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With each new quarter at Cornerstone we set a “well-being initiative” for all staff.Read More
Green Century is a mutual fund company we hold in portfolios for those clients who have an interest is responsible investing...What follows is a recent post from Green Century’s website that we found so exciting as to bring it to your attention – go Adidas!Read More
According to the latest Kiplinger Tax Letter, calling the IRS to pose tax law questions isn’t always your best bet. The office of the National Taxpayer Advocate conducted an experiment by calling the agency’s toll-free help line to pose questions on the new tax law changes.Read More
Last night my son Sam called and asked for my advice; he cracked the screen on his phone and was quoted $380 to fix it. He didn’t know if that was worth it, or if he should buy a new phone. A lot of questions came up: how much did he still owe on his current phone? How long is he likely to keep this phone? What is the cost of a new phone? Pretty soon our heads were spinning! That’s when I…Read More
When gathering tax information for 2018 tax return prep, you may want to clean house and purge some of your older files.Read More
Carrie's latest Money Wisdom blog post discusses the importance of making Christmas memories -- instead of focusing on what is wrapped under the tree.Read More
Anyone who has ever moved all their possessions from one location to another will tell you that it is not an enjoyable experience -- and moving across state lines just adds to the frustration.Read More
It has been reported today that Aretha Franklin died “intestate”, which means that she had no will. In her home state, Michigan, the laws dictate that her estate will be divided among her 4 children. She might have wanted part of her assets to go to other relatives, charities or friends. Or she may have wanted to give certain belongings, such as jewelry or sentimental keepsakes, to a specific individual. Without a will, her four children will decide how to divide her possessions.Read More
When it comes to our portfolios, the word “return” is one that most of us understand and recognize. However, focusing on (or chasing) returns can be a futile exercise.Read More