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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Bridging the Confidence Gap
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.
Understanding the types of long-term-care services—and what those services could cost—may be critical.
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.