The Power of Zero

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6.21 h 15 min2018PG
The U.S. National Debt is setting the stage for massive tax increases within the next 10 years and will impact a retiring generation of Baby Boomers. The all-star cast of US academic economists, fiscally concerned politicians, and the nation's top financial advisors show the proactive measures Baby Boomers can take to protect their retirement plans from the crush of higher taxes.
Directors
Doug Orchard
Starring
David McKnightDavid M. WalkerGeorge P. Schultz
Genres
DocumentarySpecial Interest
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English
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Supporting actors
Ph.D.Tom McClintockLaurence J. KotlikoffPh.D.Alan AuerbachPh.D.Martin EichenbaumPh.D.Gary HerbertMaya MacGuineasJoseph H. Davis. Ph.D.Nada O. EissaPh.D.Tom HegnaVan MuellerDon BlantonEd SlottCPANoah RothmanArmstrong WilliamsLaurette ArenzHoward YoonGreg GlassmanScott HowellKathryn L. ColeMichael J. PattonAlison Acosta Winters
Producers
Doug OrchardLori Barbieri
Studio
Doug Orchard Films, LLC
Rating
PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
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4.5 out of 5 stars

151 global ratings

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  2. 13% of reviews have 4 stars
  3. 6% of reviews have 3 stars
  4. 2% of reviews have 2 stars
  5. 4% of reviews have 1 stars
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Amazon CustomerReviewed in the United States on February 20, 2022
5.0 out of 5 stars
More critical now than when produced!!
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I saw this documentary when it was first available in 2018 and it impacted all of my retirement planning. Fast forward to 2022 and global economics are worse than anyone would dare to imagine just three years ago.
Sooner1992Reviewed in the United States on July 23, 2020
5.0 out of 5 stars
Limits on Roth Contributions
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The government put limits on how much money you can contribute to Roth IRAs. Makes sense otherwise everyone would put all their savings in this vehicle that will never be taxed. Whole life insurance on the other hand doesn't have contribution limits. Warehousing cash for future use in the cash value of whole life has been around for almost 200 years. If you are going to invest in life insurance, be sure you connect with an agent that can help you buy from a mutually owned company. This is super important to the growth of your cash value. Do your research and make sure your selected company is not a stock company.
7 people found this helpful
PRASHANT BAJAJReviewed in the United States on November 24, 2020
5.0 out of 5 stars
A must see...
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If you want to plan for your financial future or you want to get background on how current world issues are going to affect you financially. You can definitely read a lot of books and do a lot of research or... watch this movie. This gives a good overall neutral view of the United States' financial status and its future.
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RyanReviewed in the United States on April 30, 2019
5.0 out of 5 stars
Life changing! Absolutely everyone needs to see this!
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In the long awaited follow-up movie to his book title of the same name, author David McKnight takes his incredible crusade to the big screen in "The Power of Zero". I must admit I am much more into films of the entertaining blockbuster type and not much of a documentary or educational film goer, however, this movie is an absolute must watch for people of all ages. The message and crusade behind this movie is one of the most important causes in modern day America in my opinion. I cannot say enough good things about this film other than you should definitely take the hour and 15 minutes to watch it today!
12 people found this helpful
MitchellReviewed in the United States on August 28, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Must Watch!
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Learn how to retire the right way...TAX FREE!
KimandoReviewed in the United States on November 29, 2020
5.0 out of 5 stars
Time to wake up America! Here comes the tax train.
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This is something every working american should watch! If you think you are doing a good job saving for retirement and your future, think again. Uncle Sam is coming for your retirement account, and most Americans are asleep at the wheel.
3 people found this helpful
r davisReviewed in the United States on December 11, 2020
5.0 out of 5 stars
Prepare for the future or you’ll regret it
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Very informative. I’ve referred this movie and book to all of my friends and family. We must prepare for our future. The writing is on the wall.
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CodeViewReviewed in the United States on March 4, 2021
3.0 out of 5 stars
A little drawn out
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It was ok, but it looks like they had to work to stretch the show out.
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