Columbia Management Fund Shareholders to Save Projected $30 Million Annually

Result of fee change and fund merger proposals; additional fund mergers announced
 
BOSTON – September 28, 2010 – Columbia Management announced that it expects fund shareholders to save approximately $30 million annually pending the implementation of fee change and fund merger proposals.

New Retirement Mindscape II Study: Americans Remain Unprepared for Retirement

Minneapolis(Sept. 27, 2010) – While the difficult economic environment has underscored the need to plan more diligently, many Americans are failing to take fundamental steps to prepare for retirement. New findings from the New Retirement Mindscape IISM study released today by Ameriprise Financial (NYSE: AMP), indicate that only half (54%) of pre-retirees have determined the amount of money they need to save for retirement. Furthermore, while most financial professionals recommend preparing for a retirement that will last 30 years, survey respondents estimate theirs will last approximately 20 years – a significant discrepancy that could leave many dramatically unprepared.

New Retirement Mindscape II Study: The Stages of Retirement Have Changed

Minneapolis(Sept. 13, 2010) – Americans’ attitudes, ambitions and preparation for retirement have changed dramatically as a result of the recession. Five years after introducing the stages of retirement, Ameriprise Financial (NYSE: AMP) revisited its groundbreaking New Retirement Mindscape® study to see how consumers’ journey to and through retirement has changed. The findings underscore the substantial emotional impact the difficult economic environment has had on people, especially those who are approaching retirement or who have retired within the past year. In fact, the economy’s impact has been so severe that a new stage has emerged and another has been renamed.

Ameriprise Financial to Match Donations to Feeding America During Hunger Action Month

In recognition of Hunger Action Month, Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE: AMP) today announced that it is launching the Ameriprise Financial Challenge – a program that will double match all online contributions to Feeding America made during the month of September.* The public is encouraged to visit hungeractionmonth.org starting tomorrow to make a contribution.

Columbia Management Streamlines Mutual Fund Offerings

Mutual fund consolidation expected to benefit shareholders and advisors

BOSTON – August 19, 2010 – Columbia Management announced that it has proposed 62 fund mergers as part of the integration of Columbia Management and RiverSource Investments. These proposals are subject to final approval by the funds’ boards of directors/trustees and are ultimately subject to shareholder approval.

Ameriprise Financial Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend

MINNEAPOLIS – July 28, 2010 – The Board of Directors of Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE: AMP) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.18 per common share payable on August 20, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 6, 2010.

Ameriprise Financial Schedules Second Quarter 2010 Investor Conference Call

MINNEAPOLIS – July 8, 2010 – Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE: AMP) plans to announce its second quarter 2010 financial results on Wednesday, July 28, 2010 after the close of the New York Stock Exchange. A conference call to discuss the results will be held on Thursday, July 29, 2010 at approximately 8:00 a.m. (CT).

Ameriprise Financial Awards $1.1 Million in Grants to Nonprofits

Minneapolis – (June 2, 2010) – Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE: AMP) recently completed the first of three funding cycles for 2010, awarding more than $1.1 million to nonprofit organizations. Seventy-two grants were made under the company’s three funding platforms: meeting basic needs, supporting community vitality and volunteer-driven causes.

Ameriprise Financial Announces New $1.5 Billion Share Repurchase Program

MINNEAPOLIS – May 11, 2010 – Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE: AMP) today announced that its board of directors has authorized an expenditure of up to $1.5 billion for the repurchase of shares of its common stock through the date of the company’s 2012 annual shareholders meeting.