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Bedel Blog

Jul 27, 2021

Ask Bedel

Welcome to #AskBedel, a weekly personal-wealth Q&A where you can ask financial planning and...

Jul 26, 2021

Financial Lessons from Ted Lasso

As the second season unfolds, we have learned that Ted Lasso provides valuable lessons that can...

Jul 12, 2021

Take the Job or Unemployment?

The impact of COVID-era federal programs and interventions is still with us. Barring an extension...

Jul 8, 2021

Inflation and the Market: Back to the Future

The cloudy picture presented by historical data from the impact of inflation and tax increases on...

GenNeXt Blog

Jul 19, 2021

Is Your Financial Goal only a Wish?

Goal-setting is a never-ending process. As your finances change, so will your goals. Time is of...

Jul 9, 2021

The Financial Transition to Stay-at-Home Parent

The most apparent change to the household of a newly minted stay-at-home parent is the loss of...

Mar 16, 2021

Tax Diversification

Every investment account falls into one of three buckets: tax now, tax later, and tax never. Tax...

Dec 2, 2020

Dependent Care FSA Considerations for 2021

The tax savings experienced from dependent care FSAs are nice, but avoiding lost contributions at...

BEDEL BAROMETER

Last updated August 2021

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What's this?

The Bedel Barometer was developed in 2009 to provide a measure of the overall health of the U.S. economy. To do this, we identified 7 key areas that have historically been strong indicators as to the strength of our economy. Using a score of either positive, negative or neutral, we assign a value to each of these and are able to combine the results and reflect the overall measure that you see today.

How each indicator stacks up today

The Bedel Barometer offers a comprehensive measure of the overall health of the U.S. economy.

BEDEL FINANCIAL GROWTH BY CLIENT INVESTMENT ASSETS

(DISCRETIONARY ASSETS UNDER MANAGEMENT)

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