McCullough and Associates, LLC was founded with the goal of assisting our clients in every aspect of their financial lives. For each of our clients we strive to help create financial stability and security to provide financial independence.
Our customized solutions are designed to help our clients improve their long-term financial success while delivering an unprecedented level of personalized service.
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Investing with Your Heart
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
Events on Wall Street
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Tax Deductions You Won't Believe
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz
When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.
Six overlooked tax deductions to help manage your tax bill.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.
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This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
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
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.