Today’s episode addresses the question ‘Do we continue to let inflation run roughshod over our purchasing power, or do we raise interest rates and risk plunging our country into a recession?’ David states that Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell is fast approaching a grim crossroad in which he may h...Listen to Episode
This episode focuses on the unsettling math behind Dave Ramsey’s recommendation to buy term and invest the difference. David shares the definition of the ‘Buy Term and Invest the Difference’ approach, and talks about Ramsey’s claim that permanent life insurance is a rip-off. For David, Dave Ramsey m...Listen to Episode
David shares a stat from the US Labor Department: as of May 11th, inflation over the last 12 months through April of 2022 has been 8.3%. David explains that the general belief is that inflation doesn’t necessarily translate to more taxes because the IRS has been historically good at indexing tax bra...Listen to Episode
“I don’t want to pay the taxes on my Roth Conversion” is the single greatest objection David sees every week. David believes that whoever makes that argument is basically saying that they don’t want to pre-emptively pay a tax before the IRS absolutely requires it of them and that they think their ta...Listen to Episode
Today’s podcast explains why it might be a massive mistake to invest in municipal bonds. The reason why this is such an important topic is our unusual fixation with municipal bonds when trying to set up a tax-free retirement. Interest from municipal bonds counts as provisional income. That means tha...Listen to Episode
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