Brad L. Running CLU, Ameriprise Financial

Financial Advisor at Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.

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I will be participating in the National Day of Prayer May 2.

Wishing you a joyous Easter Sunday, culminating on the 8th day of The Holly Week; hopefully with loved ones.

Grandson Mac experienced his first horse ride! He was awestruck: after all it was the real thing versus a picture in a book he may have read.

Today and every day we respectfully honor the legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Wishing you a wonderful 2019 with health, happiness and brilliant moments.

Wishing you and yours a wonderful holiday season!

Nana reads to Lucy.

What financial goals do you want to achieve?

Wishing you and your loved ones all the best this Thanksgiving.

[11/08/18]   “You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.” – John Bunyan

May you and the little goblins in your life have a spooky and fun-filled Halloween!

[10/23/18]   “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas A. Edison

Identity theft: What you need to know

Are you protecting yourself online? Learn three of the most common types of cybercrime, and how you can stay safe. Identity fraud hit an all-time-high in 2017 with 16.7 million U.S. victims. Learn about types of cybercrime and financial fraud so that you can stay protected.

When you break down your big financial dreams into manageable goals, they feel more attainable.

Son Carson is a first time professor, teaching at Notre Dame, while finishing up his PhD.

Let's set up a conversation to talk about it.

Back to school season is a time to celebrate the joy of learning and education, at any stage of life.

Volatility jumps to kick off September, typically the toughest month for stocks

September is historically the rockiest month for stocks. Learn why experts say the record bull run could top out soon. The market's so-called fear index is ticking up ahead of what's typically the rockiest month of the year for stocks.

What's next for the tech industry?

Many investors remember the explosive growth of internet startups in the late 1990s. Nearly 20 years later, we’ve entered a new age of innovation and growth in the technology sector. The technology sector has seen positive returns in 2018. Will this trend continue, or are we headed for another bubble?

On average, bear markets have occurred about every 3.5 years. It has been eight years since the end of the last bear market in March, 2009. (Source: Bloomberg, 2016) No one can predict with certainty what will happen next.

What's your giving path?

Have you always dreamed about giving back after you retire? Here are some ideas to help you chart your retirement giving path. Like many other things in life, your giving path is likely to be more effective if you plan well for it. Learn some considerations and financial tips to help you get started.

Retirement checklist: Tips to help you organize and manage your finances

Organizing your finances can help you manage them better for yourself or your loved ones. Here are some tips to help you put your finances in order. Learn how to organize your financial accounts for your peace of mind or for your beneficiaries.

Are you worried about a retirement savings shortfall? One in four retirees share your concern, according to the Ameriprise Making Money Last study, I can help you build a strategy to close the gap.

Managing investments is the #1 step retirees are taking to make their money last in retirement, according to the Ameriprise Making Money Last study, Let’s chat about how you can optimize your savings and investments.

It’s important to keep the main thing the main thing. How are you doing at stewarding your priorities?

Happy Fourth of July! What will you do to celebrate this year?

How do you want to live in retirement and how much will it cost?
Careful planning may help you reach your retirement goals more quickly.

Happy Father’s Day to all the dads who’ve mentored us and helped care for us throughout our lives.

[06/14/18]   Tuesday, I volunteered at St Joseph's Parish in Owatonna to cook for the poor through this weekly ministry - it supports our Ameriprise National Day of Service. I enjoy working with other volunteers to help families in our community, every Tuesday.
Many thanks to all who participate!

What does financial success look like to you?
The answer most people gave might surprise you,
according to our new “Ages, Stages & Money” study.
See what you can do to help feel more confident about your financial future.

During ARMED FORCES WEEK we’d like to say thank you to all service women and men who selflessly dedicate their time and commitment to defending our country.

[05/09/18]   As a grandparent, you can greatly influence the financial future of your grandkids through a conversation. What financial topics do you discuss with your grandkids?

Retirement housing and downsizing your home

Downsizing your home can be a difficult but liberating decision. Here are some things to consider. If you’re nearing retirement, downsizing your home may be on the horizon. Review these tips to determine what retirement housing option is best for you.

Stocks Erase Losses After Fed Keeps Rate Unchanged: Markets Wrap

Stocks dropped Wednesday morning in anticipation of the Fed’s rate announcement in the afternoon. U.S. equities reversed losses after the Federal Reserve, as predicted, left interest rates unchanged without hinting at any plan to veer from the gradual path of interest-rate increases.

The snow is finally gone: enthusiastic and animated.

Tornado Preparedness: What to Do in a Tornado

Spring is the prime season for tornadoes. Here are tips on what to do to protect your home and family from these dangerous storms. Tornadoes are among the most destructive natural disasters in the U.S. Our tornado preparedness guide shows you what to do in a tornado and how to help protect your family and home.

Aging and retirement are the biggest triggers for an estate planning discussion with loved ones, according to the Ameriprise Family Wealth Checkup study. If you’ve already had “the talk” with your parents or children, what prompted yours?

I took my mom to the MN Zoo! She loved it.

[04/10/18]   April is National Volunteer Month – it’s a great time to help others and give back to your community. I cook and do repairs for the poor, through my church. Where are you volunteering this month?

Does your age impact how you feel about money? See how you compare.

The new “Ages, Stages & Money” study by Ameriprise Financial found that people of all ages have faced financial hurdles over the course of their lifetimes, but those who took active steps to manage their finances feel financially confident today. What steps are you taking today to manage your financial confidence over the course of your lifetime?

Talking about finances regularly with your spouse or partner can help you both stay accountable to your goals.

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[02/24/18]   Financial responsibility is one of the most critical lessons we can pass on to our children. I can help you talk to your adult children about their roles in preserving your family’s wealth. Reach out to me today to schedule your family legacy discussion.

Being well-prepared for the expected and the unexpected in life can help you rest easier. Let’s plan your confident financial future together.

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