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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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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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How To Do a Backdoor Roth IRA [Ultimate Guide & 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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Latest Posts

Can Doctors Also Be Successful Investment Managers? The Research Says Yes!

Leonard Kostovetsky's research shows that doctor specialists outperform non-specialists as health-care-related mutual fund managers. What do his findings mean for you?

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Beating the New Death Tax with James Lange – Podcast #221

Interview with retirement plan distribution expert, James Lange. Discussing Roth conversions, choosing which accounts to spend first in retirement, annuities, the new stretch IRA, charitable remainder trusts, and lots more.

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Long-Distance Medical Training: One Family’s Financial Challenge

Learn from one couple's experience about ways to reduce expenses, pay down debt, and save for retirement during interview season and training.

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How to Start Investing in Private Real Estate Deals

Real estate investing is the quickest way to build streams of passive income and achieve financial freedom. Here's where to start.

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Vanguard America Invests Study

Insights from the Vanguard How America Invests Study

Vanguard looked at the holdings of 5.1 million households with a total of $2 trillion in their accounts. Lots of lessons to take away from the data compiled.

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How to Make More Money As a Family Medicine Physician – WCI Reader Tips

Here's how top physician earners in typically lower-income specialties are killing it and commanding over 2X+ the average.

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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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