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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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Now displaying: September, 2021
Sep 30, 2021

There are potential big changes coming up as a new tax bill is working its way through Congress. While there are sure to be many changes to the proposed bill before it becomes law we wanted to dive into how this bill will affect the WCI community. One of the biggest impacts is that backdoor Roth IRA and mega backdoor Roth IRA accounts could be gone for good. There are proposed changes to income tax brackets and required minimum deduction rules. We look into these changes and many others that could be coming our way.

Do you know what a smart financial move is? Working on the locum tenens assignment with CompHealth. Now I know what you're thinking. You already have a job, but that's the best part. You can work flexible locum assignments on the side for extra income or you can work locums full-time too. And to top it all off, locums almost always pay more than average. Just head to https://comphealth.com and see what locums can do for you financially.

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 
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00:00 Introduction
00:46 Deep Dive - Biden's Tax Bill
19:22 WCI Conference 2022
29:51 Your Questions Answered
30:05 $0 PSLF payments until 2023
33:49 Rolling over a Defined Benefit Plan
38:01 Catch-up contributions the year I turn 50 or the year after I turn 50
39:02 Open a solo 401(k) by giving my spouse 50% of my practice
40:50 Companies that will refinance my student loans with less than 2 years of 1099 income
43:35 Financial considerations to think about before giving birth
53:53 Taking money out of a UTMA to pay tithing?
59:07 The best way to handle a 401(a) while transitioning to fellowship
1:05:24 Wrap-Up

Sep 27, 2021

Our first podiatrist on the Milestones podcast! In 8 years they paid off around a million dollars in debt between his student loans and a business loan. With a salary range from $85K to $500K+ he now has a net worth of a million dollars. We discuss how he has built a business that now provides them that high salary. Everyone can be a millionaire. https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/everyone-a-millionaire/ 

A lot of physicians have questions about locum tenens, and https://locumstory.com is the place for them to get real, unbiased answers to those questions, basic questions like, “What is locum tenens?” to more complex questions about pay ranges, taxes, various specialties, and how locum tenens works. And then there’s the big question: is it right for you? Go to https://locumstory.com and get the answers.

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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Sep 23, 2021

In this week's episode we are taking listener questions regarding retirement accounts. We talk about 403(a), 403(b), and 457(b) accounts and what the maximum contributions for those are. We cover defined benefit plans vs a mega backdoor roth and when to pick which or both options. We answer questions about taxable accounts and catch-up contributions as well as differences in employer contributions and solo 401(k) accounts and when you can make contributions for a spouse. If you have questions about retirement accounts you will find some answers here.

A lot of physicians have questions about locum tenens, and https://locumstory.com is the place for them to get real, unbiased answers to those questions, basic questions like, “What is locum tenens?” to more complex questions about pay ranges, taxes, various specialties, and how locum tenens works. And then there’s the big question: is it right for you? Go to https://locumstory.com and get the answers.

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 

Sep 20, 2021

Jennifer did a 4 year residency, 3 year fellowship, 1 additional training year as a pediatric cardiac intensivist, and then no payments required due to the pandemic. This all made PSLF worked out really well for her, getting $246K forgiven. Learn more about PSLF and whether it is right for you. https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/public-service-loan-forgiveness/ 

Our sponsor today is DLP Capital Partners, which provides private real estate funds on both the equity and debt side. Their funds provide solid returns and low correlation with your stocks and bonds. As evergreen funds, they are also far more liquid than most real estate funds. I have invested on both the equity and debt side and appreciate the fact that they don’t make money until I make money. Learn more about DLP at https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/dlp 

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 

Sep 16, 2021

In this episode we discuss charitable giving and dive into donor advised funds (DAFs), versus Charitable Remainder Trusts (CRTs) and private family foundations. We break down what each of these are and discuss the merits and drawbacks of each option. Learn more about how the IRS supports your charitable desires. https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/7-ways-irs-supports-charitable-desires/ We also answer listener questions regarding whether to sell or rent your home, allocate the bond portion of your asset allocation towards your primary home mortgage, buy medical evacuation insurance, and life insurance for military members.

