ILAB 44 – Building the Crash Proof Retirement System with Phil Cannella

Building the Crash Proof Retirement System with Phil Cannella

“There hasn’t been a life insurance institution since 1780 that ever went into bankruptcy and no one’s ever lost a penny of their principal”

     Phil Cannella     

Phil Cannella is the founder and creator of The Crash Proof Retirement System. The Crash Proof System was born in the ashes of the financial collapse of 2000 and developed to bring consumers a strategy that guarantees preservation of principle while still achieving adequate growth. Phil has been in the insurance industry for a whopping 41 years and got his start and success through endless hard work and hustle, which included nearly a decade of door-to-door sales.

Over the course of his career, he has interviewed some of the top financial and political insiders in the world and seen just about everything on Wall Street. We sit down for a rare and extended interview with Phil to get his take on the world markets, investing, work ethic, and of course retirement planning.

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ILAB 44 Show Notes



Phil’s bio video

Educational Event Teaser
WPHT Philadelphia
WFTL South Florida

Crash Proof Retirement Educational Events


ArtofFX – start with just a $10,000 account (reduced from $25,000)

Fundrise – start with only $1,000 into their REIT funds (non-accredited investors OK)

Wealthfront – get your first $15,000 managed free

Betterment – get up to 1 year managed free

RealtyShares – try it free with ILAB link


Video Testimonials:

Video of SEC Interview – Playlist:

Audio file of Jim Cramer:



ArtofFX – start with just a $10,000 account (reduced from $25,000)

Fundrise – start with only $1,000 into their REIT funds (non-accredited investors OK)


Stan’s Brutally Honest Factual Expertise About Annuities – ILAB 4

Time Stamps:

06:23 – World financial crisis
22:10 – $2.8 billion debt crash
30:10 – Insurance industry
33:40 – Fixed annuities
36:20 – ADHD & dyslexia
41:01 – Publically humiliated
45:04 – Pharmaceutical drugs
48:55 – Recession proof investment
54:10 – Annuity growth
1:00:38 – Insurance companies vs. banks
1:15:20 – Life insurance firewalls
1:18:20 – B++ bonds
1:22:10 – Safety nets
1:25:10 – Guaranteed renewable contract
1:37:10 – How to find success
1:40:30 – Crashproof educational process
1:48:48 – Tax-free legacy
1:54:53 – Demographics for fixed index annuities
2:05:30 – Investing in life insurance
2:10:17 – Are fixed rate annuities right for you?
2:12:00 – Greece’s debt
2:12:50 – Education, research, and network
2:14:00 – Interest rates and fees

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