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Merge all your pixel layers (leave your font layers intact)> File> Save As: Photoshop PDF
Be sure to uncheck General> Options: Preserve Ps Editing Capabilities (or your files will be monsters)
Open in Acrobat, Resave
Your fonts should have been preserved in the process (verify in Acrobat Command+D)
I like to select Type Layer> Layer> Type> Convert to Shape
That way the PDF doesn't have actual fonts to worry about and they are still vector
Of course, you keep your original master file in .psd
Thanks g ballard for the two options. There is so much contradicting info on the internet. I appreciate it.
The document mentions about "embed font* checkbox is an old document talking about an older version of the photoshop. Regarding CS4, If the font allows font embedding, Photoshop always embed the fonts while saving text layer as PDF.