For more than 30 years, Ric Edelman, widely regarded as one of the top financial planners in the nation, has been teaching Americans about personal finance.
In 2016 Forbes named him among the country’s Top 10 Wealth Advisors; Barron’s ranked him the nation’s #1 Independent Financial Advisor (three times); He has been named or voted as among the profession’s most influential figures by RIABiz, one of the 15 most transformative people by Investment News, and winning Advisor 25 award from Investment Advisor magazine.
Ric was inducted into Research magazine’s Financial Advisor Hall of Fame in 2004 and is the 2017 recipient of the IARFC’s Loren Dunton Memorial Award for lifetime achievement.
In addition to his weekly radio show, Ric has produced a series of specials for Public Television, and he’s a #1 New York Times bestselling author whose 10 books on personal finance have more than 1 million copies collectively in print. The Truth About Money and The Lies About Money were both named “Book of the Year” by the Institute for Financial Literacy. His ninth book, The Truth About Your Future, published in 2017, was an instant New York Times Business Best Seller. His most recent book, a children’s book written with his wife Jean, debuted in November 2018.
Today, Edelman Financial Engines serves more than 1.1 million Americans, managing more than $200 billion in assets, providing services to workplace 401(k) plans, and helping consumers with all their financial planning and investment management needs with 320 advisors in 140 offices coast-to-coast.