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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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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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10 Reasons I Invest in Index Funds

Most of my portfolio is invested in index funds. I hope that's not news to you. Here are the reasons why.

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The Wealthy Pediatrician

Pediatrician salaries are the lowest in medicine but they still get paid enough to retire as multi-millionaires if they make smart financial decisions.

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What You Need To Know About Whole Life Insurance

Whole life insurance is pitched to almost every doctor, and perhaps 1/3 of them buy a policy. Unfortunately, most of those end up regretting their decision. Here's what you need to know about whole life insurance.

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What is the Best Month to Buy a House?

Winter months are the best months of the year to negotiate and purchase a home. Here are three ways you can save money buying a home this time of the year.

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Should You Turn Your Starter-Home into a Rental?  

Have you thought of turning your home into a rental? Here are six questions to help decide if it's the best choice for you.

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Uncompensated Investment Risk

Uncompensated investment risk doesn't increase, and may even decrease your expected return. Avoid it through diversification.

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The Value Proposition of a Real Estate Access Fund

Discussing my favorite spot on the real estate continuum--individual real estate funds--and how they can be accessed with out the typical $100K+ investment.

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How Much Money Does a Doctor Need to Retire?

How much money will you need to retire? Physician on FIRE runs through all the information you'll need to calculate your target number.

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My House Was Demolished!

Our home renovation is underway and our house is demolished. There's no turning back now!

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Asset Protection Strategies to Secure Your Wealth – Podcast #132

In today's podcast, we discuss the cost and value of asset protection planning and various ways to protect your wealth -- from basic insurance to offshore trusts.

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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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