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What the CARES Act Means for Doctors

We're sorting through the details of the newly passed, Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, and discussing how it affects you.

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Discounts and Freebies for Health Care Workers

Health care workers are our nation's new heroes! Here's a list of companies offering discounts in appreciation for all you do.

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Financial Waterfalls for New Residents and Attendings

Today I'm presenting "waterfalls" for both residents and attendings. Waterfalls are simply lists, or rules of thumb, for knowing what to do with your money, time & life energy.

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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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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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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.

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Roth Conversions

Roth Conversions aren't complicated. The decision about whether or not to do one and how much to convert absolutely can be. Here is a guide to help.

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2020 Financial Educator of the Year Award

I'm honored to be in such fine company announcing this year's winner and nominees of the annual WCI Financial Educator of the Year award.

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When Your Income Becomes Your Enemy

Physician on FIRE warns about the many ways having a high income can actually get in the way of building wealth.

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The Dave Ramsey Asset Allocation

Should you follow Dave Ramsey's recommended asset allocation for your portfolio? Maybe. We'll have to decipher it first.

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Financial Infidelity – Podcast #159

Today's guest shares her story of financial infidelity -- a spouse who was hiding a gambling addiction. Lots of important lessons for everyone to learn from her story.

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9 Tips for Hiring a Contractor to Build Your Dream Home

Don't let your home construction or remodeling project turn into a costly mess. Follow these simple principles and get the job done right.

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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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