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Bedel Blog

Aug 20, 2019

Understanding Equity Compensation

Equity compensation can be a confusing topic for many workers, but it’s becoming a more common...

Aug 19, 2019

Want A Guaranteed Negative Return?

The recent sharp downward move in interest rates, coupled with recent downturns in the market,...

Aug 19, 2019

What Should I Do with My Old Retirement Accounts?

Times have changed. Your parents may have worked for the same company their entire career, but...

Aug 19, 2019

To Your Wealth: Weekly Q&A Column

Welcome to To Your Wealth, a simplified, weekly, personal-wealth Q&A! Sometimes you just don’t...

GenNeXt Blog

Aug 14, 2019

College Students: Build Your Credit!

As college students prepare to head back to college, it's also a good time to think about their...

May 15, 2019

Estate Planning for Young Professionals

Estate planning is an important part of any financial plan – even for young adults with no...

May 13, 2019

Think Your Student Loan Will Be Forgiven? Maybe Not!

For those choosing a career in the public service sector, the Public Service Loan Forgiveness...

Feb 6, 2019

How Student Debt Is Affecting the Housing Market

Most everyone knows that student loan debt is on the rise. But what many might not understand are...

BEDEL BAROMETER

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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 comprehesive 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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