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The Truth About Ken Fisher (Are Annuities Bad?)

The Power Of Zero Show

Ken Fisher dislikes annuities. He is not shy about it and became controversially famous with his 'I Hate Annuities' campaign. But is his hatred justified? First, Fisher's claims that annuities have 'nosebleed' fees is just wrong. Most of them don't have any fees. The only exception is variable annuities, but the investor gets a guaranteed lifetime stream of income in exchange. Do annuities keep the promise they make to investors? Ken doesn't believe they do. But as David explains, annuities ensure a retiree never runs out of money, which is the one thing retirees fear more than death.  When it comes to withdrawing money during retirement, the 3% Rule is one of the most effective strategies you can use today. According to David, Fisher's claims that annuities always mean more taxes is completely false. You can essentially solve all your tax problems by implementing what David calls the Piecemeal Internal Roth Conversion.  Fisher argues that annuities do not have a liquidity option. Yes, annuities do have surrender fees, but as David explains, most people don't need liquidity because their investments already guarantee they won't outlive their money. Another of Fisher's issues with annuities is the abnormally huge size of annuity contracts. David counters that claim by saying he's seen dozens of contracts, and they are not as complicated as Fisher paints them to be. Can annuities provide any real value to the average investor? Fisher thinks they can't. David, however, highlights that annuities offer value in ways no other investment vehicle can - your living expenses are taken care of regardless of the market environment, forever.  Fisher also maintains that financial advisors are the only people who gain anything from annuities. That's a little disingenuous coming from a person who built a $7 billion business from financial advising. If anything, Ken Fisher is consistent - consistently wrong on all his criticisms of annuities. David further adds that his advice is dangerously misleading and primarily aimed at getting you to transfer your assets over to Fisher Investments.  Mentioned in this episode: Financial Fast Lane on YouTube David's books: Power of Zero, Look Before Your LIRP, The Volatility Shield, Tax-Free Income for Life and The Infinity Code DavidMcKnight.com PowerOfZero.com (free video series) @mcknightandco on Twitter  @davidcmcknight on Instagram David McKnight on YouTube


31 Aug 2022

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E16. Markets, Policy and Tech with Ken Fisher (Part II)

The Last Optimist

Part two of our episode with Ken Fisher continues our wide-ranging conversation as we dive down the various rabbit-holes of realities about technologies, markets and even politics. Ken Fisher’s Real Clear Markets columns here. SourceJoin the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/the-last-optimist/markets-policy-and-tech-with-ken-fisher-part-ii/.Now become a Ricochet member for only $5.00 a month! Join and see what you’ve been missing: https://ricochet.com/membership/.Subscribe to The Last Optimist in Apple Podcasts (and leave a 5-star review, please!), or by RSS feed. For all our podcasts in one place, subscribe to the Ricochet Audio Network Superfeed in Apple Podcasts or by RSS feed.


5 Jul 2022

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E15. Markets, Policy and Tech with Ken Fisher (Part I)

The Last Optimist

(Photo courtesy Ken Fisher) For the next two episodes we’re joined by Ken Fisher, the storied, successful, insightful analyst, New York Times best-selling author, and founder, executive chairman and co-chief investment officer of the $197 billion Fisher Investments fund. We think you’ll enjoy this wide-ranging conversation about the psychology of markets, stocks, public policy... SourceJoin the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/the-last-optimist/markets-policy-and-tech-with-ken-fisher-part-i/.Now become a Ricochet member for only $5.00 a month! Join and see what you’ve been missing: https://ricochet.com/membership/.Subscribe to The Last Optimist in Apple Podcasts (and leave a 5-star review, please!), or by RSS feed. For all our podcasts in one place, subscribe to the Ricochet Audio Network Superfeed in Apple Podcasts or by RSS feed.


29 Jun 2022

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Investment Analyst Ken Fisher | 5-30-2022

Bernie and Sid in the Morning

On this special Memorial Day edition of "Cats and Lid" in the Morning, the duo is joined by investment analyst and longtime columnist for Forbes Magazine, Ken Fisher, calling in from The Intrepid to talk about how the famed vessel is celebrating Memorial Day, and the ongoing issue with homelessness and mental health being ignored for veterans in the country. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


30 May 2022

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Annuities: Ken Fisher “hates them”…. should you?

Optimized Advisor Podcast

Scott and Nick Bernatowicz sit down in studio to discuss annuities in today’s market. They break down the uses of annuities for growth and income. They talk about the history of annuities and how they fit into an investment portfolio. They also touch on the uses as a solution for long-term care planning.Connect with Scott on LinkedInConnect with Nick on LinkedInFor more on The Optimized Advisor Podcast click hereFor more on Producers Choice Network click hereWant to learn more and discuss annuities and other insurance solutions with us?Call us at 888-838-0448Email Nick at: nickb@mailpcwest.comFollow us on LinkedInFollow us on InstagramFollow us on Facebook


17 Mar 2022

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Episode 15: Money Management and Investing Strategy with Billionaire Investor Ken Fisher


