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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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2022 Retirement Plan Contribution Limits

The contribution limits for 401(k)s, 403(b)s, 457(b)s, TSPs, IRAs, FSAs, and HSAs will change for 2022. Here's what you need to know.

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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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Are Doctors Millionaires? The Truth About The Average Doctor Net Worth.

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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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 [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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I’m a Sports Writer with a Passion for Finance—Let’s Go on a WCI Journey Together

For the majority of my career, I’ve been a sports writer. Now, I'm the content director at The White Coat Investor. Let's go on this journey together.

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5 Things the White Coat Investor Gets Wrong

In 2020, a commenter suggested we write a post about the things WCI gets wrong. We've now found someone qualified to write that very post.

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The White Coat Investor's Guide for Students

The WCI Champions Program (aka Medical/Dental Student Book Giveaway)

Last year, WCI gave away nearly 24,000 books to first-year medical students. This year, we want to send out even more. Here's how to help.

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Insurance Q&A – Podcast #233

Answering listener questions about insurance, including topics like whole life insurance, group universal life insurance, and umbrella insurance.

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When Should You Fly First Class?

While the phrase, "Fly first class or your heirs will!" is one way to think about traveling in luxury, here's how to know whether you actually should.

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6 Tips for the New Active Real Estate Investor

Are you interested in becoming an active real estate investor? Here are my top six tips that you should consider before getting started.

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A Doctor's Guide To Personal Finance And Investing

Financial Boot Camp

Financial Boot Camp

Guide For Students

Guide For Students