Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

The Advisor Development Show is a digital mastermind network for the best financial professionals across the country. Join your host, Karl Hoover, as he interviews the brightest minds across the financial landscape every episode.

Karl has been with Financial Independence Group for more than 20 years and is a senior vice president who enjoys leading advisors through the the worlds of marketing, practice management, product R&D and the various challenges financial professionals face trying to grow and maintain their practices.

This show is all about sharing ideas and experiences to help you overcome obstacles and become a better financial professional.


800-527-1155 or

Aug 17, 2022

Over the past 20 years, David McKnight has helped put thousands of Americans on the road to a zero percent tax bracket and has received national recognition for his work.

He mentors hundreds financial professionals across the country who specialize in the Power of Zero retirement approach, and if you’ve spent anytime in this industry, you’ve likely seen or heard him discuss this program he’s built.

Today he joins the show to share his journey, explain his philosophy on taxes, and break down the trajectory our country is on in terms of tax rates.

Here’s some of what you’ll learn from this episode:

  • Why a speech from President Bill Clinton sparked his interest in debt and launched this journey. (3:32)
  • David’s definition of the Power of Zero and what it means to him. (8:27)
  • Why it’s so important to take advantage of the historically tax environment in and how you do that. (12:23)
  • The role that life insurance plays in the Power of Zero plan.(17:32)
  • Annuities have been a great tool for guaranteeing income in retirement but be careful not to make these mistakes.(25:13)
  • How an advisor can get involved in his program if they’re interested. (35:55)
  • The relationship FIG and POZ have shared through the years. (37:30)
  • What’s the most important thing David thinks advisors should focus on. (39:06)