3 Signals Your Financial Systems Are Broken

Approaching a railroad crossing when the train is on the nearby track, you are faced with flashing red lights, a red and white stripped cross bar, a big X sign that says, Railroad Crossing.  DO NOT PROCEED is clearly the message! You have the same kind of warning signals in your business, if you know… Read More

Building the Right Team

Practical Prosperity for Business

Team is defined by Merriam-Webster as a group of people who work together.  To make it a great team you need to be sure that the group of RIGHT people are excited about heading in the same direction.  When I think of building the right team, I always think about the book Animals Inc.  This… Read More

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Budgeting as a Team Building Process?!

Budgets have a bad rap.  Just the word budget makes people cringe.   People equate budgets with images of someone looking over their shoulder, losing their freedom, being restricted in their activities, or not being worthy of making a decision. The “problem” with budgets is in the process or delivery of them, not the budget itself. … Read More

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

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!    

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Take Charge of Your Business in any Environment

As business owners, way too much energy is spent fighting economic cycles.   Cycles cannot be controlled any more than the seasons.  Time and energy is better spent, understanding and learning to work with economic cycles.  Think about it this way, there is a time for everything.  Spring is a time for planting tomatoes.  If you… Read More

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Cross Country & Business Success

I’m sure you can quickly come up with a few parallels even if you never followed or participated in the sport. For example, just like cross country runners, business owners and employees have to adapt to different terrain, set a competitive pace, endure through hard times and of course, go for the win.  Although it… Read More

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Endings are just Beginnings Again.

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… Read More

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To Pop… Part 6

How is Mackey Advisors™ like popcorn?  Well, let’s think about it.  You have probably eaten a bowl of popcorn, only to notice as you get near the bottom that there are some un-popped kernels.  Sometimes there are more and sometimes there is less.  You probably don’t do things any differently each time you pop, and… Read More

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To Pop… Part 5

How is Mackey Advisors like popcorn?  The answer is simple, popcorn pops.  In his book ‘The Science of Getting Rich’ Wallace Wattles spends a lot of time discussing the need to get a clear and detailed vision of what you want to achieve.  At Mackey Advisors we help you to take the vision that you… Read More

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To Pop… Part 4

It was named by an enthusiastic sampler who remarked, “That’s crackerjack!” (a colloquialism meaning “of excellent quality” Last week, Laura touched on the different ways someone can make popcorn.  She explained how with the correct skills and ingredients one can make customizable popcorn for each of your dinner guests.  She then went on to explain… Read More