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What Are Your Summer Plans?

By | 2017-06-14T16:59:32+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Categories: Personal Planning|Tags: , , , , , |

People either love or hate April.  I personally like it for a few reasons: busy season is over, my refund check is in the mail, and the weather is changing.  Not everyone gets to share in the same experiences as me since their busy season might be different, they may owe come tax time, or they [...]

To Hire or To Outsource?

By | 2017-05-09T22:13:43+00:00 December 28th, 2015|Categories: Business Wise, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

“If you think it’s expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur.” – Red Adair Too often, businesses rush into hiring decisions and do not hire the person that would be a fit for that business. The decision is usually made off the cuff due to a temporary burden [...]

Dealing with Divorce

By | 2017-05-09T22:12:22+00:00 May 22nd, 2013|Categories: Personal Planning, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Divorce can be a lengthy process that may strain your finances and leave you feeling out of control. But with the right preparation, you can protect your interests, take charge of your future, and save yourself time and money. You certainly never expected divorce when you cut the wedding cake--you and your spouse planned on spending [...]

Financial Planning – Helping You See the Big Picture

By | 2017-05-09T22:12:17+00:00 April 16th, 2013|Categories: Personal Planning, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Do you picture yourself owning a new home, starting a business, or retiring comfortably? These are a few of the financial goals that may be important to you, and each comes with a price tag attached. That's where financial planning comes in. Financial planning is a process that can help you reach your goals by evaluating [...]

Teach Your Children Well: Basic Financial Education

By | 2017-05-09T22:12:05+00:00 April 2nd, 2013|Categories: Personal Planning, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Even before your children can count, they already know something about money: it's what you have to give the ice cream man to get a cone, or put in the slot to ride the rocket ship at the grocery store. So, as soon as your children begin to handle money, start teaching them how to handle [...]

Download Our SMART Financial Goal Creation Tool for Small to Mid-Sized Businesses

By | 2017-05-09T22:12:03+00:00 March 28th, 2013|Categories: Business Wise, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This tool is for business leaders looking to define their organization's financial goals and build a path to achievement. This is a brand new tool for Mackey Advisors & we would love to hear your feedback on how it can be improved!    

5 Things to Remember When Your Finances are Falling Apart

By | 2017-04-18T20:53:58+00:00 March 20th, 2013|Categories: Press Room|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

reposted from U.S. News & World Report by: Geoff WilliamsFebruary 1, 2013 Most personal finance experts will tell you to put money away for a rainy day, but what do they suggest if you're in the middle of a torrential downpour, just at the point your funds have virtually run out and the roof is leaking? While [...]

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. [...]

Conservation is a must for Prosperity

By | 2017-05-09T22:11:30+00:00 October 18th, 2012|Categories: On Our Minds, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Here is an English lesson for today . . . Conservation by definition is “Preservation or restoration from loss, damage or neglect”; Prosperity is “The condition of . . . having success, flourishing, being well-off”.  That being said, one can see that in order to realize prosperity, conservation is needed.  Whether you are choosing to conserve [...]

From the Archives: Business First!

By | 2012-04-19T16:24:55+00:00 April 19th, 2012|Categories: Business Wise, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Excerpt from the May 2008 Mackey Advisors Newsletter Take care of your business and your business will take care of you. Obvious?  Of course.  Sounds like common sense.  But this simple concept is not always easy to practice and here’s why:  Putting the business first often means putting you, the business owner, last.  I was advising [...]