Financial Literacy Month – Teaching Your Children About Money

Ask your five-year old where money comes from, and the answer you’ll probably get is “From a machine!” Even though children don’t always understand where money really comes from, they realize at a young age that they can use it to buy the things they want. So as soon as your child becomes interested in… Read More

How do I Price my Goods & Services?!

What is the role of product or service cost in the conversation about price?  The truth is cost has little or nothing to do with sales price.  The marketplace, that place of competition between buyers and sellers, sets price.  The price you can obtain for your product or service is based on perceived value.  CEOs… Read More

Creating a Board of Advisors – DIY or Get Help?

Part 2 of 6

This is the second in a series of blogs posts about my personal journey to putting a Board of Advisors together. To view all blog posts on our Board of Advisors please click here.    The Aileron course on Outside Boards gave me all the tools I needed to create a Board on my own.  However,… Read More

Creating a Board of Advisors – Why a Board of Advisors?

Part 1 of 6

This is the first in a series of blogs posts about my personal journey to putting a Board of Advisors together. To view all blog posts on our Board of Advisors please click here.  I was ready to up my game.  Mackey Advisors has fabulous, unique cutting edge processes and services.  Now was the time… Read More

Having Kids – Financial Planning for Adoptive Parents

Part 4 of a 5 part blog series

This is a five part blog series focused on the financial aspects of having children.  Specifically, the issues one should consider prior to bringing a child into a family.  This is part four, Financial Planning Issues for Adoptive Parents. To read the first, Having the “Serious” Talk, click here.  To read the second, Budgeting for… Read More

Having Kids – Are You Going Back to Work?

Part 3 of a 5 part blog series

This is a five part blog series focused on the financial aspects of having children.  Specifically, the issues one should consider prior to bringing a child into a family.  This is part three, Are You Going Back to Work. To read the first, Having the “Serious” Talk, click here.  To read the second, Budgeting for… Read More