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Drive a Beater….Get Rich

Many Americans aren't rich because of what car they drive. Don't be like them. You aren't what you drive!

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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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Ownership Is the Key to Tax-Free Wealth Accumulation

Want to get rich? Utilize these ownership strategies to accumulate wealth through non-taxable income.

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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, tax implications, common mistakes, and lots more.

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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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Economic Outpatient Care and the Aspiring Millionaire Next Door

The lessons in 'The Millionaire Next Door' regarding Economic Outpatient Care still apply. Here's how one medical student is navigating it.

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What You Need to Know About Annuities

Are annuities good for your portfolio, or should you avoid them at all costs? Here's everything you need to know about annuities: the good and the bad.

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Charitable Giving: DAFs vs CRTs vs Private Family Foundation – Podcast #228

Discussing charitable giving and the pros and cons of DAFs vs. CRTs vs. private family foundations. Also answering listener questions about whether to reallocate assets to pay your mortgage and whether the gold standard will ever come back.

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How to Refinance Your Medical Student Loans

A medical career often comes with significant debt. Refinancing medical student loans can help make that debt more manageable.

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Physician Wellness and Financial Literacy Conference

WCICON22 Announcement!

Join us for WCICON22 in Phoenix on Feb. 9-12. Get educated and inspired while learning how to maximize wealth, decrease burnout, and increase your love for life and medicine. Registration for WCICON22 is now open!

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5 Options for Legacy Holdings in Your Taxable Account

What should you do with legacy holdings you no longer want? Sell them and pay the taxes? Hold them for a while longer? Here's our advice.

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