New Year’s Resolutions

Practical Prosperity

Resolutions are supposed to be your intention for the new year, not a to-do list for the first week of January that is never fully completed.  I have yet to see someone accomplish a resolution within a week.  We usually get “busy” and  stop caring about what we set out to accomplish within the first… Read More

Make Empowered Choices Your Key to a Prosperous Journey

The Mackey Advisors Way

With the New Year now in full swing, I would like to take some time to talk about the choices we make in our financial lives.  This season presents individuals and families with an opportunity to start their year off making wise, thought out financial decisions that will make for a great 2017 I have… Read More

Avoid Illusion & Embrace Reality

The Mackey Advisors Way

It’s not uncommon for a potential client to ask us “Why Mackey Advisors™?”  In many cases they have come across free financial planning “tools” through various websites and other financial services firms like Fidelity or Vanguard.  This is a very pertinent question and one we are happy to answer. Let’s start with this question.  “What’s… Read More

How to Change Your Life…with Three Simple Questions

Choosing Prosperity

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… Read More

It’s the Season to Become Wildly Prosperous!

The Mackey Advisors Way

As the weather begins to cool down, most Americans tend to venture outside again.  Trapped at slippery poolsides or in cool, dark movie theaters with artificial, icy air, for 4 months, it only makes sense that it be time for change.  The new season is also a time to become wildly prosperous and maybe even… Read More

Why Planning is Important

The Mackey Advisors Way

If you have spent any significant time with the Mackey Advisors team, you have probably realized that we sometimes sound like a broken record when it comes to the concept of “planning”.  That is because almost every new client we work with, we continue to reinforce this huge importance. Often that importance is not just… Read More

Giving Back

The Mackey Advisors Way

We live in a world with thousands of good causes to support every day.  Whether it be a local charity, a friend down on their luck, or that adorable puppy that can’t find a home, there always has been and always will be a need for support.  Thankfully many of us are more than happy… Read More

Overcoming Our Biological Imperative to Get Stuck in Survival Mode

Thriving in a Fear Filled World

Your brain is wired to be on alert to anything that threatens your survival.  The amygdala is an almond shaped sliver in the temporal lobe of your brain that is responsible for your primal emotions like rage, hate and fear.   It serves as your early warning system for danger. Once stimulated, the amygdala becomes hyper… Read More

10 Years and Counting: Points to Consider as You Approach Retirement

If you’re a decade or so away from retirement, you’ve probably spent at least some time thinking about this major life change. How will you manage the transition? Will you travel, take up a new sport or hobby, or spend more time with friends and family? Should you consider relocating? Will you continue to work… Read More

Planning Your Financial Future

The Mackey Advisors Way

Let’s take a few minutes to discuss personal financial planning – or as we call it Prosperity Planning™.  When we take a step back for a minute it is quite astonishing to think of everything we plan for.  We make plans for dinner, lists for the grocery, and schedules for kitchen duty at the office. … Read More