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.
Yours, Mine and Ours: Estate Strategies for Second Marriages
Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.
Social Security: By the Numbers
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Volunteering in Retirement
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
How much do you know about one of the most important tools you have to help protect your and your family’s financial future?
If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
Estate strategies for millennials may sound like less of a concern than retirement, but young adults should prepare now.
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
Roth IRAs are tax advantaged in a different way from traditional IRAs.
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?