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
Put It in a Letter
A letter of instruction provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.
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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.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
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The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.