All three leading trade publications (Investment Advisor, RIABiz and InvestmentNews) say Ric Edelman is one of the most influential people in the financial planning and investment management profession. He’s in both Research magazine’s Financial Advisor Hall of Fame and Barron’s Hall of Fame, and was ranked three times as the nation’s #1 Independent Financial Advisor by Barron’s. Ric is the recipient of the IARFC’s Lifetime Achievement Award and he holds two patents for financial product innovation.
Ric is a leading financial educator and champion of improving financial literacy for all Americans. He’s been on the air for more than 30 years, named by TALKERS as one of the “Heavy Hundred” – the most important talk show hosts in America – and he’s host of The Truth About Your Future with Ric Edelman, heard on dozens of radio stations across the country. Ric has also produced several award-winning specials for Public Television, and is a #1 New York Times bestselling author of 10 books on personal finance. His newest book, The Truth About Crypto, debuts in May.
Ric Edelman taught personal finance for 9 years at Georgetown University and is now Distinguished Lecturer at his alma mater, Rowan University, which awarded Ric an Honorary Doctorate in 1999 and in 2020 named its communications school the Ric Edelman College of Communication & Creative Arts.
Ric is the founder of the Digital Asset Council of Professionals, his media company, The Truth About Your Future, and the Funding Our Future Coalition.
Ric and his wife Jean live in Northern Virginia. They serve on a variety of nonprofit boards and are benefactors of the Edelman Center for Nursing at Inova Hospital Foundation, the Edelman Indoor Arena at Northern Virginia Therapeutic Riding Program, and Rowan University’s Edelman Planetarium and Edelman Fossil Park.
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“One of 20 people over the past 50 years who helped shape the financial planning industry”
"Voted by financial advisors as one of 25 experts and leaders “who are pushing the industry forward”
"Ranked one of the 10 “most influential figures” in the financial services industry"
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