How we work


Planning for a confident retirement

We deliver personalized financial advice to help you achieve your goals, today and tomorrow, through our Confident Retirement® approach. We start with a conversation about key financial areas including covering essentials, ensuring lifestyle, preparing for the unexpected and leaving a legacy.

By identifying clear steps to take toward your goals, we can help take the uncertainty out of planning for your financial future. Working together, we can help you feel more confident, connected, and in control of your financial life.

Areas of focus

  • Retirement Plan Distribution
  • Wealth Preservation Strategies
  • Investments
  • Estate Planning Strategies
  • Charitable Giving
  • Saving for Education
  • Family Finances
  • Insurance

Community participation

Fellowship of Christian Athletes Board Member - Paul Hensrud

Lifecare Medical Center Board of Directors - Jessica Foss

Blessed Sacrament Pastoral Council - Jessica Foss

Greenbush Area Community Fund - Jessica Foss

Women of Today - Greenbush Chapter - Jessica Foss

Unity Medical Center Foundation Board of Directors - Vonda Collette

Kiwanis Club International - Roger Hodnefield, Mark Presteng

Grafton Area Chamber of Commerce

Bethel Free Lutheran Church Board Member - Mark Presteng

Grafton Youth Hockey Board Member - Mark Presteng

Harvest Auction UMC Foundation - Grafton team

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Working with us

Meeting with an Ameriprise financial advisor is an important first step. It's an opportunity to get to know an advisor and share your goals and dreams. You're under no obligation; your initial meeting with an Ameriprise financial advisor will be relaxed and informal.

Your meeting will include a review of your existing financial situation and potential opportunities, gaps or general strategies. While you won't receive a comprehensive review or financial planning services for which fees are charged, you should expect to get a sense of what it might be like to work together.

What to expect

  • Professional help in clarifying your financial goals and priorities
  • If you decide to purchase a financial planning service, you will receive sound financial advice at a fair price, tailored to your investment objectives
  • Accurate information about our tailored solutions, including risks, benefits and costs

What to bring

  • A list of any questions you have regarding your current financial situation
  • Any account statements, budget information or other areas of your financial life that you feel deserve immediate attention
  • A list of future dreams and financial goals you would like to achieve, including both short- and long-term goals