Ask Mackey | How to Change Your Life

Does life happen through you or to you? Are you moving toward what you want or away from what you don’t want? What you are choosing? These seem like simple questions. But how you answer them has a profound difference in how your life or business unfolds and how much joy you experience in every… Read More

For Immediate Release | 2nd Edition of The Intersection of Joy & Money

Mackey McNeill, author and founder of Mackey Advisors™: The Prosperity People, launches second edition of her book, “The Intersection of Joy and Money”   [November 4, 2015, BELLEVUE, KY] Mackey McNeill, internationally published author, speaker and CEO of intention-based financial planning firm Mackey Advisors,™ has released her award winning book, The Intersection of Joy and Money…. Read More

Interest Rates Decrease Slightly on Federal Student Loans

The federal government pays the interest on subsidized Stafford Loans while the student is in school, during the six-month grace period after graduation, and during any loan deferment periods. With unsubsidized Stafford Loans, the student pays the interest during these periods. Eligibility for subsidized Stafford Loans is based on financial need, as determined by the… Read More

Student Loan Delinquencies on the Rise

In its Q4 2014 Household Debt and Credit Report, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York noted that the student loan delinquency rate is worsening. You can read the full report here. According to the report, student loan debt increased by $31 billion from Q3 2014 to Q4 2014, with outstanding student loan balances now… Read More

The myRA Retirement Accounts are Now a Reality

Way back in February 2014, I penned a blog about a new option for workers whose employers did not have a workplace savings plan. It was dubbed the myRA and was designed as a starter savings account. President Obama discussed the new savings option in his State of the Union Address last year and the U.S…. Read More

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14 Ways to Survive the Holidays Without Breaking the Bank

Anyone who knows me well is aware of the fact that I go a little overboard during the holidays. I overload on movies like Elf, A Muppets Christmas Carol, and A Christmas Story. I have the Pandora Holiday station churning out one-hit wonders, and old standards. It is also not uncommon to see my best… Read More

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Client Spotlight – dooley media

Matthew Dooley is Founder and CEO of dooley media, a boutique agency that helps clients leverage social media to grow their business. dooley media specializes in social media strategy development, execution, measurement and education.  Matthew started dooley media because he saw an opportunity for businesses of all sizes –  especially SMBs – to use social… Read More

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Client Spotlight – HealthWorks

Denise Flickner is founder and sole owner of HealthWorks. HealthWorks is a full-service, on-site wellness partner for organizations looking to lower healthcare costs, create a healthier workforce, and track the impact of their wellness program. Denise is a AFTA certified personal trainer and has a BS in Dietetics. Denise founded HealthWorks on the premise that people… Read More

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If It Were a Snake It Would Have Bit Me:

How I Saw the Bigger Picture

As many of you know, I am the one-man-band of Mackey Advisors when it comes to branding, marketing, and communications in general. For the last few months I have felt stuck. It was like all of the sudden there was a storm cloud over my creativity, and I couldn’t produce anything worthwhile. I chalked this… Read More