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3 Tips for Creating A Successful Strategic Plan or Map

By |2017-05-09T22:12:56+00:00October 23rd, 2013|Categories: Business Wise, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Imagine you’re somewhere in South America.  It’s swampy, the ground soggy and sloppy, your footing unsure.  The air is thick with moisture, and the heat hangs as heavily on you as a water-soaked comforter.  You’re alone, with just your senses and a few navigational tools.    What’s your next move?  Will you take some time to [...]

Miss our Asset Allocation Basics webinar?

By |2017-05-09T22:12:50+00:00October 16th, 2013|Categories: Personal Planning, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The second webinar in our Healthy, WEALTHY, and Wise Women series is now available. Watch it whenever and wherever you want. Mackey McNeill, CPA, PFS, IAR will review some basic investment knowledge including: How to eliminate worry  What is risk, and how to determine how much is too much How to be prepared for market fluctuations What [...]

The Purpose and Power of Clarity

By |2017-05-09T22:12:44+00:00September 16th, 2013|Categories: Business Wise, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Aileron Campus Last week, I spent 2 days in The Course for Presidents at Aileron. The purpose of the course is to introduce professional management techniques to business owners with revenue between $1 Million and $20 Million.  Be sure to check back for more posts about what I learned during this course.    These [...]

Where are you on the Money vs. Happiness Scale?

By |2017-05-09T22:12:33+00:00July 15th, 2013|Categories: On Our Minds, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

 “At present, we are stealing the future, selling it in the present, and calling it GDP.” — Paul Hawken In 2010, two Princeton University professors sought to answer the age-old question, can money buy happiness?  Yes, but only up to $75,000. Their study found that in the United States, beyond $75,000 of personal income participants reported [...]

5 Metrics that Could Save Your Business

By |2013-05-22T19:09:51+00:00May 22nd, 2013|Categories: Business Wise, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As business owners and managers, we are always searching for ways to improve our business. But too often, we spend an enormous amount of time putting out the fire of the day or hour and not focusing on what matters. All of our knee-jerk reactions to the things we don’t want in our business end up [...]

What is an Asset Allocation?

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

This month we are going back to the basics with a refresher on the topic of asset allocation.  If you are not an investment advisor, it may be a term you are unfamiliar with, especially if you don’t engage with an advisor to manage your assets. You won’t hear asset allocation discussed much on CNBC and [...]

Irish Twins

By |2017-05-09T22:12:20+00:00May 22nd, 2013|Categories: On Our Minds, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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 a [...]

Financial Planning – Helping You See the Big Picture

By |2017-05-09T22:12:17+00:00April 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 [...]

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

By |2017-05-09T22:12:03+00:00March 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!    

Achieve Your Personal Goals

By |2017-05-09T22:12:02+00:00March 28th, 2013|Categories: Personal Planning, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

In our lives we all struggle with achieving our goals. Sometimes we are not specific enough, it "took too long", or the goals were completely unrealistic. SMART goals are the best way to create goals that are achievable. Whether you are setting a goal for yourself, you employees, or your finances be sure to be SMART. SMART is [...]