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.
Required Reading: The Economic Report of the President
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
The Good Ship IPO
The seas of the market are constantly shifting, and whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill
How long does a $20 bill last?
If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.
A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.
However exciting retiring abroad may sound, it deserves considerable planning.
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
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 key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
In life it often happens that the answers are right in our own back yards. This may be particularly true of investing.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
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.