Americans want to see the traits of military veterans in their financial advisor, according to the poll of 1,000 Americans taken by Edward Jones.
Survey respondents said they liked a lot of what veterans could bring to the table as financial advisors, including discipline (77%), goal-orientation (73%) and integrity (72%). Well over half, 61%, said they would like to work with a veteran to thank him or her for service to the country. What’s more, nine out of 10 believed skills gained in the military are transferable to other careers.
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