Truth About Money with Ric Edelman
This series educates and entertains viewers about personal-finance issues, including investing, retirement, financing a college education, mortgages and supporting elderly parents and struggling adult children. Host Ric Edelman, twice ranked by Barron's magazine as the top independent financial advisor in the US, engages viewers on both an intellectual and an emotional level, providing them with practical information about saving and investing. Aided by 20 years of research in human psychology and neuroeconomics, Edelman reveals ways to avoid making common mistakes and start making better financial decisions about everything from buying cars to handling credit cards and choosing investments.
Truth About Money with Ric Edelman Previous Broadcasts
KQED World: Sun, Jan 27, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
Sylvia Johnson tells Ric Edelman how she managed to keep her business growing through a recession. Plus, Ric reveals why most economists are idiots and discusses the continuing issues of racism in the world of business with restaurateur B. Smith.
KQED World: Sun, Jan 20, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
Ric Edelman and his staff investigate the balance between risk and reward hundreds of feet above the ground, take a look at the world of digital media with Variety's Neil Stiles and answers a young man from Florida's questions about the safety of foreign bonds.
KQED World: Sun, Jan 13, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
Ric sits down with Homer Hickam, a real rocket scientist who has a new book about the economics of mining on the moon. Plus, down-to-earth advice on owning a racehorse, banking cash reserves and doing your own estate planning.
KQED World: Fri, Jan 11, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
Financial advisor Ric Edelman looks at the reality behind every golfer's dream - the legendary 17th hole at Sawgrass. Later, he gives a pedicab driver in San Francisco advice on money market funds and talks to BET found Bob Johnson about the hard lessons of his upbringing.
KQED World: Thu, Jan 10, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
Financial advisor Ric Edelman interviews "Shark Tank" participant Barbara Corcoran 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 remaining positive in the face of so much bad economic news.
KQED World: Wed, Jan 9, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
Ric Edelman and his team explore the reality behind Broadway's bright lights. Then, comedian Shahyrar takes a humorous look at when to have kids. In addition, Ric interviews former "Biggest Loser" trainer, Jillian Michaels, on the right - and wrong - advice to take when building a business.
KQED World: Tue, Jan 8, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
Financial advisor Ric Edelman demonstrates the possibilities - and the costs - of a $6 million dollar home theater. Then, a panel of advisors offers their single best investment ideas. CNN Chief Business Correspondent Ali Velshi joins Ric to discuss maintaining investments in a volatile marketplace.
KQED World: Mon, Jan 7, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
Join Ric Edelman as he shows what $15 million will buy on the housing market, explains the effect of ordinary inflation on investments and interviews Mort Zuckerman, real estate investor and editor of the NY Daily News and US News & World Report.
KQED World: Sun, Jan 6, 2013 -- 9:00 AM
Ric Edelman and his staff check out young entrepreneurs at one of Silicon Valley's hot startups, advises a radio caller about the dangers of a sudden windfall and sits down with B. Smith and her husband Dan Gasby for insights into the world of top restaurants.
KQED World: Fri, Jan 4, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
Join financial advisor Ric Edelman as he looks at the business end of showbiz, provides tips for raising money-savvy kids and the explains value of secured credit cards. In addition, Ric is joined by the bluegrass group The Percolators while exploring the role economic hard times have played throughout U.S. history.
KQED World: Thu, Jan 3, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
Join Ric Edelman and his staff as they explore the rewards - and the costs - of buying a "supercar" and explain how Roman legions gave us the word "salary". Ric also interviews Don Blandin of the Investor Protection Trust about how to avoid frauds and con artists in the investment world.
KQED World: Wed, Jan 2, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
Join Ric Edelman and his staff as they look at how the costs of flying in a private jet apply to everyday situations like leasing a new car. Ric also gives advice about 401Ks to a woman on a Manhattan sidewalk and quizzes fitness guru Denise Austin on the discipline needed to achieve financial fitness.
KQED World: Tue, Jan 1, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
Join financial advisor Ric Edelman and his staff as they explore how a destination wedding can actually save money, look at the dangers of investing in gold and consider the increasing economic inequality between black and white America with BET founder and entrepreneur Bob Johnson. Ric also fields a variety of financial questions from seminar audiences and radio show callers.
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