All Awards, Publications & Recognition

Bedel Financial has been featured on CNN, named one of the Top 10 Financial Advisors in Indianapolis, and honors as one of the Best Places to Work in the state. And that was just last year.

Jul162018

Bedel Financial Listed as one of the Top RIAs by Financial Times

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In June 2018, Bedel Financial Consulting, Inc. was honored to be included in the fifth edition of Financial Times' FT 300, a list of the nation's Top Registered Investment Advisors. More than 760 applicants were considered based on six criteria: amount of assets managed, growth rate of assets, years in business, compliance record, industry certifications and online accessibility. {more}

May302018

Bedel Financial Named 2018 Best Places to Work in Indiana

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Bedel Financial Consulting was recently named one of the 2018 Best Places to Work in Indiana, by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. Bedel Financial was one of the winners in the Small Business category, specifically for companies with 15-74 employees. {more}

Mar232018

BFC Recognized as one of the “Top 10 Financial Advisors in Indianapolis" for the 3rd Year

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Bedel Financial Consulting, Inc. was recently recognized as one of the “Top 10 Financial Advisors in Indianapolis, Indiana” for 2018 by Advisory HQ, an online news media that provides independent reviews and rankings of financial firms in the U.S., U.K., and Canada. This is the 3rd year in a row Bedel Financial has been recognized by Advisory HQ for this honor! {more}

Jan92017

Elaine Bedel appointed as President of the IEDC

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Elaine Bedel, owner of Bedel Financial Consulting, Inc., has been named president of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation {more}

Nov222016

Evan Bedel, CFP®, partners with Heroes Foundation for #GivingTuesday

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Evan Bedel’s article “A Millennial Approach to Giving” was recently featured in the #GivingTuesday edition of Heroes Foundation’s newsletter. Many parents might not think about incorporating the concept of philanthropy into their young children’s lives. {more}

Jun162016

Cassi Vanderpool Graduates from Butler's AWL Program

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Cassi Vanderpool recently graduated from Butler University’s Advancing Women in Leadership (AWL) program. The AWL program is a six-month course intended to support and challenge women to proactively grow and develop themselves to be more influential and purposeful leaders. AWL is designed for women who are ready to commit themselves in a challenging {more}

Jun132016

Meredith Carbrey, CFP® featured on CNBC.com

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CNBC.com’s special article “1 in 6 Newlyweds Admit to This Financial Secret” featuring Meredith Carbrey, CFP® Many newlyweds are not entirely forthcoming about their financial situation with their partner, and many others just don’t seem to make the time to discuss their finances and goals. {more}

May202016

Bedel Recognized as one of the Top Women-Owned RIAs in the Country

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In 2016, Bedel Financial Consulting, Inc. was recognized as one of the Top 25 Women-Owned RIAs nationwide by WealthManagement.com. It is important to note that, according to data from the CFP Board’s Women’s Initiative, women make up only 23% of all registered investments advisors (RIAs), putting Elaine E. Bedel, in an elite group {more}

Dec112015

Elaine Bedel Recognized Among the Top in Her Industry by the Expert Network©

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Elaine Bedel has joined The Expert Network, an invitation only service for distinguished professionals. Bedel was chosen as a Distinguished Wealth Manager™ and a Distinguished Executive™ based on peer reviews and ratings, numerous recognitions, and accomplishments achieved throughout her career. The Expert Network {more}

Nov162015

Elaine Bedel Honored with the 2015 May Wright Sewall Award

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Earlier this month the Indianapolis Propylaeum Historic Foundation presented the 2015 May Wright Sewall Leadership Award to Elaine E. Bedel, CFP®, CEO and president of Bedel Financial Consulting, Inc. The award recognizes outstanding women leaders of today who have contributed a significant portion of their lives toward the betterment of the {more}

Sep92015

Evan Bedel Receives 2015 Five Star Wealth Manager Award

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Congratulations to Evan on receiving the Five Star Wealth Manager Award for two consecutive years! {more}

Jul282015

Meredith Carbrey named to Stanley K. Lacy Executive Leadership Series® Class XXXIX

