5 Important Things To Know About Travel Insurance

When planning a trip, most travelers are unlikely to anticipate problems. However, with all the risks involved, having hassle-free travel may not always be possible once you are on your way. Unwanted events may occur during travels that would not only ruin the trip but also cost you a lot of money. This is why […]

Bell & Associates Owners, Staff Earn Certified Financial Fiduciary® (CFF) Designation

Kenneth Bell, Veronica Bell, Sharon Betts

President Kenneth Bell, Vice President Veronica Bell, and Agency Manager Sharon Betts of Bell & Associates Consulting Firm, LLC., have earned the Certified Financial Fiduciary® (CFF) designation. They join a growing group of financial professionals who have earned the Certified Financial Fiduciary® designation and can immediately and clearly demonstrate how they practice a fundamental obligation […]

11 Negative Habits That Damage Your Brain

The brain is a complex organ. The brain controls thought, memory, emotion, touch, motor skills, vision, breathing, temperature, hunger, and body process regulation. Weighing roughly 3 lbs. and composing about 2% of the human body, the brain is vital to everyday functioning. Our brain essentially makes us who we are. Many would argue that our […]

How to Financially Prepare for a New Baby

Congratulations, you just found out you’re having a baby! Adding a new member to the family is always an exciting experience, so make sure to enjoy the nine-month ride! However, after the shock and excitement wears off, reality starts to sink in: the idea of an extra person is something that you and your spouse […]

How Life Stages and Life Insurance Connect

Editor’s note: Special thanks to the editorial team at Money, an organization that aims to guide people to financial victories through up-to-date information, education, and tools, for writing this article. Life insurance is one of those touchy topics. No one relishes thinking about their own death. And when you mix death and finances in one […]

5 Financial Missteps That Will Ruin Your Retirement

Retirement is that prime time in life when you can relax and be carefree! But in order to be relaxed and carefree, it is vital that you take the time NOW to prepare and save. Below are a few methods you can start implementing now to secure a solid retirement savings! Are you ready to […]

New Health Study Reveals Impact Of Pandemic On Health Care

CVS Health released their 2021 Health Care Insights Study, which sought to study the long-lasting impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on patients, providers, and the health care system as a whole. The study discovered that 77% of people said the pandemic caused them to pay more attention to their health, and 50% said that quarantine […]

Bell & Associates Featured In Inaugural Issue Of Tupelo Magazine

Kenneth and Veronica, co-owners of Bell & Associates Consulting Firm, were recently highlighted in the inaugural issue of Inspire Magazine, based in Tupelo, MS.  “Kenneth and I were so honored to be a part of this new magazine, and to make the front page was really exciting!” said Veronica Bell. The article discusses the Bells’ […]

Savings Now Available For 2021 Marketplace Health Insurance

Individuals enrolled in Marketplace Health Insurance may now be eligible for lower costs and more savings on their premiums due to the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. As a result, additional savings are available for consumers starting April 1. According to The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, these savings will decrease premiums for […]

Important Tax Breaks People Over 50 Should Be Aware Of

Many things occur as we age, but most individuals tend to forget about the benefits that come during tax time! Individuals aged 50 and up have the privilege of taking advantage of several excellent tax breaks, but many people may not be aware of them. This post will share with you several vital tax breaks […]