Charisse Rivers Smith
Founder & Financial Strategist
Charisse Rivers Smith is the founder and president of Zinnia Wealth Management. Charisse is an Investment Advisor Representative for Retirement Wealth Advisors. She prides herself on creative tactics and strategies for growth and protection that can be implemented with tools and vehicles to build future wealth preservation. As a Fiduciary, she provides efficient financial strategies to individuals. She adheres to the Fiduciary Standard in her industry, which means she is always looking out for your best interest above her own.
Charisse received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida in 2004. Shortly after graduating, she started working in her field. She donates and volunteers her time with children’s autism awareness, The Eagles Club, Toys for Tots and Brother’s Keeper. She is the mother of two children and is married to Shawn Smith, who is a volunteer firefighter and a fulltime licensed agent with Zinnia Wealth Management.
Passionate about spreading her financial knowledge, Charisse contributes articles for Money.com, Fortune, and Annuity123. To read her Fortune article, “6 Reasons to Plan for Inflation in Retirement” and her Annuity123 articles, “How Long Will Your Money Last in Retirement?” and “The New Age Annuities”, please visit Zinnia Wealth Management’s website at www.zinniawealth.com.
You can also listen to her as host of “Retirement Coffee Talk” every Saturday at 11 a.m. and Sunday at 8 a.m. and noon on WSKY 97.3 FM. Tune in as Charisse discusses the latest financial tools, and guides listeners through the complexities of planning for retirement.