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Welcome to the Cornerstone Family

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This industry is full of buzz words like retirement success. The truth is, that's going to look different for you than it does your neighbor. There is nothing cookie-cutter about retirement planning. You may have questions that you can't even to put into words, and knowing that the decisions you make could impact your family for generations can be overwhelming.  

We're here to help. The Cornerstone ExperienceTMour multi-step financial-planning process, helps you answer questions like, "When can I retire?" and "Am I invested appropriately?" We will work together to understand where you are now and where you want to go, then plan and make decisions that will help you take care of the people you love, enjoy the activities that are important to you, and contribute to the causes you care about.

When you choose to work with our team we say "Welcome to the Cornerstone Family." It’s our commitment to treat you like family, to think of you first in every decision we make, and to continue to raise the bar on the service and value we provide. We understand the tremendous responsibility that comes with your trust. "Welcome to the Family” is our promise to provide personal service to YOU and YOUR FAMILY as we begin what will likely be a life-long relationship.


Tax Planning

Tax Planning

Visit our Tax Planning Strategies page to find our 2020 Tax Report, access tax form 1099 mailing dates, download a Year-End Tax Planning Worksheet, and find more resources to help you choose the tactics that will help you meet your long- and short-term objectives. 

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Team Member Spotlight

Team Member Spotlight

Stephanie Gerrits joined the team in December 2020 as a Client Relationship Manager. She lives in Huron with her husband, Trevor, and their son's Logan, Evan, and Dilan.

Stephanie can be reached at 605-352-9490 ext. 102 or via email at stephanie@mycfsgroup.com.

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Investment Management

Investment Management

Ever wonder how our Wealth Advisors develop and monitor an investment strategy customized for YOU? Learn how members of the Cornerstone Investment Committee establish and implement our investment strategy, set investment policy, and continually monitor every element of the investment process. Read notes from the Committee's most recent quarterly meeting and watch a 3-minute video on how the Investment Committee operates.

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Sioux Falls Office Video Tour

7408 S. Bitterroot Place

We are looking forward to hosting an in-person Open House when it is deemed safer. For now, because of COVID-19 and the flu season, we feel that celebrating virtually is the safest option for you and the Cornerstone Team.



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