Tag: Edward Jones

RELEASE: Edward Jones and the Alzheimer’s Association® receive Halo Award for corporate social responsibility and cause marketing

/PRNewswire/ — Financial-services firm Edward Jones and the Alzheimer’s Association have received a North American award for their strategic alliance, formed just two years ago. The pair received a Gold Halo Award in the Best Health Initiative category at the Engage for Good Conference on May 24 in Chicago. The Halo Awards are North America’s highest honor for corporate social initiatives and cause marketing and showcase successful consumer and employee engagement efforts. “We are extremely grateful […]

RELEASE: Edward Jones ranks among Fortune 500 again

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Financial services firm Edward Jones once again ranks among the Fortune 500. This is the firm’s sixth consecutive appearance on the annual list, which is published by Fortune magazine. Fortune magazine ranks the largest U.S. companies by revenue. Edward Jones moved up 27 spots to No. 376, with nearly $7.6 billion in revenue for 2017. “Edward Jones is proud of the growth that earns us a place on this prestigious list year […]

RELEASE: Edward Jones’ seventh annual study finds that only one-third of Americans know what a 529 Plan is

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — A recent study by financial services firm Edward Jones found that the majority of Americans (71 percent) still do not know what a 529 plan is. Only 29 percent of respondents could correctly identify a 529 plan as an education savings tool (down from 32 percent of Americans in 2017) among four potential options, including a retirement savings plan, a form of life insurance, or a low-cost health plan (17 percent, 11 […]

Federal judge denies Edward Jones’ motion to dismiss lawsuit regarding employees’ 401(k) plan

A federal judge has denied Edward Jones’ motion to dismiss a lawsuit from its employees alleging the company favored its own investments and those of its “preferred partners” in its 401(k) plan. Judge John A. Ross on Tuesday struck down Edward Jones’ motion to dismiss, which had sought to end the employees’ two-year-old case pending in the United States District Court in St. Louis. The employees allege that Edward Jones ran the plan to benefit Edward […]

RELEASE: Edward Jones named No. 1 best workplace in financial services & insurance by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Edward Jones was named the No. 1 Best Workplace in Financial Services & Insurance by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE magazine. The ranking considered input from more than 76,000 employees in the Financial Services & Insurance sector. Great Place to Work, a research and consulting firm, evaluated more than 50 elements of team members’ experience on the job. These include pride in the organization’s community impact, belief that their work makes a […]

RELEASE: Edward Jones’ Penny Pennington receives inaugural Great Place to Work® for All leadership award

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Penny Pennington, principal of Edward Jones’ Client Strategies Group, recently was honored with a Great Place to Work for All Leadership award. Pennington was one of the women leaders honored from companies on FORTUNE magazine’s annual list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For and Best Workplaces for Women. The awards were announced by Great Place to Work at a gala on March 7, the eve of the 107th International Women’s Day, […]

RELEASE: Great Place to Work® and Fortune Name Edward Jones one of the 2018 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For®

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Financial-services firm Edward Jones ranks No. 5 for the second year in a row on the 2018 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list in its 19th appearance there, according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work and Fortune magazine. The firm is the highest-ranking financial services firm on the list. The list is based on survey responses from more than 310,000 employees rating their workplace culture on 50-plus […]

RELEASE: Edward Jones surpasses 2017 Alzheimer’s Association fundraising goal

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Edward Jones has surpassed its annual fundraising goal for the Alzheimer’s Association. As a strategic partner and the first national presenting sponsor for the Association’s annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s®, Edward Jones raised more than $2.3 million in 2017 through its 2,752 teams across the country. The firm’s total contributions in support of the strategic alliance last year topped $4.8 million. The Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise […]

RELEASE: Edward Jones Named One of the 2017 Best Workplaces for Parents By Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE Magazine

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Edward Jones has been named one of the 2017 Best Workplaces for Parents, ranked by research and consulting firm Great Place to Work and FORTUNE magazine.  The firm ranked No. 6 on the list of 50 companies. This accolade was based on more than 440,000 employee surveys from organizations nationwide. It considered 50-plus factors that contribute to team members’ success, with a strong emphasis on the well-being of co-workers […]

RELEASE: Edward Jones named one of the 2017 Best Workplaces for Parents by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE Magazine

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Edward Jones has been named one of the 2017 Best Workplaces for Parents, ranked by research and consulting firm Great Place to Work and FORTUNE magazine.  The firm ranked No. 6 on the list of 50 companies. This accolade was based on more than 440,000 employee surveys from organizations nationwide. It considered 50-plus factors that contribute to team members’ success, with a strong emphasis on the well-being of co-workers raising children. “Creating a […]