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Wed Jul 8, 2020, 01:16 PM

20. Yeah, when I was first looking at brokers I looked at online ones

Vanguard and Fidelity were on my list and they are both very respected. Friends use them and like their service. But I simply don't care to spend the time myself to keep up with what is going on in the stock market and to do the analysis needed to make the best investments. Their fees are slightly lower than Edward Jones bu not by all that much.

My Edwards Jones guy has a good idea of what I am comfortable, but he never makes trades without talking to me. In fact, he has never instigated a sale. He's called me when stuff is happening but he does suggest selling. Most of the sales that have been made I had ordered - Bank of America was one I told him to sell - two weeks later it dropped like a rock. I'd sold because I didn't like their business practices, but it looked as if I had more knowledge than I did, LOL.

I also like that I can call and ask questions of the office managers. They are both very good and can give me a lot of information about the mechanics of my account. If they can't answer a question, they can call into the main office to find out.

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