About Ed Slott

Named "The Best" source for IRA advice by The Wall Street Journal and called "America's IRA Expert" by Mutual Funds Magazine. He is a widely recognized professional speaker and created the nationally aired PublicTelevision special, "Stay Rich Forever & Ever with Ed Slott". Ed Slott also established the IRA Leadership Program™ and Ed Slott's Elite IRA Advisor Group™, which were developed specifically to help financial institutions and advisors, financial advisor firms and insurance companies become recognized leaders in the IRA marketplace.

Ed is the author of Your Complete Retirement Planning Road Map (Ballantine Books; 2007), Parlay Your IRA Into a Family Fortune (Viking; 2005), The Retirement Savings Time Bomb and How to Defuse it (Penguin; 2008) and Ed Slott's IRA Advisor, a monthly IRA newsletter. He also writes personal finance columns for numerous financial publications. He is a past Chairman of the New York State Society of CPAs Estate Planning Committee and editor of the IRA Planning section of The CPA Journal.

Ed is the recipient of the prestigious "Excellence in Estate Planning" and "Outstanding Service" awards presented by The Foundation for Accounting Education. He is a former Board member of The Estate Planning Council of New York City. Ed is often quoted in The New York Times, Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, Time, Newsweek, Fortune Magazine, Forbes Magazine, Money Magazine, Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine, USA Today, Trusts & Estates, Bloomberg Personal, Medical Economics, Investor's Business Daily, Smart Money and a host of additional national magazines and financial publications. He has appeared on NBC, ABC, CBS, CNBC, CNN, FOX, PBS, National Public Radio, and Bloomberg TV and radio.