Broker Check

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.

We encourage you to explore our site and learn more about the services we provide. Should you have any questions or would like more information on our firm, please feel free to email us or call us at (417) 883-1212. We look forward to hearing from you.

Helpful Content

Required Reading: The Economic Report of the President

Required Reading: The Economic Report of the President

The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.

How Stocks Work

How Stocks Work

Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.

When Life Insurance Becomes Taxable

When Life Insurance Becomes Taxable

Life insurance proceeds are generally tax-free. But not in all cases.

 

Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security

When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?

Countdown to College

Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.

The Anatomy of an Index

The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.

Investment Challenges of the Affluent Investor

Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.

Getting a Head Start on College Savings

A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.

Does Your Credit Score Affect Your Insurance Rates?

Your credit score may influence how much you pay for auto and home insurance.

View all articles arrow

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

View all calculators arrow

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

View all presentations arrow

Jane Bond: Decoding Diversification

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.

The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

What is your plan for health care during retirement?

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

Bursting the Bubble

Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?

View all videos arrow