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At Cornerstone Financial Advisors we have been helping people achieve their financial goals for over 30 years.  We work hard to help simplify our clients' financial lives, optimize their investments, and organize their personal financial planning. We work closely with our clients using our planning process to help them grow and protect their wealth, and achieve their most important financial goals with cost-efficiency and reliability.

 

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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Interest Rates: How Low Can They Go?

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Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

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Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

What if instead of buying that home, you invested that money?

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