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.
U.S. Personal Savings Rate
What can be learned from the savings rate?
How Income Taxes Work
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
The Half Million Dollar Baby
The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.
How long does a $20 bill last?
Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.
Simple steps may help you foil hackers and protect your privacy.
Bitcoin has emerged as a digital currency that exists virtually, making it different in fundamental ways.
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
Planning for a special-needs child can be complicated, confusing, and even overwhelming.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
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
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
What if instead of buying that home, you invested that money?
A quick history of the Federal Reserve and and overview of what it does.
Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: right now.