Series 7 - General Securities Representative Exam

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Your client has an immediate need for liquidity for an unforeseen expense. Her portfolio consist of a Class B balanced mutual fund you sold her 2 years ago, some blue chip stocks that pay dividends, some ARS securities, a variable annuity, an oil and gas DPP, and some holdings in a money market fund. They money market fund holdings are not enough to cover the unforeseen expense. Which of her holdings do you suggest she liquidates to meet her immediate cash needs?

Sell the ARS securities
Sell the mutual fund
Sell the DPP
Sell the blue chip stocks


Selling the Class B mutual fund will trigger fees, the DPP is illiquid, the ARS securities auction may not be timely. Variable annuities have surrender charges and possibly more fees. Sell the blue chip stocks is the best answer