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Scammers Targeting Vulnerable Elderly

By | 2017-04-18T20:53:57+00:00 October 31st, 2014|Categories: Press Room|Tags: , , , |

reposted from FoxBusiness.comby: Andrea MuradOctober 29, 2014 Financial fraud is devastating to everyone, but it can hit the elderly especially hard. “If you’re 20 [years old] and something happens to you financially, you have a long time to make a difference,” says Mackey McNeill, founder, president and CEO of Mackey Advisors. “If you’re older and not [...]

Judge/Executive Elect Knochelmann Announces Task Force to Assess CVG Board Structure

By | 2017-04-18T20:53:57+00:00 October 20th, 2014|Categories: Press Room|Tags: , , |

reposted from Cincinnati Business CourierOctober 17, 2014 Kenton County Judge/Executive Elect Kris Knochelmann has announced the creation of a task force to develop a recommended CVG Airport board structure. The task force’s work will be reported by the end of the year to the Kenton County Fiscal Court and Northern Kentucky Legislative Caucus. “The success of [...]

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How to Buy Long-Term Care Insurance

By | 2017-05-09T22:13:15+00:00 October 13th, 2014|Categories: Press Room|Tags: , , , , , , |

reposted from Kiplinger.comby: Kimberly LankfordFrom Kiplinger's Personal Finance, November 2014   Mackey McNeill, a CPA and personal financial specialist in Bellevue, Ky., talks with clients in their fifties and early sixties about protecting their retirement savings from potential long-term-care expenses—which currently average more than $85,000 a year for a private room in a nursing home. But when McNeill turned 58 [...]

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Yes, you should dump him because of his poor credit score

By | 2017-05-09T22:13:15+00:00 October 13th, 2014|Categories: Press Room|Tags: , , , , , |

reposted from SheKnows.comby Mary McCoy When I was in my early 20s, I fell in love with a guy who had an abysmal credit score. He was open about it, and I was willing to give him a chance. After all, love conquers all, right? Right, until he stole my social security number and financial identity [...]

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Expert Interview with Mackey McNeill on Hiring a Financial Planner

By | 2017-05-09T22:13:08+00:00 April 29th, 2014|Categories: Press Room|Tags: , , , , |

reposted from Mint.comApril 29, 2014 When it comes to financial planning, the client - not the planner - should be in the driver's seat, says Mackey McNeill, president and CEO of Mackey Advisors and Ignite Prosperity Inc. "Financial planning should be a contact sport," she says. "People will only follow a financial plan if they have some skin [...]

Grimes campaigns in NKY to rally women

By | 2017-05-09T22:13:00+00:00 February 18th, 2014|Categories: Press Room|

reported from Cincinnati.comFebruary 17, 2014 The national spectacle of the 2014 Kentucky Senate race came here Monday when Alison Lundergan Grimes brought Michigan Sen. Debbie Stabenow to rally women to her cause. Photo courtesy of November Strategies Monday marked Grimes’ first appearance in Northern Kentucky since a Louisville Courier-Journal poll showed she was leading [...]

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Delaying IRA Contributions Can Be Costly

By | 2017-04-18T20:53:57+00:00 January 10th, 2014|Categories: Press Room|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

reposted from The Wall Street Journalby: Jonnelle Marte   It's a new year. And that means it's time for investors to do what they could have done last year—but didn't.   Namely: make contributions to their 2013 individual retirement accounts. Indeed, an analysis of traditional and Roth IRA contributions made by Vanguard Group customers for the [...]

A View from the Future

By | 2017-04-18T20:53:57+00:00 November 18th, 2013|Categories: Press Room|Tags: , , , , , |

reposted from The Goering Center Newsletter  by: Mackey McNeill, President and CEO of Mackey Advisors   Why can’t we all see the future?  Edie Weiner, futurist, believes it is because we develop educated incapacity.  Your experience and knowledge is your greatest asset and your greatest baggage.  The bottom line is we learn too much about something [...]

The Shutdown's Lesson

By | 2017-04-18T20:53:57+00:00 October 24th, 2013|Categories: Press Room|Tags: , , , , , , |

reposted from AP.orgby: Joseph Pisani, AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) -- Let the government shutdown serve as a wake-up call: You need an emergency fund. Thousands of government workers were out of work for more than two weeks, causing many of them to fall behind on their bills. Although they will receive back pay, the [...]

Small Amounts Can Add Up to Big College Savings

By | 2017-04-18T20:53:57+00:00 October 18th, 2013|Categories: Press Room|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

reposted from U.S. News & World Reportby: Reyna Gobel   Parents who stuff their children's college funds with more than they can afford each month are setting themselves up for failure.    "Parents start off saving $500 per month, but then the car breaks down or they need new tires," says Mackey McNeill, a certified public accountant and [...]