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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.

We keep hearing a recession may be nearing and that continues to spook many investors. But we say a recession is not something to fear, and here's why.

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All humans possess psychological biases, and often they can lead to missed opportunities and poor decision-making. As an investor, understanding those psychological biases might help you be more aware of your own decision-making process. Find out what four key investing biases you should avoid to be successful in 2019.

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In mid-October 2018, the financial markets experienced significant volatility. We advised our clients to "stay the course" and put the numbers into historical perspective to calm any fears. Read more about our best thinking here.

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Looking back at 2017, it was the best year for stocks since 2013. But what does the strong markets of 2017 mean for the 2018 outlook? Let history be our guide.

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

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Business owners should consider their business and its associated risks when developing an overall wealth management strategy with their financial advisor.

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On May 7, 2017, French voters will choose between Macron and Le Pen. How does this election impact investors?

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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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Helping people avoid mistakes is one of the most reliable ways for the financial services industry to create meaningful value for clients.

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Though online financial management technologies exist, many people still benefit from the coaching and support that comes from a professional financial advisor.

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