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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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Do you have the necessary tools to successfully “free solo” your financial plan? Find out how you may be better served working with a professional advisor.

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For decades wealthy and mass affluent families have worked with major bank and brokerage institutions. With changes in the financial industry, such families may be better served exploring a superior relationship model. Learn more about our fiduciary service model for clients.

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West Virginia's renewed surge in energy production is good news for the state's landowners. But are they prepared to capitalize on the impending growth? Find out how to anticipate future cash flow from your royalty checks and how your well's depletion rate affects your financial situation.

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While oil and gas production in our area temporarily declined, the natural resource remained in the ground waiting for market conditions to improve.

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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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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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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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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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Successful executives have limited time, energy and other resources. Here's a toolkit that helps you eliminate distractions and focus on your lifetime goals.

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