Leti and Kenji at SemiRetiredMD ran a post a few months back answering a question I often get, “Can I use a Doctor Loan to Buy an Investment Property?” They correctly answered the question that, in general, you can’t do that. Then they pointed out a handful of ways that one might be able to actually do it and suggested ...

Burnout is a big risk to your finances. Your fastest path to cash is as a board-certified doctor. We want you to be happily practicing medicine for as long as you would like. Our guest in this episode is Dr. Dike Drummond The Happy MD. He has spent the last 20 years coaching and training physicians on the prevention and ...

You need to prioritize your financial goals in order to answer the most common questions directed at bloggers and financial professionals. I am inundated with questions such as: As a young physician who graduated last year, I’m trying to decide if I should prioritize completely paying off my very large student loan debt ($400k @ 4.5%) or if I should ...

Podcast #192 Show Notes: Is Your Financial Plan Reasonable? We often tell people having a written investing plan is crucial to their financial success. That requires that the investing plan first be reasonable. There are lots of portfolios out there that simply are not reasonable. That was the point behind my famous 150 Portfolios Better than Yours post. There is ...

[Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post was submitted by a long-time physician reader who wishes to remain anonymous. The decision to retire early is never an easy one. Here’s an inside look at the decision process. It’s particularly fun to have a longitudinal “study” of an individual white coat investor as it provides “the rest of the story”. We have no ...

Author’s note: After 8+ years in the investment industry and having everything I said or wrote vetted by compliance, I relish my freedom to share more of my opinions with readers than I could with my clients. I try to share as much information as I think helpful, much of it based on my own personal experiences. That also means ...

This year has seen a huge shift in white-collar work away from the office and into the home. According to a Gallup poll, the average number of workdays Americans worked remotely per month has more than doubled, from 5.8 in the fall of 2019 to 11.9 in summer 2020. Many are discussing whether or not this could be a permanent ...

[Editor’s Note: Today’s WCI Network post is from the Physician on Fire. That means I did not write it. I am definitely not retired from medicine. But today we’re going back to visit the most important moment on the Physician on FIRE blog. The apex and crux of the entire story. We watched him achieve FI and then surely but ...

In the debate between real estate or stocks as a way to get rich and live happily ever after, I failed to emphasize one critical point. The value of real estate goes way up once you have children. The more children you have, the higher the value of your real estate goes. After scanning more than 200 hundred comments that ...

Real estate or stocks? That is the question so many of us want to know in order to get rich. As an investor of both asset classes for decades now, the answer comes down to your financial means, risk tolerance, personality, and ongoing returns. Your preference for real estate or stocks will also be highly dependent on where you are ...

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