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Make Your Charitable Event More Fun

Smoothie Bike Draws a Crowd Bradway Financial’s new smoothie bike is available for use at charitable events and fund-raisers. What’s a smoothie bike? It’s a stationary bike whose wheel powers a blender. Just add ingredients to the blender, pedal and – voila! – you’ve made a smoothie. You’ve also attracted a happy crowd and raised…

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Time Running Out for 2 Social Security Strategies

Congress and the Obama administration have closed a couple of Social Security loopholes that have allowed some people to maximize their retirement benefits in certain situations. Beginning in May, Social Security will no longer permit the “file-and-suspend” or the “claim now, claim more” strategies for new applicants. The good news is that if you currently…

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Dragon Boat Festival Fun

Bradway Financial Competes in PVRC Dragon Boat Festival The Bradway Dragons, our entry in the Pioneer Valley Riverfront Club’s Dragon Boat Festival, had a blast racing nine other community teams at the June 27 event on the Connecticut River in Springfield. The team won two out of its three 200-meter races, including the final, and…

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Happy Fourth of July

Bradway Financial’s offices in Longmeadow, Massachusetts, and West Hartford, Connecticut, will be closed on Friday, July 3, in observance of Independence Day. We wish you and your family a safe and festive Fourth of July weekend.

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Join Bradway Financial in Supporting The Jimmy Fund

June 12 Fund-Raiser Supports Pan Mass Challenge Team Bradway Financial is proud to be among the sponsors of the Brielle’s Brigade 10th anniversary celebration, a June 12 event that will raise money for The Jimmy Fund and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Brielle’s Brigade is marking 10 years since its first Pan Mass Challenge ride in…

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Use Your 401k Employer Match

Don’t Leave Money on the Table There may be no such thing as a free lunch. But the 401k employer match comes pretty close. Nearly all companies with 401k plans offer some sort of 401k employer match program. While the match specifics vary by company, under the most common program the employer matches the employee’s…

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Advisors Can Help Prevent Elder Financial Abuse

Elder financial abuse has been called the crime of the 21st century, in part because the senior citizen population will continue to grow as Baby Boomers retire in droves. And that creates more opportunity for those who prey on senior citizens. Estimates of how many elders become victims of financial abuse vary widely because most…

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Bradway Financial Improves Online Account Access

Upgraded Client Portal and New Mobile App Keep Clients Up to Date As part of a wave of technology improvements we are introducing this year, we have launched our new Client Portal and mobile app to provide clients with better online access to their accounts, statements and financial documents. Found on the Client Tools page…

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You Can Bank on Credit Card Rewards Programs

Use Cash-Back Rewards to Save More When used properly, a Visa, MasterCard or American Express card can be a valuable financial tool – particularly when used to take advantage of various credit card rewards programs. You use the card to make purchases you were going to make anyway, pay the balance in full every month…

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JCC’s OyBay Auction Begins March 22

Bradway Financial Donates Bike for Springfield JCC Auction The Springfield Jewish Community Center’s annual OyBay online auction runs March 22 through 29, featuring an array of donated products and services. Auction proceeds benefit scholarship funds for JCC preschool children, campers, and senior adult services. “We are pleased to support the JCC by once again donating…

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