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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 independence.
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.
How to Appeal Your Property Taxes
For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.
Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
The earlier you start pursuing financial goals, the better your outcome may be.
When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.
Key questions to answer when you are considering retirement.
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.
An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
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.
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
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
Preparing for the unexpected can make all the difference if your family relies on your income.
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?