Ric Edelman is the chairman and CEO of Edelman Financial Services, LLC, the author of several personal finance books and the host of a syndicated weekly personal finance talk radio show called The Ric Edelman Show. Edelman was ranked the #1 Independent Financial Advisor in the nation by Barron’s in 2009, 2010, and 2012. For 2011, Edelman was ranked #2. He is an alumnus of Rowan University.
Edelman has written several personal finance books:
The New Rules of Money (1999)
Ordinary People, Extraordinary Wealth (2001)
What You Need to Do Now (2001)
Discover the Wealth Within You (2003)
The Lies About Money (2007)
Rescue Your Money (2009)
The Truth About Money (2010)
^ abMcGee, Suzanne (25 August 2012). "Top 100 Independent Advisors". Barron's. Retrieved 9 June 2013. "Ric Edelman, of Fairfax, Va.-based Edelman Financial Services, moved up from No. 2 to grab the top spot"