Cornerstone Registered Investment Advisors

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  • Products and Services
  • Fee Structure
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  • State Registrations
  • Office Locations
  • Overview

    Cornerstone Registered Investment Advisors operates as a financial advisory company located in Scottsdale, Arizona. The firm has a small team of two employees, all of whom are financial advisors. Cornerstone Registered Investment Advisors is not a registered broker-dealer, meaning the advisor is not able to buy and sell securities for its own accounts as well as its customers' and instead has to go through a broker-dealer firm to do so. Securities are defined as tradable fiscal investments like bonds, options and equities.

    Under $100,000 of their investments for financial planning services were in securities, with under $100,000 invested in non-securities.

    The company's headquarters is at 8686 E San Alberto Dr Suite 300, Scottsdale, Arizona 85258. It is legally permitted to provide services to clients across 2 states, including Arkansas and Arizona.

    Number of Advisors


    Fee Structure

    Asset-based, Hourly, Fixed



    Office Location

    8686 E San Alberto Dr Suite 300
    Scottsdale, AZ 85258

    Cornerstone Registered Investment Advisors by the Numbers

    Total Number of Employees


    National Average: 4,943

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    Products and Services

    Cornerstone Registered Investment Advisors provides a variety of services, including financial planning services, portfolio management for individuals and small businesses, portfolio management for institutional clients, pension consulting services, selection of other advisers and educational seminars. However, the firm did not provide any of its clients with financial planning services in the previous fiscal year. The firm does not sell products or offer services apart from investment advisory services to its investment advisory accounts.

    Core Advisor Services

    • Offered by 45% of firms

      Financial Planning Services

      This is the process of planning for your financial future, including for events such as retirement, your child's college education or estate succession.

    • Offered by 63% of firms

      Portfolio Management

      This is the selection and management of an investment mix and portfolio strategy for individuals and small businesses.

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      Market Timing Services

      This is the practice of attempting to make short-term profits on investments by buying low and selling high.

    Other Services

    • Offered by 23% of firms

      Selection of Other Advisors

      This is the firm's assistance with choosing other advisors to work with who may have different specialties.

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      Publication of Periodicals

      This is the publication of various financial education materials.

    • Offered by 10% of firms

      Educational Seminars/Workshops

      This is the hosting of seminars or workshops to educate investors on financial concepts.

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    Fee Structure

    Financial management fees largely vary depending on which services the firm provides the client. Fee types charged by the company may include some combination of the following fee types: asset-based, hourly or fixed. Wrap fee programs, or the practice of bundling services for a single fee, are not provided by Cornerstone Registered Investment Advisors. It has the ability to withdraw the fees directly from customer accounts.


    • Offered by 75% of firms

      Percentage of Assets

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      This fee, which is the most common fee type charged by advisors for portfolio management, is based on the amount of assets you have under management. Also referred to as an asset-based fee, this fee typically ranges from 0.50%-2.00% of AUM annually. You'll typically pay a lower rate the more assets you have under management.

    • Offered by 37% of firms


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      Like a lawyer, a financial advisor may charge you by the hour. This can be helpful if you are only looking for short-term or one-time advice. Rates typically range from $100-$300 per hour, depending on the complexity and level of services needed.

    • Offered by 40% of firms


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      Fixed fees are a one-time, lump sum charged for a specific service, like the creation of a financial plan without subsequent implementation. This can be useful if you only need advice for one specific purpose, rather than a long-term advisor. Fixed fees usually range from $1,000 to $3,000.


    • Find one of the 3% of firms that offer this fee type


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      Occasionally, advisors earn commissions from selling financial products, such as securities or insurance policies, or making certain referrals or transactions. Advisors who earn commissions may be incentivized to make certain recommendations to clients in order to make a commission. Fee-only advisors do not earn commissions, while fee-based advisors may.

    • Find one of the 17% of firms that offer this fee type


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      Advisors only earn performance-based fees if a portfolio outperforms a defined benchmark. This fee may be calculated in a number of ways but most commonly is charged as a percentage of investment profits. Performance-based fees may incentivize advisors to make riskier decisions in order to generate higher returns.

    • Find one of the 1% of firms that offer this fee type


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      Firms generally charge this fee for educational materials provided, such as a monthly magazine. This can be useful if you want to learn about investing or financial management on your own.

    • Find one of the 12% of firms that offer this fee type


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      Firms can sometimes charge customers using non-traditional fee structures. See this firm's Form ADV for more details.

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    Cornerstone Registered Investment Advisors does not have any disclosures.

    Please visit its Form ADV for more details.

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