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 .
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.
The New Wild West: Bitcoin
Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.
Death is No Excuse
The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.
What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?
Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.
Not only can D&O insurance provide financial protection, but it can help improve an organization’s decision-making.
How much do you know about one of the most important tools you have to help protect your and your family’s financial future?
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?