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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.
Are Women and Financial Strategies a Mismatch?
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.
How to Appeal Your Property Taxes
For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.
The Anatomy of an Index
The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.
Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.
Couples may be able to head off many of the problems in a marriage that money can cause.
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
Business owners may be able to protect themselves from the financial consequences of losing a key employee.
Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.
It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: right now.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
What does your home really cost?
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?