Insights Archive

Insights Archive

Lessons on Aging from MargaritavilleWhat can Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville teach us about aging? Turns out a lot.
colorado's future bell policy center
Focusing on Colorado's Future: What Our New Leaders Must DoWinning an election is only the beginning. Now is the time to get things done to help Coloradans thrive. Here are a few places to start.
Colorado Fab Five
The Colorado Fab Five Won on Progressive Platforms, Not Wedding PlansColorado’s success depends on embracing the incredible potential of women like the Fab Five and the issues they fight for, not their wedding plans.
401k retirement
On Its 40th Birthday, the 401(k) Shows Its AgeWhile the 401(k) gave employees greater control over their retirement funds, it also shifted more of the burden and risk to them. It's time to adapt the model for a modern workforce.
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Recommendations for State Policies to Help Students SucceedSystemic racism has contributed to the racial wealth gap in our country, which has significantly impacted the educational and financial challenges faced by many non-white students and households.
colorado women future of work
The Future of Work: Implications for Colorado WomenWith more Colorado women in positions to change and lead state policy, there is a now real chance for issues affecting whole families, not just women, to finally be elevated in ways to address the demands that will soon be compounded by the economy of tomorrow.
proposition 109 college tuition
In a Recession, Prop 109 Leads to Higher College TuitionWhen an inevitable downturn hits and state revenues head south, legislators will have to find funds to balance Colorado's budget. They'll likely turn to a familiar source — college students and their families.
aging adults & grandchildren
Aging: What Nobody's Talking About This ElectionThe outcome of November's election will shape how our state and local communities support our older adults and all those who both care for and rely upon them for many years to come.
Colorado Voters
7 Things Colorado Voters Should Know This YearColorado voters have some big decisions to make, but don't worry! Keep these seven things in mind as you're filling out your 2018 ballot.
colorado older adults
Colorado's Commitment to Older AdultsA new state-supported initiative offers an important tool to spur local innovation and mobilize resources to create livable communities for Coloradans of all ages.
Fix Our Damn Roads is a dead end
‘Fix Our Damn Roads’ Will Crush Our Damn Budget No matter how clever its name may be, "Fix Our Damn Roads" only threatens to blow up our economic position and put our state in a fiscal hole. 
Biden Challenge
The Bell Presents at the Biden ChallengeWhen opening the conference, Vice President Biden said, “We urgently need to address the lack of growth in the middle class.”
Nope Amendment 74 Colorado
Amendment 74 is Wrong for ColoradoVoting no on Amendment 74 is the only logical response given the evidence in front of us.
Colorado 2018 Ballot Guide, American Flag
2018 Colorado Ballot Guide: #VoteSmart With Bell Analysis & RecommendationsThis November, Coloradans have some big decisions to make and the ballot will be extensive; that's why we're proud to share a comprehensive guide covering each statewide question voters will see on Election Day.
Growth in Golden Year CaregivingRecent research shows adult children are most likely to provide care for aging parents when they themselves are in their golden years.
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