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2021 Tax Brackets — How They Actually Work

Get a tax plan in place to better manage your wealth in 2021. Start by understanding tax rates and how they work.

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Physician Millionaires

Too many docs never build significant wealth despite their high incomes. Make plans now to ensure you aren't in that category when you retire.

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150 Portfolios Better Than Yours

A good investment portfolio is broadly diversified, low-cost, passively managed, rebalanced, and consistent with its owner's risk tolerance.

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Multiple 401(k) Rules

Guess what? You can have multiple 401(k) accounts, saving you thousands in additional taxes every year. But it gets pretty complicated. Here are the rules.

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Backdoor Roth IRA Ultimate Guide and Tutorial

This Backdoor Roth IRA tutorial takes you step by step through the contribution process including Form 8606 & contributing via Vanguard. Get it done right & avoid costly mistakes.

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17 Ways To Screw Up A Backdoor Roth IRA

I thought the Backdoor Roth IRA was so simple nobody would screw it up. Boy was I wrong. Here's how to get it right and make contributions a simple task.

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State of the Blog 2021

Sincere thanks to our WCI community for your hard work and support! Lots of exciting changes being made to fulfill our mission and serve you even better in 2021.

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The Backdoor Roth IRA Made Easy – Podcast #194

If you haven't yet contributed to your backdoor Roth IRA, here's the help you need to get it done today. Also discussing adding asset classes to your investment plan, inherited money, and lots more.

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A Proposal to Fix Public Service Loan Forgiveness

How would you fix Public Service Loan Forgiveness? Dr. Garrett Rossi offers a proposal to help make PSLF clear, fair, and understandable.

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Should You Make Roth or Traditional 401(k) Contributions?

The Roth or Traditional 401k decision can be complicated for high-income professionals. Consider these factors to best protect your income.

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7 Financial Numbers You Should Know

Want to successfully reach your investing goals and build the life you dream of? Here are 7 numbers you need to know to make it happen.

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Will More Money Make Me Happier?

Will more money make you happier? TPP sets out to answer this question and to look at some of the evidence.

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Buy Our Book!

The White Coat Investor: A Doctor's Guide To Personal Finance And Investing not only summarizes the most important information on the blog, but also contains material not found on the site at all.
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