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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.

         

Helpful Content

Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.

What If You Get Audited?

What If You Get Audited?

The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.

The Ivory Tower Changes Wall Street

The Ivory Tower Changes Wall Street

Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.

 

Split Annuity Strategy

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

Red Flags for Tax Auditors

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

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.

Raising Healthy Children

Healthy habits are one of the greatest gifts to give your child.

Creative Ways to Motivate Your Employees

Five creative (and inexpensive) ideas for motivating your employees.

TIPS for Inflation

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

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Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Home Mortgage Deduction

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

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

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

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

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.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

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

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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.

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

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Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

Global and International Funds

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

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

Inflation and Your Portfolio

Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.

The Business Cycle

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

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