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Physician's Guide to Doctoring with Bradley B. Block, MD

This is a podcast that answers the question, "what should we have been learning while we were memorizing Kreb's cycle?" This is a practical guide for practicing physicians and other healthcare practitioners looking to improve in any and all aspects of our lives and practices. Physician and non-physician experts are interviewed on a wide range of topics to help us with personal and professional development.
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Jul 18, 2023

This episode is sponsored by @PearsonRavitz

The episode features Dave Denniston, CFP, a financial planner and host of the Freedom Formula for Physicians Podcast. They delve into the concept of financial freedom for physicians, which involves becoming debt-free, having a strategic plan for income generation, and exploring tax reduction strategies. They clarify that while consumer debt is unfavorable, investment debt can be beneficial for cash flow and acquiring assets.

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00:02:01 Financial freedom formula: Debt-free, strategic planning, lower taxes.

00:09:57 Negotiate fees with a financial advisor.

00:11:52 Different fee structures for advisors.

00:17:26 Utilize tax-saving strategies for physicians.

00:21:03 529 plans can be converted to Roth for kids.

00:30:42 Tax advantages of short-term rentals.

00:32:26 Passive income is not truly passive.

00:36:46 Tax efficiency in investments.


Dave Denniston is a financial planner and advisor with expertise in land flipping. He has achieved success in various areas, including running land flipping businesses, hosting the Dr. Freedom Podcast, writing books, and being a financial advisor. Dave Denniston's ethos/philosophy revolves around being intentional with spending and aligning it with one's values. He believes that material possessions may not bring long-term happiness and emphasizes the importance of financial planning.

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