Ameriprise Financial Along with its Employees and Advisors Donated $17.3 Million to Support Communities in 2020

MINNEAPOLISFeb. 12, 2021 – In 2020, Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE: AMP), along with its employees and advisors, donated $17.3 million to help communities in need and combat the unique challenges brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic and civil unrest. Additionally, Ameriprise employees and advisors recorded more than 35,000 volunteer hours in support of hunger relief and community rebuilding, which were in historically high demand amid the environment.

U.S. Equities Bounce Higher on Rising Prospect of Stimulus

After suffering through their worst weekly loss since the end of October two weeks ago, U.S. equities came roaring back with their best gain since the first week in November, closing on Friday at a new record high. The S&P 500® Index surged to a 4.6 percent gain while shrugging off the short squeeze distraction and focusing on the promise of more stimulus, pushing the index back into a gain for the year-to-date of 3.5 percent. Small stocks once again led the way as the Russell 2000 Index climbed 7.7 percent, leaving it higher on the year by 13.1 percent. Fourth quarter corporate earnings continue to exceed expectations, with year-over-year growth now expected in the quarter, a remarkable turnaround from expectations of just one month ago.[i] The VIX index tumbled last week, declining from 33 to 21, washing out the previous week’s short squeeze induced anxiety.

Ameriprise Unveils Ultimate Advisor Partnership, with Capabilities and Support to Help Advisors Grow 2.5Xs Faster than Key Competitors

Minneapolis -- February 08, 2021 – Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE: AMP) today introduced a new go-to-market strategy designed to help financial advisors accelerate growth in their businesses and deliver an excellent and highly-referable level of service to clients. The Ultimate Advisor PartnershipTM brings together the capabilities and support the firm has developed as a leader in financial planning with a track record of exceptional customer satisfaction scores. Advisors who are already affiliated with the firm or who choose to join Ameriprise can take advantage of the Ultimate Advisor Partnership to promote efficiency, differentiate their practices and drive satisfaction through a digitally advanced and integrated client experience.
 

Ameriprise Financial Included in the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the Second Consecutive Year

Minneapolis, MN – (February 4, 2021) – Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE: AMP) today announced that it has been included in the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) for the second consecutive year. Ameriprise retained its position in the index for its policies and practices in support of women in the workforce. The company performed well across the GEI’s five pillars: female leadership and talent pipeline, equal pay and gender pay parity, inclusive culture, sexual harassment policies, and pro-women brand.
 

Advisor Joins Ameriprise and Nearly Doubles Assets Within the First Month

MinneapolisJanuary 28, 2021 – Financial advisor Mitchell Rock recently joined Ameriprise Financial, LLC (NYSE: AMP) from Wells Fargo in New York City. Rock transitioned to Ameriprise and nearly doubled his assets within the first month from existing relationships and introductions to serve new clients. Rock manages in excess of $250 million in assets and credits his Ameriprise transition team, and the firm’s reliable technology, and culture of service and integrity for helping him quickly scale up the size of his practice.

Ameriprise Financial Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend

MINNEAPOLIS – January 27, 2021 – The Board of Directors of Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE: AMP) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $1.04 per common share payable on February 26, 2021 to shareholders of record as of February 12, 2021.

Ameriprise Study Reveals Vast Majority of Investors Who Have Experienced a Major Financial Setback Have Overcome It

Minneapolis – June 10, 2020 – As many Americans find themselves evaluating their financial picture as a result of COVID-19, the road to recovery may seem daunting – or even impossible. However, the way investors have dealt with financial challenges in the past may shed light on how investors may be able to handle the financial repercussions of COVID-19. A new study by Ameriprise Financial (NYSE: AMP) found that nearly three-quarters of people have experienced at least one major financial setback – often costing more than $50,000, and in some cases more than $100,000. But those investors have also staged a comeback and managed to put their finances back in order.

Ameriprise Financial Welcomes Back Advisor With $143 Million in Assets

Minneapolis May 20, 2020 – Financial advisor Timothy O’Connor, CFP®, recently rejoined the franchise channel of Ameriprise Financial (NYSE: AMP) after spending the last 26 years at Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley and Wells Fargo, where he was most recently a Managing Director. O’Connor, who manages $143 million in assets for pre-retiree, retiree, and nonprofit clients in Huntley, Illinois, started his career with Ameriprise in 1987. He left Ameriprise in 1994 because he was seeking more flexibility to serve the complex needs of his clients. O’Connor chose to return to Ameriprise because the firm has made significant investments in its technology, research capabilities, and product platform, all of which help him deliver a superior experience to his clients.