- The Truth About Money
Ric Edelman, CFS, RFC, CMFC, CRC, QFP, BCM, EIEIO
Ric Edelman is one of the nation’s most acclaimed financial advisors. He won more than 50 financial, business, community and philanthropic awards, and his commitment to teaching consumers about personal finance has established him as one of the most popular financial professionals in America.
A C C L A I M E D F I N A N C I A L A D V I S O R
In 2004, Ric was ranked #6 on Barron’s list of “America’s 100 Top Brokers”1, #1 by Research Magazine for his focus on the individual client2 and #42 on Registered Rep magazine’s list of “America’s Top 50 Advisors” 3. In prior years, he has earned three Awards of Excellence by Royal Alliance Associates4, been named Ace Advisor of the Year by Ticker Magazine, named Financial Planner of the Year three times by World Invest Corporation, and named one of the D.C. area’s top financial professionals by Washingtonian magazine.
S U C C E S S F U L E N T R E P R E N E U R
Edelman was named three times by Inc. magazine as the fastest-growing privately-held financial planning firm in the country.5 In 2004, Bloomberg Wealth Manager ranked EFS as one of the largest independent financial planning and investment management firms in the nation.6 Other awards include Service Business of the Year by the Fairfax, Va. Chamber of Commerce, the Blue Chip Enterprise Award by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and the Washington, D.C. Entrepreneur of the Year Award by Ernst and Young.
A W A R D – W I N N I N G T A L K S H O W H O S T
Winner of the A.I.R. Award for Best Talk Show Host, Ric hosts weekly radio and television shows. He is a nationally syndicated newspaper columnist, publishes a monthly newsletter.
Ric has been the subject of many feature stories in the media, has appeared on hundreds of radio stations and every major television network, and has been quoted by dozens of newspapers and magazines. He also has testified before Congress and provided services to many agencies within the federal government, including as a delegate to the 1998 and 2002 National Summits on Retirement Savings. Ric is a sought-after speaker, widely acknowledged as one of the most entertaining and informative experts in his field.
Books by Ric Edelman
- New Rules of Money
- Truth About Money
- Ordinary People, Extraordinary Wealth
- Discover the Wealth Within You and What You Need to Do Now