The financial services firm Edward Jones will open another Rim Country office. This office will serve the Pine/Strawberry area.
Mike Blaes has been hired as the financial advisor for the new office.
Blaes said he is excited about establishing his business in Pine/Strawberry.
"The other Edward Jones financial advisors have set an outstanding example for me to follow. Their dedication to the people who trust Edward Jones has been instrumental in the growth of our firm, and I look forward to carrying on that tradition," he said.
To contact Blaes, call (928) 476-6427.
Edward Jones provides financial services for individual investors in the United States and, through its affiliates, in Canada and the United Kingdom. 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 10,000-plus financial advisors work directly with more than 7 million clients to understand their personal goals --from college savings to retirement -- and create long-term investment strategies 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.
Edward Jones is headquartered in St. Louis, Mo. The Edward Jones interactive Web site is at www.edwardjones.com, and its recruiting Web site is www.careers.edwardjones.com.