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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 technology management, start-up workers, small business owners and their families and its services are differentiated from other wealth advisors by:

  • The independent and institutional 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 supplemented with select private, non-traded investments and stable-principal insurance assets.

                                               

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TIPS for Inflation

TIPS for Inflation

If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.

Critical Estate Documents

Critical Estate Documents

Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.

Split Annuity Strategy

Split Annuity Strategy

Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.

 

Immediate vs. Deferred Annuities

Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.

Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date

Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."

Gun Ownership and Your Homeowners Policy

Gun owners need to make sure that their homeowners policy covers the full value of their firearm(s) as personal liability.

Travel, Without the Baggage

Tips to avoid checking in luggage on your next vacation.

A Primer on Dividends

A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."

Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Newly Married

Marriage changes everything, including your insurance needs.

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Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

Contributing to an IRA?

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

What Is the Dividend Yield?

This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

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The Business Cycle

How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?

Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.

Women and Retirement

Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.

Surprises

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

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

Global and International Funds

Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?

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