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At His Address to the Oakland Chamber of Commerce, Jim Bell, CFP® Offers to Speak to Nonprofits About TCJA’s Impact on Charitable Giving.

June 5, 2018

On May 22, 2018 Jim Bell, CFP®, President and Founder of Bell Investment Advisors, addressed members of the Oakland Chamber of Commerce regarding the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and its impacts on philanthropy. Over thirty members of the Chamber were in …Read More

Jim Bell Interviewed by Reuters on Trade

May 29, 2018

    Jim Bell, CFP®, President and Founder of Bell Investment Advisors, was recently interviewed by a Reuters news reporter, Stephen Culp. The topic was trade tariffs, for an article which was published online May 17. Jim has recently been …Read More

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

April 30, 2018

Jim Bell, CFP®, President and Founder of Bell Investment Advisors, has been invited to speak to members of the Oakland Chamber of Commerce by its Community Impact Committee on the topic, Consequences of the New Tax Law on Charities and Estates: What …Read More

Bell Investment Advisors to Sponsor Oakland Symphony‘s Season Finale: The Artist’s Struggle

April 23, 2018

On Friday, May 18, at 8 pm, at the historic Paramount Theatre in downtown Oakland, Maestro Michael Morgan will conduct Leonard Bernstein’s Serenade after Plato’s Symposium for Violin and Orchestra, followed by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Op. 74, …Read More

We’re Rebuilding Oakland. Come Volunteer with Us!

April 5, 2018

Bell Investment Advisors’ staff is once again partnering with our office building neighbors three floors up, the legendary Oakland law firm, Wendel, Rosen, Black and Dean LLP, to work side by side on a project to rehabilitate the home of a senior …Read More

Jim Bell, CFP® Quoted in Forbes

April 3, 2018

Forbes Magazine interviewed Jim Bell, CFP® for the March 26, 2018 article, “Why Successful Investors Create a Financial Plan”. He is quoted in this excerpt from Adam Sarhan’s article: Investors who take the time to create a financial …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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Schwab Phishing Attempt Reported

Bell received notification from our custodian, Charles Schwab, of a text message-based phishing attempt imitating Schwab. The phishing attempt appears to have been sent to a random set of phone numbers, not necessarily clients of Schwab or Bell Investment Advisors. The phishing attempt was conveyed through text messages appearing to come from Schwab, but in …Read More

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