Investment account options

You've got certain financial goals in mind – planning for retirement, creating a college savings strategy, managing your day-to-day expenses. We've got the accounts you need to turn your goals into reality.

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Retirement accounts

We offer many types of retirement accounts and can help you understand the differences, so you can choose what makes the most sense for your financial goals and investing strategy.

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Brokerage account options

Looking to give a minor a gift of investment or cash? Or do you want to use systematic investing to put your investing on autopilot? Those are some of goals you can achieve with our Edward Jones Select Account. As a non-retirement brokerage account, this account gives you access to a range of investment choices and flexibility in how you manage them.

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529 education savings plans

529 education savings plans are flexible, tax-advantaged accounts designed to help you set aside money for future college costs.

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Cash and credit

We offer a variety of convenient services designed to help you manage cash and credit needs, and ensure your money is always working for you.

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Investment account types FAQs

What is the most common investment account?

General investing accounts, retirement accounts and 529 education savings plans are among the most common types of investment account. For retirement accounts, the most common account types are IRAs and 401(k)s.

What type of accounts should be used for investing?

The type of investment account you use should depend on your situation and personal goals. For example, a parent looking to save money for their child's future education might benefit from a 529 education savings plan. Connect with an Edward Jones financial advisor to discuss which type of account might work best for you.