When Korey Banks decided to quit his job at a South Carolina bank to become a financial advisor, it was because he was interested in investing. After passing his exams, he entered Edward Jones' training program.

"I will tell you that when I got my Series 7, I was so excited," says Banks, 37. "I was putting together all these stocks and different investments, and that was going to be my focus. Then, I went to the training, and I realized that it wasn't about that. You learn it's about the clients and their goals and risk tolerance."

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