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ThursdayJune 22, 2017

Edward Jones Recognized as 2014 Most Valuable Employer

Edward JonesFirm Hires 468 Military Veterans in 2013 for Financial Positions; Sets 500 Hiring Goal for 2014

Edward Jones has been named a 2014 Most Valuable Employer (MVE) for Military® by, recognizing the firm's deep commitment to recruiting, training and retaining military veterans as financial advisors.

"We are incredibly humbled by the recognition from, an organization that shares our dedication to connect military veterans with civilian careers," said Jim Weddle, managing partner of Edward Jones.  "Veterans are trained to work collaboratively to find appropriate solutions in difficult situations.

This transferable skill is extremely attractive to our firm, as our financial advisors are committed to providing solutions to help individual investors make important decisions about their financial lives."In advance of Armed Forces Day on May 17, 2014, Edward Jones is celebrating the two-year anniversary of its FORCES program, a training and compensation package designed to make the transition to a financial services career more attractive to military veterans. 

Since its May 2012 launch, the firm has hired 931 military veterans as financial advisors.The firm has a long history of hiring and providing mentorship services to help transition servicemen and women to the financial advisor position.

Currently, Edward Jones has 1,500 financial advisors with prior military experience running branches across the country. The firm is growing, adding branches and seeking new financial advisors who are interested in operating an entrepreneurial office with the support and benefits of one of the oldest and largest firms in the financial industry.In addition to, G.I. Jobs has recognized Edward Jones and the FORCES program on its 2014 'Military Friendly Employer' list, and Military Times EDGE ranked the firm on its 2013 'Best for Vets' ranking.

This year, Edward Jones was also awarded a 'Best Company to Work For' by FORTUNE magazine for the 15th year, ranking number four on the list, and ranked highly on TrainingMagazine's 'Top 125 List.'Military veterans can learn more about FORCES and becoming a financial advisor with Edward Jones by visiting:

About Edward Jones

Edward Jones provides financial services for individual investors in the United States and, through its affiliate, in Canada. Every aspect of the firm's business, from the types of investment options offered to the location of branch offices, is designed to cater to individual investors in the communities in which they live and work. The firm's 12,000-plus financial advisors work directly with nearly 7 million clients to understand their personal goals – from college savings to retirement - and create long-term investment solutions that emphasize a well-balanced portfolio and a buy-and-hold strategy. Edward Jones embraces the importance of building long-term, face-to-face relationships with clients, helping them to understand and make sense of the investment options available today.

Edward Jones is headquartered in St. Louis. The Edward Jones website is located at, and its recruiting website is Follow Edward Jones on Twitter @EdwardJones. Member SIPC.

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