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228 Hamilton Avenue
Suite 300
Palo Alto, CA 94301


Robert M. Cheney, CFA, CFP®



Truly Integrated Wealth Management

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

Westridge Wealth Strategies helps Silicon Valley families and small business owners and its services are differentiated from other wealth advisors by:

  • The independent and institutional perspective offered to clients.
  • The breadth of comprehensive wealth management delivered with a particular focus on tax minimization.
  • An investment philosophy of passive-based, low-cost core portfolio management supplemented with non-traded alternative investments and stable-principal insurance assets.


Helpful Content

Assess Life Insurance Needs

Assess Life Insurance Needs

How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.

Certain Uncertainties in Retirement

Certain Uncertainties in Retirement

The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.

Should I Invest In REITs?

Should I Invest In REITs?

Are Real Estate Investment Trusts right for your portfolio?


Are Women and Financial Strategies a Mismatch?

Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.

The ABC’s of Auto Insurance

What kind of auto insurance should you have? Do you know?

How Does Your Credit Score Compare?

Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.

Do Your Kids Know The Value of a Silver Spoon?

You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?

Strategies For Managing Student Loan Debt

Five strategies for managing your student debt.

Tips for Finding Care for Your Special-Needs Child

The care of special-needs children continues into their adult years, and may survive the passing of their parents.

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Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

Annuity Comparison

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

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

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.

How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

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Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.

Choosing a Mortgage

Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

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