Truly Integrated Wealth Management
Investment Management • Tax Strategy • Risk Management • Asset and Estate Protection
Westridge Wealth Strategies helps business owners, start-up workers, technology management and their families in both the Silicon Valley and North Shore Chicago regions. WWS services are differentiated from Wall Street firms by:
- The evidence-based perspective offered to clients, backed by more than 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.
Volunteering in Retirement
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
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The Facts About Income Tax
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
A look at how variable rates of return impact investors over time.
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
This article may help you maximize the benefits of your donation for your chosen charity.
Many pre-retirees can become focused on the “ideal” retirement, but turning that dream into a reality can be tricky. This content piece was written to help clients manage their expectations while maintaining optimism for the future.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?