Host, Dr. James Dahle, is a practicing emergency physician and founder of the White Coat Investor Blog. Like the blog, the White Coat Investor Podcast, is dedicated to educating medical students, residents, physicians, dentists, and similar high-income professionals about personal finance and building wealth, so they can ultimately be their own financial advisor—or, at least know enough to not get ripped off by a financial advisor! We tackle the hard topics like the best ways to pay off student loans, how to create your own personal financial plan, retirement planning, how to save money, investing in real estate, side hustles, and how everyone can be a millionaire by living WCI principles. Learn more at http://whitecoatinvestor.com/
WCI #238: 2021 Financial Book Reviews
This week at WCI is Continuing Financial Education week and we want to recommend a handful of books that we think would be useful to our readers and listeners. I have talked a lot about the importance of continuing education and I recommend reading at least one book a year to further your financial knowledge. Hopefully one of these books will prove to be a great resource for you. If not, check out our recommended book list https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/best-financial-books-for-doctors/
MtoM #41 - Pediatrician pays off $300K in 3 years
In 3 years this pediatrician paid off $300K in loans with a 200K income. Motivated to get their schooling paid off so they could start saving for their children’s college education. They paused their retirement savings to really focus on getting rid of this debt as fast as possible. There are 10 reasons you should pay off your student loans quickly. https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/10-reasons-to-pay-off-your-student-loans-quickly/
WCI #237: How to Reduce your Investment Taxes
This episode we are answering questions about investment taxes. We cover six ways to help with reducing those taxes. We talk about when (or if) you should rebalance your portfolio and what to do if you have to recharacterize from a Roth IRA to a traditional. We discuss if it is ever a good idea to do tax gain harvesting and go over what opportunity zone investing is and what type of investors are participating in it. Learn more: https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/taxes-on-investments/
MtoM #40 - Dual Family Doctor Couple pays off $400K+ in 3 years
Following the outline for financial priorities in the WCI book, this couple was able to invest while paying off the debt for Brad’s medical school. Racquel used the National Health Service Corps to pay for school and owed them a couple years of service after. This episode we discuss the pros and cons of paying for medical school this way. Be inspired by this couple’s success and then go learn more about financial “waterfalls”.
WCI #236: Interview with Jaspreet Singh of the Minority Mindset
Jaspreet Singh is the creator of The Minority Mindset. We were introduced to him recently at a conference called FinCon that was for producers of financial content and resources. He was one of the keynote speakers at the event and has put together some awesome resources. He is an animated guy and his main mediums are YouTube and Instagram. He is a first generation American with an entrepreneurial spirit that is inspiring.
MtoM #39 - Buying a Car with Cash
Our guest is a general dentist three years out of training. He has hit a couple of milestones, back to broke and a six figure net worth. But he came on the podcast today to celebrate buying a car with cash. He purchased a 2017 minivan with 20K miles and felt rich doing it! How much car can you afford? Check out this episode for the answer. https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/how-much-car-can-you-afford/
I have learned so much from WCI. I have the confidence now to manage my own finances, pay down my debt and invest. I have the insurance protections I know I need and have given myself permission to leave the ones I knew were always unnecessary. I sleep better at night knowing I have the right financial plan in place for my family. Thank you for making my journey to financial literacy both easy and entertaining!
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Very informative. Every person who wants to have a decent retirement should follow this podcast