The 3% Rule says that if you want to have $100,000 per year in retirement, you would need $3.3 million saved up, which is not very attainable for most Americans. If you can offload longevity risk to a company that can handle it better than you can, you have to save far less. If you take a portion of...Listen to Episode
David’s first appearance on the podcast was one of the most downloaded episodes. Back in 2014, David wrote the Power of Zero book and since then the national debt has grown considerably. We are now at $28 trillion in debt and the primary problem is that much debt is only affordable as long as intere...Listen to Episode
Roth IRA’s have been trending on Twitter recently because it was discovered that Peter Thiel accumulated over $5 billion in his Roth IRA. Peter Thiel was one of the original founders of Paypal in 1999 when the Roth IRA was still in its infancy. At that time, his salary qualified him to contribute to...Listen to Episode
Americans have over $30 trillion sitting in 401(k)’s and IRAs, and people are waking up to the fact that those accounts are in the crosshairs of the US government to solve their debt problems. In a recent interview with Maya MacGuineas, she said the fiscal condition of the US and what’s going to hap...Listen to Episode
President Joe Biden has recently proposed a $6 trillion budget designed to make the US more competitive. Spending is already on an unsustainable trajectory so we need to examine the impact this budget proposal will have on the fiscal outlook of the country. A lot of people believe a $6 trillion budg...Listen to Episode
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