Fun With Annuities Podcast Celebrity Series
Jay Zawatsky is one of the most fascinating guests I’ve ever had on my Fun With Annuities podcast. He is a professor, lawyer, researcher, radio show host, podcaster, and incredibly high IQ “unicorn” that knows much more than he revealed during our recording. I have already booked him to be back in February of 2023, and I look forward to him being an ongoing guest.
He primarily focused on the broad category of money, and what it actually is. What is money? The first place he started was by explaining the true value of gold and silver. He’s not gold obsessed or what’s called a “gold bug.” He just explained gold as a currency, and I’ve never heard it explained by anyone. It’s worth listening to this section alone because it is so fascinating. Here is a factual nugget Jay through out that is a mind-blower. Of all the gold that has been mined in the world since the beginning of time can fill only 2 Olympic-sized swimming pools. Think of that for a second. That is an amazing stat.
Jay also factually dug in on what he calls “fiat” currencies like the dollar and crypto. The biggest mind-blower for me during this podcast was the ease with how Jay pulls facts, dates, and statistics to validate and support his arguments and educational points. He is a walking encyclopedia of financial information and insight.
I had to bring Jay down to “our level” to get him to explain strategies that will work for my clients and listeners. His barbell approach to investing was brand new to me after three decades in the financial business. As he explained it, I’m sure you will see my mouth fall open because of the absolute simplicity of his plan. I will not give it away in this written summary because I wouldn’t do it justice. This is a must-listen if there ever was one.
I encourage you to check out my Fun With Annuities YouTube channel so you can see the hat that Jay was wearing. I know that most of you listen to my podcast on all major podcast platforms, so I’ll explain it to you. It was a red baseball cap that read “Save, America.” Not “Save America” and not some Trump hat. The key part of the hat was the comma. In essence, Jay is urging America to save. Save their money. Save with gold and silver. Save with MYGAs (Multi-Year Guarantee Annuities). Save!
I will guarantee that you will listen to this podcast a couple of times because Jay is an absolute firehose of information. What a find, and I am so happy that he will now be a regular guest on Fun With Annuities. Enjoy!
"Good Money is money that acts as both a battery and a time machine." — Jay Zawatsky
IN THIS EPISODE, THE ANNUITY MAN AND JAY ZAWATSKY DISCUSS:
RESOURCES RECOMMENDED BY JAY ZAWATSKY:
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