At McKenzie Financial Services, our mission is to help you take control of your future by developing a plan and working with you along the way to pursue your financial goals. We are driven by a strong personal service commitment using a team approach and we work in conjunction with your current professional relationships while providing you with additional access to our resources. All in all, our goal is to help you succeed through planning, investing, and implementing smart financial solutions.
It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
Investment Challenges of the Affluent Investor
Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.
A Primer on Dividends
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
Concerns over identity theft continue to grow, especially with data breaches at major companies and financial institutions.
Knowing your options when a CD matures can help you make a sound investment decision.
Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
What does your home really cost?
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?