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California Taxpayers vs. the New Federal Tax Law

On September 1, 2018, the California State Legislature adjourned without conforming the California State Income Tax to any part of …

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Reaping the Harvest

It seems like, every year, the very day after Labor Day I am ambushed by fall. While I am still …

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American Consumers Get Great Deals from the Trade Deficit

In 2017 investors benefited from an unusually non-volatile market with consistent growth, but 2018 has been notably less euphoric. So …

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Homeowners Insurance

On October 8, 2017, a fire began in Calistoga, California, that would kill 43 people and displace 100,000 others. Because …

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How to Plan and Take a Vacation Even If You Are Unemployed

Who doesn’t love a vacation? The mere word, which means “planned time spent not working,” along with other descriptors such …

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What About Umbrella Insurance?

What About Umbrella Insurance? Last month, the radio show Radiolab aired a story about the Benrath Senior Center in Dusseldorf, …

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Trump Punishes Craft Beer

Thanks to the St. Patrick’s Day editorial page of the Wall Street Journal, I learned about American Keg in Pottstown, …

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Is There Method in the Madness?

Most of you are familiar with our two Bell Investment Advisors blogs: one on career/life issues called Making a Good …

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How About a New Year Filled with Resilience?

As you have probably heard — or experienced first-hand — the long-term success rate of New Year’s resolutions is pretty …

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