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Our team of wealth advisors will analyze your current financial state and help you develop and maintain financial independence. Learn more

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There are several reasons to create an estate plan. You might want to make things easy and convenient for a surviving spouse or your children. You may want to sell a highly appreciated asset and pay zero capital gains tax. You may want to significantly reduce your estate tax liability and leverage the value of your estate. Learn more

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Personalized Wealth Management

Pesta & Pesta’s mission is to help our clients develop and maintain financial independence. We are a wealth management firm in San Jose, CA serving affluent families, business owners, executives and institutions. Our team provides the highest level of service for our local and national clients in financial planning and investment management. Contact us today and let Pesta & Pesta help you on your True Wealth journey.

Investment Management

Disciplined investment strategies are the foundation of our investment management process. Our time-tested strategies are designed to meet a variety of investment goals and objectives.

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Carson Institutional Alliance

Carson Institutional Alliance partners are growth-minded advisors wholly dedicated to helping clients reach a higher purpose for their wealth and design a lasting legacy for their families.

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Headquartered in San Jose, CA, Pesta & Pesta serves affluent families, business owners, executives and institutions. Contact us today to speak with a wealth advisor or financial professional nearest you.

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Market Commentary
Weekly Market Commentary September 26, 2016

The markets began last week on a positive note, only to end a three-day progressive streak with Friday’s dip. Despite the uncertainty injected into the markets by ever diverging central bank policies, equities were broadly up. Read more

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Be a Math Teacher and Prepare Your ...

Published by Don Hagan and the Carson Institutional Alliance Investment Committee

One of the basic tenets of the financial markets that all investors need to embrace is the fact that gains and losses are asymmetrical. Read more

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4 Reasons Why Oil Won’t Rise Over ...

Brett Carson, Director of Research, speaks on the oil industry in this U.S. News Article. Read more

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Monthly Newsletter
Monthly Investment Review: August 2016

August had a truly historical event, one that investors haven’t seen since the end of 1999: all three major US indices hit record highs on the same day. Read more

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Diversified Growth

Watch this video to learn about the Diversified Growth strategy. Read more

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Whitepaper
Estate Planning

Often, people believe that estate planning only benefits the very wealthy, but nothing could be further from the truth. It’s something everyone needs to engage in regardless of age, estate size or marital status. If you have a bank account, investments, a car, home or other property—you have an estate.

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Estate Planning

Many often think estate planning only benefits the wealthy, but this is a common misconception. View our infographic here to see what you need to engage in! Read more

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  • Complex Financial Planning

    Published by Ben Goethel, Director of Wealth Enhancement, and the Carson Institutional Alliance Investment Committee

    Today’s society is one of instant gratification. We are continuously connected.  We have drugs to accomplish many things when it comes to our health and it may be monitored in real time from our smart-watch or smart phone. We may jump on a jet and be anywhere in the country in a matter of hours. Yes, we even have the technology to prepare a Wealth Plan, quickly. Is instantaneous necessarily the best? Read more

    Weekly Market Commentary
  • Weekly Market Commentary September 19, 2016

    Markets were focused on the impending Federal Reserve meeting and, with no other macroeconomic news to push or prod investors, volatility returned after a record-breaking period of stability in our domestic markets. Read more