Understanding Today's Financial Environment
Welcome, we're Broad River, a financial organization in Portland, OR. We understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether your goal is preparing for retirement, college savings, or estate strategy, our personalized service focuses on your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.
Estate Management 101
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.
The Power of Compound Interest
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
Stop Wasting Money
One way to find money is to examine your current spending habits and eliminate money wasters.
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”
Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.
To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.
A quick history of the Federal Reserve and and overview of what it does.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: right now.