On today's episode, we have self-made billionaire Ken Fisher, an esteemed author, CEO, and financial columnist. With Mr. Fisher, we discuss current economic and market conditions, money management, the true meaning behind diversification in a portfolio, key metrics when deciding when to buy a stock, Biden’s new infrastructure plan, how his Father Phillip Fisher (famed growth investing pioneer) shaped him into the person he is today, and Mr. Fisher's experience as an author and businessman. Most notably, Ken Fisher was the CEO and founder of Fisher Investments, an investment and financial advisor for people across the globe; he is now currently executive chairman of the firm. As of today, the firm manages close to $200 billion in assets and is the largest regulated investment advisor firm. Mr. Fisher is also on the Forbes 400  list of richest Americans and as of 2021 is worth $4.3 billion. In 2010, he was named to Investment Advisor magazine's "30 for 30" list of the 30 most influential people in the investment advisorybusiness over the last 30 years. He authored the "Portfolio Strategy" column in Forbes magazine. Fisher helped readers with financial and investment decisions through writing as well as through his business. "Portfolio Strategy" is the longest continuously running columnist in Forbes magazine's history, running for thirty-two and a half years. Fisher has also been featured in a number of other magazines across the globe as a columnist, featuring in prominent magazines such as Taiwan's Business Weekly, Chosun Mint in South Korea, elEconomista in Spain, De Telegraaf in the Netherlands, and Handelszeitung in Switzerland.  Further than finance and investing, Mr. Fisher has been devoted to research as a pioneer of many research studies. Most recently in "Cognitive Basics in Market Forecasts" Mr. Fisher studies behavioral finance alongside Dr. Meir Statman of Santa Clara University. Mr. Fisher is the innovator of investment theory, the idea of a price being determined by solely supply and demand. To learn more about our podcast follow us on Instagram @The_finanze_podcast to receive updates on new episodes and our podcast's future, or subscribe to our youtube channel at The FinanZe Podcast. To receive updates about our podcast episodes join our emailing list at the.FinanZe.podcast@gmail.com. If you enjoyed our episodes and learned from them we would appreciate it if you gave us a 5-star rating on Apple Podcasts to help the growth of our podcast to help other individuals. Enjoy the episode!     


25 Dec 2021

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Improving Your Church’s Financial Competencies with Ken Fisher

unSeminary Podcast

Welcome to this week’s unSeminary podcast. We’re talking with Ken Fisher, Executive Pastor at Church at the Mill in South Carolina. As one of the fastest growing churches in the country, Church at the Mill has doubled in size in the last five years. As a church grows, the staff needs to consider how they […]


8 Jul 2021

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Ep 134: Did COVID 19 Leak From a Lab in Wuhan China? What Has Dr. Fauci Kept Secret? - Dr Ken Fisher

Health Solutions With Shawn & Janet Needham

The public NEEDS to know! Where did COVID 19 actually come from? What does Dr. Fauci & the US government know about the origins of COVID 19 that we don't? Welcome to this episode of Health Solutions with Shawn Needham who welcomes a very special guest, Dr. Ken Fisher. Dr. Fisher has done extensive research on the so called "lab leak theory" of COVID 19 (links to resources below), and the details behind funding for biolabs, and previous lab leaks. You'll learn• What is "gain of function" research?• Did this gain of function research result in a lab leak?• How safe are these level 4 biolabs?• Why China WAS testing Corona viruses in this lab!• Did the US and Dr. Fauci fund this lab? • How we should have responded to COVID 19Time Stamps0:00 Intro0:40 Gain Of Function Research6:48 Did the US Fund the Wuhan Lab?16:12 Are Level 4 Bio Labs Safe?18:30 US Gain of Function Research19:32 Does the Gov Admit To Funding the Lab?22:47 Biowarfare & Gain of Function Research30:20 COVID Age Bracket33:26 Why Did We Lockdown?36:51 Dr. Fisher's Book43:20 Sickened The Book45:17 Dr. Fisher's Passion46:52 Outro~Episode Resources...Dr. Fisher's Authentic Medicine article on possible origins of the pandemic -https://authenticmedicine.com/2021/02/was-this-pandemic-man-made-and-in-part-funded-by-the-u-s/ Leaks from level 4 labs - https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2015/05/28/biolabs-pathogens-location-incidents/26587505/ Editorial from NYT on folly of gain-of-function research - https://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/08/opinion/sunday/an-engineered-doomsday.html A Risk Worth Taking - https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/a-flu-virus-risk-worth-taking/2011/12/30/gIQAM9sNRP_story.htmlRemoving the moratorium - https://www.nih.gov/about-nih/who-we-are/nih-director/statements/nih-lifts-funding-pause-gain-function-researchKarl Sirotkin & Dan Sirotkin paper - https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/bies.202000091 Wuhan & N.C. 2015 lab paper - super "gain-of-function" research - https://www.nature.com/articles/nm.3985Noting U.S. funding - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7095988/Another essay on "gain of function" research - why aren't we talking more about china's gain of function coronavirus research? https://dailycaller.com/2021/01/12/china-wuhan-covid-19-coronavirus-gain-of-function-research-lab-leak-nih/ WSJ editorial, The Wuhan Whitewash - https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-wuhan-whitewash-11617142921 Politics Destroying Lab Leak Science - https://undark.org/2021/03/17/lab-leak-science-lost-in-politics/NY Mag. Lab Leak Theory -https://nymag.com/intelligencer/article/coronavirus-lab-escape-theory.html ~#DrKenFisher #DrFauci #Covid19 #WuhanLab #China #CovidVaccine #GainOfFunction #Sars2 #Pandemic #Biowarfare #Shutdown #Healthcare #Liberty #EducateAndEmpower #NeedhamHealthSolutions #TeamNeedham #Boise #IdahoFalls #Tricities #JohnStossel #SiouxFalls #KristiNoem #Wenatchee #ShawnNeedham #HealthSolutions #MosesLakeProfessionalPharmacy #MLRX #SickenedTheBook #ShawnNeedhamRPh #ThinkOutsideTheSystem #OptimalHealthMatters #ItsTime~*** #BenShapiro & #DaveRamsey Fans. Learn how to be in the driver's seat for your healthcare choices {not the system or doctors!} 💪 http://mybook.to/Sickened_The_Book~Follow Shawn on Instagram ~ https://www.instagram.com/health_solutions_shawn_needham/~Follow Shawn on LinkedIn ~https://www.linkedin.com/in/shawn-needham-03a53816/~Follow Shawn on Twitter ~https://twitter.com/ShawnNeedham2~Sickened The Book Facebook Page ~ https://www.facebook.com/SickenedTheBook~Moses Lake Professional Pharmacy Facebook Page ~ https://www.facebook.com/MosesLakeProfessionalPharmacy/~iTunes ~ https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/healthsolutionsshawnjanet/id1482969218~Spotify ~ https://open.spotify.com/show/2hcL38IQWGXMIAb4dSpGxT~Subscribe to our YouTube channel ~ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4jgpI1BcHaHmpxw0bXuVDA


