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Jonathan G Pearl of Edward Jones located in Providence Rhode Island was hired by my mother and I to handle her retirement account. Jonathan G Pearl has only been a financial advisor for only 2 years ( We should have done our homework before hand) well my mother is terminally ill and she requested we liquadate her accounts held by Jonathan Pearl and Edward Jones. I called Jonathan Pearl today to let him know what we wanted and he said NO! If you... Read more

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My mother had a trust through Edward Jones. And although she passed away 18 months ago, I have yet receive a monthly stipend. I am 66 years old and I have terminal cancer. A representative of Edward Jones has suggested that I get a job.

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Terrible experience. Investing with them has become a nightmare.

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We put my wife's Roth IRA into EJ. They lost $3K in two years (only $38K to start). The funds they direct you to are front-end loaded and the fees are well above the market average. The EJ reps are salespersons and little else. I understand. They have to make a living. Stock purchases are 4 times what you'll pay with someone like TdAmeritrade. We also had a savings account that lost money over the two years. Nice folks, but they are in... Read more

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My advice would be to buy Edward Jones stock..they are the only ones who make any money. I invested 1,500 and waited for a year...nothing except $40.00 taken out for their part . decided to try again and invested $1,000 more. I was assured it takes time yada yada. Well after 3 years and three or four months...nothing except $40.00 taken out each year by Edward Jones. Now i have $120.00 less so i call them up and cancel...this experiment is not... Read more

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only want their commissions, won't protect you, watch out for their own. don't give a da** about their clients only lining their pockets. will sell an annuity to a newly divorced woman with disabled child. horror the horror... stay away.. invest in real estate and rentals, don't take their 'maybe 6%' .. corporate politics, rip off artists. blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah. wh yis this making me write 100 words? I can't... Read more

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A young agent of Edward Jones comes knocking on my door looking for new business. Are they kidding? I'm going to trust my savings and investing with a kid who knows a fraction of what I do--who bothers people at their homes? In this day and age? They're lucky if they don't get shot. I'm pretty sure that people living in million-dollar houses got there by years of investing experience with trusted advisors. They will NOT give their... Read more

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made bad choices, and was not accountable.

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15+ years ago I as power of attorney took my mothers ira to ed jones, after setting down and explaining our wishes for the account with all a shares, no overseas investments, med. safe, income funds, all American at the time with a few pre owned cat stocks ( my step dads worked for cat) all was well. only problem was the broker convinced mom to sell the cat stocks at 36. with out calling me as we asked. now my mother has passed I find her new... Read more

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I had told Luke Pasha (one of their brokers) before to invest in Kelloggs which is a very good stock. Kelloggs is part of their portfolio. I cannot understand why they did not sell bad performing stocks to buy Kelloggs which is not affected by the downturn in the market. Talking to Luke Pasha is like talking to a wall. He keeps repeating the diversification preference, but why can't he trade one stock from that sector to buy Kelloggs? I had... Read more

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