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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.

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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Paying for a wedding can be a daunting task. Here are some great financial tips from a fellow millennial (and newlywed) to consider as you plan your big day.

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We don't spend much time teaching our family members about money and good financial decision-making. Here are some successful methods for all generations.

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Advanced financial planning is key to avoid stress when a family crisis occurs. But often families don't know where to start. Here are eight tips to guide you.

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

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Most every family has a fault-line; important to keep in mind when having conversations about money and assets, and ultimately the distribution of those assets.

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Study shows millennials who borrowed money to secure a college degree were more likely to achieve certain measures of financial success than graduates who did not.

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Do you remember that class that changed your personal finance behaviors for the better? If not, you’re not alone. No such class existed at my school either.

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The best way we can help our clients prepare for the unexpected is to ensure they have the right type and amount of insurance, and to review these coverages.

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