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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 evidence-based perspective offered to clients, backed by a quarter-century 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 by select private, non-traded investments.  Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) criteria investing options available.

         

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Estimating the Cost of College

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Death is No Excuse

Death is No Excuse

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Certain Uncertainties in Retirement

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

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Saving for College

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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When should you take your Social Security benefit?

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