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.
Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
Your Changing Definition of Risk in Retirement
A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.
Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill
How long does a $20 bill last?
If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.
The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.
It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.
As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.
Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.
In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.