Cincy Chic Features Mackey Advisors!

The Mackey Advisors Team is thrilled to have been featured in the online publication, Cincy Chic! Mackey Advisors has been in Cincinnati since 1982, when it was first started as a traditional financial services firm. Mackey Advisors eventually grew to become one of the largest women-owned businesses in Greater Cincinnati.Today, Mackey Advisors works with individuals,… Read More

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The Best Gift from Gen 1 to Gen 2

The Goering Center

Goering Center NewsletterJanuary 15, 2015by: Mackey McNeill He is 62, the first generation. She is 40, the second generation. They are ready to make the transition from Gen 1 to Gen 2. While the challenges are many, varied and complex, the financial issues that arise in this transfer of wealth provide an underpinning of success… Read More

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Small Amounts Can Add Up to Big College Savings

Small but frequent contributions to a 529 plan can mean a lot when it comes time to pay for college.

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… Read More

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How to Become a Savings Junkie in One Simple Step

My mother was born a saver. It is in her DNA. To prove this let me share one of her stories:   “One of my favorite pastimes (when I was a little girl) was counting the change in my piggy bank. I always engaged in the ritual alone in my room. I would lie on… Read More

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A Search for Cinderella

The Woes of Small Business Recruiting

We are a company of Cinderellas. Each of us is uniquely qualified for what our job entails, whether or not it is in our job description. Finding the team we have now was more luck than process. Part of that process was watching new employees come and go which was painful, uncomfortable, and demoralizing. But… Read More

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Why Climb a Ladder When You can Play on a Jungle Gym?

Wise Words from Arianna Huffington

I won’t even lie! When I saw that Arianna Huffington was going to be a keynote speaker at Inbound 2013 I decided I had to go to Boston. It isn’t very often that you get a chance to be in the presence of such an amazing, fierce and funny lady. Her words were full of… Read More

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5 Marketing Metrics Every Business Should Be Tracking

The Science of Art

Last week I attended HubSpot’s 2013 Inbound Conference in Boston, MA. I learned so many things that my head is still spinning, but I think that the biggest takeaway from the week for me was this simple statement (that hit me like a ton of bricks driving back at 1:30am from Dayton), Marketing is the… Read More

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New Federal Student Loan Rates… Again

On August 9, President Obama signed the Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act of 2013, which changes the formula for determining federal student loan interest rates. The law comes after months of partisan bickering, which culminated with the rate on subsidized Stafford Loans doubling to 6.8% on July 1. The new legislation replaces a prior system… Read More

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Interest Rate Increases on Some Federal Student Loans

On July 1, the interest rate on new federal subsidized Stafford Loans for undergraduate students doubled–from 3.4% to 6.8%. This increase brings the interest rate on subsidized Stafford Loans in line with the rate on unsubsidized Stafford Loans, which was already at 6.8%. The rate change is only for new subsidized Stafford Loans taken out… Read More

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Irish Twins

2nd Gen Musings

I am the baby in my family. My sibling was born a little less than a year before I was, and we have been inseparable our whole lives. My name is Sarah Grace, my sibling’s name is Mackey Advisors. Our mother, Mackey McNeill, created Mackey Advisors 31 years ago. To this day the smell of… Read More