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Proof is in the Pudding: Live like a Resident

Proof is in the Pudding: Live like a Resident

It’s often said, “Live like a resident during and after reisdency!” But where’s the proof that you should live like a resident after residency?  Well, the proof is in the pudding. Let’s look at the ingredients to see if that math adds up.

How Physician Real Estate Investors Can Prepare for 2021

How Physician Real Estate Investors Can Prepare for 2021

Much like fashion, the trends we see year to year in real estate also experience change. With the whirlwind of 2020, there are some exciting opportunities ahead for investors. Join us as Passive Income MD outlines where he sees the trends heading in 2021.

It’s Wrong for Doctors to Retire Early

It’s Wrong for Doctors to Retire Early

Today’s post strikes deep into the heart of the message on this site. Some people attack doctors who plan to achieve early financial independence and retire early. In fact, I’ve seen some people say that its wrong for doctors to retire early. Them is fighting words to me. Agree? Disagree? Come find out.

The 10% Rule: Limiting Lifestyle Creep

The 10% Rule: Limiting Lifestyle Creep

If we ignore the desires of our heart and deny our ability to enjoy anything, this places us in an uncomfortable disposition towards discontent.  Likewise, if we ignore the head we are destined towards financial ruin. Let The 10% Rule make both your head and your heart happy.

Lifestyle Inflation After The First Big Paycheck

Lifestyle Inflation After The First Big Paycheck

This is a story familiar to us all. We watch (or anticipate watching) our paycheck jump in size after we finish training. We then make all of the lifestyle changes to accompany the big increase. This is the big dilemma. Today we will discuss a better way.

What is Financial Independence?  A Hybrid Model

What is Financial Independence? A Hybrid Model

Do you need 25 times your annual expenses? What if you have enough passive income coming in each month to cover your expenses? How exactly do YOU define financial independence? Definitions matter. Come find out why.

“I want to lower my taxes” is a stupid goal

“I want to lower my taxes” is a stupid goal

Being a high income earner also comes with a pretty hefty tax bill. Dr. Dahle shares tips for how to think smarter about our tax goals and actions that will impact your bottom line in this Saturday Selection, originally posted on White Coat Investor.

The fear of spending money

The fear of spending money

It’s okay to stick to our guns, but sometimes being frugal can make spending money an anxiety provoking experience. Do I have the fear of spending money? We bought a house. Am I a hypocrite? Come take a walk through my mind.