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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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Mar 30, 2023

Today we talk to a doc who got a late start on his financial journey. He shares his experience of over inflating his life style for nearly 20 years after residency before having his financial awakening. He finally realized that if he ever wanted to retire he and his family would have to make some big changes. He talks about the struggle of deflating his lifestyle but the overall peace and happiness that has come from getting his financial ducks in a row. He shares his story in hopes to help inspire other late starters out there that it is not too late to change your habits and reach financial independence.

No more wading through dozens of books at the library, scrolling through hundreds of blog posts on dozens of blogs, or checking in daily with online forums trying to gain a financial education the way the hobbyists do. For a fraction of the price of hiring a professional financial planner, the Fire Your Financial Advisor online course will take you from feeling anxious and having no plan to having a written financial plan you can follow the rest of your investing career as a professional and a retiree. This course is the material that should have been taught to you in college, medical school, or residency but never was. Fire Your Financial Advisor also has a version eligible for CME credit. Get your financial life in order today. Go to https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/courses to sign up. 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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Mar 27, 2023

This internal medicine doc has become a millionaire not long out of training. He has lived like a resident and saved a huge portion of his income. This doc has done a little bit of everything from saving cash, investing in the stock market and starting his real estate empire. He is passionate about creating low income housing and helping to better the community he grew up in. His advice to you is to make a commitment to building wealth. He says to have a solid mind set, strong work ethic and to start young so your wealth can grow exponentially. Want to learn more about real estate? Check out our No Hype Real Estate Course: https://www.wcicourses.com/p/no-hype-real-estate-investing 

This episode is sponsored by All Global Circle. You have valuable knowledge and can always use a little extra money. The All Global Circle community is set up to provide a clear, easy, and efficient means of communication between the pharmaceutical industry, the research industry, and those professionals who are using new developments and end products on an ongoing daily basis. If All Global Circle can't get you a survey to take within 90 days, they'll pay you a loyalty bonus just for logging in and checking a couple of times per month. By signing up at https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/Global you'll get an extra $50 just for being a member of the WCI community.

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!

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Mar 23, 2023

Today we are answering more of your real estate questions. We discuss if it is a good idea to have your rental properties in an LLC, if you can claim a loss on US taxes for an international property, and where to store your money that you want to direct towards syndications. Our guest today is Michael Episcope from Origin Investments. He tells us about what funds are available currently, what new changes are happening at Origin and helps answer a listeners question about passive real estate versus REITs.

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 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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Mar 20, 2023

This New York City doc paid off $375,000 in only five years. This is a dual physician couple that wanted to get rid of both of their loans as quickly as possible. He shares that after training he knew very little about finances but knew getting rid of loans was a top priority. This doc shows us that you can live in a high cost of living area and still pay off loans, save for retirement, buy a house and live the life you want. His tips? Have a plan and stick to it, don't explode your lifestyle and automate as much of your finances as you can. He says you can have anything you want, you just can't have everything you want. Want to avoid lifestyle creep? Read this post: https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/how-to-avoid-the-traps-of-lifestyle-creep/ 

Are you ready to start earning passive income while diversifying your investment portfolio? Then check out The Peak Group. Through the Peak Housing REIT, they are helping WCI members build wealth through passive real estate investment and lowering the barrier to entry with a $25K minimum investment. Their team is ready to help guide you on your investment journey. Ready to learn more? https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/peak

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 
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Online Courses: https://whitecoatinvestor.teachable.com 
Newsletter: https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/free-monthly-newsletter 

Mar 16, 2023

Today we are answering your questions about retirement accounts. This is a topic that comes up a lot from readers and listeners and that is because it can be complicated! Especially when the rules keep changing like they did with the recent Secure Act 2.0. Today we tackle questions about withholding taxes, new rules with the Roth 401(k), maximum allowable contributions to combined retirement accounts, when you should roll your 401(k)s from multiple companies into one account and so much more.

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 
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Mar 13, 2023

This geriatrician paid off his student loans and achieved a net worth of $350,000 only 4 years out of training. He shows that you can make big financial progress even if your income is on the lower end of physician incomes. He shares that reaching these milestones was easier to achieve than he thought it would be. He recommends living like a resident, renting a home for 6 months post training and just hammer away at your loans. He said to make a repayment plan and stick with it. The relief from that debt burden is amazing and worth the hard work. Need some motivation to pay off your student loans quickly? Check out this post: https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/10-reasons-to-pay-off-your-student-loans-quickly/ 

DLP is a familiar name within the WCI community as long time members of our investment opportunities list. If you want to invest with a high-growth IMPACT investor that believes in doing well …while doing good, we encourage you to check out DLP.  Their real estate-backed investments build wealth and prosperity for all of their members, investors, clients and partners—plus their funds have historically had zero losses. Find out more at https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/dlp If you are thinking of getting into investment housing, they should definitely be on your radar.

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 

Mar 9, 2023

Today we interview a doc who shares their experience of navigating a law suit. While he keeps the details of the case private he shares what he learned through this long and arduous several year process. We hope you find this discussion informative as well as gives you a sense of how emotionally challenging this process can be. Read this article to learn some important things about medical malpractice: https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/medical-malpractice/ 

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 
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Online Courses: https://whitecoatinvestor.teachable.com 
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Mar 6, 2023

This hospitalist tackled her $350,000 of debt in only 18 months. This physician duo got on the same financial page early in their relationship. They both agreed to live like residents and allocate everything extra to the loans. Despite living in costly Manhattan they were able to pay down the debt while still doing some travel and eating out and having some fun along the way. Their advice to you is to make a clear goal and then stick to it and to have these important financial discussions early on in your relationship.

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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 

Mar 2, 2023

We always know when it is the beginning of the year because we get so many questions about retirement accounts and everything related to them. This episode answers more of your questions about employer and solo 401(k)s, 529s, backdoor Roths, the difference between traditional and roth and so much more.

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!

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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