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It’s Not All About Trump!

by James F. Bell, CFP®, President & Founder
April 18, 2017

With all of the political drama and turmoil in Washington, it is a good counterpoint that America, Europe, Asia, and the emerging markets are all growing together for the first time since the Great Re...

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California Real Estate and Retirement Possibilities

by Forrest Ryan Bell, CFP®, Senior Investment Advisor, Financial Planner
April 18, 2017

A caption to a Wall Street Journal article from November 2016 read, “Home prices set a record in September (2016), reaching their highest level since 2006 and bringing to a close the worst stretch f...

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What Do the South Carolina Gamecocks Know About Life Coaching?

by Bonnie Bell, MA, MDiv., Principal, Director of Career/Life Coaching
April 18, 2017

This is not exactly a question on the tip of everyone’s tongue in the midst of March Madness. However, the somewhat surprising topic of life coaching did make its way into the headline of the sports...

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The Resolution Revolution

by Bonnie Bell, MA, MDiv., Principal, Director of Career/Life Coaching
January 24, 2017

By the time you read this, the new year will be at least a couple of weeks old, and if you made any new year’s resolutions at all, you may have already broken them. The statistics on keeping new yea...

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Life Insurance: What to Consider

by Forrest Ryan Bell, CFP®, Senior Investment Advisor, Financial Planner
January 24, 2017

In an August interview, investment consultant and founder of Greenwich Associates, Charles Ellis, talked about the power of marketing. To illustrate his point, he told a story about insurance. Founded...

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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...

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Market Analysis – April 2017
May 4, 2017

Scott Wittman, Chief Investment Officer at American Century Investments, is one of the investment pr...


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President Trump: The First Sixty Days
April 5, 2017

A discussion of the Trump administration’s actions and policies that are relevant to investors and


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California Real Estate and Retirement Possibilities
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Bell Investment Advisors Sponsors Oakland Symphony’s Season Finale, “Guys and Dolls in Concert”

OAKLAND, Calif., May 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Bell Investment Advisors (www.bellinvest.com) has announced the firm is sponsoring the final concert of the Oakland Symphony’s 2016/17 season at the historic Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, downtown Oakland, May 19, 8 pm. Maestro Michael Morgan will conduct Frank Loesser’s celebrated “Guys and Dolls”. Bryan Nies, Assistant Conductor, will […]

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