The BridgeLight Blog


The latest financial news and insights that you need to know.

October 20, 2021

By Bill Leavitt My deep-rooted passion for helping people achieve financial success within their retirement and beyond is the sole reason as to why I do what I do. I have long spoken about the impact of taxation on retirement accounts, and congress is currently…

September 17, 2021

By Bridgelight Financial Advisors Women have been making some seriously big moves recently and it’s not something that should be overlooked. Within the last few years, it’s been noted that on average women are receiving more college degrees than men, the percentage of women in…

July 28, 2021

By Bridgelight Financial Advisors Retiring is a major life decision and sometimes it’s a struggle to navigate when the absolute right time to retire is. It’s not a decision to make hastily, but it’s also not one you want to sit on for too long….

June 28, 2021

By Bridgelight Financial Advisors For the past decade inflation has averaged under 2 percent a year for the typical American (1). According to a statement released by the Labor Department earlier this month, prices have risen 5% between May 2020 and May 2021. This spike…

June 14, 2021

By Bridgelight Financial Advisors Social Security. We’ve heard about it, we’ve been taxed on it, and we look forward to receiving our well-earned benefits when we retire. But when you think about it, how truly knowledgeable are you on Social Security as a whole when…

May 3, 2021

By Bridgelight Financial Advisors What exactly happens when you reach retirement? After you’ve succeeded in investing for your future and have managed your wealth properly, you get to throw your alarm clock away and have the freedom to choose how you’ll fill each and every…

April 19, 2021

By Bridgelight Financial Advisors Choosing a financial advisor is not an easy task. It’s an extremely personal decision that comes with a number of questions and concerns in order to ensure that your money is being cared for in the right hands. While on your…

April 1, 2021

By Bridgelight Financial Advisors With a new president in office, we need to start focusing on President Biden’s proposed tax plan and how that may affect your asset and wealth management in the future. Although Biden’s proposed tax plan won’t affect your 2020 taxes, it’s…

February 18, 2020

By Bill Leavitt 2020 tax season is officially underway! Whether you’ve started filing your taxes or not, they’ve probably been in the back of your mind. And if you’re like most people, this process is something we’d rather avoid. We want to help you avoid…

January 28, 2020

By Bill Leavitt After years and years of working and saving, the final countdown to retirement has begun. Days filled with sandy beaches, golf courses, or more time with family are just around the corner. Although this should fill you with excitement, you might be…

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