The White Coat Investor

The White Coat Investor Author James M. Dahle
ISBN-10 0991433106
Release 2014-01
Pages 160
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Written by a practicing emergency physician, The White Coat Investor is a high-yield manual that specifically deals with the financial issues facing medical students, residents, physicians, dentists, and similar high-income professionals. Doctors are highly-educated and extensively trained at making difficult diagnoses and performing life saving procedures. However, they receive little to no training in business, personal finance, investing, insurance, taxes, estate planning, and asset protection. This book fills in the gaps and will teach you to use your high income to escape from your student loans, provide for your family, build wealth, and stop getting ripped off by unscrupulous financial professionals. Straight talk and clear explanations allow the book to be easily digested by a novice to the subject matter yet the book also contains advanced concepts specific to physicians you won't find in other financial books. This book will teach you how to: Graduate from medical school with as little debt as possible Escape from student loans within two to five years of residency graduation Purchase the right types and amounts of insurance Decide when to buy a house and how much to spend on it Learn to invest in a sensible, low-cost and effective manner with or without the assistance of an advisor Avoid investments which are designed to be sold, not bought Select advisors who give great service and advice at a fair price Become a millionaire within five to ten years of residency graduation Use a "Backdoor Roth IRA" and "Stealth IRA" to boost your retirement funds and decrease your taxes Protect your hard-won assets from professional and personal lawsuits Avoid estate taxes, avoid probate, and ensure your children and your money go where you want when you die Minimize your tax burden, keeping more of your hard-earned money Decide between an employee job and an independent contractor job Choose between sole proprietorship, Limited Liability Company, S Corporation, and C Corporation Take a look at the first pages of the book by clicking on the Look Inside feature Praise For The White Coat Investor "Much of my financial planning practice is helping doctors to correct mistakes that reading this book would have avoided in the first place." - Allan S. Roth, MBA, CPA, CFP(R), Author of How a Second Grader Beats Wall Street "Jim Dahle has done a lot of thinking about the peculiar financial problems facing physicians, and you, lucky reader, are about to reap the bounty of both his experience and his research." - William J. Bernstein, MD, Author of The Investor's Manifesto and seven other investing books "This book should be in every career counselor's office and delivered with every medical degree." - Rick Van Ness, Author of Common Sense Investing "The White Coat Investor provides an expert consult for your finances. I now feel confident I can be a millionaire at 40 without feeling like a jerk." - Joe Jones, DO "Jim Dahle has done for physician financial illiteracy what penicillin did for neurosyphilis." - Dennis Bethel, MD "An excellent practical personal finance guide for physicians in training and in practice from a non biased source we can actually trust." - Greg E Wilde, M.D Scroll up, click the buy button, and get started today!



The Physician s Guide to Investing

The Physician s Guide to Investing Author Robert Doroghazi
ISBN-10 1607611341
Release 2009-07-25
Pages 426
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In comments that were unfortunately prescient, Dr. Doroghazi said in the first edition "the author feels we are currently experiencing a real estate bubble." And in anticipation of the credit crisis, he said "banks are far too lenient in their lending practices...the problem is that bankers are often not lending their own money...considering that a significant percentages of mortgages are sold to Fannie Mae (FNM) and Freddie Mac (FRE), the problem is now actually everyone’s." This new and expanded edition provides commonsense advice that all investors, physicians and non-physicians will find profitable in these difficult times. Learn about the power of thrift, the magnificence of compound interest, the malevolence of debt and the perniciousness of fees. See how to pay off the mortgage by age 45, fund your children’s education and retire at a reasonable age rather than continue to work because you must.



