Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
Welcome, I’m Bob Chess, a Certified Financial Planner in Erie, Pennsylvania. I understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. My Team can help take the mystery out of preparing for tomorrow as you try to navigate today's financial enviorment. Whether you goal is saving for retirement, college savings, or an estate strategy, our personalized service focuses on your needs, wants, and financial goals.
Our professionals have years of experience in financial services. We can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life, please call (814) 864-0984.
The Power of Compound Interest
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
The Business Cycle
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
A Penny Saved is Two Pennies Earned
Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.
Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.
Purchasing homeowners insurance is critical for protecting your home.
How long does a $20 bill last?
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
Four vacation destinations you might never have thought of.
Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.