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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.

Life is full of unexpected surprises, both positive and negative. Learn what two things you need to better cope with those unwanted surprises.

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Learning you've received an inheritance can often come at a very emotional time. To ensure good financial management of your inheritance, take time to consider these important questions.

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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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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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Just like dealing with blind spots when driving a car, you may also experience "financial blind spots" in your life. Here are tips to successfully navigate them

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Valuable information and FAQs about the new McKinley Carter client portal.

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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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There are three skills that are key to crafting a strong financial future: Motivation, Mobilization, and Modification. Find out why all three are so important.

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