Ric Edelman

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Fredric Mark "Ric" Edelman[1] is the chairman and co-founder of Edelman Financial Services, LLC, the author of several personal finance books and the host of a weekly personal finance talk radio show called The Ric Edelman Show, syndicated by Syndicated Solutions.[2] Edelman was also the host of the public television show The Truth About Money with Ric Edelman. Edelman was ranked the #1 Independent Financial Advisor in the United States by Barron’s in 2009, 2010 and 2012.[3] For 2011, Edelman was ranked #2.[3] He is an alumnus of Glassboro State College, now Rowan University, with a bachelor's degree in communications.

In October 2016, Jean and Ric Edelman donated $25 million to the Edelman Fossil Park at Rowan University.

Edelman Financial[edit]

Edelman Financial Services, LLC. is a financial advisory firm with offices in the Washington D.C. and New York metro areas.


Edelman has written several personal finance books:

  • The New Rules of Money (1999)
  • Ordinary People, Extraordinary Wealth (2001)
  • What You Need to Do Now (2001)
  • Discover the Wealth Within You (2003)
  • The Lies About Money (2007)
  • Rescue Your Money (2009)
  • The Truth About Money with Ric Edelman|The Truth About Money (2010)
  • The Truth About Retirement Plans and IRAs (2014)
  • The Truth About Your Future (2017)


  1. ^ https://www.bloomberg.com/research/stocks/private/person.asp?personId=52670330&privcapId=98603
  2. ^ pRic Edelman Show Archived 2017-03-22 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ a b McGee, Suzanne (25 August 2012). "Top 100 Independent Advisors". Barron's. Retrieved 9 June 2013. Ric Edelman, of Fairfax, Va.-based Edelman Financial Services, moved up from No. 2 to grab the top spot

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