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Ep 53: What is the Public Pension Liability Crisis? with David McKnight

November 6, 2019
There are three words that don’t get mentioned very much, but they should scare the dickens out of you. Those words are Public Pension Liabilities. It’s a problem that is largely flying below the radar, but if you live in a state with a lot of public pension liabilities, it could end up like Detroit...

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David McKnight is a highly regarded speaker whose workshop The Power of Zero has been seen by thousands of Americans across the country. He has made frequent appearances on Bloomberg Radio, The New York Times, CNBC, Yahoo! Finance, Nasdaq.com, Reuters, Investor’s Business Daily and numerous other national publications. Most recently David was a main platform speaker at Forum 400, an annual gathering of the top 1% of financial advisors in the country. In the summer of 2014, he was a Focus Speaker at the annual world-wide meeting of the Million Dollar Round Table in Toronto, Canada.

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Ep 53
What is the Public Pension Liability Crisis? with David McKnight
November 6, 2019Duration: 14:09

There are three words that don’t get mentioned very much, but they should scare the dickens out of you. Those words are Public Pension Liabilities. It’s a problem that is largely flying below the radar, but if you live in a state with a lot of public pension liabilities, it could end up like Detroit...

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Ep 52
What is an L.I.R.P. Conversion? with David McKnight
October 30, 2019Duration: 16:03

David becomes very uneasy when advisors recommend that their clients take the money in their IRA and convert all of it into an LIRP. The LIRP has a lot of benefits, but it really should be used in conjunction with other streams of tax-free income. The LIRP is powerful only to the extent that it’s us...

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Ep 51
Meet the Politician Who Sounds Exactly Like a Power of Zero Advisor with David McKnight
October 23, 2019Duration: 18:37

There are two people today that are making waves in the national conversation for what they are saying about the national debt. This first is Ken Fisher. Ken says the debt to GDP ratio has been worse in the past and that we really have nothing to worry about. He also says that we borrowed some of th...

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Ep 50
Should I Take the Lump Sum Option with My Pension? with David McKnight
October 16, 2019Duration: 13:18

What are the implications of taking your pension normally versus a lump sum? A lot of companies offer the lump sum as a way to get out from under the financial obligation of paying you or your spouse until you die. As a stream of income, your pension will be coming out of your tax-deferred bucket. Y...

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Ep 49
Why Line 10 Is My Very Favorite Line on the Tax Return with David McKnight
October 9, 2019Duration: 17:31

Line 10 on your tax return can be a great joy for you in retirement. Before the tax cuts of 2018, you may have known it as Line 43, and it simply means your taxable income. Taxable income is important to someone trying to achieve the Power of Zero paradigm because in a rising tax rate environment th...

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