Ric Edelman’s TV Show to Air Throughout Southeast Asia

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Program to Air Nightly in Prime Time on Simply Money Network

The Truth About Money, the award-winning Public Television show hosted by acclaimed financial advisor Ric Edelman, will soon be airing in Southeast Asia, Edelman Financial Services announced.

Broadcast rights for 78 episodes of The Truth About Money with Ric Edelman were purchased by Bright Lights Media of Singapore for its Simply Money cable network, Asia’s first personal finance lifestyle channel. The network launched in April 2015.

The Truth About Money with Ric Edelman will air weeknights at 9:30PM in markets that include Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines. The series has already been broadcast more than 35,000 times on more than 225 public TV stations in the U.S.

Lauded for making personal finance both accessible and entertaining, The Truth About Money with Ric Edelman covers a broad array of personal finance topics – including debt management, retirement planning, paying for college, identity theft and estate planning. The series also features interviews with celebrities, aspirational lifestyle stories and segments describing how rapidly changing technology will impact everyone’s personal finances.

The show has won more than a dozen awards, including multiple Telly, Communicator and Webby Awards.

“Bright Lights Media’s desire to air the show in Asia demonstrates that people worldwide are interested in their personal finances,” said Ric Edelman, who is also CEO of Edelman Financial Services. “Whether you’re from New York or Singapore, you want to know how to pay for your kid’s college education and save for retirement.”
The series was produced by 3 Roads Communications. To see The Truth About Money with Ric Edelman trailer for Simply Money, click here.

About Edelman Financial Services
Edelman Financial Services provides financial planning and investment management services to more than 27,000 individuals and families and manages $14.9 billion in assets.(1) The firm also provides 401(k) plans and institutional investment management for businesses. EFS has won more than 100 financial, business, community and philanthropic awards.(2) For investment advice and other financial planning services, or to speak with an advisor, call 888-PLAN-RIC (888-752-6742) or visit EdelmanFinancial.com.

About Simply Money
Simply Money is an exciting new media brand in Southeast Asia which will produce high quality, relevant personal finance lifestyle content covering topics and issues such as household savings, kids’ education, debt management and retirement savings programmed in a compelling and entertaining manner. In addition to locally produced original content, Simply Money will also feature premium acquired content from around the world such as The Truth About Money with Ric Edelman (PBS), Til Debt Do Us Part (Frantic Films), SuperScrimpers (Channel 4) and The Profit (CNBC, US). Simply Money is programmed for a wide demographic and targets both male and female viewers.

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

(1)As of 3/31/15
(2)Throughout the firm’s 27 year history, EFS and Ric Edelman have been presented with more than 100 business, advisory, communication and community service awards. A complete list of awards won can be requested by contacting the firm at (888)-PLAN-RIC.

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