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Edward Jones Financial Advisor Christine Short wins Spirit of Partnership Award

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[July 14, 2014]  LINCOLN - Christine Short of the financial services firm Edward Jones in Lincoln recently won the firm's exclusive Spirit of Partnership Award for outstanding performance during 2013.

Jim Weddle, the firm's managing partner, calls Christine a leader in the firm and an example of what a dedicated Edward Jones financial advisor can achieve.

"Christine has demonstrated unyielding dedication and enthusiasm for her business of serving individual investors," Weddle said. "Christine has reached a benchmark in her career that deserves recognition, and the Spirit of Partnership Award provides that recognition. I am proud to call her an Edward Jones financial advisor."

Short said she is honored to receive the award.

"Edward Jones is a partnership. That structure is not just financial, it's a philosophy," Short said. "We work together, help each other and all share in the rewards of working with long-term individual investors. That brings out the best in everyone."

Short was one of only 1,053 financial advisors out of the firm's more than 13,000 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.

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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, diversified portfolio. 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  and our recruiting website at .


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