Edward Jones' financial advisors would have access to the John Hancock 401(k) platform, including JH Signature, defined contribution plans and Guaranteed Income For Life feature
John Hancock Retirement Plan Services has announced a distribution partnership with the financial services firm, Edward Jones. Through the agreement, Edward Jones’ financial advisors will have access to the John Hancock 401(k) platform, including JH Signature, defined contribution plans and the Guaranteed Income For Life feature.
Art Creel, executive vice president of Sales & Marketing, John Hancock Retirement Plan Services, said: “We are pleased to be expanding the reach of our products and services and are particularly excited to be working with Edward Jones. Our companies share a commitment to provide strong support to advisors, excellent value and service to customers.
Clif Helbert, the partner responsible for Retirement Plan Marketing at Edward Jones, said: This distribution partnership with John Hancock is a natural fit and its 401(k) platform, with its Guaranteed Income For Life feature, will be an attractive solution for clients looking for income in retirement.”
The John Hancock unit, through its insurance companies, offers life insurance, fixed and variable annuities, fixed products, mutual funds, 401(k) plans, long-term care insurance, college savings, and other forms of business insurance.