Financial Planning Handbook for Physicians and Advisors

Financial Planning Handbook for Physicians and Advisors Author David Edward Marcinko
ISBN-10 0763745790
Release 2005
Pages 312
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Managed care and government-led initiatives to control health care costs have decreased physician compensation. Physicians must now carefully plan their practices and seek financial security in a manner that is markedly different from other professionals. To do so, physicians and their advisors must be well informed about the growing range of financial planning options to choose the course that balances risk, cost, time horizon, outcome and their own personal economic style. This innovative guide confronts the reality that personal financial planning for physicians is decidedly more complex than it is in other professions. Financial Planning for Physicians and Advisors describes a personal financial planning program to help doctors avoid the perils of harsh economic sacrifice. It outlines how to select a knowledgeable financial advisor and develop a comprehensive personal financial plan, and includes important sections on: insurance and risk management, asset diversification and modern portfolio construction, income tax and retirement planning, and succession and estate planning. When fully implemented with a professional's assistance, this book will help physicians and their financial advisors develop an effective long-term financial plan.



The Only Investment Guide You ll Ever Need

The Only Investment Guide You ll Ever Need Author Andrew Tobias
ISBN-10 9780544771413
Release 2016-04-26
Pages 336
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“The Only Investment Guide You'll Ever Need . . . actually lives up to its name.” — Los Angeles Times “So full of tips and angles that only a booby or a billionaire could not benefit.” — New York Times For nearly forty years, The Only Investment Guide You'll Ever Need has been a favorite finance guide, earning the allegiance of more than a million readers across America. This completely updated edition will show you how to use your money to your best advantage in today's financial marketplace, no matter what your means. Using concise, witty, and truly understandable tips and explanations, Andrew Tobias delivers sensible advice and useful information on savings, investments, preparing for retirement, and much more.



The Busy Doctor s Investment Guide

The Busy Doctor s Investment Guide Author David Yeh
ISBN-10 9781599325521
Release 2015-04-15
Pages 144
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Investment Strategies So Easy, a Doctor Could Do It As a busy physician, you spend your days weighing risks against benefits before prescribing tests or treatment plans for your patients. Why not round on and control your own portfolio with the same methodical process in just a few minutes a month? The Busy Doctor’s Guide to Investing presents practical ways to optimize your portfolio’s health and put you in charge of your financial future―requiring little more than minutes each month, without expensive money managers. Author David Yeh has spent 20 years researching, back testing, and refining straightforward investment systems that have allowed him to semi-retire at 45 years of age. David combines the tools of traditional money managers, the risk mitigation techniques of active market traders, and the pattern recognition and quantitative analytic skills of a diagnostic physician to systematically reduce portfolio risk and thus improve your portfolio’s performance. Let David teach you to the simple fundamentals to nurture and grow your assets outside of your practice―the same techniques he uses to invest in his own account and the accounts of his clients.



Beyond the White Coat

Beyond the White Coat Author Jeff Hall
ISBN-10 9781483537610
Release 2014-09-01
Pages 70
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As a physician, you have a unique set of professional and financial challenges set against a current backdrop of extreme economic, political and social uncertainty. When it comes to your personal finances, you have two choices for successfully navigating all of the ambiguity; do it yourself or hire someone to help you. Both will require your time, but the latter can actually save you time. And because of the growing shortage of physicians in our country, your time as a physician will become increasingly more difficult to manage, so finding the right financial professional is critical. In Beyond the White Coat, Jeff Hall confirms the three macro trends shaping the delivery of healthcare, identifies the five most pressing challenges you are or will be facing, and explains how you can proceed with finding help to maximize the dollars that are gradually becoming more difficult to earn.



The Physician s Guide to Personal Finance

The Physician s Guide to Personal Finance Author Jeff Steiner
ISBN-10 0989840107
Release 2013-08-10
Pages 99
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An outline review of personal finance for physicians.



