Edward Jones Introduces Income Management Service
Financial-services firm Edward Jones has introduced an income management account designed to help investors simplify, track and access income from multiple sources, according to Cynthia Early, an Edward Jones Financial Advisor in Evanston.
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The new Edward Jones Income Manager account allows investors to collect income generated from multiple sources, such as stocks, bonds, Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs), paychecks, annuities and Social Security. Income Manager balances are FDIC-insured up to $1.5 million, and can be accessed through checks, debit cards, electronic transfers and online bill pay.
An innovative feature of Income Manager is its ability to estimate account balances for the coming 12 months in order to help accountholders avoid potential shortfalls before they happen.
Investors also can set a minimum balance in their Income Manager account. This feature is designed to help investors to ensure the necessary income is available to both meet their needs and stay above this minimum balance. Income Manager is a stand-alone account that holds only income, not the investments that generate it.
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.
In January 2012, for the 13th year, Edward Jones was named one of the best companies to work for by FORTUNE Magazine in its annual listing. The firm ranked No. 5 overall and No. 3 in Large Size Companies. These 13 FORTUNE rankings include top 10 finishes for nine years, consecutive No. 1 rankings in 2002 and 2003, and consecutive No. 2 rankings in 2009 and 2010. FORTUNE and Time Inc. are not affiliated with and do not endorse products or services of Edward Jones.
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