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Michael A Chester, EA, CFS
Mesa Verde Consulting, Inc.
1525 Mesa Verde Drive East
Suite # 216
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 557-0992

Saving for College 101 The Latte Lie and Other Myths It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times The Cost of Procrastination

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.  

Whether you require assistance with your financial and retirement needs, tax preparation, business consulting and planning, we will customize our services to your needs.

We have been serving Southern California for over 26 years and look forward to working with you through all stages of your life.   

Please review our list of services and the other educational and information areas of our website.  Give us a call at 714-557-0992 or send us an email (mverde114@aol.com) to help us get started. 

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Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.

How to Appeal Your Property Taxes

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The Anatomy of a Supplemental Health Plan

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Errors and Omissions Insurance

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The History of Retirement

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U.S. Personal Savings Rate

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Travel, Without the Baggage

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Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

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The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

Investments

You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?

Women and Retirement

Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.

Social Security: By the Numbers

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