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Robert L. Chess CFP, CFS, RFP
bob@estatesolutionplanners.com

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(814) 864-0984 / (888) 686-0984

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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.

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

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

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Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

Comparing Investments

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.

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In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

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Can Election Results Predict the Market?

How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

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