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The Truth About Money with Ric Edelman

The Truth About Money with Ric Edelman is now airing on public television stations across the country. In these 26 half-hour episodes, Ric will entertain and educate you about personal finance, covering investments, retirement, paying for college, handling mortgages, supporting aging parents and much more. Ric's financial savvy will engage you both intellectually and emotionally, and provide you with the practical information you need to achieve financial success.

Episode Guide
Season

The Truth About Money: Season 2, Ep 26 The Truth About Money: Episode 26

Investment advisor Ric Edelman reveals why most economists are idiots, discusses the continuing issues of racism in the world of business with restaurateur B. Smith, and visits with a business owner to learn how she managed to keep her company growing through a recession. Episode produced in 2012.

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The Truth About Money: Season 2, Ep 25 The Truth About Money: Episode 25

Financial planner Ric Edelman investigates the balance between risk and reward hundreds of feet above the ground, answers a question about the safety of foreign bonds, and takes a look at the world of digital media with Variety Inc. president Neil Stiles. Episode produced in 2012.

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The Truth About Money: Season 2, Ep 24 The Truth About Money: Episode 24

Financial advisor Ric Edelman launches into a conversation with a rocket scientist about the economics of mining on the moon, and provides down-to-earth advice on owning a racehorse, banking cash reserves and doing your own estate planning. Episode produced in 2012.

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The Truth About Money: Season 2, Ep 23 The Truth About Money: Episode 23

Financial planner Ric Edelman checks out young entrepreneurs at one of Silicon Valley’s hot startups, gleans insights from top restaurateurs, and advises a caller about the dangers of a sudden financial windfall. Episode produced in 2012.

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The Truth About Money: Season 2, Ep 22 The Truth About Money: Episode 22

Investment advisor Ric Edelman breaks down what it will cost to bottle your own wine, answers a question about financial pitfalls for young adults, and joins forces with Elmo from Sesame Street to teach kids about money. Episode produced in 2012.

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The Truth About Money: Season 2, Ep 21 The Truth About Money: Episode 21

Financial planner Ric Edelman visits an auction house to determine if retirement money should be invested in collectibles, dishes with Variety Inc. president Neil Stiles about the behind-the-scenes tales of show business, and delves into the funnier, financial side of dating. Episode produced in 2012.

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The Truth About Money: Season 2, Ep 20 The Truth About Money: Episode 20

Investment advisor Ric Edelman looks at the surprisingly reasonable price of a nanny, chats with baseball player Ken Kendricks about the reality of playing in the majors, and answers a variety of questions about personal finance. Episode produced in 2012.

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The Truth About Money: Season 2, Ep 19 The Truth About Money: Episode 19

Financial planner Ric Edelman explores the importance of professional guidance with a shark-fishing captain, and visits TV’s Pawn Stars Rick, Corey and “The Old Man.” Episode produced in 2012.

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The Truth About Money: Season 2, Ep 18 The Truth About Money: Episode 18

Financial advisor Ric Edelman explains how you can take an exotic sports car for a drive without being taken to the cleaners, interviews legendary boxing promoter Bob Arum, and dissects how to evaluate a financial advisor. Episode produced in 2012.

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The Truth About Money: Season 2, Ep 17 The Truth About Money: Episode 17

Financial advisor Ric Edelman uncorks the risks of investing in fine wine, talks with top financial advisors about fixed annuities, and sits down with Professor Jeremy Siegel of the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business to discuss the past 200 years of stock prices. Episode produced in 2012.

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The Truth About Money: Season 2, Ep 16 The Truth About Money: Episode 16

Financial planner Ric Edelman explores the pitfalls of buying a vacation home and tells how to locate lost stock price information from a previous employer. Episode produced in 2012.

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The Truth About Money: Season 2, Ep 15 The Truth About Money: Episode 15

Ric Edelman answers financial questions about how to help your child establish a good credit rating, paying off student loans without going broke, and how to pick an investment advisor. Plus, actor/playwright Chazz Palminteri joins Ric and discusses growing up in the Bronx and what it took to make it to the top. Episode produced in 2012.

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The Truth About Money: Season 2, Ep 14 The Truth About Money: Episode 14

Ric Edelman interviews Phil Rosenthal, the writer and producer of “Everybody Loves Raymond,” about the tricks of prospering in the tough world of television. Ric also gives a surprising answer to an audience question about the value of big mortgages, and a panel of advisors warns about the biggest investment rip-offs. Episode produced in 2012.

