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.
Is a SEP-IRA Right for Your Business?
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
Events on Wall Street
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Budget Check Up: Tax Time Is the Right Time
Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.
When you’re married and have children, insurance needs will be different.
Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.
A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
In the face of divorce, making changes to insurance coverage may be overlooked.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
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.