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People deserve to understand what’s happening with their money.

Have you ever sat across from a financial advisor and only understood every third word they were saying? And yet they were talking about your money, your life, and your future.

At Cornerstone Wealth Management Group, we believe clients should understand everything that is happening with their money; that advisors should be just as good about explaining investments as they are at making them.

First, we’re going to get to know you and discuss what’s most important to you. We’re going to figure out your goals and the outcomes you’d like to achieve with this money. We’ll do this by establishing your Family Index Number, which is the rate of return needed on your investments in order to pursue those outcomes. After we determine your Family Index Number, we allocate your money to our various investment strategies designed to help you pursue those goals.

We work with a wide variety of clients – everyone from high net worth investors to those who are just starting out. While each family gets a personalized allocation strategy, we’ve helped thousands of families navigate their complex financial needs and guided them through life’s major decisions.

As your trusted advisor, we’re focused on adding convenience and simplicity to your lives. We will make sure you’re educated on your investments and how we manage your money – as much or as little information as you’d like.

Whether you’re investing hundreds or millions, at Cornerstone Wealth Management Group we’re about much more than results – we’re about helping you understand where those results have come from and why the strategy works. If you’re tired of the mystery of investing and want to know exactly what’s happening with your money, schedule an appointment today.

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Our experienced team of professionals will develop a personalized plan that gives you the power – and a path – to realize your dreams. Explore services

Portfolio Management

By creating comprehensive wealth management plans to guide our clients towards financial freedom, we help them create a work-life balance that prioritizes what is most important to them. Learn More

Risk Management

Our team works together with specialists in high-net-worth insurance and risk management to protect against loss of life for business owners or their partners, loss of income, and other risks to wealth. Learn more

SBA FINANCING EDUCATION

Our team who has SBA financing knowledge works closely with business owners to clarify common misconceptions regarding SBA loans, review the SBA loan process, and help facilitate a transaction that maximizes the value our clients receive. Learn more

Wealth Management

Our strategy is designed to help business owners and CEOs find clarity and confidence in their wealth management plans. Learn more

Business Liquidity

Is your business your largest asset? At Cornerstone Wealth Management Group, we find that many business owners have a majority of their wealth invested in their business. Learn More

Estate Planning

We work with high-net-worth business owners to formalize an estate plan that minimizes administrative burdens and maximizes the benefit towards the causes you care about. Learn more

Personalized Wealth Management

Cornerstone’s mission is helping people live a balanced and fulfilled life. We are a specialized financial lifestyle and wealth management firm in Hagerstown, Maryland, serving entrepreneurs, business owners, executives and their families. For over 20 years our clients have enjoyed our trusted services – helping them find their “True Wealth”, organizing towards their goals and allowing them time for what matters most.

Contact one of our wealth advisors to request a complimentary consultation.

Investment Management

Disciplined investment strategies are the foundation of our investment management process. Our time-tested strategies are designed to meet a variety of investment goals and objectives.

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Carson Institutional Alliance

Carson Institutional Alliance partners are growth-minded advisors wholly dedicated to helping clients reach a higher purpose for their wealth and design a lasting legacy for their families.

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Our Locations

Cornerstone Wealth Management Group is headquartered in Hagerstown, Maryland. Contact us today to speak with a wealth advisor or financial professional.

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Insights

Cornerstone’s team of professionals provide you with transparent and proactive communications to equip you with the knowledge you need. Read more

Market Commentary
Weekly Market Commentary April 24, 2017

In the thick of earnings season, markets swayed with a flurry of mixed reports from banks and industrials. For the week, the S&P 500 climbed 0.9%. The MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI), which includes U.S. and international stock markets, rose 0.6%, and the Bloomberg U.S. Aggregate Bond Index was unchanged. After a recent rally, oil fell sharply, dropping 7% last week. Read more

Blog
How to Set up a Trust

Published by Beth Schanou, Director of Wealth and Estate Planning

A trust can be a necessary tool for an estate plan. But, you may ask, what is a trust? Put very simply, a trust is created with a formal legal document to manage assets for beneficiaries. The trust is created by a person called the Settlor or Grantor, and a Trustee is appointed to follow the rules of the trust for management of the trust and its assets for the beneficiaries’ benefit. Read more

2017 Q2 Market Outlook Video
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2017 2nd Quarter Outlook Video

Your Carson Institutional Alliance Investment Committee discusses market updates from the past quarter and provides an outlook on the upcoming quarter. Contact us to speak with a Wealth Advisor. Read more

Monthly Newsletter
April Monthly Newsletter: 86% of Americans Are Stressed ...

A recent, nationwide survey of approximately 1,000 adults found that 86% of those surveyed indicated they are experiencing stress relating to their finances.[1]  Why is this important? According to that same survey, nearly half of those who indicated they are experiencing financial stress believe their stress hinders their ability to make financial decisions. Read more

News
3 Key Financial Events to Watch In 2017

Published By Brett Carson

Last year saw financial markets alternating between an uneasy calm and turbulence, with 2017 expecting much of the same. Developed markets are facing a paradigm shift as the U.K. initiates its exit from the European Union and the United States’ transition to the Trump administration brings political and policy risks to the fore. Read more

Infographic
Long-Term Care

Do you know someone who has recently been dignosed with dementia or is currently living with this disease? Watching a loved one lose their independence, memories and financial well-being is very difficult. It’s important to know there are many resources and tools available to you. This infographic shares 10 ways you can help your loved ones financially prepare for the impact of dementia. Read more

Whitepaper
Long-Term Care

Our goal is to make your life easier. Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia can be highly stressful for caregivers and family members. Providing answers on how to financially prepare for these conditions is one way we can help. Read this guide for tips on how to prepare for the physical, financial and emotional impact of Alzheimer’s or dementia.

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Blog post
  • How to Set up a Trust

    Published by Beth Schanou, Director of Wealth and Estate Planning

    A trust can be a necessary tool for an estate plan. But, you may ask, what is a trust? Put very simply, a trust is created with a formal legal document to manage assets for beneficiaries. The trust is created by a person called the Settlor or Grantor, and a Trustee is appointed to follow the rules of the trust for management of the trust and its assets for the beneficiaries’ benefit. Read more

Weekly Market Commentary
  • Weekly Market Commentary April 17, 2017

    Geopolitics, earnings and inflation news dominated the global investment environment this week. While earnings news was generally positive, higher geopolitical risk and inflation helped push U.S. markets lower. The S&P 500 fell 1.1% through Thursday and the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 1.0%. The NASDAQ slid 1.2%. Read more