Ameriprise - Good experience for getting into profession | Glassdoor
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    "Good experience for getting into profession"

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      Former Employee - Paraplanner 

      I worked at Ameriprise full-time for more than 5 years

      Pros

      Has been great for me for entry level and then learning and growing, my experience here has been positive with an involved boss - though every practice runs differently in the AFG (franchise) side of the business

      Cons

      AFG offices don't run as cohesively as the P1 side as every advisor has their own way of doing things, the company has been a bit slow to get into better use of technology (slow to accept scanned checks, slow to e-signature, etc.)

      Advice to Management

      It's very difficult to explain some of the fees that Ameriprise charges for certain things to the clients. Some of the things, like a wire fee, are standard bank fees - but this isn't a standard bank. The clients are already paying excess fees just to have their money in a brokerage account at Ameriprise or in a wrap account, and then you charge the same fee that a bank would for someone to send a wire from their basic...

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      Ameriprise2015-07-09
    1. Helpful (1)

      "Great Place"

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      • Work/Life Balance
      • Culture & Values
      • Career Opportunities
      • Compensation and Benefits
      • Senior Management
      Current Employee - Senior Customer Service Specialist in Las Vegas, NV
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Ameriprise full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Co-workers, Team Leaders and Department Managers

      Cons

      Sitting at desk all day. Work load can be heavy

      Ameriprise2018-11-19
    2. "Good benefits"

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      • Work/Life Balance
      • Culture & Values
      • Career Opportunities
      • Compensation and Benefits
      • Senior Management
      Former Employee - Customer Service Professional II in Minneapolis, MN
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Ameriprise full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      Good PTO package, sick time, health and fitness benefits plus education reimbursement.

      Cons

      I wish pay was more competitive, more room for growth and managers were not such micromanaging.

      Ameriprise2019-07-17

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