Investment News Lists McKinley Carter as "Up-and-Comer"



Wheeling, WV - McKinley Carter Wealth Services ("McKinley Carter"), a wealth management firm with offices in Wheeling and Charleston, West Virginia as well as Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has been listed among the "Top 50 Fee-only Emerging Registered Investment Advisers in the Country" according to InvestmentNews.

InvestmentNews, a national publication that provides expert, timely, incisive and unbiased news coverage specifically to professionals within the financial planning industry, featured this exclusive list of "Up-and-Comers" in their June 1-5, 2009 issue.

The registered investment advisers featured on the list were ranked on the following criteria:

McKinley Carter was the only RIA firm on the list based in West Virginia.  Nine other RIA firms were from the state of California, 5 from Massachusetts, 2 from New York, 2 from Ohio, 1 from Virginia and none from Pennsylvania.  Other states on the list included Alabama, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wisconsin.


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