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McKinley Carter Wealth Services’ mission is to offer comprehensive investment programs to help our clients achieve their long-term financial goals.

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As a registered investment advisor (RIA), we have always operated in a fiduciary capacity, thus avoiding the conflicts of interest for which the Fiduciary Rule is meant to address.

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This is a review of some widely-held assumptions and an evaluation of whether investors could have benefitted by positioning their portfolios accordingly.

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McKinley Carter offers guidance on something so very important, but so often overlooked by physicians—creation of a Succession Plan for their medical practice.

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As Baby Boomers continue to move past retirement and into needing long-term health care, the burden may be great for the children of Baby Boomers.

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While oil and gas production in our area temporarily declined, the natural resource remained in the ground waiting for market conditions to improve. As our region prepares for the impending up-swing of Marcellus shale activity, landowners should prepare as well.

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Women are largely underrepresented in STEM careers. Is there something more that we — parents, educators, and policy makers — should do to change that?

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#1 indicator of investment performance is investor behavior. Work with a trusted financial advisor to navigate the forces that impact total financial picture.

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The more you save; the better off you will be when you retire. How to know if you're really on the right track for retirement.

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With the presidential election in the rear-view mirror, tax reform will be front and center in 2017.

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