The following information addresses common technical questions you may have about using the secure site on ameriprise.com. If you need further assistance, contact us.
Frequently asked questions
What are the browser requirements for accessing my accounts online?
- Compatible browsers: Our sites are best viewed with the most recent version of the following browsers:
- 128-bit encryption: Also called domestic, U.S.-grade or strong encryption, this encodes information so it cannot be read without decoding.
- Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) version 3.0 protocol: This ensures that communication between your computer and our web server can't be interrupted or intercepted by an unauthorized user.
- Cookies enabled: This allows the site to recognize you.
What are the operating system requirements for accessing my accounts online?
Desktop operating systems
- Windows 7 and above
- Mac OS X 10.11 and above
Mobile operating systems
- iOS 11 and above
- Android 6 and above
What can I do if some areas of your website are not displaying correctly?
If the browser you are using is Internet Explorer, some areas of the secure site might display incorrectly if Compatibility View is turned on in your browser settings.
To help ensure that the website displays correctly, try one of the options below:
What does it mean to clear my browser's cache and how do I do it?
Your browser stores recently visited web pages in a cache directory on your hard drive to save time and allow pages to load faster. Occasionally, some saved information can become corrupted and cause problems when a page is loading or the browser attempts to run a web page application. Clearing the cache replaces the corrupt information by reloading pages directly from the server. Please consult your browser's help section for instructions.
Why can I access my accounts at home, but not at work?
You could be hitting your company's firewall, which was set up to protect your company network from internet activity. Check with your network administrator to see if your company has access restrictions and if they can be lifted for access to our site. Home computer firewalls may also prevent you from accessing your accounts online.
Can I use favorites or bookmarks?
We recommend that you only bookmark ameriprise.com, which contains a login box so you can get to the secure site.
Does the secure site use pop-up windows?
This site may use pop-up windows for some information. We recommend that you set any pop-up blocking software to exclude our site.