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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.
Yours, Mine and Ours: Estate Strategies for Second Marriages
Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.
Four Great, Unexpected Places to Raise a Family
Here are 4 great, and sometimes unexpected, places to raise a family.
The Half Million Dollar Baby
The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.
Don’t overlook the need for renter’s insurance if you rent your home.
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.
Important items to consider when purchasing condo insurance.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.