The Final Hurdle

The Final Hurdle Author Dennis Hursh
ISBN-10 9781599323138
Release 2012-05
Pages 116
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Get Your Career Off on the Right Track! Everything Physicians Need to Know About Employment Contracts COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS *Dangers of productivity compensation *Common incentive compensation formulas - what needs to be included *Benefits to look out for in addition to your compensation *How to determine if you are "disabled," and how the employer should NOTbe able to make this determination *What the employer can, and can't negotiate as far as benefits *Stark law traps, and how to avoid them RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS *What's really important in restrictive covenants, and what isn't worth negotiating over *Minimizing the impact of a restrictive covenant *How you can be released from a restrictive covenant *Negotiation strategies in buy-outs of restrictive covenants CALL COVERAGE *The language you must have DEFINING WHAT IS EXPECTED OF YOU *Patient contact hours expectations *What flexibility an employer will demand THE TERM OF THE AGREEMENT *Issues with hospital and managed care credentialing, and how to work around them *Grounds for termination *"Without cause" termination issues OTHER ISSUES IN AGREEMENTS TO WATCH OUT FOR *Medical record issues *Assignment of location of service *Budgetary weasel language to avoid *Malpractice issues in common provisions MALPRACTICE INSURANCE *The types of coverage, and the significance when you leave *Need for "tail coverage" *How to minimize the devastating cost of "tail coverage" PRIVATE PRACTICE ISSUES *Time to ownership *Concerns with "guaranteed" ownership *Costs of the buy-in *Methodologies for determining the buy-in, and the pros and cons of each *Why a cheap buy-in may not be in your best interest *What provisions are absolutely vital in regard to future ownership



Personal Finance for the New Physician

Personal Finance for the New Physician Author Daniel R. Lefebvre
ISBN-10 1425793932
Release 2007-10-01
Pages 160
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Medical students and residents have a late start at generating wealth. This book was written in order to educate students and residents about personal finance. Topics addressed include IRAs, 401(k), real estate, insurance, automobiles, credit scores, and much more. After finishing this book, the medical student or resident will possess a thorough understanding of these important personal finance issues, which will serve as the foundation for a solid financial future.



Doctor s Eyes Only

Doctor s Eyes Only Author Paul D Larson Cfp
ISBN-10 0985368012
Release 2012-03-01
Pages 242
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PRAISE FOR DOCTOR'S EYES ONLY ""Doctor's Eyes Only should be required reading not only for young doctors, but for all young professionals and people with significant earning potential. Although I became associated with excellent financial advisors later in life, I wish I had read this book much earlier in my career. It is easy to understand and very practical."" Dr. Benjamin S. Carson, Sr., Johns Hopkins Professor of Neurosurgery, Oncology, Plastic Surgery, and Pediatrics; Director of the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery; Co-Director of the The Johns Hopkins Craniofacial Center; Award Winner of the Presidential Medal of Freedom; and Best-Selling Author ""Doctor's Eyes Only is the financial book I wish I would have read earlier in my professional career. It gave me a wonderful insight into managing finances that I never learned in surgical training. It is also tailored to my unique needs as a physician."" Dr. Michael Lim, Johns Hopkins Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Oncology; Director of the Metastatic Brain Tumor Center; Director of Brain Tumor Immunotherapy ""Doctor's Eyes Only is a must-read for all medical residents and physicians early in their careers. This really is the missing business and financial course and I provide a copy to all surgical residents in my program."" Dr. Matthew McGirt, Vanderbilt University Medical Center Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery; Director of Clinical Spine Research Doctor's Eyes Only: "Exclusive Financial Strategies for Today's Doctors and Dentists" is the missing financial guide that physicians need as a supplement to their ongoing professional training. These pages include basic financial wisdom that could end up saving you millions of dollars throughout your medical career. The strategies and advice contained are unique to the needs of high-income physicians and dentists. Asset protection, investment fundamentals, tax planning, and practice management are well covered by the leaders of America's largest financial firm that exclusively serves the needs of high income medical professionals.



The Bogleheads Guide to Retirement Planning

The Bogleheads  Guide to Retirement Planning Author Taylor Larimore
ISBN-10 0470552867
Release 2009-09-24
Pages 400
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The Bogleheads are back-with retirement planning advice for those who need it! Whatever your current financial situation, you must continue to strive for a viable retirement plan by finding the most effective ways to save, the best accounts to save in, and the right amount to save, as well as understanding how to insure against setbacks and handle the uncertainties of a shaky economy. Fortunately, the Bogleheads, a group of like-minded individual investors who follow the general investment and business beliefs of John C. Bogle, are here to help. Filled with valuable advice on a wide range of retirement planning issues, including some pearls of wisdom from Bogle himself, The Bogleheads' Guide to Retirement Planning has everything you need to succeed at this endeavor. Explains the different types of savings accounts and retirement plans Offers insights on managing and funding your retirement accounts Details efficient withdrawal strategies that could help you maintain a comfortable retirement lifestyle Addresses essential estate planning and gifting issues With The Bogleheads' Guide to Retirement Planning, you'll discover exactly what it takes to secure your financial future, today.