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Meredith Carbrey CFP® has been selected to participate as a member of Class XXXIX of the Stanley K. Lacy Executive Leadership Series® (SKL), a highly competitive program that seeks to expand the ranks of community leaders. Carbrey, a wealth advisor with Bedel Financial Consulting Inc., is one of only 25 young professionals to be accepted into this year’s class. {more}

May202015

Elaine Bedel Honored with Hoosier Heritage Lifetime Achievement Award

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Elaine E. Bedel, CFP®, CEO and president of Indianapolis-based Bedel Financial Consulting, Inc., has been selected to receive the 2015 Hoosier Heritage Lifetime Achievement Award from Heritage Place of Indianapolis, Inc. {more}

Feb232015

Evan Bedel, CFP® featured in USA Today - Money

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USA Today's special article “There ought to be these retirement laws” featuring Evan Bedel, CFP® While federal and state policy makers are working hard to propose laws that would help those saving for retirement, many believe there is still much work to be done. Read on to see what laws Evan Bedel feels need to be enacted to enhance {more}

Dec12014

Ryan Collier featured in The Financial Times’ Financial Advisor IQ

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The Financial Times’ Financial Advisor IQ article “Safety Tips When Using Unconstrained Bond Funds” featuring Ryan Collier Unconstrained bond funds are enjoying increased popularity these days, due in part to talk of higher interest rates, as well as fear that long-term bonds will lose momentum. However, unconstrained bond funds, also {more}

Nov242014

Elaine Bedel - Opening Remarks at Schwab IMPACT 2014

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Elaine Bedel, CFP®, and Dave Crossman, CFA, attended the 2014 Schwab IMPACT Conference in Denver, Colorado in early November. This national event is an invitation-only professional conference attended by independent advisors to learn about key issues in the financial and investment industry as well as to discuss best-practices to better serve their {more}

Sep232014

Evan Bedel, Finalist for Indy's Best & Brightest Under 40

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Junior Achievement of Central Indiana, Inc. announced its finalists for the 11th annual Indy’s Best and Brightest event. {more}

Aug12014

Bedel Financial Consulting Cited As One of Nation’s Most Elite Advisors

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In June 2014, Bedel Financial Consulting, Inc. was honored to be included in the inaugural edition of Financial Times' FT 300, a list of the nation's Top Registered Investment Advisors. More than 2,000 applicants were considered based on six criteria: amount of assets managed, growth rate of assets, years in business, compliance record, industry {more}

May12014

Elaine Bedel Speaks at University of Indianapolis

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Elaine Bedel Spoke to the Student Business Leadership Academy at University of Indianapolis Elaine was asked by Dr. Matthew Will, Director of External Relations and Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Indianapolis, to speak to the students of the Student Business Leadership Academy (SBLA). At the March 24th event, Elaine spoke of her {more}

May12014

Elaine Bedel featured in US News & World Report Article

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US News & World Report Article "How to Budget For Health Care Expenses in Retirement" featuring Elaine Bedel Should you plan on getting healthier once you retire, or is it smarter to work on wellness in advance? New research indicates that entering retirement in good health can result in a major cost savings: Those who retire in good health may need {more}

Feb132014

Elaine Bedel honored by the Girl Scouts of Central Indiana for Confidence

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Elaine Bedel honored by the Girl Scouts of Central Indiana at the Indiana Lieutenant Governor’s Leadership Luncheon on November 12, 2013 {more}

Feb32014

Bedel Financial Featured in The Wall Street Journal

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We are excited to share that Ryan Collier, our Senior Portfolio Manager and director of investments, was recently selected by The Wall Street Journal to collaborate on the February 3rd article titled “Adviser Sees a Mediocre Year for Bonds”, in the Journal Report section. In the article, Ryan shares our team’s thoughts regarding the bond {more}

Jan92014

Bedel Financial Consulting, Inc. named among the largest financial planning firms by the Indianapolis Business Journal

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If you read the IBJ paper on January 6th, 2014, you may have noticed that Bedel Financial Consulting was listed as one the largest firms in the city based upon the number of certified financial professionals. {more}