Edward Jones

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  • Excellent Broker

    Jun 5, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Great service and Good Advice
    Cons: None

    Summary: Edward Jones is an excellent broker. I have had an account with them for 2 years and they have treated me right from day one. They treat everybody the same which is the way it should be. Weather you have 5 hundred or 5 million to invest the service only ... read more

  • The firm even works hard for broke folks like me!

    Apr 30, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Tailored for solid, stable investment growth.
    Cons: Look elsewhere if you're interested in "the newest thing."

    Summary: I started a mutual fund at the local Edward Jones a couple of years ago. Now, you have to keep in mind that I'm a reporter by trade and, as such, am so poor that I should be called, simply, "po'." Still, I worry about retirement like everyone else, and ... read more

  • Jones. That's what they call themselves.

    Dec 20, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Customer oriented
    Cons: transaction fees high for short term.

    Summary: I've heard the commercial " stock market is up, stock market is down.." etc too many times to count. And I'm tired of it. Give me an Edward Jones broker. First things these folks say is "don't give us the money unless you are in ... read more

  • unhappy with Edward Jones

    Nov 26, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: I can't think of any
    Cons: Representative not available via email, only by phone and only during business hours; poor portfolio management.

    Summary: I selected this company for personalized knowledgeable service that is readily available. I have been disappointed. 1. In this age of computer communication, my Edward Jones representative does not have email capability. The representative ... read more

  • Edward Jones#1....

    Nov 23, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: customer service,caring
    Cons: No, online trading

    Summary: Edward Jones' model portfolio was ranked no.1 out of the top 30 in the nation. Your Edward Jones investment representative will sit and discuss all your financial needs and goals. He or she will then help you with a plan ,to help you reach ... read more

  • More Money

    Oct 24, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: a live person to help.
    Cons: A little more expensive then online.

    Summary: My wife and I recently went to the local Edward B Jones office to open a Roth IRA for her. I selected this brokerage based on word of mouth from friends. During the visit the broker explained all of are options. He was extremely professional. I ... read more

  • Old fashioned and holding their own.

    Jul 22, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Personal service, helpful, easy to work with
    Cons: might be a bit more expensive than others

    Summary: There a lot of people willing to handle your money. And there a lot of people who don't want anyone to help them. I was one of those people. And then I actually needed a broker. I needed to do a stock transfer and a friend of mine recommended I use ... read more

  • Do You Want To Secure Your Financial Future? INVEST!!

    Jul 10, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great Service, Friendly Staff
    Cons: None

    Summary: When I was 15 my father suggested that I use the cash in my savings to start investing in the stock market. At the time I had a whopping $1500 just rotting away in the bank. So I decided that it couldn't be a bad idea. After all you always hear ... read more

  • Good for getting started, but pricey

    Jun 28, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Lots of attention, information, etc.
    Cons: transaction/broker fees, limited online services

    Summary: Why in the world did I end up messing with an investment service? Towards the end of my senior year of high school, I was looking to begin an investment for my retirement, since I no longer have faith in something being provided for me. I ... read more

  • Best Full-Service Brokerage I have!

    Jun 25, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Personable and friendly. I have a personal broker, not some pool of morons answering the phones.
    Cons: Expensive, but you do get what you pay for.

    Summary: I'm not wealthy, by any means, but I'm getting there! My Edward Jones broker is considered a good friend. I don't get shuffled off to an "account representative" to talk about things. I go to lunch with my broker from time to time, and golf ... read more

  • Looking out for your interest!

    Jun 7, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Knowledgeable and helpful.
    Cons: Can be conservative.

    Summary: I have been using Edward Jones for about 3 years now. I was wanting to some additional investing besides my 401k at work. Our plant manager was using the local Edward Jones agent and I figured I would start there also. Edward Jones prides ... read more

  • Honest, caring, investers

    Jun 3, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: friendly
    Cons: service charges

    Summary: Edward Jones I have been investing with Edward Jones now for the past seven years. -basically, ever since I was a college student. I guess I was not attracted to Edward Jones because I knew what I was doing, rather,I learn about them by ... read more

  • Stable and Secure

    Apr 12, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Good return rates on long term investments
    Cons: Not "hip" on current IPO's or short term gains

    Summary: Edward D Jones is not your run of the mill investment groups. They pride themselves on being a sound future investment company that deals with long term low risk investments for the modern day strategic investor. I have had on and off ... read more

  • For the Long Term

    Mar 13, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: customer reliability
    Cons: won't get mega rich

    Summary: When we all think about investing, we all think about big headaches, stress, and ulcers. And that's just opening the account. But, my friends, do not fear, for there is a stock brokerage out there that won't make you go running to the nearest computer ... read more

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  • Miserable Funds

    Oct 13, 2012 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: I get a match from my employer.
    Cons: You name it, just a poor choice all around.

    Summary: I have nothing good to say about the mutual funds I have invested in with Edward Jones. With the high fees, the annual fee, the poor fund performance, and a lazy broker, I have done nothing but loose money with them. I will be correcting that issue come ... read more

  • High price - low service

    Jul 20, 2012 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Nice offices - good sales people - you pay for them!
    Cons: Fees, fees, commissions, and more fees....  stay away!

    Summary: I have been with Edward Jones for 10 years.  I have had four different agents.  Two left Edward Jones and two I did not care for.  Please be careful and I would advise NOT TO INVEST WITH EDWARD JONES - they are high commissions and ... read more

  • Customer

    Sep 14, 2011 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: Conveniently located
    Cons: Advisors are not educated lack experience This is  marketing firm, not financial adviosry firm. BEWARE

    Summary: Edward Jones has very good marketing materials. I found that most of their salesforce lacks education and experience. They don't care, they have a fixed menu and everyone can invest in the same thing. The people that run the firm are salesmen, not ... read more

  • No added value; just fees

    Jun 14, 2011 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: Several offices; likely to have one conveniently located.
    Cons: Poor service, confusing reports, Annual fees, closeout fees, and no substantive personal investing advice.

    Summary: Very poor experience with Edward Jones.  I felt I was educating the investment manager rather than them providing me with insights.  Annual fees, but no informational/consulting benefit for their service.  During 2008/2009 stock drop, they ... read more

  • Not satisfied with Edward Jones

    Jun 4, 2010 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: They are local, very pleasant to work with, and provide lots of information.
    Cons: My portfolio has risen only marginally and I have been given bad advice.

    Summary: I have been with Edward Jones for roughly 12 years.  While they have recommended some good picks, they have recommended some very poor ones, as well (e.g., buying Sun Microsystems at $30 which I sold at $8).  Overall, with the bulk of my ... read more

  • Ripoff & Liars

    Mar 23, 2010 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: NONE!!!!!
    Cons: They are out to make money only, even if it means lying and stealing.

    Summary: I was guaranteed that I would not lose any money on the bonds that I bought & have lost 16,000 in 6 months.Now my "advisor" is telling me if I don't move my money (more commision for him!) I will lose more, which in this economy no one can afford! I ... read more

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