Ben Rizzuto, CRPS®

Retirement Director

Ben Rizzuto is a Retirement Director for Janus Henderson Investors. In this role, he works with financial advisors, platform partners, Janus Henderson colleagues, and clients to find solutions to today’s increasingly difficult retirement issues. Ben also contributes to the dialogue surrounding these issues as host of the Plan Talk podcast and through periodic posts to the Janus Henderson Blog. Prior to joining Janus in 2014, he worked as a business development consultant for Jackson National Life, where he helped financial advisors grow their fee-based practices.

Ben received his BA degree in political science from the University of Colorado – Boulder and an International MBA with concentrations in finance and Italian from the University of South Carolina, Darla Moore School of Business. He holds FINRA Series 7 and 66 securities licenses and the Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist (CRPS®) designation. He has 14 years of financial industry experience.

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Marching to a Million: How Younger Generations View Spending, Saving and Financial Advice

Marching to a Million: How Younger Generations View Spending, Saving and Financial Advice

In a series of podcasts and videos, our millennial colleagues share their views on preparing for retirement.

Know the Rules: How Plan Sponsors Can Work to Prevent Fiduciary Failures

Know the Rules: How Plan Sponsors Can Work to Prevent Fiduciary Failures

In our latest Plan Talk podcast, Retirement Director Ben Rizzuto covers lessons to be learned from key fiduciary breach cases.

Marching to a Million: How Millennials Save

Marching to a Million: How Millennials Save

In a series of podcasts and videos, our millennial colleagues share their views on preparing for retirement.

Millennial Journeys Toward Retirement

Millennial Journeys Toward Retirement

In a series of podcasts and videos, our millennial colleagues share their views on preparing for retirement.

Marching to a Million: Meet Our Millennials

Marching to a Million: Meet Our Millennials

In a series of podcasts and videos, our millennial colleagues share their views on preparing for retirement.

Active versus Passive in Retirement Plan Menus: Avoiding a Black-and-White Mindset

Active versus Passive in Retirement Plan Menus: Avoiding a Black-and-White Mindset

Having access to both active and passive fund options may give retirement plan participants greater flexibility to navigate changing markets.

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Advisors Need to Bring Clients’ Kids into the Conversation

Retirement Director Ben Rizzuto explains why it’s vital to build relationships with clients’ children and facilitate family finance conversations.

When Do You Know What You Know? Defining “Actual Knowledge” for Retirement Plan Participants

Recent legal activity highlights plan sponsors’ responsibilities for ensuring participants understand their 401(k) plan options.

Fixing the Fixed Income Options in Defined Contribution Plans

Fixing the Fixed Income Options in Defined Contribution Plans

Our latest podcast from Janus Henderson Radio: Considerations for retirement plan sponsors when determining fixed income options for their plan menus.

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A Fixed Income Option for Retirement Plans with “Multiple” Benefits

A Fixed Income Option for Retirement Plans with “Multiple” Benefits

How can retirement plan sponsors provide fixed income options that help participants meet their goals without taking on too much risk?

Does It Spark Joy?

Does It Spark Joy?

Our latest podcast from Janus Henderson Radio: Applying the KonMari™ Method to retirement plans.

An Alternative Way to Calculate Health Care Expenses in Retirement

An Alternative Way to Calculate Health Care Expenses in Retirement

Many financial advisors and their clients find it difficult to project health care costs in retirement. But a new study offers strategies that may help.