Stuart Ritter, CFP®

Stuart RitterStuart Ritter, a financial planner and vice president of T. Rowe Price Investment Services, has been with the firm since 1998. Stuart currently helps design, build, and implement guidance and advice services for our investors. A frequent contributor to T. Rowe Price publications, he also has appeared on ABC News, Fox Business News, and National Public Radio and has been quoted by The Wall Street Journal, Money magazine, and various other national news organizations.

In addition to teaching a personal finance course in Johns Hopkins University's Entrepreneurship and Management Program, Stuart has taught at Howard Community College and the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. He holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park and an M.A. in political science from American University.


February 3, 2015
Given its potential for tax-free growth, a Roth IRA may be a smart savings tool for many investors. Much like a Traditional individual retirement account (IRA), a Roth IRA allows an investor to grow any potential savings in a tax-advantageous way. The Roth's big benefit, however, occurs once an investor is ready to start withdrawing money. Read More

January 23, 2015
Roth IRAs are generally more effective retirement savings vehicles than Traditional IRAs. Millennials are choosing Roth IRAs over Traditional IRAs by a wide margin when it comes to saving for retirement. Read More

December 18, 2014
The end of one year and the start of a new one is a good time for investors to run down a financial planning checklist. Stuart Ritter, CFP®, a T. Rowe Price senior financial planner, offers financial tips and tax-saving opportunities investors might consider. Read More

October 28, 2014
Managing your giving through a donor-advised fund allows you to take advantage of the charitable tax deduction to reduce your tax bill and establish a legacy of giving. Read More

September 25, 2014
The primary goal of a retirement investment and income strategy is to ensure that you have sufficient savings to maintain your lifestyle throughout retirement. Achieving that objective includes addressing two critical risks: longevity and inflation. Read More

March 17, 2014
A Roth IRA is an individual retirement account that provides tax-deferred growth potential and the potential for tax-free withdrawals. The result: All of your contributions—and any growth they produce—can be withdrawn tax-free as long as you are age 59½ or older and have held the account for five years or more when you withdraw the assets. Read More