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228 Hamilton Avenue
Suite 300
Palo Alto, CA 94301

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Robert M. Cheney, CFA, CFP®

650.233.9122

 

Truly Integrated Wealth Management

Investment Management • Tax Strategy • Risk Management • Asset and Estate Protection


Westridge Wealth Strategies helps Silicon Valley business owners, start-up workers, technology management and their families and its services are differentiated from Wall Street firms by:

  • The data-driven perspective offered to clients, backed by more than two decades of financial markets experience.
  • The breadth of comprehensive wealth management delivered with a focus on tax minimization.
  • An investment philosophy of passive-based, low-cost core portfolio management, with environmentally-sustainable options, supplemented by select private, non-traded investments.

         

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When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

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Four Reasons Millennials Need an Estate Strategy

Estate strategies for millennials may sound like less of a concern than retirement, but young adults should prepare now.

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Crowdfunding—Capital for the 21st Century

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Put It in a Letter

A letter of instruction provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.

Inventorying Your Possessions

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Gap Insurance for Leased Cars

If you’re thinking of leasing a new car, then you shouldn’t forget about gap insurance.

Catch-Up Contributions

Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.

The History of Retirement

Do you know where the idea of “retirement” comes from?

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My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Home Mortgage Deduction

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

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

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Retirement Plan Distributions

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

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The Richest Man in Babylon

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

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The Fed and How It Got That Way

Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.

Bridging the Confidence Gap

In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.

16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds

Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

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