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.
Four Steps to Valuing an Estate
Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.
What Is a 1035 Exchange?
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
Social Security Taxes
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Estate strategies for millennials may sound like less of a concern than retirement, but young adults should prepare now.
You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?
Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.
Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.
Learn about the rise of Impact Investing and how it may benefit you.
It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
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.
There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.