Our work begins and ends with you – and your vision for a financially secure future. Like a journey which has many contours and obstacles along the way, our focus is to guide our clients along their unique financial path.
We start by working closely with you to learn about your financial goals, needs and values – so we can help you map your own particular path to the financial future you envision.
What’s more, we know it’s hard to keep moving forward, so we stay with you every step of the way. We help you track your progress and navigate any unexpected twists and turns.
We’re Bridgewater Asset Management, a financial advisory firm founded to serve individuals, small businesses and not-for-profits. We limit our list of clients so we can focus on providing each one with personalized advice – the same sound advice we’d give to a member of our own family.
Please review our site and get to know us better. Then, let’s talk and see if we’re a good fit for you – and you for us. We hope you’ll decide to join our select group of clients, and begin on your path to a financially secure future.
From Boats to Brokers
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
The Rule of 72
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.
Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction
The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.
How long does a $20 bill last?
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
Ever wonder what the real value of a financial advisor is? It’s not just added portfolio returns.
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.