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Edward Jones Financial Advisor Wins Performance Award

Posted June 25, 2014, at 4:11 p.m.

Chris Arnett of the financial services firm Edward Jones recently won the firm’s exclusive Century Award for outstanding performance during 2013.

Jim Weddle, the firm’s managing partner, calls Arnett a leader in the firm and an example of what a dedicated Edward Jones financial advisor can achieve. Arnett was one of only 649 of the firm’s more than 13,000 financial advisors to receive the Century Award.

“Chris has demonstrated unyielding dedication and enthusiasm for his business,” Weddle said, in a press release. “Chris has reached a benchmark in his career that deserves recognition, and the Century Award provides that recognition. I am proud to call him an Edward Jones financial advisor.”

Arnett said he is honored to receive the award. “I am one of those fortunate people who gets to make a living doing something I truly enjoy,” Arnett said, in the press release. “This industry is always challenging and sometimes difficult, but I enjoy helping the people of Central and Down East Maine meet their financial goals. It is a pleasure to be recognized for my work.”

Chris has been an Edward Jones financial advisor for five years, and he knows the hard work that goes into building a business in the financial services industry. Arnett is honored to receive the award.

Edward Jones, a FORTUNE 500 company, 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 13,000-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.

Headquartered in St. Louis, Edward Jones ranked No. 4 overall in FORTUNE magazine’s 2014 100 Best Companies to Work For ranking. Visit our website at www.edwardjones.com and our recruiting website at www.careers.edwardjones.com. Follow us on Twitter @EdwardJones. Member SIPC. FORTUNE and Time Inc. are not affiliated with and do not endorse Edward Jones products or services.

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