Advice Center

Unpacked: “Smart Dollar” Takeaways for Financial Health

At Bell, we’re passionate about financial well-being – not only for our customers, but employees, too. That’s why we decided to offer Dave Ramsey’s Smart Dollar program to our staff.

Continue reading

How Much Can Waiting Really Cost?

While it might not seem like a lot, when interest rates go up by just 1 percent, the cost of a home can rise by tens of thousands of dollars.

Continue reading

Why Do I Need to Continue Meeting with a Financial Advisor After I've Retired?

Preparing for retirement might be your ultimate goal, but it’s not the end of your financial planning journey.

Continue reading

Retirement Savings Checkpoints

This Retirement Savings Checkpoints chart from J. P. Morgan Asset Management can help you figure out if you’re saving enough for retirement.

Continue reading

Skipping Your Investment Review Not Worth the Risks

The biggest gamble is potentially missing out on an opportunity to make adjustments if your financial strategy no longer aligns with your goals.

Continue reading

How to Send (Personalized) Popmoney!

With Popmoney you can send a monetary gift with a sincere, personalized message to your loved ones in just 5 minutes.

Continue reading

Solidify Your Financial Plan in 5 Steps – and Just 60 Minutes

A 60-minute review with Bell is all it takes to get started. Here’s how it works.

Continue reading

Is Your Debt Healthy or Unhealthy?

Debt has become a bit of a 4-letter word when it comes to financial planning, but not all debt is created equal.

Continue reading

Critical Steps to Securing a Small-Business Loan

If you’re thinking about starting or purchasing a business, planning is paramount to securing a small-business loan.

Continue reading

Mortgage 101: Why Pre-Approval is Your First Step

Follow this guideline for an easy road to pre-approval.

Continue reading

Mortgage Q&A: What are Mortgage Points and Should I Pay Them?

Mortgage points are fees lenders charge in exchange for a lower interest rate.

Continue reading

Going on Vacation? Take Bell with You!

Here are 5 of the best mobile features to use on vacation this summer.

Continue reading

7 Ways to Prep Your Home Before Vacation

This departure list is sure to get your home shipshape so you can enjoy a worry-free vacation.

Continue reading

What Makes for a Well-Thought-Out Retirement Plan?

There are five main components to a well-thought-out retirement plan.

Continue reading