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.
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What If You Get Audited?
The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.
Good Health is Good Business
Good employee health can be great for the company’s bottom line.
Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction
The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.
There are four very good reasons to start investing. Do you know what they are?
Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.
Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
Do you know where the idea of “retirement” comes from?
If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?