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 .
How to Retire Early
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Volunteering in Retirement
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
What If You Get Audited?
The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.
Five strategies for managing your student debt.
Drinking may be a “rite of passage” for teens, but when it occurs in your home you may be held responsible for their actions.
What can be learned from the savings rate?
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?
The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.