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 .
Red Flags for Tax Auditors
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
Social Security: The \$64,000 Question
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
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.
You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?
Here’s a guide to explain all the parts of Medicare.
Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.
The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
Dropping off your son or daughter is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
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.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?