A lot of physicians have questions about locum tenens, and https://locumstory.com is the place for them to get real, unbiased answers to those questions, basic questions like, “What is locum tenens?” to more complex questions about pay ranges, taxes, various specialties, and how locum tenens works. And then there’s the big question: Is it right for you? Go to https://locumstory.com and get the answers.

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 

Sep 13, 2021

As this dentist demonstrated, owning your own practice pays off. Everything extra comes to you. Save and invest that extra and you’ll be a multimillionaire. If you’ve been thinking about starting your own practice, check out these tips: https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/medical-practice-startup/ 

By lowering out-of-pocket medication costs, GoodRx estimates it has helped patients get at least 78 million prescriptions they otherwise may not have been able to afford. Hand out GoodRx savings cards to your patients or recommend the GoodRx app, and you could be saving them up to 80% on prescriptions. Helping patients afford their prescriptions makes it more likely they will adhere to their treatment. GoodRx is accepted at over 70,000 U.S. pharmacy locations, no insurance needed, and all patients have to do is show the card or app to the pharmacist to save. Learn more at https://goodrx.com/WCI 

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 

Sep 9, 2021

When you own your practice, you're able to give better care, have more control and less burnout over your professional life. In general, you make more money too. So, it is mostly all positive, although it does take some work upfront. Will and Juli Albright have been sharing their knowledge of practice startups on the blog for a couple of years, since they started their practice, Alamo Plastic Surgery. Will is the surgeon and Juli is the chief financial officer. They both join us in this episode to talk about their motivation to open a practice, the steps it took, the biggest obstacles and challenges, navigating salaries and benefits for employees, guarding against embezzlement, and marketing the practice. https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/medical-practice-startup/ 

Are you a physician? If so, your career probably looks a lot different than it did a few years ago, and it might be time for some change. Fortunately, working locum tenens can help you love medicine again. And whether you’re looking for assignments that are full time or on the side, Weatherby Healthcare has simplified the entire locums process. Our experts streamline everything from credentialing to housing with industry-leading technology and know-how so you can get back to enjoying your career. Whether you’re new to locums or just looking for the right opportunity, Weatherby Healthcare is here to get you where you want to go.

Visit https://weatherbyhealthcare.com to learn more.

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 

Sep 6, 2021

If you have a high savings rate and invest conservatively, it won't take long to accumulate a high net worth. From this nurse practitioner's experience we learn not to put a cap on what you think you can earn. It is easier to double your income than you think. After being inspired by this story, check out these ways to make more money for doctors https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/15-ways-to-make-more-money-as-a-doctor/ 

Today's episode is sponsored by Set For Life Insurance. As independent brokers, they work on your behalf to shop around to find the most suitable products at the most cost-effective rate. Their significant expertise and “Down to Earth” style help you move through the process smoothly without any pressure. Because of their volume and exceptional reputation and the relationships they've developed over the years, they have access to special services, not available elsewhere in the industry including special discounts, priority underwriting handling on some occasions, 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 

Sep 2, 2021

How financially literate are physicians? White Coat Investor just celebrated our 10 year anniversary of providing personal finance and investing information to our colleagues. How have we done? In this episode we talk with the chief experience officer at Laurel Road https://whitecoatinvestor.com/laurelroad about the physician literacy survey we did together. We discuss how our peers rate their financial literacy, when they plan to retire, what they are investing in, how much they are saving, and more. How do you compare to your peers?

Physicians all over the country work with Cerebral Tax Advisors to lower their personal and business taxes through court-tested and IRS approved tax strategies. Medical professionals rely on Cerebral Tax Advisors for proactive planning strategies that help them lower their effective tax rate and increase their wealth. Alexis Gallati, founder of Cerebral Tax Advisors, has nearly two decades of experience in high level tax planning strategies and multi-state tax preparation. She’s also the author of the book “Advanced Tax Planning for Medical Professionals”, grew up in a family of physicians and is married to one. Cerebral’s services are flat-rate and they are focused on their client's return on investment. If you’d like to find out more or schedule a free consultation, visit their website at https://cerebraltaxadvisors.com 

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 

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