Articles by James M. Dahle, MD, FACEP

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Don't Give Up On International Stocks
  |  James M. Dahle, MD, FACEP
For the past four years, the US stock market has been up more than the international stock market. Here's what that means as far as your investments go.
Are You Moving Toward or Away from Financial Independence?
  |  James M. Dahle, MD, FACEP
Financial independence is typically defined as not having to work for money. A financially independent doctor may still continue to work, but would be able to live and support her family for the rest of their lives off of savings and completely passive income sources.
Financial Considerations for Late-Career Physicians
  |  James M. Dahle, MD, FACEP
While there are no hard boundaries to early-, mid-, and late-career, let’s consider a late-career doctor someone who anticipates retirement in the next three to eight years, so typically age 50 to 65.
Financial Considerations for Mid-Career Physicians
  |  James M. Dahle, MD, FACEP
There are plenty of financial articles out there for doctors who are just getting started with their investing careers. However, for those in between these two stages (mostly 40 to 50 years old), there is an absolute dearth of information available on the internet and in bookstores.
In Defense of Bonds
  |  James M. Dahle, MD, FACEP
We are now about seven and a half years into a bull market – not counting that very brief blip in 2011 that you probably didn’t even notice. It is well-known that the further we go into a bull market, the more frequently we will hear the question, “Why not just invest 100% of my portfolio in stocks?”
Tax-deferred Retirement Accounts: A Gift from the Government
  |  James M. Dahle, MD, FACEP
In early career, a physician typically has a high income, a low net worth, a high tax bill, and significant liability concerns. Large contributions to tax-deferred retirement accounts are the perfect solution. Don’t say the government never did anything for you.
5 Ways to Get Out of Clinical Medicine
  |  James M. Dahle, MD, FACEP
Many physicians feel fed up with the burdens of modern medicine and are looking for a way to start fresh in a new career. It's not as easy as one might hope, but there are a number of ways physicians can start over.
6 Ways to Increase Your Risk Tolerance
  |  James M. Dahle, MD, FACEP
Increasing one's ability to tolerate investment risks can allow the investor to successfully take more compensated risk for which he will likely be rewarded with higher long-term returns. Here are six strategies to build risk tolerance.
6 Reasons the Rich Should Pay Off Their Mortgage
  |  James M. Dahle, MD, FACEP
Most Americans have a financial goal to have a paid-for house. Many would even like to pay the house off in less than a standard 15-30-year time period. That's not the right move for everyone, but it's a good idea for the rich. Here's why.

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