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“We work with people who want to control their money...not be controlled by it"
There is a calm that comes from working with professionals who are passionate about trying to make a positive difference in your life. We hope your visit to this website will help highlight the opportunities and potential rewards that are possible when you take a proactive approach to your financial future. You can be in control of your money.
Shira Ridge is a financial services and investment management firm, creating sound solutions that are personalized, strategic and realistic. By having a customized financial strategy and a team to manage your lifetime wealth strategy, we work with you collaboratively to help take the worry out of your finances so that you can focus on what matters the most to you—today and in the future.
Global vs. International: What’s The Difference?
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Changing Unhealthy Behaviors
Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
What does the Tax Reform and Jobs Act mean for you?
Maintaining good records for your business not only helps to meet your tax and legal obligations, but it can save you money.
Learn when it may not make sense to file a claim on your home insurance.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.