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Mike Wright celebrates anniversary as Morris Edward Jones financial adviser

Published: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 5:30 a.m. CDT

MORRIS – Mike Wright, an Edward Jones financial adviser in Morris, still remembers the day he decided to join the financial services firm. That was 20 years ago.

“The strength and spirit of this town are synonymous with our firm. Morris has been a great place to call home,” Wright said in a news release.

The fact that Mike works in the same community in which he lives is unique among financial services firms, most of which do their business by phone. By establishing broker offices in communities throughout the country, Edward Jones enables its financial advisers to establish one-on-one business relationships with its investors.

“I’ve enjoyed doing business the old-fashioned way – in person,” Wright said in the release. “And I am looking forward to many more years serving the investment needs of my friends, neighbors and business associates.”

Edward Jones, provides financial services for individual investors. 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, according to the news release.

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