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.
“I think the Special Olympics and the Olympics are actually pretty similar. We all have dreams and we all have goals. And you have to work hard to accomplish your dreams and goals.”
– Michael Phelps
Internal Revenue Code section 401(k) is the only section of the U.S. tax code that the average people can cite. They know it has something, and often everything, to do with whether or not they can retire with dignity.
I think about this Mayor Daley quote a lot. Like any businessperson, I have hired tremendous people, and I have hired some who didn’t quite work out. Like Jesus, I’ve been denied, doubted and betrayed, but also like Jesus, I’ve found smart and loyal people who help me get my message out.
A well-connected friend in New Orleans took me to the critically acclaimed Galatoire’s restaurant – a fine dining experience at one of the top restaurants in the United States.
I graduated from college in 1981. At the time, my alma mater, Eastern Kentucky University, and Western Kentucky University were fierce rivals in football, basketball and everything else.
A friend recently lost her husband at a young age. She told me that men started coming on to her at the funeral. I see it all the time.
“For the Good Times” hit the charts about the time that my mother and father divorced. For the rest of his life, it was one of dad’s favorite songs.
The vast majority of my financial and structured settlement clients live in rural areas. Early in my career, I noticed a distinct husband and wife pattern.
I got to witness a fascinating event this month: the 50-year celebration of when journalist Al Smith stopped drinking and started his journey
In a serious multitasking moment, I’m reading “Beautiful Outlaw,” a fascinating take on the personality of Jesus by John Eldredge, and flipping back to “Bruce,” an all-encompassing biography of Bruce Springsteen by Peter Carlin.