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We help individuals and families work toward achieving their ideal retirements.

On the Radio

Listen to retirement tips on the radio!

Tune in to “Financial Forum,” where Chris discusses issues relating to retirement and financial planning.

Listen in!

  • 8:30 a.m. and noon Saturdays and 10 a.m. Sundays on WILK 103.1 FM
  • 7:30 a.m. Sundays on 94.3 FM The Talker


Watch Chris on TV!

Every week, Chris Scalese shares important tips and strategies for helping you work toward a more confident retirement.

Tune into WBRE-28 Eyewitness News:

  • During the 11 a.m. newscast Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
  • 11:30 a.m. Saturdays

Tune into WYOU:

  • 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays

Click here to watch past appearances.

On Your Bookshelf

Read Chris’ debut book, “Retirement is a Marathon not a Sprint”!

Preparing for retirement is one of the most complex challenges people face in their lifetimes. And in these days of information overload, it can be confusing to know what resources to trust. In “Retirement is a Marathon not a Sprint,” Chris Scalese cuts through the noise and outlines what he has learned from over 20 years of helping individuals prepare for comfortable retirements.

You’ll learn:

  • The fundamentals of retirement planning, explained in clear, easy-to-follow language
  • How to reach the retirement finish line without worrying about “hitting the wall”

Read Chris’ latest book, “The Race is Over; Retirement Beyond the Finish Line”!

Endurance, preparation and time to get it right: Three qualifiers for making it to the finish line of a marathon and when entering retirement. But what about after you've crossed the finish line? In this, the companion book to "Retirement Is a Marathon, Not a Sprint," Chris Scalese outlines what happens after you've broken the tape.

You’ll learn:

  • Ideas for funding long-term care and health care costs through reliving client anecdotes
  • Simple ways for making your financial picture more tax efficient with less market exposure


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Ep 21: Things People Think They Know (But Don’t!)

By Chris Scalese | April 2, 2020

When it comes to your financial plan, are your plans based on financial expertise or your
assumptions? It’s hard to recognize our own weaknesses or deficiencies, but in reality, there
are many key areas where people trip up.

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Ep 20: The Different Stages of Retirement Planning

By Chris Scalese | March 19, 2020

Building a retirement plan takes time, but your focus should start to narrow as you move closer to that big day. On this episode, we’re going to look at the different stages of planning from 15 years out all the way until that transition into retirement. Find out what you should be doing at each stage along the way.

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