Understanding Advisory Solutions Fees

Working with an Edward Jones financial advisor means you're partnering with someone who understands not only investment strategies but also your personal needs and goals. It's important to us that you understand the fees you pay for our services, and we encourage you to ask questions any time you have them.

The fees you pay for Edward Jones Advisory Solutions® provide you with:

  • Investment model construction and ongoing asset allocation guidance to distribute your money appropriately across different asset classes
  • Ongoing due diligence, monitoring and portfolio management by research professionals
  • Dynamic rebalancing to keep your portfolio aligned with your investment goals and appropriate level of risk
  • Quarterly performance reports, including market commentary
  • Systematic withdrawals customized to your needs upon request
  • Ongoing personal investment advice and service from your Edward Jones financial advisor
  • Tax management strategies, such as tax loss harvesting for Unified Managed Account (UMA) Models, through the addition of Separately Managed Accounts (SMAs) and overlay management

Overall fee

The overall fee for an Advisory Solutions account includes the following:

  • Program Fee - The Program Fee schedule on the first $250,000 is annualized at either a 1.35% or a 1.50% rate, depending on the account, and is subject to lower fees depending on account size.
  • Administrative or Administrative-UMA Fee - An additional fee is assessed on accounts for certain record keeping and other account services. The Administrative-UMA fee also covers security trading activity and overlay management for UMA Models.
    • Fund Models – 0.09% annualized rate
    • UMA Models – 0.30% annualized rate
  • SMA Manager Fees (UMA Models Only) - UMA Models also include SMA manager fees, which are weighted based on the specific SMAs and proportion of each SMA in the account. See Unified Managed Account Models for more information.
  • Fee Offset - Edward Jones receives certain outside service and shareholder accounting fees pertaining to the Program Investments held in an Advisory Solutions account. These are returned to account holders in the form of a Fee Offset, reducing the overall fee.

Fund model fees & expenses

The total expenses of investing in a Fund Model include the Program Fee and the Administrative Fee (less any applicable Fee Offset), plus the internal expenses of the mutual funds and ETFs held in your model.

UMA Model fees & expenses

The total expenses of investing in a UMA Model include the Program Fee, the Administrative-UMA Fee and the Weighted SMA Manager Fees (less any applicable Fee Offset), plus the internal expenses of the mutual funds and ETFs held in your model.

Ask us today

As you consider your investment options, we encourage you to meet with your Edward Jones financial advisor to help determine which approach is best-suited to your situation, including the way you prefer to pay for your investments.

Important Information:

Edward Jones is a dually registered broker-dealer and investment adviser. Edward Jones Advisory Solutions® is an asset allocation program that provides investment advisory services. Depending on a client’s minimum investment, a client can select Fund Models, which invest in affiliated mutual funds (if available), unaffiliated mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs), or UMA Models, which also include separately managed allocations (SMAs). Please review the applicable Edward Jones Advisory Solutions® Brochure for more information.

Many of the investments in Advisory Solutions are offered by prospectus. You should consider the investment objective, risks, and charges and expenses carefully before investing. The prospectus contains this and other information. Your Edward Jones financial advisor can provide a prospectus, which you should read carefully before investing.

Diversification does not guarantee a profit or protect against loss.

Edward Jones, its employees and financial advisors cannot provide tax or legal advice. You should consult your attorney or qualified tax advisor regarding your situation.

Rebalancing an Advisory Solutions account may result in a taxable event. Please contact your tax professional regarding your situation.

Automatic rebalancing and asset allocation do not guarantee a profit or protect against loss.

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