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 .
Tuning Your Social Security Benefit
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Social Security: Maximizing Benefits
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?
The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.
One way to find money is to examine your current spending habits and eliminate money wasters.
To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.
You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment 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.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
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