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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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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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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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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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Is the Wealth Effect Making You Think You’re Rich?

Assuming account balances at market highs or lows are really what you own leads to poor financial decisions and should be avoided.

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What Are Frivolous Tax Arguments?

Do you know the difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion? Here's how to avoid frivolous tax arguments that may land you in jail.

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5 Reasons Peter Kim Prefers Real Estate Over Stocks

PIMD explains five reasons he continues to prefer real estate over stocks for creating the income necessary for financial freedom.

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Choosing Your Physician Board Certification Organization (ABMS, AOA, ABPS)

Understand the differences between Board Certifying Organizations ABMS, AOA, and ABPS. Find out which employers prefer and how to stay certified.

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10 Commandments for Financial Independence – Podcast #206

Discussing my philosophy for financial success. Also talking emerging markets, HSAs, tax audits, index funds in a taxable account, and lots more.

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How to Earn Thousands with Money Making Apps

Need additional money to help with unexpected medical school expenses? These money earning apps can help you make thousands.

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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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