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Ben Rizzuto, CFP®, CRPS®

Wealth Strategist
Ben Rizzuto | Janus Henderson Investors

Ben Rizzuto is a Wealth Strategist with the Specialist Consulting Group at Janus Henderson Investors. In this role, he works with financial advisors and their high-net worth clients to find solutions to today’s increasingly difficult retirement, wealth transfer and financial planning issues. Ben is a regular contributor to Janus Henderson Insights and is periodically cited in industry publications. 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 Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) and Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist (CRPS®) designations. He has 19 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

How to help clients protect themselves as financial exploitation losses rise

How to help clients protect themselves as financial exploitation losses rise

Advisors can use key findings from the FBI’s latest Elder Fraud Report to raise clients’ awareness of financial exploitation scams.

How to help clients avoid “money illusion” as inflation persists
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How to help clients avoid “money illusion” as inflation persists

The money illusion can cause investors to act irrationally during periods of inflation.

Delayed again: What you need to know about the new IRS guidance on beneficiary IRAs
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Delayed again: What you need to know about the new IRS guidance on beneficiary IRAs

How the recent notice issued by the IRS impacts clients who have inherited retirement accounts.

The benefits of adding SMAs to your estate-planning toolkit
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The benefits of adding SMAs to your estate-planning toolkit

How SMAs can help advisors and investors fortify their wealth management and estate planning strategies

Headlines, Deadlines, and Gossip: Wealth planning news you can use
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Headlines, Deadlines, and Gossip: Wealth planning news you can use

Recent news and developments highlighting key wealth planning topics.

Getting ahead of the game: Six keys to organic growth for advisory practices
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Getting ahead of the game: Six keys to organic growth for advisory practices

While a “survive and advance” approach may yield short-term results, having a detailed game plan is critical to long-term success.

Don’t let your wealth transfer plans fall victim to financial exploitation
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Don’t let your wealth transfer plans fall victim to financial exploitation

How investors can prevent financial exploitation from derailing their wealth transfer plans.

Why every entrepreneur needs a retirement savings mindset
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Why every entrepreneur needs a retirement savings mindset

Entrepreneurs have unique considerations when it comes to retirement planning.

How the School of Athens can help investors navigate markets in 2024
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How the School of Athens can help investors navigate markets in 2024

Three lessons from School of Athens luminaries that can help guide investors through challenging markets in 2024.

Investor Survey: As election anxiety grows, maintain focus on long-term goals
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Investor Survey: As election anxiety grows, maintain focus on long-term goals

The upcoming election is investors’ top source of anxiety as we head into 2024.

Avoiding financial exploitation in the age of AI
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Avoiding financial exploitation in the age of AI

Emerging technology like AI creates opportunities, but it can also present risks – including the increased risk of financial exploitation.

Successful charitable giving plans start with “why”
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Successful charitable giving plans start with “why”

By understanding the motivations behind investors’ charitable giving intentions advisors can help clients clarify and achieve their goals.