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It's that time of year when we think about New Year's resolutions. Here's why it's important to focus your goals not just on your personal health but also on your financial health.

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Our financial life can begin with the feeling of being in over our head. Here's how to learn new skills and get comfortable making financial decisions.

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For those age 70 ½ or older who are thinking about their year-end Required Minimum Distributions, you may want to consider using the QCD charitable gift option.

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Don't let “Mission Creep” negatively affect your nonprofit. Learn the warning signs and how best to stay on course for those you serve.

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If you're turning 50 years old, the IRS now gives you the opportunity to take advantage of the catch-up contribution provision in your 401(k) plan. Learn more!

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Through the first three quarters of 2017, the benefits of global diversification have paid off for patient and disciplined investors. Learn more plus look ahead

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Beware: The rules for inheriting an IRA from a parent, grandparent, or friend are much more complex than those for a spouse. Learn about the costly pitfalls!

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McKinley Carter adds value to our wealth management, nonprofit, and retirement plan clients through the quality of service standards we provide. Learn more.

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Buying your first home can be a daunting experience. But if you understand the four stages of home-buying, you will be better prepared and less anxious.

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Identity theft is a real threat with increased online financial transactions and digital connections. Protect yourself with these ten free and easy tips.

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