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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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Important Birthdays Over 50

Important Birthdays Over 50

Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.

Should You Choose a Fixed or Variable?

Should You Choose a Fixed or Variable?

When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.

How Does Your Credit Score Compare?

How Does Your Credit Score Compare?

Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.

 

A Look at Diversification

Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.

Global vs. International: What’s The Difference?

International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.

Catch-Up Contributions

Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.

Volunteering in Retirement

For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.

What Is a 1035 Exchange?

1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.

A Home Insurance Claim To File Or Not To File

Learn when it may not make sense to file a claim on your home insurance.

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Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

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Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

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Raise Your Retirement Income

Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

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

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

The Business Cycle

How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

Sit, Stay, Rollover: A Guide to IRA Rollovers

If you have a 401(k) with a former employer, you may want to consider an IRA rollover.

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