In 2004, Ric was inducted into the Financial Advisor Hall of Fame by Research magazine.Ric's radio show has been on the air for more than 20 years, and is heard throughout the country, enjoying more than 1 million listeners every week. In 2012, the show was ranked #2 as the most important weekend-only talk-radio show in America by TALKERS magazine. Ric's television show, The Truth About Money with Ric Edelman, airs on more than 200 public television stations across the country and has won 8 Telly Awards.
His firm, Edelman Financial Services, Inc., is one of the largest financial planning firms in the nation, handling over $2 billion for Americans across the country. He has created an award-winning personal finance website and is on the faculty of Georgetown University. Ric lives in Great Falls, Virginia with his wife, Jean, and their weimaraners Dojar and Liza.Ric appears on stage frequently, talking to thousands of people every year, and is widely acknowledged as an entertaining and informative speaker. He has testified before Congress three times, participated in an SEC Roundtable and appointed by Presidents Bill Clinton and George H.W. Bush as a delegate to all three National Summits on Retirement Savings.