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WCI #219: Financial Priorities as a New Attending

WCI #219: Financial Priorities as a New Attending

Update: 2021-07-15


Becoming a new attending is a complicated time in your financial life. That first year out of training is probably the most important year of your financial life. What you do with your financial life in that first year, can predict the next 30 or 40 years of your financial life with surprising accuracy. In this episode we go over the financial priorities of a new attending, what you should be focusing on and in what order, from insurance and student loans to retirement accounts and mortgages. For those who don't fall into this category we answer listener questions about asset allocations for 529 accounts, having multiple 401k(s), benefits of a side gig as a business owner, improving your cyber security and avoiding identity theft, and if the pandemic continues to affect the income recertification for IDR.

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WCI #219: Financial Priorities as a New Attending

WCI #219: Financial Priorities as a New Attending

Dr. Jim Dahle of the White Coat Investor