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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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Latest Posts

Physician Divorce: How to Survive and Thrive – Podcast #210

Getting into the nitty-gritty details of finances and divorce in this interview with Dr. George Hwang. Discussing attorneys, mediation, child support, alimony, and lots more.

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Personal Finance for Military Physicians

CPT Michael Bork, D.O. discusses military physician retirement accounts and the best things to invest in while serving in the military.

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Required Minimum Distributions: Don’t Fear the Reaper

Here's how to calculate your required minimum distribution and reduce your fear of potential RMD tax burdens.

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The WCI Store

Introducing the new WCI Store! Selling t-shirts, books, and the gear you need as a White Coat Investor.

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FIRE FAQ

FIRE FAQs with Physician on FIRE. Everything you wanted to know about financial independence and retiring early but were afraid to ask.

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Pros and Cons of the Income Approach to Financial Independence

Is your number for Financial Independence based on a level of assets or income? Learn the pros and cons of the income approach for measuring FI.

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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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