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.
Financial Aid for Students 101
Help your college-bound child explore scholarships, grants, and more with this article on paying for higher education.
The Three Keys to a Great Password
Have fun and learn how to craft the perfect password with the help of this highly engaging infographic.
Exploring the Federal Student Grant Program
In this article, explore the benefits of the Federal Student Grant Program.
Best Vacations: By Car, By Ship, By Foot, Once in a Lifetime
Four vacation destinations you might never have thought of.
The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores
What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?
Disability and Your Finances
In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.
9 Facts About Retirement
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
Four Steps to Valuing an Estate
Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.
Raising Healthy Children
Healthy habits are one of the greatest gifts to give your child.
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This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
What Is My Life Expectancy?
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Saving for College
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Paying Off a Credit Card
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
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5 Smart Investing Strategies
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Managing Your Lifestyle
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Your Cash Flow Statement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Principles of Preserving Wealth
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
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When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
Timing Your Retirement
This short video illustrates why knowing when to retire can be a crucial part of your strategy.
A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List
Bucket lists don’t have to be for tomorrow.
Global and International Funds
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
When Do You Need a Will?
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.