MacKinstry Financial & Investments, LLC
Educators' Retirement Consulting
Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. Along with these challenges come opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.
Whether you’re facing retirement or looking to better understand certain investment ideas, we can help you address your most pressing money concerns.
Our first priority is your overall financial success. We want to learn more about your personal situation, identify your dreams and goals, and understand your tolerance for risk. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of MacKinstry Financial’s foundation of success.
Our website is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. As you search our site, please feel free to send me a note regarding any questions you may have about any specific investment concepts or services that we offer. We'll get back to you quickly with an answer.
What Smart Investors Know
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Budget Check Up: Tax Time Is the Right Time
Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.
What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.
Knowing your options when a CD matures can help you make a sound investment decision.
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
Entrepreneurs all face the same question, “Which business structure should I adopt?”
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?