The financial services industry has one of the hardest glass ceilings for women to break through according to a recent survey from Edward Jones.

Almost two-thirds, 65%, of men and women who responded felt that women in all careers faced more significant barriers to advancement, and one-in-five said that the financial services industry was the worst sector for women looking for leadership roles. Those results were not surprising, but they do highlight a relevant concern for many women entering the advisor space, Edward Jones’ director of financial advisor diversity and female performance, Elizabeth Schehl, said.

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