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2025 The Final Drive Podcast

Hi, I’m David Hays, Founder of Comprehensive Financial Consultants and your host for 2025 The Final Drive podcast based on my book, 2025 The Final Drive: What You Need to Win. You can purchase this book at by visiting our website at www.cfci.us. This podcast will help you avoid the biggest risks that will affect your long-term retirement by planning. Much of this planning needs to be done by the year 2025, before taxes go up for good. I will teach you about the impact of our parents’ tax planning and how to break that cycle and create wealth for your retiree income, the risks associated with retiring during bad markets, and how to effectively plan for your longevity.

Sep 12, 2022

You are ready to gift one of your investment properties to a family member, but unsure how to go about it.

Your son has been living in a home of yours, and paying you rent, but you want to gift him the property. 

What steps do you begin to take?

Do we need to sign a new deed?

Will this affect mine or his taxes next...


Aug 29, 2022

Student Debt.

This is a hot topic and we just added fuel to the fire.

Biden has set out to eliminate $10-20k worth of student debt.

While this helps many people now, mathematically this could potentially hurt us long term.

With thousands of students going further into debt every year, this responsibility should be on...


Aug 22, 2022

Special Edition on the “inflation reduction act of 2022” or should we call it the “we hope it doesn’t cause more debt act”?

More spending with the hopes of increasing revenue with a minimum corporate tax and increasing IRS audits – we’ll see if it works, but it rarely does.

It just reinforces we are...


Aug 15, 2022

Getting more personal with Martin James in our last installment of part 3 of 3.

Join David and Martin in their discussion of QCDs:

How can you help your own CPA when filing?

Later they get into how to manage a step-up cost basis.

How can you manage a step-up cost basis with married couples?

This hasn't been on...


Aug 8, 2022

Join David and his Guest Martin James as they embark on a 3-part series, this is part 2 or 3.

Martin, a recovering CPA, has also projected tax changes coming at the end of 2025 due to our Marginal Tax System.

How will this affect our current bracket rates? 

Have you ever thought to yourself:

What is Stealth tax?

How...