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5 Financial Challenges for Veterans and Miltary Families (US News). With frequent moves and the potential for overseas deployment, military personnel and their families face unique challenges when it comes to managing their money and saving for the future.

Edward Jones Hires 300 Military Veterans in 2012 (Financial Advisor). Edward Jones has hired 300 military veterans as financial advisors this year and plans to hire more, in part through its program called Forces, the financial services firm announced Thursday.

Remember:  The economy and the markets are not the same (Russell Investments Helping Advisors Blog). Can you guess which country in the Russell Global Index had the best stock market performance this year as of September 2012?

Obama Victory Leads Wealthy to Make Quick Pre-2013 Moves: Taxes (Bloomberg) President Barack Obama’s re-election means his administration will push to let tax cuts enacted during the George W. Bush era expire for high earners, as scheduled, at year-end. Obama wants to increase the top federal income tax rate to 39.6 percent from 35 percent, boost rates on long-term capital gains to as much as 23.8 percent, and shrink exemptions from estate-and-gift taxes.

Here’s a tip for advisers looking to standout from the competition. And, before your client enters into a partnership, there are a few things they should consider. Plus, a look at mining stocks. Wealth Management’s Veronica Dagher reports in this video segment.