The first meeting with a financial advisor is about what's most important to you
We can help you navigate your financial future. It all starts with a conversation.
The path to your financial future starts with your complimentary initial consultation with a financial advisor. Meeting a financial advisor is an opportunity for you to ask questions, talk about your long-term goals and current priorities and get to know each other.
What you can expect from your first meeting
During your complimentary initial consultation, you’ll learn how the financial advisor works with clients, the value you can receive from the financial advisor, the costs associated if you decide to work together, and next steps.
You may be asked to provide financial documents such as:
- Bank statements
- Investment statements
- Insurance policies
- 401(k) statements
If, after your first meeting, you feel the relationship isn’t a good fit, that’s perfectly alright. With more than 10,000 Ameriprise financial advisors,1 the right match is out there.
Questions to ask yourself before your first meeting with a financial advisor
To help prepare for your consultation, you should have a basic idea of your current financial picture and financial goals. Consider how you’d answer these five questions:
- What are your most important financial goals right now?
- What concerns you most about your finances?
- Did a specific life event or need prompt you to seek advice?
- How are your investments performing in current market conditions?
- What are you looking for from a financial advisor? What are you not receiving currently?
Even if you’re currently working with a financial advisor, you may benefit from a second opinion from an Ameriprise financial advisor.
What you'll receive going forward
Or, request an appointment online to speak with an advisor.
At Ameriprise, the financial advice we give each of our clients is personalized, based on your goals and no one else's.
If you know someone who could benefit from a conversation, please refer me.
Background and qualification information is available at FINRA's BrokerCheck website.