Ric Edelman is the nation’s most acclaimed financial advisor, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of 10 books on personal finance with more than one million copies in print in seven languages, and founder of the nation’s largest financial planning firm, ranked #1 for quality by Consumer Reports

Every weekend, Ric gives you the information you need about the five personal finance topics that matter most today: longevity, retirement security, exponential technologies, digital assets, and health & wellness. Using his trademark humor and unique delivery, Ric makes complex topics easy to understand – as only he can! 

Ric was ranked three times as the nation’s #1 Independent Financial Advisor by Barron’s, and he’s in both Research Magazine’s and Barron’s Financial Advisor Halls of Fame. He’s also recipient of IARFC’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Investment Advisor, RIABiz and InvestmentNews all named him one of the most influential people in the investment management profession – and he’s been named six times by TALKERS as one of the HEAVY HUNDRED – the 100 most important radio talk show hosts in the country!

Tune in to Ric’s show every weekend for the knowledge you need to achieve financial success!                                                                                                                                                                                             

For more information on the five personal finance topics that matter most today, visit THE TRUTH ABOUT YOUR FUTURE website at thetayf.com.

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4/12/24: Bitcoin Halving Hits Next Week – What's Next?

4/11/24: Free Money Debate Heats Up

Free money or fostering laziness? Today's episode addresses the heated debate over UBI programs, examining both the transformative potential and the controversy they spark across the political spectrum. #UniversalBasicIncome #UBIDebate #FreeMoney #PoliticalDivision #EconomicEmpowerment #SocialWelfare #PovertyReduction #TaxpayerFunds #GovernmentPrograms #ElectionIssues -----  Subscribe to podcast updates: https://form.jotform.com/223614751580152  Ask Ric: https://www.thetayf.com/pages/ask-ric  -----  Follow Ric on social media:  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RicEdelman  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ric_edelman/  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ricedelman/  X: https://twitter.com/ricedelman  YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@RicEdelman  -----  Brought to you by:  Invesco QQQ: https://www.invesco.com/qqq-etf/en/home.html  Schwab: https://www.schwab.com/  Disclosure page: https://www.thetayf.com/pages/sponsorship-disclosure-fee  ----- 

4/10/24: Don't Fall for This Social Security Panic Trap

Social Security dilemma? Today's show reveals the impending cuts and the common mistake retirees might make. Learn why starting benefits early could cost you dearly in the long run. #SocialSecurityCrisis #RetirementPlanning #FinancialAdvice #BenefitsCut #SaveYourFuture #InvestSmart #PolicyChange #EconomicImpact #RetireeMistakes #FutureFinance -----  Subscribe to podcast updates: https://form.jotform.com/223614751580152  Ask Ric: https://www.thetayf.com/pages/ask-ric  -----  Links from today's show:  Social Security Administration: https://www.ssa.gov/   -----  Follow Ric on social media:  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RicEdelman  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ric_edelman/  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ricedelman/  X: https://twitter.com/ricedelman  YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@RicEdelman  -----  Brought to you by:  Invesco QQQ: https://www.invesco.com/qqq-etf/en/home.html  Schwab: https://www.schwab.com/  Disclosure page: https://www.thetayf.com/pages/sponsorship-disclosure-fee  ----- 

4/9/24: Crypto Owners are Influencing the Election

Who will crypto owners vote for? On today's podcast, how upcoming elections reveal bitcoin investors' clash with crypto-critical candidates - tune in now! #CryptoInfluence #Election2024 #BlockchainVoting #PoliticalStrategy #CryptoOwnership #ElectionImpact #DigitalAssets #PolicyChange #VoterBehavior #TechSavvyPolitics -----  Subscribe to podcast updates: https://form.jotform.com/223614751580152  Ask Ric: https://www.thetayf.com/pages/ask-ric  -----  Links from today's show:  It's the Economy, Stupid (3/27/24 Episode): https://www.thetayf.com/blogs/this-weeks-stories/its-the-economy-stupid   -----  Follow Ric on social media:  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RicEdelman  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ric_edelman/  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ricedelman/  X: https://twitter.com/ricedelman  YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@RicEdelman  -----  Brought to you by:  Invesco QQQ: https://www.invesco.com/qqq-etf/en/home.html  Schwab: https://www.schwab.com/  Disclosure page: https://www.thetayf.com/pages/sponsorship-disclosure-fee  ----- 

4/8/24: Ric Answers Your Questions

Straight answers to your financial questions - on today's show, Ric covers it all: insights on RMDs, handling taxable accounts, investment timing and more. #InvestingWisdom #AssetManagement #IRAs #FinancialGrowth #InvestmentStrategies #RetirementSavings #WealthManagement #FinancialPlanning #SmartSavings #InvestAtAnyAge -----  Subscribe to podcast updates: https://form.jotform.com/223614751580152  Ask Ric: https://www.thetayf.com/pages/ask-ric  -----  Links from today's show:  When Must You Check “Yes” to the IRS Crypto Question on Form 1040? (3/12/24 Episode): https://www.thetayf.com/blogs/this-weeks-stories/when-must-you-check-yes-to-the-irs-crypto-question-on-form-1040 Ask Ric: https://www.thetayf.com/pages/ask-ric  -----  Follow Ric on social media:  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RicEdelman  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ric_edelman/  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ricedelman/  X: https://twitter.com/ricedelman  YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@RicEdelman  -----  Brought to you by:  Invesco QQQ: https://www.invesco.com/qqq-etf/en/home.html  Schwab: https://www.schwab.com/  Disclosure page: https://www.thetayf.com/pages/sponsorship-disclosure-fee  ----- 

