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.
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Choosing a Business Structure
Entrepreneurs all face the same question, “Which business structure should I adopt?”
Mortgages in Retirement
Explore the benefits and drawbacks to paying off your mortgage prior to retirement with this article.
Yours, Mine, and Ours: Estate Strategies for Second Marriage
Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.
Five strategies for managing your student debt.
Here are several important changes to Social Security that may impact how and when you can begin taking income benefits.
The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.
Purchasing homeowners insurance is critical for protecting your home.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.
Savvy investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?