2 Apr 2021

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Building The Foundation - Featuring CEO of Fisher House Foundation, Ken Fisher

Home Base Nation

Ken Fisher is a leader in real estate, philanthropy, and giving back to our veterans and military families.  He is a man who puts his family first, but who also has helped thousands of military families over the past 30 years. Ken is chairman and CEO of Fisher House Foundation, which is an organization that has made it possible for the families of ill or injured veterans and service members to have comfortable, communal and free of charge lodging while their their loved one is receiving care at a medical facility.  Since 1991, The Foundation has built 90 houses for our US military families - including locations in both Germany and England.He carries forward the legacy that began when his Great Uncle Zach Fisher and wife Elizabeth Fisher created a groundbreaking system to help with the unmet and growing need for housing for military families. There were two simple requirements that Zach set forth 30 years ago, and Ken and his team continue to honor these requirements today:1. The house needs to be in walking distance to the hospital, and 2. The housing is free of cost.All fundraising efforts by the Foundation go to building homes which are “gifted” to the government organization which then in turn operates the home moving forward. This is a public-private marriage that works and has been the model since 1990. Since then, 400,000 military and veteran families have stayed in Fisher Houses, providing more than 10 million nights of free lodging for military families, saving over $500 million in travel expenses.Ken has expanded the Foundation, further developed the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, and it was in 2016, that Ken along with Prince Harry led the effort to bring the amazing Invictus Games to the US.Home Base is so grateful for our partnership with Fisher House Foundation and could not be more proud of this relationship, connecting both of our families. During pandemic times, our veterans still have the same needs every day and we are beyond grateful to Fisher House Foundation for their recent support specifically for the travel costs for our service members and veterans from across the country.  Ken and the Foundation truly represent what Home Base has always been so impressed by: A Grateful Nation of supporters that serve those serve.  To learn more and connect with us at Home Base:www.homebase.org/homebasenationTwitter,Facebook,Instagram,LinkedInHome Base Nation Team:Steve Monaco, Marine Veteran Brendan McCaffrey, Maureen Roderick, Charlotte Luckey, Karianne Kraus, Dan Berg, and The Moxi Group - DeeDee Kearney, Natalie BonelliProducer and Host:Dr. Ron HirschbergHome Base Media Lab Chairman:Peter Smyth Music for this episode by: Darden Smith - www.dardensmith.com Home Base Nation is the official podcast of Home Base Program for Veterans and Military Families, a partnership of the Massachusetts General Hospital and the Red Sox Foundation.The views expressed by guests to the Home Base Nation podcast are their own and their appearance on the program does not imply an endorsement of them or any entity they represent. Views and opinions expressed by guests are those of the guests and do not necessarily reflect the view of the Massachusetts General Hospital, Home Base, the Red Sox Foundation or any of its officials.


13 Oct 2020

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Special WABC NYC Edition Part 2 (Featuring Bruce Mosler and Ken Fisher)

CATS Roundtable

Special WABC NYC Edition Part 2 (Featuring Bruce Mosler and Ken Fisher) by John Catsimatidis


19 Sep 2020