The rate of inflation went up this Spring and that has caused some significant fluctuations in the market as well as a lot of talk about inflation. Given the fact that inflation has been low for so long, novice and young investors may not know a lot about inflation, so today we’re going to take an in-depth look at it. ...

[Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post was submitted by a regular reader and Anesthesiologist from Newport Beach, CA that wishes to remain anonymous. I applaud her patience and persistence in a difficult situation as well as her willingness to look at her own relationship with money. We have no financial relationship.] Can you achieve financial security when your partner is not ...

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Student loans have been on the back burner for the last year or so, as borrowers have enjoyed 0% interest on their federal loans. There has been lots of talk in Congress about loan forgiveness and what that could look like.  With the break on interest scheduled to come to an end this Fall, student loans are about to come ...

[Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post was submitted by Donovan Sanchez, CFP®, a former guest post contributor and owner of SkyviewPlanning.com. We have no financial relationship.] On January 30, 2021 my grandfather, Segundo “Sig” Sanchez, passed away. He was 100 years old. In many ways, grandpa lived a successful life. He enjoyed prosperous business and real estate endeavors. He also had ...

One of the underlying themes of this blog is that the vast majority of doctors don’t make THAT much money since typical physician incomes range from $200-400K per year. Doctors in this income range are far more similar to their engineer, attorney, accountant, or small business owner friends than they are to investment bankers and Taylor Swift. Estate planning issues ...

It’s time to announce the 2021 WCI Financial Educator of the Year award. We have been giving out this $1,000 reward to doctors who are directly educating their peers and trainees about financial topics for the last two years in order to encourage doctors to give talks, run courses, and share information with each other. Frankly, I can’t do 10% ...

In 1998, Bill Schultheis wrote a simple investment book for people who felt overwhelmed by the market. The Coffeehouse Investor inspires readers to follow a low-stress way to financial security. Long before the White Coat Investor, Bill was preaching that when you simplify your investments, you end up getting better returns. This gives you more time for family, friends, and ...

The doctor divorce rate is 25%. We get questions on the podcast and blog from doctors going through divorce frequently but we have little experience with it. People want answers from those who have lived through it. Our guest in this episode, Dr. George Hwang, presented at the WCI Conference 2021 about how you can survive and thrive as a ...

[Editor’s Note: This week we’ve been discussing all things FIRE! Today’s WCI Network post is from Physician on FIRE and does a great job of wrapping up the Financial Independence Retire Early movement with a list of FAQs. If you’ve enjoyed the FIRE focus this week be sure to check out PoFs site and join the community of FIREes that gather ...

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