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At Cornerstone Financial Strategies, LLC, we believe in providing independent and objective financial advice based on your personal situation. We take the time to listen and are committed to helping you pursue your financial goals. Whether you are a small business owner, an individual investor, a working professional or retired, we understand that you face unique financial challenges. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Our personalized service focuses on your needs, wants, and financial objectives. Our professionals have years of experience in financial services. We can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life.

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Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.

Required Reading: The Economic Report of the President

Required Reading: The Economic Report of the President

The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.

The Five Basics of Financial Literacy

The Five Basics of Financial Literacy

How literate are you when it comes to your finances? Brush up with these five basics.

 

When to Self-Insure

Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?

Eight Mistakes That Can Upend Your Retirement

There are common mistakes you can avoid when saving for retirement.

The Average American Budget

Learn about the average American budget in this fun and interactive piece.

The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores

What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?

Understanding Homeowner’s Insurance

Purchasing homeowners insurance is critical for protecting your home.

Raising Healthy Children

Healthy habits are one of the greatest gifts to give your child.

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Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

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Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

What is your plan for health care during retirement?

The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

Surprises

Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

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

The Cycle of Investing

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

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