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Suze Orman has been called “a force in the world of personal finance” and a “one-woman financial advice powerhouse” by USA Today. Suze Orman is a two-time Emmy Award-winning television host, New York Times mega bestselling author, magazine and online columnist, writer/producer, and one of the top motivational speakers in the world.
Suze Orman is the contributing editor to “O” The Oprah Magazine, the Costco Connection Magazine and the host of the award winning Suze Orman Show on CNBC. Over her television career Suze Orman has accomplished what no other television personality has before; Not only is she the single most successful fundraiser in the history of Public Television (PBS) but she has also garnered an unprecedented six Gracie Allen Awards, more than anyone in the history of this prestigious award. The Gracies recognize the nation’s best radio, television, and cable programming for, by and about women.
In May 2008 and 2009 Time Magazine named Suze Orman as one of the TIME 100, The World’s Most Influential People. In October 2008 Suze Orman was the recipient of the National Equality Award from the Human Rights Campaign. In April 2008 Orman was presented with the Amelia Earhart Award for her message of financial empowerment for women. Saturday Night Live spoofed Suze three times during 2008.
Suze Orman grew up on the South Side of Chicago, earned a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work at the University of Illinois and at the age of 30 was still a waitress making $400 a month. Today, Suze Orman is undeniably America’s most recognized expert on personal finance. BusinessWeek Magazine recognized Suze Orman as “The top female motivational speaker in the U.S” in 2007.
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Achieving and maintaining financial security in today’s turbulent economy ranks at the top of concerns for most people. Few understand this better than Suze Orman. From her earliest childhood years and the stress of her father losing his business, to her post-collegiate job as a waitress, to climbing the ranks in the investment world, and becoming a prolific bestselling author, Suze Orman has lived and learned many hard financial lessons. She has been able to translate these experiences into frank, savvy financial advice that has transformed the lives of millions around the world.
From townships in South Africa, throughout Asia, to local community groups and America’s soldiers, Suze Orman’s mission to educate men and women on how to take control of their money and their lives, spans the globe. Over the past 20 plus years, Suze Orman has met with tens of thousands of people, answering their questions and delivering a unique combination of hard-hitting and inspirational advice.