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The Truth About Money: Season 2, Ep 13 The Truth About Money: Episode 13

Sailing off into the sunset could mean a very expensive retirement…Ric Edelman explains why; Who really needs life insurance? And an interview with Kathy Ireland – how she went from being a super model to a super mogul. Episode produced in 2012.

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The Truth About Money: Season 2, Ep 12 The Truth About Money: Episode 12

Ric Edelman looks at how buying into a vacation resort can turn a dream into a nightmare; the biggest dangers in investing today; Deborah Norville explains how scientists are finding that a sense of gratitude can change your life. Episode produced in 2012.

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The Truth About Money: Season 2, Ep 11 The Truth About Money: Episode 11

Financial planner Ric Edelman discusses the determination needed to make your dreams come true – from the costs to purchase and maintain that dream yacht to the reality of owning your own restaurant and quizzes his audience about the most common reason for financial failure. Episode produced in 2012.

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The Truth About Money: Season 2, Ep 10 The Truth About Money: Episode 10

Ric Edelman looks at the growing practice of pre-planning and pre-purchasing your own funeral, comedian Erin Jackson reveals the downside of being a landlord, and fitness expert Denise Austin talks to Ric about the relationship between health and wealth. Episode produced in 2012.

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The Truth About Money: Season 2, Ep 09 The Truth About Money: Episode 09

Join financial advisor Ric Edelman as he explains how the risk and reward of golf’s famed 17th hole at Sawgrass can be like the risk and reward of investing, at what age kids should be taught about money, and talks to BET founder Bob Johnson about the hard lessons of his upbringing. Episode produced in 2012.

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The Truth About Money: Season 2, Ep 08 The Truth About Money: Episode 08

Ric Edelman interviews Barbara Corcoran, one of the judges on the popular TV show "Shark Tank" 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 how to remain positive in the face of so much bad economic news. Episode produced in 2012.

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The Truth About Money: Season 2, Ep 07 The Truth About Money: Episode 07

Ric Edelman and his team explore the financial reality behind Broadway’s bright lights and comedian Shahyrar takes a humorous look at when to have kids. Also, Ric interviews former “Biggest Loser” trainer, Jillian Michaels, on the right advice to take and the wrong advice to avoid when building your business. Episode produced in 2012.

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The Truth About Money: Season 2, Ep 06 The Truth About Money: Episode 06

In this episode...a panel of advisors offer their single best investment ideas, CNN Chief Business Correspondent Ali Velshi joins Ric to discuss how to maintain investments in a volatile marketplace, plus much more! Episode produced in 2012.

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The Truth About Money: Season 2, Ep 05 The Truth About Money: Episode 05

Join Ric Edelman as he shows what $15 million will buy you in today’s housing market, explains the effect of ordinary inflation on your investments and interviews Mort Zuckerman, real estate investor and editor of the NY Daily News and US News & World Report. Episode produced in 2012.

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The Truth About Money: Season 2, Ep 04 The Truth About Money: Episode 04

Financial advisor Ric Edelman looks at the business end of showbiz, explains how to raise money-savvy kids and interviews Steve Forbes of Forbes Magazine. In addition, Ric is joined by the bluegrass group “The Percolators” in a look at the role economic hard times have played throughout U.S. history. Episode produced in 2012.

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The Truth About Money: Season 2, Ep 03 The Truth About Money: Episode 03

Ric Edelman investigates the rewards – and the costs - of buying a "supercar" and explains how Roman legions gave us the word "salary." Ric also interviews Don Blandin, President and CEO of the Investor Protection Trust about how to avoid frauds and con artists in the investment world. Episode produced in 2012.

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The Truth About Money: Season 2, Ep 02 The Truth About Money: Episode 02

Ric Edelman explores how the costs of flying in a private jet apply to everyday situations like leasing a new car. Ric also gives advice about 401(k)s and speaks with fitness guru Denise Austin about the discipline needed to achieve financial fitness. Episode produced in 2012.

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The Truth About Money: Season 2, Ep 01 The Truth About Money: Episode 01

Financial advisor Ric Edelman reveals how a destination wedding can actually save money, discusses the dangers of investing in gold and explores the increasing economic inequality between black and white America with BET founder and entrepreneur Bob Johnson. Episode produced in 2012.

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