Why Your Financial Plan Should Look Forward To 2021

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What a difference a month can make. Political ads have disappeared for now. A new administration prepares to occupy our highest elected office. Several COVID vaccines have been approved and show promise. And in a few weeks, 2020 will be in the rearview mirror.

Election 2020

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Former Vice President Joe Biden has been elected the 46th President of the United States, defeating President Donald Trump in a tight race and bringing an end to the highly contested 2020 election. The new president-elect benefited from high voter turnout and solid support among independent and suburban voters. At the same time, Trump kept […]

September 2020 Market Outlook

Market Outlook - The Dog Days of September 2020

San Francisco Bay Area skies are dark and orange following record heat the last few days. Ash is falling from the sky, but the stock market rose sharply this afternoon. September is shaping up to be an interesting month.

The battle versus COVID-19 continues. As does the push to open the economy.

Battle against COVID - Market Outlook and Investments

The spread in some of the recent hotspots like California and Florida is slowing, while states in the Northeast and Midwest are now experiencing increases in cases. According to the World Health Organization, 27 vaccines are in human trials, and the chances of an approved vaccine by late this year or early next year are […]

Every decade or so, dark clouds will fill the economic skies…

“Every decade or so, dark clouds will fill the economic skies, and they will briefly rain gold. When downpours of that sort occur, reach for a bucket.” —Warren Buffett The battle with COVID-19 rages on, and the headlines continue to get worse. The number of new cases and deaths continues to grow. Individuals and companies […]

A Unique Economic Situation

These are challenging times, and this week may be the toughest as we wait for COVID-19 to reach its peak in the United States. As the war against COVID-19 wages on, we continue to be inspired by the tremendous bravery shown by healthcare workers on the front lines. Other heroes will likely emerge from a […]

We are open for business!

While it is a good idea for most business offices to remain closed during this period (and in fact, some areas it is mandated), Cornerstone is set up technically to provide the same level of service remotely that we offer from our physical office. We have access to many items you might need during this […]

Corona Virus Part 2

“The stock market takes an escalator up, and an elevator down,” is a classic Wall Street saying. The last week has sure felt like taking an express elevator down, as the end of February brought a historic stock market sell-off, with the S&P 500 Index moving from an all-time high to a 10% correction in […]