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Experienced specialists help take care of the details

The success of your move to Ameriprise lies in managing the details. That's why we'll create a customized transition plan that reflects your unique book of business. Your transition team will work with you to establish an onboarding and communication strategy, anticipate and handle any challenges, and gradually introduce you to additional products and services. You can count on dedicated support and resources in these areas:

Transferring your registrations

Our licensing team will assist you in transferring your FINRA registration and general licenses — from any state — to Ameriprise Financial. We will guide you and keep you informed throughout these critical steps:

  • Submitting a completed Form U-4 and other information required to complete the transfer process
  • Initiating the insurance appointment process
  • Tracking the progress of your registrations and confirming appointments
  • Informing your field resources and transition team via email when your registration and appointments are complete

Announcing your move

When you're ready to announce your move, you'll have all the materials and resources you'll need, including:

  • Announcement cards
  • Business cards and stationery
  • Ameriprise Financial capabilities brochure
  • Talking points and personalized letter for conversations with clients
  • Preapproved press releases
  • Protocol and nonprotocol procedures
  • Print ads
  • Seminars
  • Personal webpage on

Transferring client accounts

Your support team may:

  • Facilitate account opening and assist with new-business paperwork
  • Explain how to submit forms, take advantage of best practices and avoid common pitfalls
  • Show you how to use tracking tools to help manage new business

In addition, we offer a number of services to help transition your clients, so they can stay on track toward their goals as you move them from your existing product line to our set of in-house and nonproprietary products.

Accessing technology

Your success is top of our agenda. We want to support you with the technology you need to effectively manage both your clients and your practice.

PracticeTech® platform integrated technology with built-in compliance, puts more power in your hands with the Thomson ONE1 brokerage platform and dozens of integrated tools for

  • Client engagement
  • Investment and portfolio management
  • Financial planning
  • Knowledge and insights
  • Practice and performance
  • Tech support

1 Thomson ONE is a registered trademark of Thomson Reuters and its affiliates.

Investment advisory products and services are made available through Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc., a registered investment adviser.