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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. 

Helpful Content

Making Sense of U.S. Household Net Worth

Making Sense of U.S. Household Net Worth

A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.

Preparing For the Ultimate Vacation

Preparing For the Ultimate Vacation

Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.

Retirement Traps to Avoid

Retirement Traps to Avoid

Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.

 

Saving on Fitness Center Membership Costs

There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.

Why Everyone Needs an Estate Strategy

Do you have an estate strategy? You should.

Global vs. International: What’s The Difference?

International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.

Tax Deductions You Won't Believe

Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.

Succeeding at Business Succession

There are a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.

The Utility of Sector Investing

Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.

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What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

Inflation & Retirement

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

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

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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.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

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How to Retire Early

Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.

Bursting the Bubble

Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?

An Arm and a Leg

A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.

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