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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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While oil and gas production in our area temporarily declined, the natural resource remained in the ground waiting for market conditions to improve. As our region prepares for the impending up-swing of Marcellus shale activity, landowners should prepare as well.

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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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Entrusted by our clients for wealth management, we find it very rewarding to fulfill our fiduciary commitment & help clients achieve their financial objectives.

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McKinley Carter Wealth Services employs multiples levels of dual financial controls throughout our operations to protect our wealth management client assets.

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Death and Taxes

By Jackie Lawson • July 12, 2016

Even with the web & it's large amount of info, death and taxes are still certain in life, and the former has an important financial impact on the latter.

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Serving financial planning clients is a far more comprehensive endeavor than simply provoking clients to think and take action concerning retirement.

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The best time to start year-end planning is after you complete your tax return and realize how certain actions in the prior year could have changed things.

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For many millennials, retirement is the destination, but in reality, retirement is just another step along the journey.

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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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