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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.
Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
Budget Check Up: Tax Time Is the Right Time
Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.
Choices for Your 401(k) at a Former Employer
Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.
Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.
Are you a thrill seeker, or content to relax in the backyard? Use this flowchart to find out more about your risk tolerance.
Important as it is, Medicare does not cover the full range of health-care expenses you may experience in your golden years.
Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.
Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.
Combating counterfeiting remains core to preserving the integrity of the nation’s money.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
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.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
What does your home really cost?