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 .
Don’t Be Your Own Worst Enemy
Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.
What Smart Investors Know
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Universal Life Insurance
Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”
Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.
An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.
Here’s a guide to explain all the parts of Medicare.
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.