I would never recommend working here, I can`t go out, or I would. “Although the Ameriprise franchise group is one of the largest consultants of the independent chain, it is also the most misunderstood. We find that consultants have more misconceptions about the Ameriprise franchise model than anyone else. That`s what kicked off this analysis,” said Darin Manis, Advisorbox partner and author of the analysis. Enjoy the independence and support of a strong national brand as an advisor to the Ameriprise franchise group. Build equity while operating your own franchise and using the support and strength of a financial planning leader. You can also choose how to structure your practice and where you want to be. Ameriprise`s tech platform didn`t have all the frills they were used to, which Dave acknowledges. Ameriprise is rolling out a Thomson One platform for all franchises. The financial analysis and content system is a reference in most wirehouses. Brooke`s note: Perhaps no advisory custodian has tinkered with its business model as much as Ameriprise has in the last ten years. .