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Journal Club 07-21-23 – Passive Income MD

Here’s Journal Club 07-21-23! Every week, I hold a JOURNAL CLUB. After filtering through the articles on the web, I present a few that impacted my life this week. Be safe and stay well!


  • As many of you may already know, with the signing of the debt ceiling bill, borrowers with federal student loans will need to restart paying their debts in the next few months. Per The White Coat Investor, if you’re interested in a loan forgiveness program, you need to devise a plan to enroll in them right away. And if you’re looking for more information, the
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Tiny house full of sophistication is for sale in Tennessee. Check out the chic digs

This house is luxurious. It’s chic. It’s filled with modern features.

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And it’s only 408 square feet.

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A Tracy City tiny home — which is listed for $519,900 — is turning heads in Tennessee thanks to its high-end style and sophistication for such a small space. The home was designed by architect Jeffrey Dungan, and it was originally for developer Chip Hayes, Realtor.com noted.

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“Our company, The Retreat by Oakstone, started developing tiny-home communities in 2019, and the demand has been staggering,” Hayes told a Realtor. “This property is a concept I came up with years

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7 Practical Tips For Doctors To Expand Your Network

Achieving true wealth requires patience, dedication, hard work, and the determination by doctors to expand their network to increase their net worth to achieve financial independence. Given the ever-increasing demands doctors face as they balance the care of their patients and administrative work, investing in yourself is often missed. One of the best ways to continue investing in yourself is by growing your network. You can do this by attending specialized, curated conferences like PIMDCON.

Attending quality curated conferences can help you stay on top of your game. Putting yourself in the same room as like-minded professionals will challenge, inspire,

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Rent prices in Tampa Bay, other Fla. cities, fall for the first time since the pandemic

TAMPA, Fla. — The Realtor.com® May Rental Report found renters are beginning to see some relief, with the median asking monthly rent in the 50 largest US metros decreasing -0.5% year-over-year to $1,739.

Rent in the Tampa Bay area saw a decline of -4.0%, while there was a -2.3% decline in the Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford area.

Nationally, rent prices increased $3 from last month but were down $38 from the July 2022 peak. Realtor.com®’s 2023 Forecast Update predicts that rents will continue to drop, averaging -0.9% from 2022.

“In May, we saw the first year-over-year decline in rents, a sea-change from the

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Housing affordability isn’t improving soon as the market faces a decade of undersupply, Realtor.com economy says

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  • Housing affordability isn’t improving anytime soon, Realtor.com economist Danielle Hale says.

  • Hale expected home prices to dip just 0.6% this year, while mortgage rates might only ease to 6%.

  • The tightness in the market can be chalked up to a decade of housing undersupply.

Housing affordability isn’t improving soon for prospective home buyers, thanks to the high cost of borrowing and the undersupply of homes built over the past decade, Realtor.com’s Danielle Hale says.

In an interview with CNBC on Friday, the chief economist pointed to the precarious state of the housing market, with demand far