night worrying about RMDs, we also answer listener questions about what to do with old retirement accounts, backdoor Roth IRAs, naming beneficiaries for 529 accounts, bond tents, how risky hobbies will affect your insurance, and indexed universal life insurance.

Getting quality disability and life insurance should be the first financial chore for a doctor to complete. Most docs don't have the ideal policy for their gender, specialty, state, or health status and 1 in 7 doctors get disabled at some point during their career. Because these policies can only be purchased through brokers, we have put together a list of vetted agents who are experienced with working with the specific needs of medical professionals and who have your best interest at heart. If you have questions about insurance and what kind of policies would be the best fit for you, check out our insurance recommended list at https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/insurance and feel the peace of mind that comes with knowing you have the optimal policy in place. You can do this and The White Coat Investor can help.

The White Coat Investor has been helping doctors with their money since 2011. Our free financial planning resource covers a variety of topics from doctor mortgage loans and refinancing medical school loans to physician disability insurance and malpractice insurance. Learn about loan refinancing or consolidation, explore new investment strategies, and discover loan programs specifically aimed at helping doctors. If you're a high-income professional and ready to get a "fair shake" on Wall Street, The White Coat Investor is for you!

Main Website: https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com 
YouTube: https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/youtube 
Student Loan Advice: https://studentloanadvice.com 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thewhitecoatinvestor 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/WCInvestor 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thewhitecoatinvestor 
Subreddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/whitecoatinvestor 
Online Courses: https://whitecoatinvestor.teachable.com 
Newsletter: https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/free-monthly-newsletter 

Apr 5, 2021

This doctor paid off $450K in student loans in 2.5 years by prioritizing being debt free above all else. Impressive amount of discipline. That amount of debt was incredibly intimidating for Daniel but it feels every bit as good as he thought it would to be free of these student loans. It is possible with commitment, budgeting, and delaying gratification. Getting rid of your student loans is a trial run for your future goal of being financially independent. Find the tools you need to be manage your student loans at https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/ultimate-guide-to-student-loan-debt-management-for-doctors/

As a white coat, you have valuable knowledge. Various companies want that knowledge. And they’re willing to pay you for it! That’s why we’ve put together a list of recommendations for companies that pay you to take surveys. If you’re looking for a profitable side gig for not too much effort, getting paid for surveys could be the perfect solution for you. You can make extra money, start a solo 401(k), and use your medical knowledge to impact new products. One of the WCI columnists makes an extra $30,000 a year just doing these surveys. Sign up today and use a fraction of your downtime to make extra cash! Go to https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/MDSurveys. You can do this and The White Coat Investor can help.

The White Coat Investor has been helping doctors with their money since 2011. Our free financial planning resource covers a variety of topics from doctor mortgage loans and refinancing medical school loans to physician disability insurance and malpractice insurance. Learn about loan refinancing or consolidation, explore new investment strategies, and discover loan programs specifically aimed at helping doctors. If you're a high-income professional and ready to get a "fair shake" on Wall Street, The White Coat Investor channel is for you!

Be a Guest on The Milestones to Millionaire Podcast: https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/milestones 

Main Website: https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com 
Student Loan Advice: https://studentloanadvice.com 
YouTube: https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/youtube 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thewhitecoatinvestor 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/WCInvestor 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thewhitecoatinvestor 
Subreddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/whitecoatinvestor 
Online Courses: https://whitecoatinvestor.teachable.com 
Newsletter: https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/free-monthly-newsletter 

Apr 1, 2021

Physician on Fire has been retired from medicine for a year and half. Granted the pandemic kind of screwed up a lot of his plans, but we can get an idea of what this early retirement life looks like. See the full shownotes http://whitecoatinvestor.com/first-year-of-retirement-with-physician-on-fire-podcast-204 We discuss that loss of identity as a doctor and what he says he does for a living now. Does he miss work? Is he happier now? What are they doing about health care? How will they leave wealth to their children? We also talk about the psychology of changing from the accumulation phase to the withdrawal phase and what his asset allocation is now as well as what it would be like to return to practicing medicine. Many think about an early retirement. This episode will give you a picture of what it could look like for you.

As a white coat, you have valuable knowledge. Various companies want that knowledge. And they’re willing to pay you for it! That’s why we’ve put together a list of recommendations for companies that pay you to take surveys. If you’re looking for a profitable side gig for not too much effort, getting paid for surveys could be the perfect solution for you. You can make extra money, start a solo 401(k), and use your medical knowledge to impact new products. One of the WCI columnists makes an extra $30,000 a year just doing these surveys. Sign up today and use a fraction of your downtime to make extra cash! Go to https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/MDSurveys. You can do this and The White Coat Investor can help.

The White Coat Investor has been helping doctors with their money since 2011. Our free financial planning resource covers a variety of topics from doctor mortgage loans and refinancing medical school loans to physician disability insurance and malpractice insurance. Learn about loan refinancing or consolidation, explore new investment strategies, and discover loan programs specifically aimed at helping doctors. If you're a high-income professional and ready to get a "fair shake" on Wall Street, The White Coat Investor is for you!

Main Website: https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com 
YouTube: https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/youtube 
Student Loan Advice: https://studentloanadvice.com 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thewhitecoatinvestor 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/WCInvestor 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thewhitecoatinvestor 
Subreddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/whitecoatinvestor 
Online Courses: https://whitecoatinvestor.teachable.com 
Newsletter: https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/free-monthly-newsletter 

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