Is Securities-Based Lending a Good Idea?

Securities-based lending may be a quick way to lay your hands on some cash, but you should be aware of the potential for risk.

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Once reserved for the ultra-wealthy, securities-based lending found a following in recent years as a popular source for funding luxury items, real estate and small businesses, among other things. While promoted as a great way to put your unrealized gains to work for you, investors should consider treading carefully.

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Kris Maksimovich is a financial advisor located at Global Wealth Advisors 4400 State Hwy 121, Ste. 200, Lewisville, TX 75056. He offers securities and advisory services as an Investment Adviser Representative of Commonwealth Financial Network®, Member FINRA/SIPC, a Registered Investment Adviser. Financial planning services offered through Global Wealth Advisors are separate and unrelated to Commonwealth. He can be reached at (972) 930-1238 or at info@gwadvisors.net.

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Kris Maksimovich, AIF®, CRPC®, CPFA®, CRC®
President and Founder, Global Wealth Advisors

Kris Maksimovich, AIF®, CRPC®, CRC®, is president of Global Wealth Advisors in Lewisville, Texas. Since it was formed in 2008, GWA continues to expand with offices around the country. Securities and advisory services offered through Commonwealth Financial Network®, Member FINRA/SIPC, a Registered Investment Adviser. Financial planning services offered through Global Wealth Advisors are separate and unrelated to Commonwealth.