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 #228: Charitable Giving: DAFs vs CRTs vs Private Family Foundation
In this episode we discuss charitable giving and dive into donor advised funds (DAFs), versus Charitable Remainder Trusts (CRTs) and private family foundations. We break down what each of these are and discuss the merits and drawbacks of each option. https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/7-ways-irs-supports-charitable-desires/ We also answer listener questions regarding whether to sell or rent your home, allocate the bond portion of your asset allocation towards your primary home mortgage, and more.
MtoM #31 - Millionaire Dentist
As this dentist demonstrated, owning your own practice pays off. Everything extra comes to you. Save and invest that extra and you’ll be a multimillionaire. If you’ve been thinking about starting your own practice, check out these tips: https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/medical-practice-startup/
WCI #227: Starting a Medical Practice
When you own your practice, you're able to give better care, have more control and less burnout over your professional life. In general, you make more money too. So, it is mostly all positive, although it does take some work upfront. Will and Juli Albright have been sharing their knowledge of practice startups on the blog for a couple of years, since they started their practice, Alamo Plastic Surgery. Will is the surgeon and Juli is the chief financial officer.
MtoM #30 - Nurse Practitioner Multimillionaire
If you have a high savings rate and invest conservatively, it won't take long to accumulate a high net worth. From this nurse practitioner's experience we learn not to put a cap on what you think you can earn. It is easier to double your income than you think. After being inspired by this story, check out these ways to make more money for doctors https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/15-ways-to-make-more-money-as-a-doctor/
WCI #226: The State of Physician Financial Literacy
How financially literate are physicians? White Coat Investor just celebrated our 10 year anniversary of providing personal finance and investing information to our colleagues. How have we done? In this episode we talk with the chief experience officer at Laurel Road https://whitecoatinvestor.com/laurelroad about the physician literacy survey we did together. We discuss how our peers rate their financial literacy, when they plan to retire, what they are investing in, how much they are saving, and more.
MtoM #29 - Teacher and Doctor Become Millionaires in 5 years
Elizabeth is 5 years out of training after doing a MD/PhD. Her teacher husband and her left training with a net worth of 650K+ and have since grown that into 2 million. Real Estate has definitely helped with growing their net worth. If you want to learn more about real estate opportunities check out our list of real estate resources. https://www.whitecoatinvestor.com/recommended-real-estate-crowdfunding-companies/
Loved having a nurse practitioner on the podcast!
A concise high yield financial podcast for physicians. It’s remarkable how much information Dr. Dahle provides free of charge.
A Great Resource!
Dr. Dahle does such a good job covering a variety of topics. The guests offer valuable insight as well. I would recommend this podcast to anyone looking to be inspired and informed!