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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 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.

                                               

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An Overview of Renter’s Insurance

An Overview of Renter’s Insurance

Don’t overlook the need for renter’s insurance if you rent your home.

Estate Management 101

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate

The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing

The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing

It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.

 

What Is a Stretch IRA?

If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.

Bitcoin 101

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Red Flags for Tax Auditors

Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.

Trends in Charitable Giving

Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.

When Should You Take Social Security

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Buying Auto Insurance For Teen Drivers

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Lifetime of Earnings

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

My Retirement Savings

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

Annuity Comparison

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

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

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

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.

Perception vs. Reality

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

How to Retire Early

Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.

Where Is the Market Headed?

We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”

It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.

Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.

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