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2016 Economic Update – Mackey Advisors Virtual Happy Hour

By |2016-01-19T20:50:27+00:00November 3rd, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |

To register please click here.  What: Mackey Advisors Virtual Happy Hour - 2016 Economic Update Who: Andy Pulsfort & John Nunan Time: 4pm to 5pm ET Dates: Thursday, November 3rd The Skinny:  Grab a cold drink and join us for an economic update.  Whether you are a business owner or individual investor, join us to learn about how [...]

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2016 Economic Update – Mackey Advisors Virtual Happy Hour

By |2016-01-19T20:48:20+00:00August 4th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |

To register please click here.  What: Mackey Advisors Virtual Happy Hour - 2016 Economic Update Who: Andy Pulsfort & John Nunan Time: 4pm to 5pm ET Dates: Thursday, August 4th The Skinny:  Grab a cold drink and join us for an economic update.  Whether you are a business owner or individual investor, join us to learn about [...]

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Mackey Advisors Economic Update

By |2017-05-09T22:13:54+00:00July 28th, 2016|Categories: Personal Planning, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

The U.S. economy continues to remain a bright spot in the world despite significant headwinds that dampened activity in the early months of 2016.  The consumer is driving U.S. economic growth.  According to recent Consumer Confidence reports, purchasers continue to view business and labor market conditions (i.e. personal income prospects) positively.  They are cautiously optimistic about [...]

2016 Economic Update – Mackey Advisors Virtual Happy Hour

By |2016-01-19T20:45:21+00:00May 5th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |

To register please click here.  What: Mackey Advisors Virtual Happy Hour - 2016 Economic Update Who: Andy Pulsfort & John Nunan Time: 4pm to 5pm ET Dates: Thursday, May 5th The Skinny:  Grab a cold drink and join us for an economic update.  Whether you are a business owner or individual investor, join us to learn about how [...]

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Mackey Advisors Economic Update

By |2017-05-09T22:13:49+00:00April 29th, 2016|Categories: Personal Planning, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

The U.S. economy remains a bright spot in the world despite significant headwinds that dampened activity in the early months of 2016.  Manufacturing production has been consistent over the past four months, continuing to edge higher in the first quarter, boosted by strong automotive output.  Yet a healthier economy and differing monetary policy opinion pieces also [...]

2016 Economic Update – Mackey Advisors Virtual Happy Hour

By |2016-01-19T20:41:22+00:00February 4th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |

To register please click here.  What: Mackey Advisors Virtual Happy Hour - 2016 Economic Update Who: Andy Pulsfort & John Nunan Time: 4pm to 5pm ET Dates: Thursday, February 4th The Skinny:  Grab a cold drink and join us for an economic update.  Whether you are a business owner or individual investor, join us to learn about [...]

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Mackey Advisors Economic Update

By |2017-05-09T22:13:46+00:00January 28th, 2016|Categories: Personal Planning, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

The U.S. economy, though soft in the second half of 2015, remains a bright spot in the world.  This is despite significant headwinds created by the problems facing the majority the globe’s economies.  The world’s largest economy is being bolstered by gains in Consumer Spending and Construction.  Strong employment growth, cheaper gasoline, and higher home prices [...]

Finding the Balance Between Success and Happiness

By |2017-05-09T22:13:42+00:00December 23rd, 2015|Categories: Personal Planning, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

“If I could work my will, every idiot that goes about with “Merry Christmas” on his lips, should be boiled with his own pudding, and buried with a stake of holly through his heart!”…Ebenezer Scrooge Does this sound like anyone you know?  While it is from the original Charles Dickens’s, “A Christmas Carol,” I like to [...]

2015 Investment Report: Dare to Believe?

By |2017-05-09T22:13:24+00:00January 28th, 2015|Categories: Personal Planning, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Looking back on 2014, people are going to say it was a great year to be an investor. They won’t remember how uncertain the journey felt right up to the last day of a year that saw the S&P 500 close at a record level on 53 different days. Think back over a good year in [...]

Mackey Advisors Economic Update

By |2017-05-09T22:13:18+00:00November 4th, 2014|Categories: Personal Planning, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Economic conditions continue to show signs of progress. On the upside, interest rates continue to remain low in the face of global uncertainty allowing U.S. consumers and businesses to borrow money more cheaply than has been historically possible. As an added bonus, increased oil production within the U.S. and globally has resulted in lower energy prices [...]