Ric Edelman Best Seller Wins Major Book Award

28-Apr-2011 | News-Press Release

FAIRFAX, Va., April 28— Acclaimed financial advisor Ric Edelman’s book The Truth About Money, 4thEdition has been named winner of an Excellence in Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Award.

The EIFLE Awards are presented by the Institute for Financial Literacy, a leading financial counseling and education organization. The awards honor innovation and quality of financial literacy education efforts. This year’s EIFLE recipients were honored on Wednesday, Apr. 20, 2011 in Chicago, during the Institute’s Annual Conference on Financial Education.                

“The world of personal finance has changed dramatically and grown even more complicated over the past few years. Now fully updated and revised, The Truth About Money remains an indispensible guide in handling your investments, long-term care, planning for retirement, buying and selling your home, how to get out of debt, how to pay for college or your daughter’s wedding, and much more,” said Edelman. “The honor of an EIFLE Award reconfirms The Truth About Money as the comprehensive classic in helping to achieve financial security.”

Ric Edelman has been providing financial advice to consumers for almost 25 years. His brand new television series The Truth About Money with Ric Edelman debuted this month on Public Television stations across the country, and his syndicated radio program can be heard in 37 markets. Ric is the No. 1 independent financial advisor in the country as ranked by Barron’s, the esteemed Wall Street publication. He is also a sought-after speaker, and best-selling author of seven books. To learn more about personal finance, visit Ric online at RicEdelman.com.

Ric Edelman is Chairman and CEO of Edelman Financial Services LLC (“EFS”). He is also President and a member of the Board of Directors for Sanders Morris Harris Group. Ric is an Investment Advisor Representative and offers advisory services through EFS, an SEC-registered investment advisor. He is also a Registered Principal of and offers securities through Sanders Morris Harris Inc., an affiliated broker/dealer, member FINRA/SIPC. 

Barron’sranking "Top 100 Independent Financial Advisors" (Aug. 28, 2010 / Aug. 31, 2009) based on the quality of the advisors’ practices, including client retention and compliance record, contribution to the firm’s profitability, and the volume of assets overseen by the advisors and their teams.


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