We are pleased to announce the launch of a new service we are offering to The White Coat Investor community:     There is a serious need out there for high-quality student loan advice, so we have arranged for white coat investors to be able to meet with a trained student loan planner for a quick advice session at a ...

[Editor’s Note: We’re excited for The 2021 Physician Wellness and Financial Literacy Conference (WCICON21) virtually live THIS WEEK – March 4-6! It’s not too late to register and don’t worry, registration gives you lifetime access to presentations — even if you can’t watch it all during the conference. And even better, pay for it with your CME funds (approved for ...

[Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post was submitted by Dr. Garrett Rossi, a psychiatrist that blogs at Shrinks in Sneakers. Dr Rossi proposes some reasonable changes to Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) for the Biden administration and Congress to consider. We have no financial relationship. See the end of the post for an editorial note about the current state of student ...

[Editor’s Note: Welcome to our first Classic Tuesday. While we often revisit some of our older blog posts on social media and I send people links to them all the time in answer to their questions, the truth is that due to rapid growth only a small percentage of this blog’s readers have been reading the blog for longer than ...

[Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from “Dr. Wise Money“, a PGY2 who has guest posted here before about how she paid off her student loans as a PGY1. She is a resident on the fast track to financial independence, recently purchasing her second home and maxing out retirement accounts anticipating financial independence sometime in 2023. She has spent a ...

I’m still getting lots and lots of questions about what to do with your student loans. Although there are sometimes exceptions, it is helpful for borrowers, particularly medical school borrowers, to see the rules of thumb all mapped out in a helpful way. I had a slow night shift a few months ago, so I put together this flowchart which ...

Between the Global Financial Crisis and 2013, physicians basically couldn’t refinance their student loans at all, which was unfortunate given that rates were typically 3-5% higher than mortgage rates. DRB (now Laurel Road) pioneered the way to student loan refinancing bliss. Laurel Road was also the first to offer a resident-specific product, so we all owe them a little debt ...

[Editor’s Note: On Monday, we announced our 2020 WCI Scholarship winners! If you didn’t get a chance, you’ll enjoy reading essays from our winners. Today we’re hearing from platinum-level scholarship sponsor, Laurel Road. Laurel Road has been a trusted source to our WCI community for refinancing student loans and a long-time supporter of the scholarship. Here’s what they have to ...

[Editor’s Note: A big thank you to Splash Financial, one of our most important partners at WCI,  for sponsoring this year’s scholarship. As part of that sponsorship, each of the Platinum sponsors also gets to submit a sponsored post to the blog. Today’s sponsored post is all about refinancing student loans, Splash’s specialty. Hundreds of white coat investors have used ...

Podcast #176 Show Notes: A Public Service Loan Forgiveness Success Story I have been asked for several years if any doctors have received public service loan forgiveness. Public Service Loan Forgiveness first became available in 2007. Since it is a ten year program, the first eligible recipients would be in 2017 but for various reasons a lot of people aren’t ...

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