SANTA CLARA, April 22, 2022 - Edelman Financial Engines, America’s top independent wealth planning and investment advisory firm,1 today announced its podcast and radio show Everyday Wealth with Soledad O’Brien and Jean Chatzky has been named a Webby Honoree for Best Co-Hosts in the podcast category in the 26th Annual Webby Awards.

The Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, is the leading international awards organization honoring excellence on the internet. IADAS, which nominates and selects the Webby Award winners, is comprised of internet industry experts. The recognition has been referred to by The New York Times as the “internet’s highest honor.”

Everyday Wealth debuted on Jan. 1, 2022. Each week, award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien and personal finance expert Jean Chatzky are joined by wealth planners from Edelman Financial Engines and other industry experts to explore the goals people have to build, grow, protect and preserve their wealth at any age – and enjoy it every step of the way. Weekly episodes cover a broad range of current events, topics and strategies that impact our personal economies, including the markets, policy updates, work and retirement, relationships, generational planning, aging, health care, insurance decisions and tax-efficient investing. You can learn more by visiting EverydayWealth.com.

“We’re thrilled to have such talented media personalities like Soledad and Jean co-host our Everyday Wealth audio platform. Earning this recognition only three months after launching the show is a testament to their outstanding work,” said Jason Van de Loo, executive vice president and head of Wealth Planning and Marketing for Edelman Financial Engines. “Wealth is so much more than the money in our bank accounts and investment portfolios – it’s about the values, goals and dreams we have to live the life we want to lead. This honor reinforces how the conversations our hosts and wealth planners are creating each week around money and the moments that matter are resonating with listeners.”

“Honorees like Everyday Wealth are setting the standard for innovation and creativity on the internet,” said Claire Graves, president of the Webby Awards. “It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the 13,500 entries we received this year.”


About the Webby Awards

Hailed as the “internet’s highest honor” by The New York Times, the Webby Awards is the leading international awards organization honoring excellence on the internet, including websites and mobile sites; video; advertising, media and PR; apps and software, social; podcasts; games and virtual and remote. Established in 1996, the Webby Awards received more than 14,300 entries from all 50 states and 70 countries worldwide this year. The Webby Awards are presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. Sponsors and partners of the Webby Awards include Verizon, WP Engine, Canva, Omidyar Network, YouGov, NAACP, KPMG, Fast Company, Wall Street Journal, MediaPost, Podcast Movement, TheFutureParty and AIGA.

Webby Honorees are selected by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), a global organization of industry experts and technology innovators. Winners are selected for recognition based on “overall experience,” as well as excellence in the following areas: Websites and Mobile Sites, Video, Advertising, Media & PR, Apps and Software, Social, Podcasts, Games, and Virtual & Remote.


About Edelman Financial Engines

Since 1986, Edelman Financial Engines has been committed to always acting in the best interests of our clients. We were founded on the belief that all investors – not just the wealthy – deserve access to personal, comprehensive financial planning and investment advice. Today, we are America’s top independent financial planning and investment advisory firm, recognized by Barron's1 with 145+ offices2 across the country and entrusted by 1.3 million clients to manage more than $245 billion in assets.3 Our unique approach to serving clients combines our advanced methodology and proprietary technology with the attention of a dedicated personal financial planner. Every client’s situation and goals are unique, and the powerful fusion of high-tech and high touch allows Edelman Financial Engines to deliver the personal plan and financial confidence that everyone deserves. For more information, please visit EdelmanFinancialEngines.com.

1. The Barron’s 2023 Top 100 RIA Firms list, a ranking of independent advisory firms in its eighth year, is qualitative and quantitative, including assets managed by the firms, technology spending, staff diversity, succession planning and other metrics. Firms elect to participate but do not pay to be included in the ranking. Ranking awarded each September based on data within a 12-month period. Investor experience and returns are not considered.

2. Edelman Financial Engines data, as of Dec. 31, 2022.

3. Edelman Financial Engines data, as of September 30, 2023.

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