Money Meets Medicine Podcast

MMM #31: Should You Be Investing In Real Estate or Building a Portfolio in Stocks?

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Should you be investing your time and money in real estate or in the stock market? Personal finance is personal, but you may not know which one is the best for you. Take some time to read and find out which one (or maybe even both) is the right choice for you!

What You’ll Learn:

In this episode of Money Meets Medicine, “Should You Be Investing In Real Estate or Building a Portfolio in Stocks?” you’re going to learn…

  • Why I think you should approach personal finance from a hybrid model perspective.
  • My experience in the stock market.
  • All about Ryan’s family’s real estate experience and the many variables about real estate investing.
  • Why a bad renter can ruin your real estate return.
  • And more!

Resources from the Episode:

The Great Debate: Real Estate Investing Vs. Stock Market Investing 

What is Financial Independence? A Hybrid Model

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Listener Question of the Week:

This week’s listener question is from Dr. Anderson Penha, MD

Is it possible for residents to have a business license for an online side gig? Let’s say: tutoring, online meded, medical translation/interpreter services?

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1 Comment

  1. PrudentPlasticSurgeon

    I completely agree that a hybrid approach is a great way to go about it. Everyone needs to decide what is best for them but stock market and real estate investing are not mutually exclusive.

    My financial plan calls for 41% savings rate with 1/3 going to debt pay down, 1/3 to stock market, and 1/3 to active real estate investing in cash flowing rentals (10% cash on cash properties)

    Diversification is always beneficial. So it never makes sense when people argue against diversification with stock and real estate investing. It’s not necessary for all but definitely is a great strategy in my opinion. I look at REI as an accelerant to wealth building and smart index fund investing as the foundation builder.

    The Prudent Plastic Surgeon


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