The Business Side of Medicine

The Business Side of Medicine Author MD Mba Harbin
ISBN-10 9781938223679
Release 2012-12-18
Pages 206
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A guide to help doctors deal with the business aspects of medicine, help those in training evaluate opportunities, and help practicing doctors deal with the questions that arise on a day-to-day basis and while planning for the future.



The Physician s Guide to Financial Independence

The Physician s Guide to Financial Independence Author P. McDuffee
ISBN-10 1493564986
Release 2015-07-31
Pages 110
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The Physician's Guide to Financial Independence is a must read for any resident, fellow or physician early in practice. This book provides a practical guide of how to prudently navigate the increasingly complex world of finance to reach Financial Independence. There are also numerous tips and tricks to help you avoid the common financial mistakes and pitfalls that we see physicians make on a very regular basis.



The Doctors Guide to Eliminating Debt

The Doctors Guide to Eliminating Debt Author Cory S. Fawcett
ISBN-10 1612061249
Release 2016-09-24
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Too many doctors are carrying perpetual debt and giving away a large chunk of each paycheck as interest to the bank. The Doctors Guide to Eliminating Debt can show you how to pay off debt faster than you imagined-including your house. Being in debt is not a default condition. Understand the real cost and that it's not too late to change the course of your financial life. Being debt-free is empowering, liberating, and invigorating, but most doctors don't realize they can do it without significant sacrifice. If you are feeling trapped by your financial obligations, realize there is a way out. In this book, you'll find what you need to know to: --Choose the best path if you are drowning in debt --Recognize biased financial advice --Pay off student loans and your house-faster than you expected --Balance spending, loan repayment, and investing --Make compound interest work for you, instead of against you --Retire sooner than you expected This second book in The Doctors Guide series shows you how to establish control of your money-and ultimately your life.



The Medical Entrepreneur Second Edition

The Medical Entrepreneur  Second Edition Author Steven M. Hacker
ISBN-10 9781623098742
Release 2012-08-22
Pages 217
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This is the new second edition of the most popular business and practice managment book for physicians, students and residents. Second edition contains new material for the same low price. The second edition includes a new part III section and includes pearls and proceedings from the 2012 Medical Entrepreneur Symposium. Tip for Doctors & Medical students: You should read this book before signing any contract, joining a medical practice, starting in a medical practice or an unrelated entrepreneurial venture. This book is written to help doctors, medical residents, medical students, and physicians in private practice and academia avoid costly business mistakes in their post medical school career. It is uniquely written from the perspective of a successful physician entrepreneur. The book provides tips, steps, pearls, and pitfalls written in a concise manner. Busy doctors with little time can quickly access critical cost saving information when joining or starting a private practice. Topics include everything from how to set up a practice, sign a contract with another group, hire another doctor, contract with insurance companies, understand health regulations including the HITECH stimulus act, how to qualify to receive stimulus funds, billing in the office, hiring and firing personnel, picking a location, obtaining hospital privileges, applying for the required licenses, electronic health records, practice management software, health technology in the office, how to protect your estate, liability issues,marketing and public relations, design of the medical office and more. Also written for the physician entrepreneur, the book explains how to raise capital, term sheets, understanding venture capital, board of directors, incorporation election issues, how to understand financials, balance sheets, negotiations, hiring the management team, how to take an idea and turn it into an operating business, how to protect your intellectual property, copyrights, trademarks, patents, customer acquisition and how to deal with a business when things go wrong. The book covers much more and includes expert "stat consults" or opinions from corporate attorneys, intellectual property attorneys, board certified health care attorneys and estate attorneys. Read Reviews by leading physicians: “We do not do enough to prepare our trainees for the business of practice. Likewise, so many creative physicians have commercializable ideas, but find out the hard way how a good idea does not a successful business make. Hacker’s book is a gem in that it speaks to both of these challenges in an engaging way. It is chock-full of wisdom, easily read, and very enjoyable reading. I’ll be recommending it to all of our trainees.” Joseph C. Kvedar, MD Director, Center for Connected Health Partners HealthCare System, Inc. Associate Professor of Dermatology Harvard Medical School “Part I allows the reader to envision the necessary activities for opening his or her own practice in the voice of the author, while Part II is a guide for budding entrepreneurs. Part II covers victories and defeats in clear, concise tones that anyone can appreciate and empathize with. Hemingwayesque, concise, and practical, this book would be an ideal gift from department chairs to their senior residents at the start of their last year of training, or a personal purchase around the same time if the chairperson is too cheap to buy it for you. If you are reading this, turn the page and take the roller-coaster ride. Enjoy!” Daniel Mark Siegel MD, MS (Management and Policy) Clinical Professor of Dermatology, SUNY Downstate Director, Procedural Dermatology Fellowship American Academy of Dermatology President 2011 “After reading this book, I am now more certain than ever that my impressions of Dr. Hacker nearly twenty years ago were correct. His book is an honest, open, forthright attempt to share with his colleagues those precious details he has learned about establishing a medical practice and becoming an entrepreneur. I thought this book was fun to read, informative, concise, and blatantly honest. As I told Dr. Hacker after reading his book, ‘I think you have taught an old dog some new tricks.’ “ Franklin P. Flowers, MD Professor, University of Florida College of Medicine Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery



