I'm a novice investor and looking at having Edward Jones do my asset management at a 1.1% fee for $500k in assets. Anything I should be weary or considerate of before doing this?
What is the average number of clients an Edward Jones rep might manage after being in business for 15 years or so? At what point do they get a “Good Night”?
I drive past five Edward Jones offices everyday, to and from work. In 10 years, I’ve seen like 3 people walk in or out. WTF? Y’all must be tear’n them phones up!
So I left Edward Jones to come to Merrill to inherit a retiring advisors book. 2 months into Merrill and I haven’t inherited anything and they put me in their advisor development program. (Cont)
Edward Jones folks: there’s an EJ FA selling his book not far from me. I’d like to buy it. How does your noncompete work, is this a possibility, etc. this may be more than a forum comment can explain.
Is Commonwealth good as advertised?? It just seems to good to be true. ( all the top ratings in JD Power etc) Edward Jones also has excellent J.D. Power scores but we definitely have issues.........
Anyone know what happens when an established Edward Jones rep leaves their local practice to join the mothership in St. Louis? Do they have a big public send off or is it done on the down low?
What is the Edward Jones policy/stance on social media and advertising? Is it really restrictive? Seems like reps want to use it, but are limited on what they can do.
I was shocked yesterday when a man knocked on my door with an Edward Jones name tag on. He was going door to door to try and get clients. Is this really still how some advisors try to get clients?
Just had an appointment with a prospect who is currently with Edward Jones. He told me his advisor told him that he doesn’t pay him any fees. I asked if he thought the advisor worked for free...
Asking for a friend: Has anyone previously at Edward Jones recently left within the first 3 years of your can sell date and not had them try to go after you for training costs?
Edward Jones is charging me $40 for a good knight account. The client refused to close the account a year ago and it is only worth $60. Is that even legal??? Thoughts
What is the competition like among Edward Jones advisors who’s offices are located in the same town? We have 4 offices within a 3 mile radius. Just curious if it ever gets nasty.
Thinking of getting an AAMS designation. I'm level 1 because of the gross commission req to level 2. I will be with Edward jones two years this winter. Would y'all rec doing it so soon in my career?
FAS at other firms... how often do you get feedback from a client that says "I can't believe how much paperwork I actually get from you guys." I swear to God in Edward Jones it's about once a day.
Anyone have experience working with an Edward Jones financial advisor? Recently married with first kid and looking for more hands on, holistic investment guidance given new goals. Cont: