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Ep 116: My Interview with Former US Comptroller General David Walker (Part 1)

January 20, 2021
David Walker is a certified public accountant and has spent many years in public accounting. He’s run three federal agencies, two in the executive branch and one in the legislative branch. As the Comptroller General of the United States he was the chief performance and accountability auditor of the...

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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 116
My Interview with Former US Comptroller General David Walker (Part 1)
January 20, 2021Duration: 23:45

David Walker is a certified public accountant and has spent many years in public accounting. He’s run three federal agencies, two in the executive branch and one in the legislative branch. As the Comptroller General of the United States he was the chief performance and accountability auditor of the...

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Ep 115
How to Maximize Your Net Worth When Doing Roth Conversions & More
January 13, 2021Duration: 21:40

David has written a number of books on the Power of Zero paradigm for retirement and still does about 90 speaking engagements each year. He also runs a program with around 250 advisors that help him espouse the Power of Zero worldview. The basic premise of the Power of Zero is that due to the fiscal...

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Ep 114
My Take On Financial Gurus, Tax Fear Mongering, Tax Payment Procrastination, and More
January 6, 2021Duration: 27:46

There are a lot of stigmas around retirement planning and David’s new book addresses two of the most difficult problems facing retirees right now, longevity risk and tax rate risk, and how to deal with them at the same time. Tax rate risk has always been a big problem for retirees, but it’s not thei...

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Ep 113
A Power of Zero Amazon Review Rebutted
December 30, 2020Duration: 26:16

The Power of Zero occasionally gets a negative review. Today’s episode is going to deconstruct and rebut a recent one-star review and go through the different perspectives. The first claim is the book is based on a misleading assertion regarding taxes in retirement. They are basically subscribing to...

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Ep 112
Will America Be a Super Power in 2040, My Review of David Walker's New Book (Part 2)
December 23, 2020Duration: 16:00

Last week David did part 1 of the review of David Walker’s new book and talked about the reasons why the US will probably no longer be a world superpower by 2040. In this episode we’re going to cover the proposed solutions. 40% of Americans don’t pay any tax at all with 20% of Americans receiving a...

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