Financial Strategist, Charisse Rivers, Featured on NBC

Charisse Rivers, Founder of Zinnia Wealth Management, was recently seen on ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox network affiliates around the country as a guest on Times Square Today

Ocala, FL – December 27, 2018 – Charisse Rivers, Financial Strategist, was recently a featured guest on Times Square Today. The show, which filmed in New York City overlooking Times Square by an Emmy Award winning crew, included guests from around the country who shared their expertise and stories of their success. Charisse Rivers was one of the guests on the show, discussing her business, financial literacy, and how she is paying it forward.

Rivers’ applied and was chosen to be a featured guest on the set of Time Square Today. Her feature has been seen by viewers across the country, and has undoubtedly inspired many.

Times Square Today, filmed in New York City, is produced by Emmy® Award-winning Director and Producer, Nick Nanton, Esq. and Emmy®Award winning Producer, JW Dicks, Esq., Co-Founders of America’s PremierExperts®and The Dicks and Nanton Celebrity Branding Agency®. The episode featuring Rivers recently aired on ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox affiliates across the country.

About Charisse Rivers:

Charisse Rivers Smith is the founder and president of Zinnia Wealth Management and Zinnia Wealth Advisory, a Registered Investment Advisor. As an Investment Advisor Representative, she prides herself on developing strategies to help protect, grow, and reduce taxes on one’s wealth. Charisse adheres to the fiduciary standard in her industry, which means she looks out for her clients’ best interests first.

In addition to her career in the financial industry, she also instructs classes hosted at local universities and conference centers in north and central Florida. She has taught thousands of pre-retirees and retirees to date through her weekend radio shows, television segments, and classes. She has been selected as one of InvestmentNews’ 2018 “40 Under 40” as a forward-thinking advisor as well as a member of NAIFA-Florida’s “Top 4 Advisors Under 40” for 2018.

Passionate about spreading her financial knowledge, Charisse’s views have appeared in many national publications and media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Forbes, NewsWeek, FOX, NBC, ABC, CBS, and Times Square Today. She has also written for various industry publications, such as,,, and (To read these articles, please visit Zinnia Wealth Management’s website at www.zinniawealth. com.) Charisse has interviewed individuals such as Barbara Corcoran from Shark Tank, Mike Brochette with American Idol, Al Dunlap, Pat Boone, and Jack Canfield of Chicken Soup for the Soul, and she frequently rubs shoulders with recognized individuals like Roger Ibbotson, Robert Shiller, and Tucker Carlson, to name a few.

Charisse is a part of numerous organizations, including MDRT’s Top of the Table, the Financial Planning Association (FPA), and the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (NAIFA), and volunteers her time on three different boards as a director. In 2018 she started her own nonprofit 501(c)(3), the Grilled Cheese Foundation, to help area teens pursue their interests by fostering their talents and helping them start college with financial backing and financial literacy.

Outside of work, Charisse enjoys spending time with her family, fishing, camping, and raising money for the Grilled Cheese Foundation.

If you would like to learn more about Charisse Rivers and her services, connect with her at:



Christine Enberg

Dicks and Nanton Celebrity Branding Agency®

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