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EDWARD JONES FINANCIAL ADVISOR WINS AWARDS
August 28, 2012 (MMD Newswire) -- Kevin D. McFarland, AAMS of the financial services firm Edward Jones recently won several awards at the firm's summer regional meetings. The awards, albeit different in nature, recognize Edward Jones financial advisors for their work helping their clients.
The awards McFarland received are: Edward D. Jones Sr. Founders Achievement Award, Edward Jones Eagle Award, 2011 Century Award, Ted Jones Prospecting Award, Jack Phelan Blue Blazer Award. The awards are given for Outstanding Production and Client Service. The Above Awards are for the 2011 Calendar Year.
"I am honored to receive these awards," McFarland said. "I enjoy my work helping the people of the Washington DC Metropolitan Area plan for their financial futures, but it gives me an extra boost to receive special recognition for my work."
Eward Jones provides financial services for individual investors in the Unites 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 creat 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.