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Moving Expenses Tax Deduction For Graduating Medical Students / New Residents

As they graduate from medical school in the coming months, medical students from around the country will be moving to new locations. Moving can be expensive, especially if you have to move out-of-state or even across the country. Thankfully, some medical students will be able to get a tax deduction for their moving expenses. Before […]

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Forum Mailbag: Leverage, Long Wave Investing, Market Timing, And More!

There is so much great information on personal finance forums. I regularly participate on several message boards, including Bogleheads, White Coat Investor, and Rockstar Finance. This is a roundup of my favorite discussions happening around the internet. 1. White Coat Investor: Leverage/Options to Turbocharge Returns Question: Potatoducks believes he is very risk tolerant and can handle […]

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PCP vs. Specialists: The Impact Of Short-Term vs. Long-Term Trading

For better or for worse, there is a wide range in salaries between primary care physicians compared to surgeons and other specialists. Some of this difference is due to the increased length of training for some specialties. Neurosurgery has a residency of 7 years, and OB/GYN sub-specialists also spend 7 years in training. Many specialties, […]

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Forum Mailbag: Fellowships, Disability Insurance, Addicted To Saving, And More!

There is so much great information on personal finance forums. I regularly participate on several message boards, including Bogleheads, White Coat Investor, Mr. Money Mustache, and Rockstar Finance. This is a roundup of my favorite discussions happening around the internet. 1. White Coat Investor: To Fellowship or Not To Fellowship (Pediatrics Resident) Question: Lilsnappa’s wife is […]

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Match Day: Beginning the Transition from Medical School to Residency

March 17, 2017 is Match Day for tens of thousands of medical students in the United States. Physicians know Match Day well as the day when graduating medical students find out where they will be headed for residency. The Residency Match Process For the non-physician readers of the blog, here’s how the residency application process […]

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Forum Mailbag: Warren Buffett, Bond Funds, Basic Fidelity Portfolios, And More!

There is so much great information on personal finance forums. I regularly participate on several message boards, including Bogleheads, White Coat Investor, Mr. Money Mustache, Rockstar Finance, and Reddit. This is a roundup of my favorite discussions happening around the internet. 1. Rockstar Finance: Warren Buffett Is (Not) Wrong On Passive Investing Question: MrROB posts a […]

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