Monthly Archives: July 2012

Retirees: Non-Traditional Investment Risks

Volatile markets pose several challenges for retirees who rely on receiving a livable income stream from their investments. Interest rates are low and likely to stay low for the foreseeable future, making cash and high-quality bonds a safe parking place … Continue reading

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Annuities: Beware of Excess Withdrawals

It’s extremely important to understand the impact of withdrawals on a living benefit attached to an annuity contract. The most widely used living benefit today is the lifetime guaranteed minimum withdrawal benefit (Lifetime GMWB). These usually allow you to make … Continue reading

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July Market Commentary

Investors continued to monitor the situation in Europe, as news on Spanish financials moved markets both down (poor Spanish bank audits) and up (support loans for Spanish banks). Up to this point, there is still no long-term remedy for European … Continue reading

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BCG Welcomes Jeff Gardiner to the Team

DELRAN, NJ—JULY 17, 20112—-BCG Securities, Inc, (BCGS), a full-service broker-dealer and advisory firm has announced that Jeff Gardiner has joined the firm as a financial advisor. Prior to joining BCG Securities, Gardiner spent many years with Ameriprise serving high-net-worth clients. … Continue reading

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BCGS Newsletter 07/2012

Download Full Version here: News from BCG Securities July 2012 Market Commentary Fear grew in May as bad news out of Europe and China continued to dominate the markets. Greece remained the epicenter of European problems as Greek election results … Continue reading

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