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How Much Money Do Doctors Make a Year? Salaries Rise (Slightly) But Not Enough to Satisfy Them

According to a new survey, the average doctor's salary rose slightly in 2023. Here are the figures for how much physicians make in a year.

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150 best investment portfolios

Best Investment Portfolios – 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

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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ultimate student loan debt guide

Student Loans 101: Ultimate Guide to Student Loans

Here's the information a physician needs to manage student loan debt.

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how much to retire

How Much Money Does a Doctor Need to Retire?

How much money will you need to retire? Let's run through all the information you'll need to calculate your target number.

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The 2024 Retirement Plan Contribution Limits

The contribution limits for 401(k)s, 403(b)s, IRAs, and HSAs will change for 2024. Here's what you need to know.

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Buying Insurance Was Even More Difficult Than I Thought

Buying disability or life insurance might be the most personal decision in personal finance. Here's what I considered before purchasing mine.

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fyfa courses launch

New White Coat Investor Courses for Students and Residents

The White Coat Investor is unveiling new courses, made specifically for students and residents. Now, you can learn throughout your career.

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10 Reasons to Thank Military Docs for Their Service

As we recognize Memorial Day today, here are 10 reasons you should thank military docs for their service in the armed forces.

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The Director of One of This Summer’s Biggest Blockbuster Movies Was Originally an ER Doctor

Long before George Miller directed Furiosa, Happy Feet, and the Mad Max series, he was an ER doctor saving people's lives.

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market order vs limit order

Should You Use a Market Order or a Limit Order When Trading?

What's the difference between a market order and a limit order when you're making market trades? Let's explore how the two are not the same.

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student loan payoff

We Quit Paying Extra on Our Student Loans (and Why It Feels Dangerous)

My husband and I stopped making extra student loan payments and now send that money to a high-interest savings account. I don't love the plan.

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