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, LLC 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 .
Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
Certain Uncertainties in Retirement
The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invest instead?
Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
As the economy gathers momentum, many are waiting for their personal finances to gather momentum, too.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting, and whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.