Make Your Journey Extraordinary

One Life / Your Time

You’ve worked hard to get here, and you deserve a team that works to make your journey extraordinary.


We advise individuals and families near or in retirement on what it takes to turn their nest egg into a sustainable stream of income for the rest of their lives.

Why McCarley & Cook Financial Planners?


CFP® and CFA Professionals





We manage assets for individuals and families, providing investment management, and financial planning services.

Our Services


Retirement Planning

Together we craft an achievable and fulfilling lifetime financial master plan. This will ensure you have a clear strategy to help you accomplish your life’s aspirations.

Estate Planning

Having an estate plan is paramount in ensuring your estate is handled according to your wishes. Together with your estate planning attorney, we can assist in drafting documents and reviewing your situation so your estate benefits the people and charities you care about most.

Tax Planning

Without careful planning it’s quite possible to have a higher tax bill in retirement then when you were working. Our tax planning services aim at keeping taxes low today and throughout your retirement by: Analyzing your tax returns annually Calculating the effects of Roth Conversions Coordinating &...

Investment Planning

We don’t believe investment results should depend on someone’s ability to pick stocks or predict the future. Furthermore, we don’t believe your retirement should be invested in a ‘one size fits all’ 60% stocks and 40% bond portfolio.

Charitable Giving

Everyone has their own reason for gifting their assets or a portion of their income to charitable organizations. Some find comfort in helping others who are less fortunate, while others simply want to share their good fortune.

Our Team

Client Portals


How much do you really know about retirement benefits? If you’re like most Americans, it’s not that much. In fact, most of us have fairly poor “retirement literacy,” especially when it comes to the finer points of retirement benefits. 1 That may not seem like a big deal, but it can give rise to all sorts of landmines in the future, possibly derailing your retirement plans and goals. It could also impact your quality of...
A power of attorney (POA) can grant you certain authority and specific responsibilities. While the extent and limitations of POAs can vary based on many factors, stepping into the role of power of attorney can be unlike anything else. That’s because it puts you in the driver’s seat to make key decisions and oversee vital needs for someone else. That doesn’t mean that POAs come with carte-blanche powers or that one power of attorney will mirror another. Explaining how POAs work, this guide shares more fundamentals, detailing some common types of powers of attorney and the responsibilities you may have as an agent of one of these devices.
Believe it or not social media scams have been picking more pockets than any other scam today––including phone call and text fraud. 1 There have been more than $2.7 billion in losses to social media scams between January 2021 and June 2023. 2 And whether or not you’ve seen these cons in action, they don’t look the same today as they did even a year ago. 2 They’re becoming more personalized and harder to detect...