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Portfolio Management

Our disciplined investment strategies enable your portfolio to be managed in a way that pursues your financial goals: wealth preservation, income, or growth. Learn More

Risk Management

We recognize these risks and offer proactive strategies including life insurance, long-term care plans, and disability coverage. Learn more

Tax Planning

We do this for individuals, small business owners, corporations, partnerships, non-profits, trusts and estates. Learn more

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Wealth Planning

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

Estate Planning

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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Our Locations

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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Insights

Pesta & Pesta’s team of professionals provide you with transparent and proactive communications to equip you with the knowledge you need. Read more

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Blog
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

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Market Commentary
Weekly Market Commentary – August 29, 2016

Domestic markets, along with many of their international counterparts, were down slightly last week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 and the NASDAQ Composite all ended the week off less than 1%. The NASDAQ Composite was the outperformer, notching a -0.37% return. Read more

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Diversified Growth

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

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Monthly Newsletter
Monthly Investment Review: July 2016

­Global markets trended upward in July, building off the rebound following the Brexit results. All three major US equity indices were up for the month. The S&P 500 was up 3.56% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 2.8% while the NASDAQ Composite, the leader of three, notched a 6.65% gain. 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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3 Reasons Why Robo-Advisors May Not Be for ...

While robo-advisors may be a fit for certain investors, they’re not for everyone.

Technology has disrupted many industries – newspapers, online travel, movie rentals, taxis and more. Now it is aiming to dramatically change the financial services industry through the emerging use of robo-advisors. Read more

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  • What You Need to Know About Medicare Enrollment

    Published by Ben Goethel

    An often overlooked aspect of financial planning is considering health insurance options. Health care costs continue to rise, and as you grow older the likelihood you’ll need those services increases. In households where both spouses are employed, it’s important to analyze the benefits of each spouse’s employer-provided health insurance plans to make sure you’re not paying too much for health insurance. Read more

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  • Weekly Market Commentary August 22, 2016

    US markets snapped a multi-week positive streak with the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 down 0.13% and 0.01%, respectively. The tech-heavy NASDAQ Composite outperformed both to hold on to positive territory, posting a 0.10% return for the week. Read more