Jay Bigman

(860) 644-9834

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The professionals at Bigman Consulting Services, LLC, in South Windsor, are helping clients address their financial goals through a comprehensive financial services approach. Jay Bigman brings knowledge and enthusiasm to his work that is truly rare. As a financial advisor he has attained important securities licenses series 7; 24; 63; 65 and the Life and Variable Insurance licenses.

What this means to you as an investor is two things: First, Jay is a thoughtful person who has the experience. Second, Jay is constantly studying to learn more and pass the knowledge on to his clients. Jay listens to you. Jay will help you implement your strategy. Our office provides retirement planning services, divorce financial planning and asset analysis as well as providing financial strategies using mutual funds, fixed income, stocks, life insurance and annuities. In short, Jay Bigman can assist you with your financial goals. The services is informal and personal, but the depth of knowledge and experience will quickly earn your confidence.

Please feel free to read the articles and use the calculators that are posted on this site. If we can be of any further assistance, please do not hesitate to call us at 860-644-9834 or email us at jay@jaybigman.com

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Are Alternative Investments Right for You?

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The Cost of Procrastination

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Emerging Market Opportunities

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