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Consequences of the New Tax Law on Charities & Estates

Jim Bell, CFP®, Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Bell Investment Advisors, is eager to educate community nonprofit organizations on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and its impact on philanthropy. At this Lunch and Learn, he will speak and take questions regarding: Qualified Charitable Distributions Strategies regarding standard vs. itemized deductions Changes to tax …Read More

New Date for our Open House: April 24th

Jim and Bonnie invite you to our Oakland office for an evening of friendly conversation, wine, and hors d’oeuvres, as we celebrate Forrest Bell’s appointment this year as President of Bell Investment Advisors. Guests are welcome, and the entire Bell team will be present. We look forward to seeing you!

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: An intimate portrait of an unlikely rock star

All clients and friends are invited to join us as we host a screening of the Oscar-nominated documentary RBG. RBG is a revelatory film that explores Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s life as a law student, wife, mother, law professor and the 107th Supreme Court Justice of the United States. Through interviews with colleagues, life-long friends, and …Read More

Flexibility Moves the Market Upwards

The U.S. stock market is celebrating its best start to a new year since 1987. Join Bell Investment Advisors for a webinar exploring what the Fed’s and the White House’s flexibility have done for the market, and why it matters. Flexibility Around Interest Rates Flexibility Around Inflation Flexibility Around Trade Policy Negotiations Jim Bell, CFP®, …Read More

Open House – Postponed due to construction

Unfortunately, our Open House event has been postponed due to construction issues in our building.  Once new event details are finalized, we will make a new announcement.  We apologize for any inconvenience.     

2019: Trade War, Trade Resolution and Interest Rates

Join us as we review 2018 and discuss what 2019 may have in store for investors: Does the poor end to 2018 mean better things for this year? How will politics and the Federal Reserve factor in? Will market volatility persist? Can the global economic slowdown reverse itself? Jim Bell, CFP®, Founder and Chief Investment …Read More

Mid-Term Aftermath

Join us for our quarterly Investment Committee Update webinar as our presenters discuss these timely topics: Divided Government Stability of Tax and Deregulation Policies China Slowdown and Trade War Corporate Earnings Economic Strength Fed Policy 2019 Outlook Jim Bell, CFP®, Founder, Chief Investment Officer Corinne Salera Bedford, CFP®, Portfolio Manager, Investment Advisor Register at: bit.ly/aftermth

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: An intimate portrait of an unlikely rock star

Join The Women’s Roundtable as we host a screening of the recently-released documentary RBG. RBG is a revelatory film that explores Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s life as a law student, wife, mother, law professor and the 107th Supreme Court Justice of the United States. Through interviews with colleagues, lifelong friends, and family, the film follows the span …Read More

Are the Brightest Days Still Ahead?

Join us for our quarterly Investment Committee Update webinar. As we mark the nation’s longest bull market on record, our presenters will discuss: U.S. Earnings Growth Consumer Confidence Trade Disputes and Agreements International Equities U.S. Monetary Policy and the Bond Market Jim Bell, CFP®, Founder, Chief Investment Officer Corinne Salera Bedford, CFP®, Portfolio Manager, Investment …Read More

Consequences of the New Tax Law on Charities and Estates: What Nonprofits and Their Supporters Need to Know

While the new law impacts individuals and the economy in a multitude of ways, in this webinar, Jim Bell, CFP®, Founder and Chief Investment Officer at Bell, will hone in on the law’s effects on charities and estates. Some of the questions he will address are: • What effect will the new standard deduction have …Read More

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Best Quarter for U.S. Stocks Since 2009
April 5, 2019 The breadth of the U.S. stock market gain in the first quarter of 2019 caused all sectors of the …Read More

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Flexibility Moves the Market Upwards
April 8, 2019 The U.S. stock market is celebrating its best start to a new year since 1987. Join Bell Investment …Read More

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Middle Retirement Planning
April 17, 2019 If you read financial planning textbooks, you might be left with the impression that people report …Read More

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2018 Schwab 1099 Availability

The 2018 tax season is now upon us, and with that comes tax documentation to assist you in filing your return. All official tax reporting information will come directly from Schwab. Please see below for timelines (varies by document type). 1099 – Paper Mailing For retirement accounts, you should have already received your Form 1099-R. …Read More

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