American Express Provides Financial Education and Planning Services to McDonald's Employees.
Business Editors & Banking/Finance Writers
MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 2, 2002
American Express American Express (NYSE: AXP), sometimes known as "AmEx" or "Amex", is a diversified global financial services company, headquartered in New York City. The company is best known for its credit card, charge card and traveler's cheque businesses. Retirement Services announced today that it has renewed its agreement to provide Financial Education and Planning Services to employees of McDonald's McDonald’s
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The main program consists of seminars specifically designed for McDonald's employees covering:
-- Core financial topics such as goal-setting, net worth, cash flow and tips for reducing taxes -- Investment strategies - risk tolerance, diversification and asset allocation -- Paying for children's college education -- Achieving financial flexibility
Employees also have access to Financial Ed.'s Internet-based interactive planning tools and educational articles and can register directly for on-site seminars using the Web.
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4. Field, vice president of American Express's Financial Education and Planning Services unit. "By offering this program, McDonald's Corp. is demonstrating a strong commitment to the financial well-being of its employees that will enhance its ability to recruit and retain high quality employees."
American Express' Financial Education & Planning Services delivers comprehensive financial education programs to organizations ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 corporations. The program also can include executive compensation and employee stock options, retirement plan education and after-tax investing options. Financial Education & Planning Services provides Web, phone, print and face-to-face education, guidance and advice to more than 2 million employees nationwide. For more information on Financial Education & Planning Services visit http://www.americanexpress.com/financialeducation.
American Express' Financial Education & Planning Services is part of American Express Retirement Services, a service group of American Express Financial Advisors. American Express Retirement Services is a provider of services for defined contribution and 401(k) plans with total combined assets of more than $31 billion and a participant base of more than 1.2 million as of December 31, 2001. To find out more about American Express Retirement Services visit http://www.americanexpress.com/sponsors.
American Express Financial Advisors is a provider of financial advisory services advisory services
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Evaluating the investing and financing options available to a firm. Planning includes attempting to make optimal decisions, projecting the consequences of these decisions for the firm in the form of a financial plan, and then comparing future performance against services are offered through American Express Financial Advisors Inc., Member NASD NASD
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See National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD). . American Express Company is separate from American Express Financial Advisors Inc. and is not a broker-dealer Broker-Dealer
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Technically, a broker is only an agent who executes orders on behalf of clients, whereas a dealer acts as a principal . Retirement plan and trust related services are offered through American Express Trust Company.