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Don’t Pay Attention to Predictions

by James F. Bell, CFP®, President & Founder
January 24, 2017

2016 was a horrible year for professional predictors, forecasters, fortune tellers, and pollsters. The year demonstrated why it is impossible to predict the future. In graduate school, I took a course in Futurism, and the conclusion of the course was that

Knowledge Work: Finding and Funding a College Education

by Forrest Bell, CFP®, Sr. Investment Advisor, Financial Planner
November 3, 2016

For more than a decade now, the US economy has shifted away from manufacturing and toward what the late business guru Peter Drucker called “knowledge work,” work that requires a person to use

What We Did on Our Summer Vacation

by Bonnie Bell, MA, MDiv., Principal, and Director of Career/Life Coaching
October 27, 2016

We did something we never really intended to do. Out of the blue, the Oakland Symphony Board posed this question to its members, “Would you be interested in accompanying the Oakland Youth Orchestra to Cuba for their concert tour this summer?”

Election Reflection

by Jim Bell, CFP®, President and Founder, Chief Investment Officer
October 20, 2016

Nielsen estimates that 84 million Americans watched the first Clinton/Trump presidential debate, a new all-time record audience. The interest in this election runs high with a level of anxiety to match, leaving Americans to worry about their future an

The Year of the Wall

by Jim Bell, CFP®, President and Founder, Chief Investment Officer
July 1, 2016

Since the 2016 presidential campaigns began over a year ago, there has been plenty of talk about walls — both for limiting free trade and for stopping immigration

Retirement and Self-Esteem

by Bonnie Bell, MA, MDiv., Principal, Director of Career/Life Coaching
July 1, 2016

I’ve always been a groupie of certain comedians, including David Letterman for many years, and have recorded gobs of late night shows, including Saturday

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Our Market Analysis for January 2017
February 2, 2017

Although still positive for the month, the so called Trump Rally took a breather in January. There i...


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Year-End Review and 2017 Preview
January 24, 2017

The presenters review the market activity and the economic events of 2016, as well as preview what 2


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Don’t Pay Attention to Predictions
January 24, 2017

2016 was a horrible year for professional predictors, forecasters, fortune tellers, and pollsters. T...

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