Author Archive: Don McNay

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Don McNay, CLU, ChFC, MSFS, CSSC is the best sellling author of the book Wealth Without Wall Street: A Main Street Guide to Making Money.

McNay is an award winning financial columnist and Huffington Post Contributor.

He is the Chairman of the Board for the McNay Settlement Group (www.mcnay.com) which provides structured settlement consulting for injury victims, lottery winners, and the families of special needs children.

McNay founded Kentucky Guardianship Administrators LLC, which assists attorneys in as conservators and setting up guardianship's. It is nationally recognized as an administrator of Qualified Settlement (468b) funds.

Don has appeared on the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric and over 100 radio and television programs.

McNay has Master's Degrees from Vanderbilt and the American College and is in the Eastern Kentucky University Hall of Distinguished Alumni. Don is a Quarter Century member of the Million Dollar Round Table and has four professional designations in the financial services field.

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Will You Be Truly Happy If You Win The Lottery?

Will You Be Truly Happy If You Win The Lottery?

| May 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

A Psychology Today article titled, “What Will You Do if You Win the $550 Million Powerball Lottery?” caught my attention.

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Will Main Street Ever Trust Washington Again?

Will Main Street Ever Trust Washington Again?

| May 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

The scandal at the Internal Revenue Service and the Justice Department spying on the Associated Press came at the same time that I have been reading Moisés Naim’s excellent book “The End of Power.”

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Life Lessons from a Lawyer’s Lawyer

Life Lessons from a Lawyer’s Lawyer

| May 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

One of the great moments of my life was sitting next to legendary Louisville attorney Frank Haddad at a luncheon when he found that he had received the first Peter Perlman Outstanding Trial Lawyer award from the Kentucky Academy of Trial Lawyers.

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Not Becoming An Oldies Act

Not Becoming An Oldies Act

| May 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

The “strategic coach” for entrepreneurs Dan Sullivan uses the expressions “past-based self” and “future-based self.”

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How Poker Can Tell Us If An Injured Person Will Blow Their Money

How Poker Can Tell Us If An Injured Person Will Blow Their Money

| May 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Gambling takes a front burner in my life during Kentucky Derby week.

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Life Lessons About Money and Happiness

Life Lessons About Money and Happiness

| April 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

When the body of murdered Florida lotto winner Abraham Shakespeare was found, his mother said that on many occasions Shakespeare said he wished he had torn up the winning ticket.

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Breaking the Rules to Do Things Right

Breaking the Rules to Do Things Right

| April 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

For nearly 20 years, our leaders decided traditional economic rules didn’t apply. It got us into a financial crisis.

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Will the Gecko Slay All Insurance Agents?

Will the Gecko Slay All Insurance Agents?

| April 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

After 30 years of affiliation with the insurance industry, I have a deep appreciation for insurance agents.

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Ride The Wave Of Change

Ride The Wave Of Change

| April 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

I was reading an obscure blog, “The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Special Needs Planning” by Scott Solkoff, when I saw a line that jumped out.

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My Journey To God Via The Golf Course

My Journey To God Via The Golf Course

| March 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

My road to golf and to Clay Hamrick was a spiritual one.

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