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Welcome to The White Coat Investor website! We have a lot of fun here while we help each other to avoid doing dumb things with our money. All the information on the site is 100% free to you. There is a ton of information here, and I understand it can be overwhelming to the first timer, so I suggest you start here with this page. Thanks for stopping by and good luck with your finances and your practice!

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thank health care workers

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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cars on credit

Why I Don’t Go For 0% Financing Deals (Anymore)

There are a lot better things to do with your time than hunting down 0% credit deals. Once quantified, they just look like clipping coupons and take away from more meaningful pursuits.

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physician retirement

Behind in the Physician Retirement Savings Game?

Sometimes you know you're behind the 8 ball. Here are some workarounds for physicians to still retire comfortably despite a late start.

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pay less taxes

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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backdoor roth ira

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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fight burnout

Fight Burnout with Both Saving and Spending

Career burnout affects physicians and other professionals at alarming rates. Fight burnout with prodigious saving and targeted spending.

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how to get wealthy

Three Pathways to Wealth

Financially successful doctors generally take one of three pathways to success. Which is the right fit for you to build wealth?

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What is Direct Primary Care? – Podcast #165

Today's guest shares her experience starting & running a direct primary care practice. Discussing the advantages & challenges of this model both for physicians & patients.

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should you buy stocks

Should I Buy Stocks Now?

Should I buy stocks now? The real question should be, "should I try to time the market"? With a solid investing plan you'll never ask either question.

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Maximum Student Loan Debt to Salary Ratio

Here's how to determine the maximum amount of student loan debt that your future earnings can support AND what to do if you already have too much.

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Why an S Corp Doesn’t Mix Well With a W-2 Job

If you own an S corp in addition to having a W2 job, you're probably getting hosed on social security taxes. Here are tax planning strategies to help.

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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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