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RECOMMENDED BOOK & MEDIA

Knowledge is power.  Sure it may be cliche, but it's true.  This compiled list below will give you great exposure to a variety of financial topics from some of the world's best.  We have personally read each book and listen to every single podcasts on this list and have found contents to be meaningful and enriching.


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Personal Finance

The Optometrist's Guide to Financial Freedom 

Fueled by the popular and rapidly growing ODsonFinance Facebook community of Optometrists and companion website, Co-founders Drs. Dat Bui and Aaron Neufeld created this comprehensive blueprint on techniques to overcome financial obstacles facing optometry students, residents, practicing doctors and other high-earning professionals.


This book strives to teach both young and experienced optometrists financial topics that were never taught in school, ranging from strategies on how to use a high-income salary to attack massive student debt, budgeting and saving for retirement, avoiding predatory advice from financial advisers, using tax strategies to save money, creating passive income, stepping into private practice ownership and how to build wealth through long-term investing in an ever-changing optometric world.

Clinical anecdotes and straightforward advice will keep students and new graduates entertained page after page while teaching important financial lessons to avoid potential pitfalls.


This Book will cover topics such as:

  • The harsh reality of Optometry and finding the right optometric career for you
  • How to save money while in school and ways to attack student debt
  • How to save for retirement and build wealth for the future through investing and real estate
  • Practice ownership and creating a profitable practice
  • Insurance and tax strategies, and when to hire professional help
  • How to create your own side hustle

The White Coat Investor: A Doctor’s Guide to Personal Finance (James Dahl MD)

Written by a practicing emergency physician, The White Coat Investor is a high-yield manual that specifically deals with the financial issues facing medical students, residents, physicians, dentists, and similar high-income professionals.

At last, for a generation that's materially ambitious yet financially clueless comes I Will Teach You To Be Rich, Ramit Sethi's 6-week personal finance program for 20-to-35-year-olds. A completely practical approach delivered with a nonjudgmental style that makes readers want to do what Sethi says, it is based around the four pillars of personal finance- banking, saving, budgeting, and investing-and the wealth-building ideas of personal entrepreneurship.

Investing

Practice Ownership/Management

Toilet Paper Entrepreneur (Mike Michalowicz)

Real Estate Investing

Personal/Practitioner Development

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success (Carol Dweck)

Miscellaneous Topics

Podcasts

In addition, Aaron interviews various guests who are experts in their field such as CPA, Real estate investors, financial advisors and other optometric influencers. Truly an amazing audio experience for your wealth building!

The Dave Ramsey Show (Dave Ramsey) 

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