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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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Aug 30, 2021

Elizabeth is 5 years out of training after doing a MD/PhD. Her teacher husband and her left training with a net worth of 650K+ and have since grown that into 2 million. Real Estate has definitely helped with growing their net worth. If you want to learn more about real estate opportunities check out our list of real estate resources. https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/recommended-real-estate-crowdfunding-companies/ 

This episode is brought to you by 37th Parallel Properties. There's a substantial body of evidence supporting commercial real estate investing. As one of the good guys in the industry, 37th Parallel Properties is a partner I trust. They've been around for more than 10 years and still maintain100% profitable track record with clear reporting and excellent educational content. Many of my readers have invested with 37th Parallel and so have I. I've been happy with my investment. To check them out, hop on over to https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/37parallel 

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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Online Courses: https://whitecoatinvestor.teachable.com 
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Aug 26, 2021

We answer questions for every stage of doctor in this episode. For those starting out we talk about scholarships vs contracts to pay for your medical school before we dive into the extended student loan holiday, single incomes doctors with large families, and whether or not you should insure that engagement ring. For those on the other end of the spectrum we talk about over funding your 529s, where to invest that extra money, and what time of year is best to retire. https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/question-and-answer-podcast-225 

If you’re like most doctors, nobody taught you anything about personal finance or investing during your undergrad, professional school, or residency. And even though your family - and perhaps even your business - rely on you to be the Chief Financial Officer, you have never been given the tools to succeed. Enroll in WCI Financial Boot Camp, a FREE educational email series, and learn to convert your high income to wealth. You will learn the basics of investing, saving, insurance, and more. Your high income alone will not lead to financial success, but as always, we want to help you on your financial journey. Go to https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/financialbootcamp to sign up today! 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!

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 

Aug 23, 2021

Jon wanted to crush that debt so they could move on to other financial goals. Continue living like a resident, you are already used to it. Hardest thing is avoiding temptation. It is simple but not easy. Stay off the hedonic treadmill and you can crush your debt too! https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/avoiding-the-hedonic-treadmill-2/ 

Today's episode is sponsored by Set For Life. They have helped thousands of physicians and professionals with their term life and disability insurance needs. As independent brokers, they work on your behalf to shop around to find the most suitable products at the most cost-effective rate. They have access to special services, not available elsewhere in the industry, including special discounts, priority underwriting handling on some occasions, and exceptions in the underwriting process. So, if you need term life or disability insurance, visit https://setforlifeinsurance.com today, it will help you get set for life.

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 

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 

Aug 19, 2021

Would the White Coat Investor exist if I had only interacted with good financial professionals, and not multiple ones that ripped us off and caused me to educate myself and take control of our finances? Probably not. https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/about/ So we have that terrible advisor to thank for this podcast which is all about your questions. We discuss the future of home prices in the U.S. We talk about investing in actively managed funds, whether there is a time that is a good idea with stocks or bonds. One of the good guys in the financial services industry joins us to answer questions on whether you should use bitcoins hyper volatility to time the market and make more money and if social index fund investing is a good way to invest. Whatever your investing plan says to do, it must all start with a high savings rate. We recommend 20% and tell you why in this episode.

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!

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 

Aug 16, 2021

This academic endocrinologist follows the WCI advice and reaches millionaire status 3 years and 9 months out of training. How did they do it? They had a written financial plan and automated their finances. You need an investing plan to be successful! https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/investing/you-need-an-investing-plan/ 

This episode is brought to you by 37th Parallel Properties. There's a substantial body of evidence supporting commercial real estate investing. As one of the good guys in the industry, 37th Parallel Properties is a partner I trust. They've been around for more than 10 years and still maintain100% profitable track record with clear reporting and excellent educational content. Many of my readers have invested with 37th Parallel and so have I. I've been happy with my investment. To check them out, hop on over to https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/37parallel 

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 

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 

Aug 12, 2021

A defined benefit cash balance plan https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/cash-balance-plans-another-retirement-plan-for-professionals/ is a somewhat unusual and surprisingly physician specific retirement account. It is a type of a defined benefit plan. On one end you have a defined contribution plan like a 401(k) and on the other a defined benefit plan or pension plan. A cash balance pension, a subtype of defined benefit plan lies as kind of a hybrid between the two. It still falls in the category as a defined benefit plan, but it's purpose is designed not so that you have an annual income distribution after you retire but that you take the lump sum. Confused? Don't worry, we have Victor Mangona, who has developed an expertise in these plans, as our guest this episode. We discuss who should consider a cash balance plan, how much money can be put into a plan, the tax savings from using this plan, how to invest these assets, what happens if there is a loss in the account, and most importantly how to get your practice to adopt a cash balance plan so you can take advantage of these great accounts.

Did you know that the White Coat Investor not only has a podcast and a blog but several books that will help you on your way to financial independence. These books cover topics such as asset protection and minimizing your taxes to keep more of your hard earned money. They discuss plans for insurance, housing, spending, student loan elimination, investing and estate planning. You can learn how to become a millionaire within 5-10 years of leaving residency and how to invest in a sensible low cost and effective manner with or without the assistance of a financial advisor. There is even a book geared directly toward medical and dental students so you can start optimizing your finances early in your professional journey. Find the book that is right for you at the WCI store at https://www.shop.whitecoatinvestor.com or on Amazon. 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!

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 

Aug 9, 2021

This orthodontist thought about the student loan debt every day until it was paid off. Each year it became less stressful as they made progress and started to see that they could really do it. Being a business owner really pays off when you can set a salary and everything above that goes to student loans. There are a lot of benefits to owning your business. https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/10-reasons-you-should-own-a-business/ 

If you still have private student loans at a high rate, we recommend checking out Student Loan refinancing with Splash Financial. Refinancing with Splash can save you a lot of money with rates at historic lows. Splash also offers special refinancing to residents and fellows AND a cash bonus for eligible White Coat listeners. Plus you get FYFA when you refinance over $100K. There is no cost to refinance your student loans. Go to https://splashfinancial.com/whitecoat today to see how much you can save.

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 

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 

Aug 5, 2021

Get out your car insurance policy and let's go over it to make sure you have the important things covered. Do you need comprehensive or just collision coverage? How much coverage do you need for bodily injury liability? What options should you pass on? How does your umbrella policy work with you car insurance policy? Most doctors should have an umbrella policy in a seven-figure amount. 80% of umbrella claims are auto-related. To get an umbrella policy you will be required to carry certain limits in car insurance. We dive into all these details in this episode to make certain you are appropriately insured to protect your finances.

Like other episodes, after this deep dive, we answer listener questions about liquidating your brokerage account, HSAs, calculating your net worth as a practice owner, and whether practice owners need disability 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 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!

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 

Aug 2, 2021

This psychiatrist has a net worth of 2 million dollars, 7 years out of training, despite living paycheck to paycheck with her 6 figure income, until a friend encouraged her financial education as an attending. https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/why-many-doctors-live-paycheck-to-paycheck/ 

This episode is brought to you by 37th Parallel Properties. There's a substantial body of evidence supporting commercial real estate investing. As one of the good guys in the industry, 37th Parallel Properties is a partner I trust. They've been around for more than 10 years and still maintain100% profitable track record with clear reporting and excellent educational content. Many of my readers have invested with 37th Parallel and so have I. I've been happy with my investment. To check them out, hop on over to https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/37parallel 

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 

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 

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