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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

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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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Budget Check Up: Tax Time Is the Right Time

Budget Check Up: Tax Time Is the Right Time

Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.

Why Everyone Needs an Estate Strategy

Why Everyone Needs an Estate Strategy

Do you have an estate strategy? You should.

The Power of Compound Interest

The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

 

Spotting Credit Trouble

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Strategies For Managing Student Loan Debt

Five strategies for managing your student debt.

“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For

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How to Read Your Credit Report

Solve a mystery while learning how important your credit report is with this story-driven interactive.

Orchestrating Your Retirement Accounts

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Debt Stress

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Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

Lifetime of Earnings

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

Bi-Weekly Payments

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

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Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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When Markets React

When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.

The Fed and How It Got That Way

Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.

The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing

It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.

What Smart Investors Know

Savvy investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

From Boats to Brokers

From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.

Forecast

The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.

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