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The State of Fear

I would define True Courage to be a perfect sensibility of the measure of danger, and a mental willingness to endure it.– General William T. Sherman What a difference a couple of weeks makes! It seems like ages ago that…

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Cornerstone Covid-19 Response and Business Continuity Plan

As a Registered Investment Advisor, Cornerstone Management is required by the Securities and Exchange Commission to maintain a business continuity plan to be implemented in the event of a range of potential significant business disruptions (SBDs).  We have updated our…

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COVID-19: The Unknown, Unknown

There are known knowns, things we know that we know; and there are known unknowns, things that we know we don’t know. But there are also unknown unknowns, things we do not know we don’t know. – Donald Rumsfeld U.S….

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4Q 2019 Cornerstone Commentary

Those persons are happiest in this restless and mutable world who are in love with change, who delight in what is new simply because it differs from what is old; who rejoice in every innovation, and find a strange alert…

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2Q 2019 Cornerstone Commentary

It wasn’t raining when Noah built the Ark. – Warren Buffet The second quarter of 2019 proved to be quite interesting for investors.  The first quarter rally continued into April only to be followed by a scary drop in May…

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1Q 2019 Cornerstone Commentary

Whoso would be a man, must be a non-conformist…Nothing is at last sacred but the integrity of your own mind. – Ralph Waldo Emerson After the disastrous decline of the fourth quarter compounded by a dismal December, the first quarter…

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4Q 2018 Cornerstone Commentary

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not the absence of fear. – Mark Twain What a difference a quarter makes; from the highs of September the market plumbed new lows in December!  As of our last missive, we…

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2Q 2018 Cornerstone Commentary

Volatility continued to be a significant factor in the second quarter of 2018. Surprisingly, REIT’s rallied strongly and along with small cap domestic stocks led the way as we reached the half-way mark of 2018. The rally in REIT’s is…

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Benefits and Care of Flexible Deferred Charitable Gift Annuities

Do something today that your future self will thank you for. -Sean Patrick Flanery Everyone likes flexibility when it comes to financial planning for the future. Charitable gift annuities allow donors to make a gift to a charity, receive an…

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