John Hancock Retirement Plan Services has formed a distribution partnership with Edward Jones that makes Hancock’s 401(k) platform, complete with the Guaranteed Income For Life feature, available to the brokerage’s 12,000 financial advisors.

“We are pleased to be expanding the reach of our products and services and are particularly excited to be working with Edward Jones,” said Art Creel, executive vice president of sales and marketing at John Hancock. “Our companies share a commitment to provide strong support to advisors, excellent value and service to customers.”

Clif Helbert, a partner in charge of retirement plan marketing at Edward Jones, called the partnership “a natural fit.”

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