Tax-Sheltered Savings Beyond 401k, Roth IRA, & 529-Expert Sessions with Johanna Fox CPA,CPF,RLP

It was a pleasure to have “sat” with Johanna Fox CPA,CPF,RLP this early Saturday morning (via face time, in the comforts of our respective home offices.) As I need more tax-efficient space to save money beyond (my Roth IRA, Roth

DWM Grand Rounds #1: Doc-to-Doc on Personal Finance

DWM Grand Rounds #1: Doc-to-Doc on Personal Finance

Title: Doc-to-Doc on Personal Finance & Physician Support Initiative   Highlights: Student loan management Public Service Loan Forgiveness Maximize Tax Efficiency/ Investment Return Physician Support Initiative P.S.I.   Date & Time:                                                              Location: July 6th, 2016 12-1 pm        

How I Contributed $23.5k to Roth IRA/Roth 403b in 2015 as PGY2

I’m a big proponent of maxing out available Roth space during low income/training years. However, most of us don’t have enough income to put $23,500 post-tax dollars away on resident/fellow income. Below I will share how I contributed $23,500 post-tax

Revised Pay As You Earn (REPAYE) or Refinance?

This is an in-depth discussion about whether to go for Revised Paye As You Earn (REPAYE) or refinance your student loans with private banks like DRB or LinkCapital. Reader wrote: “My current thought is if someone wants to stay and

Where to put limited PGY dollars?

As we become aware of how the time value of $ works against us (student loan interest), we will also learn about how it works for us. After refinancing your student loan, not only do you enjoy paying off an

Christmas, a gift that keeps on giving!

Are you scratching your head for gift ideas? For most of us, we have everything we need. It is increasingly hard to come up with gifts that really add value to one’s life. Does my kid need yet another toy?

Investment portfolio

My investment portfolio is stupid simple and passive. I buy the US stock market and hold for at least 3 decades. 100% stocks for now, will re-balance as my risk tolerance decreases with age/nearing retirement. I know of an financially

Best of Both Worlds: How to Truly Maximize Your Roth Funds

My mentor WCI, recently wrote a post “9 Ways to Expend Your Roth Space.” The link will lead you to his website/article. His advice regarding finances has always been fantastic, but I see a unsolved dilemma facing most people. IE, when you

DWM meets WCI (in person)

WCI (White Coat Investor) gave a lecture at our associated medical school today, geared towards residents and fellows. One very important question he asked the audience was along the line of “what percentage of your income do you plan to

Need motivation?

Need motivation to save more for retirement? Check this link out, “How does your retirement savings progress stack up?” For age 30-39 year old, the national stats are: Average Contribution Rate* 7% Average Account Balance $40,500   For age 30-39

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