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...where McKinley Carter advisors and journalists from highly-respected publications discuss the wide range of forces and factors impacting our clients’ total financial situation – now and in the future. Start with our featured posts below or search by post topic.

2Q2019 Market Update: Equities have experienced robust growth and have recently achieved new all-time highs. Learn more about what is driving our economy.

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The journey toward earning the Certified Financial Planner® certification is not an easy one. Here's the personal story of one MCWS advisory team members.

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Can real estate play a part in your personal financial plan? Yes it can! Here are three great ways to get involved in the real estate game.

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It's never too early to start preparing for your 2019 taxes. Here are 3 timely tax-saving strategies you can employ now to lower your tax bill next year.

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We are thankful for the strong start to the year, but also mindful that now is not a time to become complacent -- risks to investors' portfolios remain.

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Congress is acutely aware that Americans are unprepared for retirement. One solution: 'Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019'.

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Even simple changes create complications when it comes to U.S. tax law. It's time for a reality check, and an opportunity to help debunk common tax myths.

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Improve your financial well-being and live a comfortable retirement by leveraging your “Gap Years”. Here's how to take action today.

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An IRA, 401(K) and a solid savings account are important to your personal “financial arsenal”. But do you know how to leverage a Health Savings Account?

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Is it ever TOO early to start saving for one’s retirement? The answer to that retirement planning question is a resounding “NO” and here's why.

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