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 .
Social Security Benefits: How Much Will I Receive
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
Where Is the Market Headed?
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
Is a SEP-IRA Right for Your Business?
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.
The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.
It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.
Five creative (and inexpensive) ideas for motivating your employees.
Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.