THE TRUTH ABOUT MONEY WITH RIC EDELMAN educates and entertains viewers about personal-finance issues, including investing, retirement, financing a college education, mortgages and more. Host Ric Edelman, twice ranked by Barron's magazine as the top independent financial advisor in the United States, engages viewers on both an intellectual and an emotional level, providing them with practical information about saving and investing. Aided by 20 years of research in human psychology and neuroeconomics, Edelman reveals ways to avoid making common mistakes and start making better financial decisions about everything from buying cars to handling credit cards and choosing investments.
Host Ric Edelman provides a checklist to help people prepare financially for a natural disaster, answers questions about entrepreneurs' different approaches to handling their personal finances and talks to inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil about the next 50 years.
Sunday, April 07, 2013 Length : 26 min MPT2
Episode # 125
Host Ric Edelman discusses changing personal expenses during retirement, answers questions about retiring to another country and advises on getting a new business off the ground. Harvard University economist Michael Porter and Edelman discuss the importance of competition in the financial world and the role government regulation should play.
Sunday, April 14, 2013 Length : 26 min MPT2
Episode # 126
Host Ric Edelman details the inherent problems investing in gold, talks with a live audience about rollover IRAs and what young couples should do to start out on the right financial footing. He also interviews economist Bob McCooey about the NASDAQ stock exchange.
Sunday, April 21, 2013 Length : 26 min MPT2
Episode # 201
Join financial advisor Ric Edelman and his staff as they explore how a destination wedding can actually save money, look at the dangers of investing in gold and consider the increasing economic inequality between black and white America with BET founder and entrepreneur Bob Johnson. Ric also fields a variety of financial questions from seminar audiences and radio show callers.
Sunday, April 28, 2013 Length : 26 min MPT2
Episode # 202
Join Ric Edelman and his staff as they look at how the costs of flying in a private jet apply to everyday situations like leasing a new car. Ric also gives advice about 401Ks to a woman on a Manhattan sidewalk and quizzes fitness guru Denise Austin on the discipline needed to achieve financial fitness.
Sunday, May 05, 2013 Length : 26 min MPT2
Episode # 203
Join Ric Edelman and his staff as they explore the rewards - and the costs - of buying a "supercar" and explain how Roman legions gave us the word "salary". Ric also interviews Don Blandin of the Investor Protection Trust about how to avoid frauds and con artists in the investment world.
Sunday, May 12, 2013 Length : 26 min MPT2
Episode # 204
Join financial advisor Ric Edelman as he looks at the business end of showbiz, provides tips for raising money-savvy kids and the explains value of secured credit cards. In addition, Ric is joined by the bluegrass group The Percolators while exploring the role economic hard times have played throughout U.S. history.
Sunday, May 19, 2013 Length : 26 min MPT2
Episode # 205
Join Ric Edelman as he shows what $15 million will buy on the housing market, explains the effect of ordinary inflation on investments and interviews Mort Zuckerman, real estate investor and editor of the NY Daily News and US News & World Report.
Sunday, May 26, 2013 Length : 26 min MPT2
Episode # 206
Financial advisor Ric Edelman demonstrates the possibilities - and the costs - of a $6 million dollar home theater. Then, a panel of advisors offers their single best investment ideas. CNN Chief Business Correspondent Ali Velshi joins Ric to discuss maintaining investments in a volatile marketplace.
Sunday, June 02, 2013 Length : 26 min MPT2
Episode # 207
Ric Edelman and his team explore the reality behind Broadway's bright lights. Then, comedian Shahyrar takes a humorous look at when to have kids. In addition, Ric interviews former "Biggest Loser" trainer, Jillian Michaels, on the right - and wrong - advice to take when building a business.
Sunday, June 09, 2013 Length : 26 min MPT2
Episode # 208
Financial advisor Ric Edelman interviews "Shark Tank" participant Barbara Corcoran on what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur, looks at why people spend thousands of dollars on a portrait and advises a woman from Chicago on remaining positive in the face of so much bad economic news.
Sunday, June 16, 2013 Length : 26 min MPT2
Episode # 209
Financial advisor Ric Edelman looks at the reality behind every golfer's dream - the legendary 17th hole at Sawgrass. Later, he gives a pedicab driver in San Francisco advice on money market funds and talks to BET found Bob Johnson about the hard lessons of his upbringing.
Sunday, June 23, 2013 Length : 26 min MPT2
Episode # 210
Ric Edelman looks at the growing practice of pre-buying and pre-planning a funeral. Then, comedian Erin Jackson reveals the downside of being a landlord and fitness expert Denise Austin explains the relationship between health and wealth.