The Truth About Money with Ric Edelman

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Announcing Season 3 on Public Television Beginning September 3

The new season of The Truth About Money with Ric Edelman premieres at a time when Americans are more worried about their retirement than ever before, according to Pew Research Center. Financial advisor Ric Edelman has made it his mission to help Americans gain a better understanding of personal finance, and his sharp insights and practical advice help viewers easily grasp how to make the most of their net worth and how to make retirement a reality.

In addition to financial guidance, Season 3 introduces a brand new look — a new set and graphics that complement exciting new show segments like Future Finance, where Ric considers financial future trends with Singularity University faculty. We get to know Ric’s wife Jean Edelman in her new segment, The Other Side of Money. And Just One Question: Celebrity Edition offers sometimes surprising, sometimes poignant observations from a wide variety of luminaries.

The Truth About Money also features Ric’s lively commentaries, with audience Q&A, man-on- the street interviews, radio snippets, financial lessons and quick quizzes — all in a fast, fun and informative format that gives the average American the information needed to help them chart a path to financial success.

All new this season – 26 jam-packed episodes
Live Audience Q&A: Ric takes the show on the road to answer audience questions at the Weinberg Center for the Arts in Frederick, MD; Fort Belvoir Army post in Northern Virginia; and Roger Williams University in Rhode Island.

The Other Side of Money with Jean Edelman: Ric’s wife and co-founder of Edelman Financial Services shares her insights on living a fuller, richer life.

Future Finance: Ric explores future trends in technology that will impact your financial planning. At Singularity University in Silicon Valley, Ric explores the final frontier of space with astronaut Dan Barry. He interviews Dr. Daniel Kraft about the future of medicine, George Skidmore about nanotechnology, Avi Reichental about 3-D and 4-D printing, Ray McCauley about biotech and bio-informatics, Mark Goodman about Cyber Security and much more.

Just One Question: Celebrity Edition: Each episode features celebrity financial confessions from notables like Sheila Bair, Maury Povich, Shirley Jones, Jacques Pepin, Cokie Roberts, Jeffrey Lyons, Jerry Springer, Joe Bastianich, Julie Newmar and more!

Funny Money: Laughing all the way to the bank, Season 3 shares Cash Comedy from Dangerfield’s Comedy Club in New York City and the Washington, D.C. Improv.

The Truth About Money with Ric Edelman is produced by 3 Roads Communications, Inc., an Emmy Award-winning company with a long, distinguished history of supplying top-notch programming to Public Television. The series is underwritten by TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation and iShares. The series is distributed by American Public Television (APT) to Public Television stations nationwide.

About Ric Edelman:
Ric is a #1 New York Times best-selling author and has been named Barron’s* #1 independent financial advisor three times. His seven books have collectively sold more than one million copies, have been translated into several languages and have educated countless people worldwide. Ric’s nationally-syndicated radio program airs in 69 markets across the country and he is well-known to Public TV viewers. Ric also has built a comprehensive educational resource about personal finance to help people achieve their financial goals at

*According to Barron’s, "The formula [used] to rank advisors has three major components: assets managed, revenue produced and quality of the advisor’s practice. Investment returns are not a component of the rankings because an advisor’s returns are dictated largely by each client’s risk tolerance. The quality-of-practice component includes an evaluation of each advisor's regulatory record." The rankings are based on the universe of applications submitted to Barron’s. The selection process begins with a nomination and application provided to Barron’s. Principals of Edelman Financial Services LLC self-nominated the firm and submitted quantitative and qualitative information to Barron’s as requested. Barron's reviewed and considered this information which resulted in the rankings on Aug. 27, 2012/Aug. 28, 2010/Aug. 31, 2009.

Ric Edelman is Chairman and CEO of Edelman Financial Services LLC, a Registered Investment Adviser, and CEO, President and a Director of The Edelman Financial Group Inc. He is an Investment Adviser Representative who offers advisory services through EFS and a Registered Principal of (and offers securities through) Sanders Morris Harris Inc., an affiliated broker/dealer, member FINRA/SIPC.

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