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Welcome to The White Coat Investor website! We have a lot of fun here while we help each other to avoid doing dumb things with our money. All the information on the site is 100% free to you. There is a ton of information here, and I understand it can be overwhelming to the first timer, so I suggest you start here with this page. Thanks for stopping by and good luck with your finances and your practice!

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should i buy individual stocks

Picking Individual Stocks Is A Loser’s Game

Wondering why you're no good at stock picking? The odds are stacked dramatically against you. Do yourself a favor and don't play this loser's game.

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pay less taxes

7 Ways the Rich Pay Less in Taxes (and You Can Too)

Yes, the rich do take advantage of their knowledge of the tax code to pay less in taxes. But six of their seven techniques are available to everyone.

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stay the course

Stay the Course!

I've said "Stay the course" a thousand times, and I meant it every time. It doesn't matter if stocks are up or down, stay the course!

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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 how to fill out IRS Form 8606. We'll show you how to get it done right and avoid mistakes that can cost you time and money.

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tax loss harvest

A Step by Step Guide to Tax Loss Harvesting

Let the government share in your investment losses. Here is a step-by-step guide to tax-loss harvesting so you can take advantage of market downturns.

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comparing retirement account

Comparing 14 Types of Retirement Accounts

Not sure which types of retirement accounts you should use? Here's all the information together in one place so you can get a grip on your retirement plan.

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Latest Posts

Work Life Balance with Tired Super Heroine – Podcast #152

Interviewing blogger and interventional radiologist, Dr Barbara Hamilton today. We discuss her mentoring work, practicing in a male-dominated specialty, salary negotiation, financial empowerment, and lots more.

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Merritt Hawkins

Intra-Specialty Salary Differences on Merritt Hawkins

This med student searched Merritt Hawkins job postings to discover if there really was a wide difference in physician intra-specialty salaries. Here's what he found.

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WCI Continuing Financial Education 2020

New Online Course! Continuing Financial Education 2020

Introducing our new CME eligible course! Containing 34+ hrs of high-impact financial and wellness training from our favorite experts.

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care act

What the CARES Act Means for Doctors

We're sorting through the details of the newly passed, Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, and discussing how it affects you.

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can money buy happiness

5 Ways Money Buys Happiness

Does money buy happiness? It depends. TPP believes there are 5 ways to spend money that actually CAN buy you happiness.

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bear market

Bear Market! What (If Anything) Should You Do?

Follow these comprehensive tips to know what you SHOULD and should NOT do during a bear market. This too shall pass!

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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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