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Ameriprise / American Express Financial Advisors


Ameriprise, formerly known as American Express Financial Advisors, is an investment and financial advisory firm that helps clients invest wisely to attain their financial goals and dreams. Ameriprise has always been about integrity, and its integrity has enabled the company’s long-term growth to its status today as a global financial leader, having survived and thrived through panics, recessions, the Great Depression and the recent Great Recession. Ameriprise never loses focus on its clients and their needs, and never takes a bailout. Ameriprise is a top-10 provider of mutual funds, financial planning, annuities and insurance. More people come to Ameriprise for financial planning than any other company, and it manages and administers more than $650 in assets.

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Ameriprise Financial offers a business opportunity that provides independence and the support of a strong national brand. Franchisees join America’s leading financial planning company, and enjoy the ability to leverage the strong national brand. Franchisees receive office branding assistance and the opportunity to choose their own location, as well as local and national support, including accessible leaders and an extended group of specialists, peer-to-peer mentoring, training and coaching, certification support, access to capital for practice acquisition, succession planning resources, equity ownership opportunities, and payout up to 91% with deferred compensation potential.

Ameriprise Financial Franchise Opportunities – History

Ameriprise Financial began in 1894 as Investors Syndicate, founded by John Tappan in Minneapolis, Minnesota, who got 1,000 people to pool $5 each as a beginning investment base. By 1937, Investors Syndicate assets reached $100 million. In 1984 American Express acquired the company, known then as Investors Diversified Services, Inc., and renamed it American Express Financial Corporation. In 1994, the company reached $100 billion in assets. In 2005, the investment company spun off from American Express and became Ameriprise Financial Inc.

Ameriprise Financial Franchise Cost / Initial Investment / Ameriprise

Financial Franchise Income

To become an Ameriprise Financial independent franchisee requires at least $200 million in gross broker-dealer concessions and $20 million of assets under management. Ameriprise Financial franchisees must have been an advisor with the company for 10 years.

Ameriprise Financial Business Opportunities: Other Information

Ameriprise Financial believes in giving back to the community, and donates through grants, volunteer programs and gift-matching in the communities around its locations, supporting more than 5,000 nonprofit agencies across the United States.

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