Benjamin James, Private Wealth Advisor serving the Columbia, MD area - Ameriprise Advisors

Benjamin James

CFP®, ChFC®, CRPC®, RICP®

Private Wealth Advisor
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner
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I care about what’s important to you

Your financial goals are individual, and I can help you achieve them.

I take the time to understand what’s truly important to you — whether it’s saving for college, living the retirement lifestyle you choose, making smart investments or anything else.

The personalized financial advice I offer can help you prepare for the expected and unexpected things in life. As a result, you can feel more confident, connected and in control of your financial life.
Learn more about how I can help you meet your financial goals

Leaving a legacy

Estate planning and passing wealth to the next generation can be a rewarding, yet complex issue for everyone concerned. We can work alongside your attorney and CPA to guide you — and your family — through the process. We help you answer questions such as how to preserve your wealth, potential tax implications, how to equitably divide your assets among loved ones and more. Together, we can help you plan and prepare your legacy wishes to help bring you clarity and peace of mind.

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The Ameriprise difference

Advice based on your goals, and no one else’s
I’m proud of what I do, and all that my clients have accomplished. If you know someone who could benefit from personalized advice to reach their goals, I’d like to help.

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Advice Worth Talking About

More than five generations have counted on Ameriprise to provide personalized financial advice to help reach their goals. More than 9 out of 10 of them are likely to recommend us to others. Advice worth listening to is advice worth talking about. (2:24)