How a Second Grader Beats Wall Street

How a Second Grader Beats Wall Street Author Allan S. Roth
ISBN-10 0470455160
Release 2009-03-16
Pages 288
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Straightforward strategies from a successful young investor In How a Second Grader Beats Wall Street, you'll follow the story of Kevin Roth, an eight-year-old who was schooled in simple approaches to sound investing by his father, seasoned financial planner Allan Roth, and discover exactly how simple it can be to become a successful investor. Page by page, you'll learn how to create a portfolio with the widest diversification and lowest costs; one that can move up your financial freedom by a decade and dramatically increase your spending rate during retirement. And all this can be accomplished by using some common sense techniques. Along the way, Kevin and his dad discuss fresh, new approaches to investing, and detail some tried-and-true, but lesser known approaches. They also take the time to debunk the financial myths and legends that many of us accept as true, and show you what it really takes to build long-term wealth with less risk. Discusses how to design a portfolio composed of a few basic building blocks that can be "tweaked" to fit your personal needs Addresses how you can reengineer your portfolio in order to stop needlessly paying taxes Reveals how you can increase returns, regardless of which direction the market goes, by picking the "low-hanging fruit" we all have in our portfolios With just a little time and a little work, you can become a better investor. With this book as your guide, you'll discover how a simpler approach to today's markets can put you on the path to financial independence.



The Investor s Manifesto

The Investor s Manifesto Author William J. Bernstein
ISBN-10 0470558105
Release 2009-10-15
Pages 224
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A timeless approach to investing wisely over an investment lifetime With the current market maelstrom as a background, this timely guide describes just how to plan a lifetime of investing, in good times and bad, discussing stocks and bonds as well as the relationship between risk and return. Filled with in-depth insights and practical advice, The Investor's Manifesto will help you understand the nuts and bolts of executing a lifetime investment plan, including: how to survive dealing with the investment industry, the practical meaning of market efficiency, how much to save, how to maintain discipline in the face of panics and manias, and what vehicles to use to achieve financial security and freedom. Written by bestselling author William J. Bernstein, well known for his insights on how individual investors can manage their personal wealth and retirement funds wisely Examines how the financial landscape has radically altered in the past two years, and what investors should do about it Contains practical insights that the everyday investor can understand Focuses on the concept of Pascal's Wager-identifying and avoiding worst-case scenarios, and planning investment decisions on that basis With The Investor's Manifesto as your guide, you'll quickly discover the timeless investment approaches that can put you in a better position to prosper over time.