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6 Essentials of a Branding Toolkit

By | 2017-05-09T22:12:25+00:00 April 24th, 2013|Categories: Business Wise, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

When I returned to Mackey Advisors in 2009 we had a beautiful “brand” created by Jon LoDuca and his team at Wisdom Link. Although we had a messaging guide and a logo that were perfect we were not capitalizing on our investment. Our marketing materials contained invaluable information, but we were not using our branding toolkit [...]

Employers Receive Transition Relief for WOTC Certification

By | 2013-04-10T14:24:09+00:00 April 10th, 2013|Categories: Business Wise, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

In the recently released Notice 2013-14, the IRS provided a bit of relief for employers who wish to take advantage of the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC), which was retroactively extended by the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA). Employers now have until April 29, 2013, to file the qualified employee certification form with their [...]

Achieve Your Personal Goals

By | 2017-05-09T22:12:02+00:00 March 28th, 2013|Categories: Personal Planning, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

In our lives we all struggle with achieving our goals. Sometimes we are not specific enough, it "took too long", or the goals were completely unrealistic. SMART goals are the best way to create goals that are achievable. Whether you are setting a goal for yourself, you employees, or your finances be sure to be SMART. SMART is [...]

The Future of Business: What's Gen Y got to do with it?

By | 2017-05-09T22:11:46+00:00 January 29th, 2013|Categories: Business Wise, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

In November of last year I went to Bold Fusion, the largest annual convergence of YPs in the Greater Cincinnati area. It was my second year attending, and it still has me thinking about the Gen Y/Millennial/Digital Native generation. Many senior managers and executives describe Gen Y as entitled, overly confident, unwilling to “work their way [...]

Go Green & Red this Holiday Season

By | 2017-05-09T22:11:34+00:00 November 28th, 2012|Categories: On Our Minds, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Tis’ the season for giving gifts, spreading joy & living in excess!  Ikea Holiday Decor Here are 10 tips on how to become a lean, green holiday machine. We all love getting holiday cards in the mail, but this year save a tree and some money by sending out e-cards to your loved ones. [...]

Mackey Advisors Newsletter Revamp

By | 2012-10-18T14:13:11+00:00 October 18th, 2012|Categories: On Our Minds, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

We will be revamping our newsletter in 2013, and we want your feedback! We will be segmenting our monthly newsletter into more specific categories so that our wonderful subscribers only receive the information they want! Please take this very, very short survey and help us deliver better information to you.  Click here to take survey   [...]

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The 5 Most Valuable Money Lessons for Kids

By | 2012-08-23T18:23:04+00:00 August 23rd, 2012|Categories: Personal Planning, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Life isn’t about stuff.  The most important lesson a child needs to learn to lead a healthy money life is that stuff isn’t the most important thing.  A great way to teach this to your children is to lead by example, and have conversations with your kids about what their perceptions of rich and poor are. [...]

Endings are just Beginnings Again.

By | 2017-05-09T22:11:16+00:00 June 21st, 2012|Categories: On Our Minds, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

As many of you know we are in the home stretch of our construction project at 601 Fairfield Avenue in Bellevue, Kentucky. Our relocation/construction project has taken three years to complete and we cannot wait to move into a space that champions the brand and vision of Mackey Advisors as much as we do. The road [...]

Living Walls: The Urban Garden Answer

By | 2017-05-09T22:10:57+00:00 October 20th, 2011|Categories: On Our Minds, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

As most of you know, we are in the process of trying to renovate a historic building on Fairfield Avenue in Bellevue, KY. Recently a $35,000 urban revitalization grant came up for grabs. We felt that our project met the qualifications, and submitted an application. We ultimately did not get the grant, but I learned some [...]