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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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Feb 25, 2021

Attorneys who specialize in asset protection often use a lot of fear in their marketing materials. They want us to feel like we are going to be sued and lose everything. Is this fear appropriate? How much anxiety should a doctor really feel about asset protection? Our guest in this episode is Jay Adkisson, an expert in asset protection. We discuss a basic framework for thinking about asset protection, domestic asset protection trusts, personal liability insurance, malpractice insurance, protecting your home equity, LLCs, the California Private Retirement Plan, bankruptcies, and how many doctors he has known personally who have lost everything in a lawsuit. If worry over protecting your assets has kept you up at night, this is the episode for you. See the full show notes here https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/asset-protection-with-jay-adkisson-podcast-199

This episode is brought to you by 37th Parallel Properties There is a substantial body of evidence supporting commercial real estate investing. The real trick is to find a trusted investment sponsor. As one of the good guys in the industry, 37th Parallel Properties is a partner we trust. Many of our readers have invested with 37th Parallel, and so have we. Check them out at https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/37parallel

Feb 22, 2021

PSLF is real and can be received without major hassles. Dr. Yu is proof! He is a pediatric intensivist who owed $155K when he graduated school and had $182K forgiven ten years later. We discuss why only 2.4% of the people applying are successfully getting PSLF and what you can do to be one of them. Who should go for PSLF? See this post to know if it right for you. https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/pslf-attending-physician/

This episode is sponsored by Larry Keller at Physician Financial Services https://www.physicianfinancialservices.com/. Larry is an independent insurance agent who works almost exclusively with physicians. If you're in the market for disability or term life insurance, contact Larry Keller today by email at lkeller@physicianfinancialservices.com or by phone at 800-481-6447

Feb 18, 2021

For medicine and healthcare nationally, it is not good that as physicians, we are tending to abdicate our leadership opportunities. If we refuse to do it, less qualified people are going to take on that role with consequences which we don't necessarily want. In this episode we discuss physician leadership with Dr. Brent Lacey. See the full show notes here https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/the-value-of-physician-leadership-podcast-197 . We talk about how to overcome our reluctance to lead and be better leaders, how to run more efficient meetings, manage hiring and firing better, deal with crises, and have a vision and a mission for our practice that everyone buys into. In the day to day work as a doctor, leadership is required. Gain the leadership skills you need. Start with this episode.

If you are interested in investing in real estate, make sure you are signed up for the White Coat Investor Real Estate Opportunities List https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/free-monthly-newsletter/ You will receive emails about opportunities to invest in private real estate along with a monthly email newsletter with WCI real estate information and links to other information about real estate on the internet. Don't miss out! Sign up today.

Feb 15, 2021

Dr. Emily and her partner, both family doctors in a high cost of living area, paid off $400K+ in students loans in really only 4 years after deciding not to go for PSLF. Keys to their success? Refinancing to a lower rate and then budgeting together. By becoming more intentional in their spending and cost conscious in their travel they were able to pay off their loans sooner than they planned. You can still do this in a high cost of living area. Be intentional. You got this and we can help. If you still need to refinance your student loans to a lower rate visit https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/student-loan-refinancing/

This episode was sponsored by Bob Bhayani, an independent provider of disability insurance planning solutions to the medical community in every state and a long-time white coat investor sponsor. If you need disability insurance coverage, contact Bob at drdisabilityquotes.com today by email info@drdisabilityquotes.com or by calling (973) 771-9100.

Feb 11, 2021

For medicine and healthcare nationally, it is not good that as physicians, we are tending to abdicate our leadership opportunities. If we refuse to do it, less qualified people are going to take on that role with consequences which we don't necessarily want. In this episode we discuss physician leadership with Dr. Brent Lacey. See the full show notes here https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/the-value-of-physician-leadership-podcast-197 . We talk about how to overcome our reluctance to lead and be better leaders, how to run more efficient meetings, manage hiring and firing better, deal with crises, and have a vision and a mission for our practice that everyone buys into. In the day to day work as a doctor, leadership is required. Gain the leadership skills you need. Start with this episode.

This podcast is sponsored by Bob Bhayani at drdisabilityquotes.com. He is an independent provider of disability insurance planning solutions to the medical community in every state and a long-time White Coat Investor sponsor. If you need disability insurance coverage contact Bob today by email info@drdisabilityquotes.com or by calling (973) 771-9100.

Feb 4, 2021

Understanding how the tax brackets work will aid your tax planning and make for more informed, reasonable discussions of tax policy. People don't actually grasp how tax brackets work and they routinely overestimate how much they pay in taxes. We think there are four reasons why tax brackets are hard for people to comprehend. Listen to this episode to find out what they are and to gain a better understanding of tax brackets. See full show notes here https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/understanding-tax-brackets-podcast-196.

For those with a firm grasp of how they are taxed, we also answer listener questions about choosing stock options or restricted stock units at your next job, what are the major classes of bonds the average DIY investor should understand and consider, which bond classes are least correlated with stocks, what a reasonable overall bond allocation is, bond classes that individuals who live in high COLAs should consider, AOTC tax credits, financial book recommendations for children, and Non governmental 457s.

If you have student loans, SoFi https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/slr/i/sofi practically invented student loan refinancing in 2011 and right now they have the lowest starting fixed interest rates they’ve had in years, which could help you save thousands of dollars on your student loans. Plus, they just lowered rates for physicians and dentists still in residency. If you refinance your student loans through SoFi, you’ll get a $500 cash welcome bonus just for listeners of this podcast.

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