Monthly Archives: July 2013

Making Up for Retirement Shortfalls

Given the backdrop of economic uncertainty and the rise in both life expectancy and medical costs, prospects look difficult for those facing retirement shortfalls. Fortunately, a financial advisor can show you how pulling these key levers can help your retirement … Continue reading

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Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) Tips and Traps

The tax-deferred compounding you get via an IRA or a company retirement plan enables you to grow your savings without having to fork over taxes on your investment earnings year in and year out. However, at some point, required minimum … Continue reading

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July Market Commentary

The markets went through a lot of turmoil in June, as stronger economic reports were offset by fears of the Fed tapering its bond-buying programs. Home prices, employment reports, and auto sales were all better than expected, unlike trade and … Continue reading

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BCGS Newsletter 7/2013

Download Full Version here: BCG Securities Newsletter July 2013 June Market Commentary As May saw spring slowly roll into summer, bond markets were sent into a tailspin by strong consumer confidence reports and real estate price data. Stocks managed to … Continue reading

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BCGS Newsletter 6/2013

Download Full Version here: BCG Securities Newsletter June 2013 May Market Commentary Economic data, corporate earnings, and corporate forecasts continued to be a mixed bag even as the S&P 500 rallied past 1,600 in April. Markets reacted favorably when central … Continue reading

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BCGS Newsletter 5/2013

Download Full Version here: BCG Securities Newsletter May 2013 April Market Commentary Recovery, full steam ahead? It would appear so. The stock market returned 11.02% during the first quarter of 2013, and the U.S. economy continues to grow at a … Continue reading

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BCGS Newsletter 4/2013

Download Full Version here: BCG Securities Newsletter April 2013 March Market Commentary February and early March saw markets continue to reach new recovery highs as investor confidence stayed strong. This occurred despite concerns with the payroll tax increase, the sequester, and … Continue reading

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