Interview with Carey (Mac) Hanna on Making Wise Decisions on Retirement Planning

Mac is experienced with with over a combined 40 years in banking and insurance.
He was with New England Securities, Multi-Financial Securities and Cetera Advisors over a combined 25 years as a broker and an investment advisor representative.

Aside from his time in college, He has resided in Aiken since 1955. After graduation from Aiken High School, he attended both The Citadel and the United States Naval Academy where I earned a Block N as a Brigade boxing champion. He graduated from the University of South Carolina with a degree in business management and has his masters degree in education administration. At USC, he lettered in football, was a member of the Block C Club, residence hall counselor and served as president of Delta Sigma Pi, professional business administration fraternity.

Professionally, not only was he formerly a National Board Certified Teacher in social studies, but holds Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designations from the American College in Bryn Mawr, PA. He was a Fellow of the Life Underwriter Training Council and moderated courses for agents in life and disability insurance.

Before moving to Aiken, the road to Eagle Scout taught him many lessons that he honors to this day, especially as they pertain to service to others. Since his return to Aiken in 1964, he has been active in his church, St. Thaddeus Episcopal, as a Girl Scout troop leader, former vestry member, teacher, committee member, coach, Mead Hall board member, Lay Reader, Eucharistic Minister, and Lay Visitor.

Service and veteran organizations include the American Legion; Jaycees (past president, regional vice president and was honored as a key man and outstanding state chairman); Aiken Association of Life Underwriters (president); Salvation Army (board of directors); mentor to Georgia-Carolina Council Boy Scouts and adults; coach for Aiken Parks and Recreation teams; Aiken County Public Schools middle school rezoning committee chairman; coach of Aiken High School academic team for 17 years (thanks to the students the team became one of the nation’s best). Mac was named by the South Carolina Department of Education and the State Board of Education as a South Carolina Ambassador of Academic Excellence.

Mac credits his deceased wife with their following the path of servanthood. She taught him much and he actively participated with her in reaching out to others. They were blessed with four children. two of which are disabled (Catherine and Chris) and all of whom live in Aiken. Jim, the eldest is a Wofford grad and football All-American who is married to the former Anita Tatum, a regular in Heart Fund productions. They have one daughter, Tatum. Their youngest son, David, magna cum laud graduate of USC-Aiken and masters degree in education leadership from Ole Miss. He coordinates testing for the Aiken County School District and is married to the former Tara Jean Wessinger, an art teacher at Aiken High. They are the parents of Cody and Zoe.

Call Mac today to schedule time to get rid of your gorilla in the room especially if your concern is about insurance, annuities, long term care or college planning;

Neither Carey (Mac) Hanna, nor his company give legal or tax advice. Refer to your tax, legal or financial advisor. Mac and his company believe in striving for wealth beyond wall street to mitigate potential losses through downturns or volatility in the stock market and preservation of capital. Mac is licensed in South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama and Virginia.

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Mike Saunders, MBA

Mike Saunders is the Authority Positioning Coach at Marketing Huddle, the author of Amazon Bestselling book Authority Selling™, Adjunct Marketing Professor at several Universities, contributor to The Huffington Post, and member of the Forbes Coaches Council – an invitation-only community for the World’s Most Influential Business Coaches.