Welcome to Bridge Financial Solutions
Bridge Financial Solutions offers financial services, estate planning, tax/accounting services, and much more for investors and businesses. Located in Bradenton, Florida we have provided clients, not only in Manatee County, but around the state of Florida and the US, guidance in personal and professional financial services since 1997.
For over a decade, as sole proprietor, John R. Russo continually worked with a model for providing expanded financial services to all clients. The concept of Bridge Financial Solutions was conceived of the notion that in life we build and cross many bridges. Such as: the bridges of child to adult, adult to marriage, marriage to children, children to college and then to retirement. Our business is dedicated to assisting you in planning, implementing and maintaining the financial bridges of life.
In light of uncertain economic conditions and changing needs, it is imperative to seek a relationship that inspires confidence and competence. Our goal is to support and oversee your transitions through each life stage. In doing this, we can guide you in building the bridges to your financial goals with peace of mind .
Should You Borrow from Your 401(k)?
Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?
Keeping Good Records is Good Business
Maintaining good records for your business not only helps to meet your tax and legal obligations, but it can save you money.
Stop Wasting Money
One way to find money is to examine your current spending habits and eliminate money wasters.
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Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
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Making a career move requires tough decisions, not the least of which is what to do with the funds in your retirement plan.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Have you explored all your options when it comes to managing your taxable income?
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.