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.
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.
Sunday, June 30, 2013 Length : 26 min MPT2
Episode # 211
Financial advisor Ric Edelman talks to Chef Geoff Tracy about the reality of owning your own restaurant, explains what entices people to splurge on enormous yachts and quizzes the audience about the most common reason for financial failure.
Sunday, July 07, 2013 Length : 26 min MPT2
Episode # 212
Ric Edelman and his staff of investment advisors look at how buying into a vacation resort can turn into a nightmare, a panel discusses the biggest dangers in investing today and Deborah Norville explains how scientists are finding that a sense of gratitude can change your life.
Sunday, July 14, 2013 Length : 26 min MPT2
Episode # 213
Sailing off into the sunset could mean a very expensive retirement and Ric Edelman and his colleagues explain why. Other discussion topics include: who really needs life insurance, whether success is still possible in today's world and how supermodel Kathy Ireland went from skimpy swimsuits to a retail empire.
Sunday, July 21, 2013 Length : 26 min MPT2
Episode # 214
Ric Edelman interviews Phil Rosenthal - the writer and producer of "Everybody Loves Raymond" about the tricks of prospering in the tough world of television. He also gives a tough answer to an audience question about the value of big mortgages and a panel of advisors warn us about the biggest investment rip-offs.