529 Plans: The College Savings Tool Most Families Don’t Know About
About two-thirds of families don't know what a 529 plan is, according to a recent survey. Here's what your clients should know.
Advisors Who Serve(d) Tell Their Stories: Memorial Day, 2015
In our latest slideshow honoring advisors who served in the armed forces, we present 16 veterans deserving of praise.
Edward Jones Among Best Employers for Military in 2015
Edward Jones has been recognized by CivilianJobs.com as a 2015 Most Valuable Employer for Military for its efforts to recruit and train military veterans as financial advisors.
83% of Americans Say They Can’t Afford College: Edward Jones Poll
Plus, 66% cannot identify what 529 plans are, the annual survey finds.
8 Best Financial Companies to Work For: Fortune
These financial companies that work with advisors are included in Fortune's list of the Best Companies to Work For in 2015.
BD Fees Confuse Investors: NASAA
“Investors are confused and unaware of how much their brokerage firm charges to serve and maintain their investment accounts,” NASAA President William Beatty said.
Q1 Earnings Outlook: Grim Overall but Not for Financials
First-quarter earnings are expected to suffer the biggest decline in more than five years, but financial company earnings are forecast to rise.
Merrill Adds Janney Advisor, Ameriprise Picks Up 3 Reps
The advisors come on board the two firms in Pennsylvania, Texas, Florida and New York.
Wells Adds 5 Reps as Raymond James Grabs One of Its FAs
In other news, U.S. Trust shares the names of its latest recruits, and two divorce-focused groups merge.
Janus Readies ETF; Edward Jones Pushes Back Fund Rollouts
Investors can expect a new fixed income fund led by ex-PIMCO chief Bill Gross and equity products from Edward Jones' Bridge Builder brand.