4/5/24: Bitcoin ETFs: Simpler Than You Think

Bitcoin ETFs are in high demand - are you ready to answer client questions? Experts Matt Hougan and JD Gonzalez share how easy it is to integrate them into portfolios. Plus, billionaires' latest investment trends revealed. #BitcoinETFs #CryptoInvesting #FinancialAdvisors #SpotBitcoin #WealthManagement #Cryptocurrency #InvestmentStrategies #DigitalAssets #BillionaireBuys #TechInnovations -----  Subscribe to podcast updates: https://form.jotform.com/223614751580152  Ask Ric: https://www.thetayf.com/pages/ask-ric  -----  Links from today's show:  Creating Food from Thin Air (4/4/24 Episode): https://www.thetayf.com/blogs/this-weeks-stories/creating-food-from-thin-air   Wealth Management Convergence: https://www.thetayf.com/pages/convergence   Bitcoin ETFs Toolkits: https://dacfp.com/toolkit/   -----  Follow Ric on social media:  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RicEdelman  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ric_edelman/  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ricedelman/  X: https://twitter.com/ricedelman  YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@RicEdelman  -----  Brought to you by:  Invesco QQQ: https://www.invesco.com/qqq-etf/en/home.html  Schwab: https://www.schwab.com/  Disclosure page: https://www.thetayf.com/pages/sponsorship-disclosure-fee  ----- 

4/4/24: Creating Food from Thin Air

Agtech is turning sci-fi into reality, creating food from air to lab-grown meat. Today's podcast explores how this new tech is harnessing innovation to produce sustainable food solutions globally. #Agtech #SustainableFarming #FoodInnovation #LabGrownMeat #AgriculturalTechnology #FutureOfFood #GlobalFoodSolutions #FarmingRevolution #SustainableFood #AgtechTrends Subscribe to podcast updates: https://form.jotform.com/223614751580152 Ask Ric: https://www.thetayf.com/pages/ask-ric ----- Follow Ric on social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RicEdelman Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ric_edelman/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ricedelman/ X: https://twitter.com/ricedelman YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@RicEdelman ----- Brought to you by: Invesco QQQ: https://www.invesco.com/qqq-etf/en/home.html Schwab: https://www.schwab.com/ Disclosure page: https://www.thetayf.com/pages/sponsorship-disclosure-fee -----

4/3/24: Caregiving Getting Long-Overdue Attention

Caregivers are getting long-awaited recognition, with states and employers rolling out paid leave solutions. Tune in to understand how these essential policies offer relief and support to families navigating caregiving responsibilities. #CaregiverSupport #PaidLeave #FamilyCaregiving #StatePolicies #EmployerBenefits #FinancialRelief #CaregivingChallenges #WorkLifeBalance #AgingPopulation #FinancialAdvisors Subscribe to podcast updates: https://form.jotform.com/223614751580152 Ask Ric: https://www.thetayf.com/pages/ask-ric ----- Follow Ric on social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RicEdelman Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ric_edelman/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ricedelman/ X: https://twitter.com/ricedelman YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@RicEdelman ----- Brought to you by: Invesco QQQ: https://www.invesco.com/qqq-etf/en/home.html Schwab: https://www.schwab.com/ Disclosure page: https://www.thetayf.com/pages/sponsorship-disclosure-fee -----

4/2/24: The Biggest Practice Building Opportunity in a Decade for Advisors

Financial advisors, seize the decade's most significant opportunity by guiding GBTC owners towards smarter ETF investments. This episode reveals a strategy for enhancing client portfolios and building advisory practices. #FinancialAdvisors #GBTC #BitcoinETFs #InvestmentStrategy #ClientPortfolios #AdvisoryGrowth #SmartInvesting #CryptoInvestments #WealthManagement #PracticeBuilding Subscribe to podcast updates: https://form.jotform.com/223614751580152 Ask Ric: https://www.thetayf.com/pages/ask-ric ----- Follow Ric on social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RicEdelman Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ric_edelman/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ricedelman/ X: https://twitter.com/ricedelman YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@RicEdelman ----- Brought to you by: Invesco QQQ: https://www.invesco.com/qqq-etf/en/home.html Schwab: https://www.schwab.com/ Disclosure page: https://www.thetayf.com/pages/sponsorship-disclosure-fee -----

4/1/24: Students Find Secret to Eliminating College Loans Overnight

In a desperate bid to pay off student loans, some students are turning to this for a quick fix. Spoiler: It's not the financial strategy you'd expect. #StudentDebt #Gambling #DebtFree #AprilFools #FinancialFreedom #EducationCosts #StudentLoans #Betting #LoanForgiveness #RiskyFinance Subscribe to podcast updates: https://form.jotform.com/223614751580152 Ask Ric: https://www.thetayf.com/pages/ask-ric ----- Follow Ric on social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RicEdelman Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ric_edelman/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ricedelman/ X: https://twitter.com/ricedelman YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@RicEdelman ----- Brought to you by: Invesco QQQ: https://www.invesco.com/qqq-etf/en/home.html Schwab: https://www.schwab.com/ Disclosure page: https://www.thetayf.com/pages/sponsorship-disclosure-fee -----