Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
Welcome, I’m Michael A. Chester at Mesa Verde Consulting, Inc., a tax and financial service company in Costa Mesa, California. We provide personalized services to meet your Accounting, Tax, and Financial Goals based on your needs, wants, and objectives.
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What Is an Annuity?
Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.
Social Security: The \$64,000 Question
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
Social Security: The Elephant in the Room
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
You’re hit by an uninsured driver. Now what? Are you protected against financial losses?
You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.
What kind of auto insurance should you have? Do you know?
There have been a number of changes to Social Security that may affect you, especially if you are nearing retirement.
It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.
Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.
That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.