Terms of Service

Disclosures and Terms of Use (Effective 8/30/23)

Important Disclaimers

Cornerstone Financial Planning, LLC (“Cornerstone”) is an SEC Registered Investment Advisor (“RIA”), located in the States of New Hampshire and Maine. Cornerstone may only transact business or render personalized investment advice in those states and international jurisdictions where we are registered, notice filed or are otherwise excluded or exempted from registration requirements. Registration does not constitute an endorsement by state or federal regulators. Registration is mandatory for all persons meeting the definition of investment advisor and does not imply a certain level of skill or training. The purpose of this website is for information distribution on products and services. Any communications with prospective clients residing in states or international jurisdictions where Cornerstone and its investment advisor representatives are not registered or licensed shall be limited so as not to trigger registration or licensing requirements.

Terms of Use

Please read these terms and conditions of use (“Terms”) carefully before using the website located at https://www.cornerstoneplanning.com/ (“Website”) or any of the information or services provided by Cornerstone Financial Planning, LLC (collectively “Cornerstone”, “we”, “our”, “us”) in connection with the Website. By using the Website, you acknowledge that you have read and understood these Terms and agree to be legally bound by them. If you do not accept and agree to these Terms, you are not an authorized user of the Website or any of the information or services provided by Cornerstone in connection with the Website and should promptly terminate all use thereof. The terms “you” and “your” mean you and any entity you may represent in connection with the use of the Website. You may use your browser to download or print a copy of these Terms for your records.

Cornerstone reserves the right to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Terms at any time for any reason. We suggest that you review these Terms periodically for changes. Such changes shall be effective immediately upon posting. You acknowledge that by accessing our Website after we have posted changes to these Terms, you are agreeing to these Terms as modified.

These Terms were last updated on 8/30/23.

Risk Disclosure

Different types of investments involve varying degrees of risk. Therefore, it should not be assumed that future performance of any specific investment or investment strategy will be profitable.

Asset allocation may be used in an effort to manage risk and enhance returns. It does not, however, guarantee a profit or protect against loss. Performance of the asset allocation strategies depends on the underlying investments.

This website is intended to provide general information about Cornerstone and its services. It is not intended to offer or deliver investment advice in any way. Information regarding investment services is provided solely for you to gain an understanding of our approach, our strategies, and to be able to contact us for further information.

Market data, articles, and other content on this website are based on generally available information and are believed to be reliable. Cornerstone does not guarantee the accuracy of the information contained in this website, and the information contained in this website does not create the basis for sound investment decisions. The information is of a general nature and should not be construed as investment advice and should not be applied indiscriminately to individual situations wherein it may not be completely applicable.

Hyperlinks to click-through to other websites, including websites operated by unaffiliated third parties, on this Website are provided as a convenience. Cornerstone disclaims any responsibility for information, services, or products found on websites linked hereto.

Please remember that it remains the client’s responsibility to advise Cornerstone, in writing, if there are any changes in their personal/financial situation or investment objectives for the purpose of reviewing/evaluating/revising our previous recommendations and/or services or if they would like to impose, add to, or modify any reasonable restrictions to our investment advisory services.

Cornerstone will provide all prospective clients with a copy of our current Form ADV, Part 2A (“Disclosure Brochure”), Form ADV Part 2B, which is the Brochure Supplement for each advisory person supporting a particular client, and the Form ADV Part 3 (Client Relationship Summary or Form CRS). You may obtain a copy of these disclosures on the SEC website or you may Contact Us to request a free copy via .pdf or hardcopy. 

Privacy Disclosures

Cornerstone is committed to safeguarding the use of personal information of our Clients (also referred to as “you” and “your”) that we obtain as your investment advisor, as described in our Privacy Policy.

Other than name, email, phone number and (optionally) address, Cornerstone does not collect any other personal information through this website and will not share any information collected with any third parties. However, if you become a client of ours, we will collect information necessary to provide you the services for which you engage us in accordance with our Privacy Policy and state and federal regulations.

We do not respond to “do not track” requests because we do not track you over time nor across third party websites to provide targeted advertising. We may track you across our website to help us improve our content.

We may use “cookies” and similar online technologies to keep, and sometimes track, information about you regarding your usage of our website. Cookies are small data files that are sent to your browser or related software from a Web server and stored on your device. Cookies help us to collect information about your usage of our website, including date and time of visits, pages viewed, amount of time spent on our sites, or general information about the device used to access the site, such as the browser used. You can refuse to store or delete cookies by configuring your web browser settings. Most browsers and mobile devices have their own settings to manage cookies. If you refuse a cookie when on our website, or if you delete cookies, you may experience some inconvenience in your use of our website, such as having to re-configure preferences.

As noted above, when you are on this website you may have the opportunity to click-through to other websites, including websites operated by unaffiliated third parties. These sites may collect nonpublic personal Information about you. We do not control sites operated by these entities and are not responsible for the information practices of these sites. This Privacy Policy does not address the information practices of other websites. The privacy policies of websites operated by third parties are located on those sites.

Email Disclosures

Cornerstone often communicates with its clients and prospective clients through electronic mail (“email”) and other electronic means. Your privacy and security are very important to us. Cornerstone makes every effort to ensure that email communications do not contain sensitive information. We remind our clients and others not to send Cornerstone private information over email. If you have sensitive data to deliver, we can provide secure means for such delivery.

As a registered investment advisor, Cornerstone emails may be subject to inspection by the Chief Compliance Officer (“CCO”) of Cornerstone or by securities regulators.

If you have received an email from Cornerstone in error, we ask that you contact the sender and destroy the email and its contents.

If you have any questions regarding our email policies, please Contact Us.

Social Media Websites Disclosures

Cornerstone may utilize third-party websites, including social media websites, blogs, and other interactive content. Cornerstone considers all interactions with clients, prospective clients, and the general public on these sites to be advertisements under the securities regulations. As such, Cornerstone generally retains copies of information that Cornerstone or third-parties may contribute to such sites. This information is subject to review and inspection by the CCO of Cornerstone or the securities regulators.

Information provided on these sites is for informational and/or educational purposes only and is not, in any way, to be considered investment advice nor a recommendation of any investment product. Advice may only be provided by Cornerstone’s advisory persons after entering into an advisory agreement and providing Cornerstone with all requested background and account information.

If you have any questions regarding our policies, please Contact Us.

Blog Disclosures

The information provided in our blog posts is for educational and informational purposes only and does not constitute investment advice and it should not be relied on as such. It should not be considered a solicitation to buy or an offer to sell a security. It does not take into account any investor’s particular investment objectives, strategies, tax status, or investment horizon. Please review your personal situation with your attorney, tax and/or financial advisor.

The views expressed in our blog posts are subject to change based on market and other conditions. These documents may contain certain statements that may be deemed forward-looking statements. Please note that any such statements are not guarantees of any future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those projected. Any projections, market outlooks, or estimates are based upon certain assumptions and should not be construed as indicative of actual events that will occur. 

If you have any questions regarding our policies, please Contact Us.