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6847 East Thomas Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Charles Schaetzle CFP®, EA

(480) 970-6260

 
Once Upon a Goal A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List Surprise! You’ve Got Money! RE: Retirement

Your Financial Future

Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.

Whether you’re facing retirement—or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—I can help you address your most pressing money questions.

My first priority is your overall financial success. We want to learn more about your personal situation, identify your dreams and goals, and understand your tolerance for risk. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of my foundation of success.

This site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. As you search my website, send me a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. I will get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.

Investment Services are offered by Charles Schaetzle CFP® , EA through his affiliation with HD Vest.

Helpful Content

The Investment Risk No One’s Ever Heard Of

The Investment Risk No One’s Ever Heard Of

You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.

Problems with Probate

Problems with Probate

Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.

What’s Your Investment IQ?

What’s Your Investment IQ?

You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz

 

When Should You Take Social Security

Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.

When Does Your Personal Car Become a Commercial Vehicle?

At what point can you call a personal vehicle commercial?

The Utility of Sector Investing

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

Top New Digital Tools for Small Businesses

Apps that help small business owners better manage and grow their business.

Healthy Body, Healthy Pocketbook

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.

Is a Variable Annuity Right for Me?

Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right

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Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?

Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

Annuity Comparison

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

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

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Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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18 Years Worth of Days

The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?

Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

Surprises

Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

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