Jerry E. Tuma

Jerry E. Tuma, a Certified Financial Planner®, is president and founder of Cornerstone Financial Services, Inc. (CFS), a Registered Investment Advisor. Jerry is a Registered Principal with Independent Financial Group, LLC (IFG), a registered broker-dealer, member FINRA/SIPC. CFS and IFG are not affiliated entities.

Education: As a graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington (BBA, 1979), Jerry studied under one of the nation's top economic forecasters, a disciple of Nobel Prize winning economist Milton Friedman.

Organizations: A founding member of Kingdom Advisors, Jerry has been a vital part of this nationwide Christian Financial planning organization. Jerry also sits on the board of Heritage Alliance, a non-profit organization designed to return America, through the political process to its Godly roots and General’s International a global prayer and reformation network.

Radio, Television and Conferences: Jerry has done daily and weekly radio programs discussing financial topics, investments and the economy since 1981. Jerry currently hosts the nationally syndicated financial show, Smart Money. A nationally acclaimed speaker on the economy and investment markets, Jerry is a frequent guest on local and national radio and television talk shows, and a regular speaker at investment conferences and seminars around the country in addition to hosting both local national investment conferences.

Author:Jerry has authored his own monthly newsletter, The Cornerstone Report, since 1984 and contributes to numerous nationwide publications. Jerry and his wife Ramona, along with noted author Dr. Tim LaHaye, authored a book entitled Smart Money which looks at your temperament and how it affects your financial behavior.


Jerry's second book, From Boom to Bust and Beyond, was published by Strang Communications in early 2010 and gives an in-depth look at the hidden forces driving our economy.