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Jun 19, 2017

Saving Cash Abroad

Summer is here and the travel season is in full swing. If you’re planning to vacation abroad and explore other countries, now’s the time ...

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Jun 12, 2017

A Perfect Storm For Long-term Care Insurance

The long-term care industry continues to face a perfect storm. Sales are shrinking, premiums are increasing (especially for women), interest rates ...

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May 23, 2017

Home Prices: Going Up Says the Magic 8 Ball

Thinking about buying or selling a home? In Central Indiana, home prices have never been stronger! Will this trend continue? If so, how long? ...

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May 15, 2017

Longevity Planning: Covering all the Bases

You’ve executed a last will and testament and created a plan for divvying up your assets when you pass. You’re covered, right? Not ...

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May 11, 2017

Collaborative Divorce: A Softer, More Congenial Approach

Preparing for a major event often involves a team of professionals. A wedding involves photographers, caterers, and florists. And people often seek ...

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May 8, 2017

Crowdfunding for Real Estate: Now Anyone Can Own a Skyscraper!

Have you ever wanted to own a skyscraper? How about an entire apartment complex? Well, good news, now you can! And, you don’t have to meet “accredited investor” requirements. How? It’s called crowdfunding!

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May 6, 2017

Directly Held Stock Versus a Brokerage Account: Questions & Answers

Do you receive mail from a company that holds shares of only one specific stock on your behalf and don’t know what to do with it? Most likely ...

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May 6, 2017

Check Etiquette: Who Should I Make My Check Payable To?

A question we are often asked by clients is: “Who should I make my check payable to – Bedel Financial, the custodian firm or me?” ...

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May 1, 2017

Wedding Approaching? What about a Prenup?

What’s your reaction to the words “prenuptial agreement” or “prenup?” I’m betting “romantic” ...

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Apr 24, 2017

Protecting Seniors from Fraud

Anyone of any age can get scammed, but seniors make the easiest targets. Each year they lose billions of dollars to scam artists, friends, and too ...

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Apr 17, 2017

“What If…?” It Happens!

Life is full of “what-ifs”! What if your neighbor’s dying tree crashes through your roof; your newly remodeled basement floods; ...

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Apr 10, 2017

New Investment Vehicle: Interval Funds

Everyone has heard of stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and probably even ETFs. But have you heard of “interval” funds? No? You might want to ...