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Forum Mailbag: Most Lucrative Specialties Over Time, Bob Veres, Avocado Toast, 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: Do the most lucrative specialties change over time? Question: Strider_91 is an incoming M1 who is curious […]

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Forum Mailbag: Ethics of FIRE for Physicians, Paying for Med School with a 529, Investing a $100,000 Windfall, 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: Is Retiring Early Ethical for a Physician? Question: Arkad was listening to the latest White […]

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A 15% Yield Does Not Equal A 15% Return: A Cautionary Note About High-Yield Bonds and Peer-To-Peer Loans

Many new investors are attracted by the interest rates offered by high-yield bonds. With the advent of peer-to-peer loan marketplaces, investors can lend money at very high interest rates to borrowers. It is common to see peer-to-peer loans have eye-popping yields of 15%, 20%, or more. An investor may look at these yields and think […]

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