Mackey Advisors Economic Update

By |2017-05-09T22:12:30+00:00June 26th, 2013|Categories: Business Wise, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Overall, the U.S. Economy continues to improve but appears to have hit a soft patch.  Some leading indicators were fractionally positive, many stayed more or less the same and a few turned slightly negative.  Additionally, the Fed is providing additional information on its bond buying program, hinting at tapering, but being coy about what metrics beyond [...]

Recovering from Identity Theft

By |2013-06-05T17:59:46+00:00June 5th, 2013|Categories: Personal Planning, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

You've read about it, and you thought it would never happen to you. But suddenly your bank account is empty, your credit card bills are through the roof, and you're getting late notices for accounts you don't own. Your identity has been stolen. What now? Time is money To minimize your losses, act fast. Contact, in [...]

Take Charge of Your Business in any Environment

By |2012-11-27T16:01:30+00:00November 27th, 2012|Categories: Business Wise, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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 ignore [...]

Reasons for Guarded Optimism (And Why Market Timing Seldom Works)

By |2012-08-23T18:15:06+00:00August 23rd, 2012|Categories: Personal Planning, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The stock market caught everybody off-guard on Friday August 3rd; the S&P 500 index climbed 1.90% on news that the U.S. economy created 163,000 new jobs in July--about 60% more than economists were expecting.  Or maybe it was attributed to excitement over the Grand Opening of our new offices in Bellevue, Kentucky.  Somehow I doubt this [...]

The Future is Your Decision

By |2011-07-21T19:24:15+00:00July 21st, 2011|Categories: Business Wise, Personal Planning, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Last Tuesday the 12th, I spent the morning at the Vistage All City meeting.  Our speaker was Brian Beaulieu, a respected economist from the Institute for Trend Research.  Brian’s talk, The Future is Your Decision, offered perspectives for CEOs and individual investors based on his trend research.  I found his information useful and have summarized his [...]