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.
Is a SEP-IRA Right for Your Business?
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
What's So Great About a Rollover?
Making a career move requires tough decisions, not the least of which is what to do with the funds in your retirement plan.
Fallen Tree Damage—Who Pays?
Your liability for damages that occur when a tree on your property falls on your neighbor’s property is not clear cut.
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.
What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
There are four very good reasons to start investing. Do you know what they are?
Life insurance proceeds are generally tax-free. But not in all cases.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
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.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?