With a Strong Cornerstone in Place, You Can Prepare for Life
The financial aspects of your life can make an impact on every other area of your life. They determine where you live. They determine what you do, or where you travel to, what kind of car you drive, and, of course, when you retire.
At Cornerstone Advisers, we help our clients with all aspects of their financial lives. As specialists in the fields of estate planning, retirement planning, tax planning and more, we help families in the Chicago suburbs and Central Illinois prepare for life with a solid financial cornerstone.
701 E. 22nd Street, Suite 125, Lombard, IL 60148
Phone: (630) 376-0510 Fax: (630) 261-2266
3201 S Meadowbrook Rd, Springfield, IL 62711-7045
Phone: (217) 698-6420 Fax: (217) 698-9390
4709 W. Golf Road, Suite 1120, Skokie, IL 60076
Phone: (847) 779-0687 Fax: (847) 679-9145
1730 Park St, Suite 211, Naperville, IL 60563
Phone: (630) 596-8000 Fax: (630) 596-8010
207 W. Jefferson Street, Bloomington, IL 60171
Phone: (217) 698-6420
Alternative Investments - Going Mainstream
Alternative investments are going mainstream for accredited investors. It’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Tax Deductions You Won't Believe
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
When Do You Need a Will?
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
Ever wonder what the real value of a financial advisor is? It’s not just added portfolio returns.
Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.