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.
The Most Overlooked Item of Any Home Improvement
The item most homeowners forget on their home improvement project checklist is insurance.
The Long Run: Women and Retirement
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
Split Annuity Strategy
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.
Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?