Suze Orman TwitterSuze Orman FacebookSuze Orman YouTubeSuze Orman LinkedIn
View Blog & News List

Smooth Sailing With Suze Orman

June 03, 2013 at 11:03 AM

“Every morning when I’m in Florida, I look at the water and think about this vast body that represents the mystery of life. And I think about money on the same terms, as something liquid and flowing, something that experiences ups and downs just like the tides. Water is my inspiration for managing money.”

Insightful, almost poetic, words by Suze Orman, the U.S.’s most famous expert on personal finance and a well-known television personality. Born on the South Side of Chicago, Orman began her working life as a $400-a-month waitress before becoming a financial advisor and then founding a multi-million dollar consultancy empire. Today she is a household name, thanks in large part to the success of her CNBC television show. So popular is she, in fact, that Orman has been listed twice as one of the “Time 100,” Time magazine’s list of the world’s most influential people, as well as one of the "World's 100 Most Powerful Women” by Forbes magazine.

The author of nine bestselling books and one of the world’s most sought-after motivational speakers, Orman offers simple yet sound advice on navigating today's turbulent financial times. And this she often does in her uniquely accessible and entertaining style aboard her 53-foot Azimut Flybidge as part of her web series “Staying Afloat.”

 

Read Full Article (PDF)

Sailing With Suze Orman

Tag Cloud

confidentrepay student loanspay credit debt ASAP19 years cash flow problemloan is giftallowance taskFICO credit score credit card mortgageCNBCbetter termsemergency fund savingsshop online guaranteed level term policyPay Off Debt Before Retirementquick closing8 Rulesmobile appcontribution car loanbe kind to yourselfUS Tax Codefinancial fearsPost-DivorceAuto Savings real estate mistakespay off debttax ID theftmarriage financial responsibilityno fee transfergraduationLong Term Care premiumsenjoy saving anticipated salarylong term carehigh FICO scorereal estate marketjanuary billsfamily save at least $100 monthlyEric Dodge comparison shoppingprescription tierdeath benefit needs for familycredit managementpublic service loan forgiveness programwomen longer life spanHoliday Shoppingno splurge GiftVeterinary SchoolCredit scoreSuze Orman's Money Warsmultiple lendersfinancial concernCPI-Wbe good exampleteach importance of helping othersDurable Power of Attorney for Health CareCory BookermortgageMoney-Savingswitch to spouse coveragebuy home you can affordadvice for college graduatesearn allowancelower overall drug costMost Influential Celebrities ListGay Rights2016 adjust withholdingmental healthfinancial argumentsemotional stakesinsurance yearly reviewcommitgrandchild summer job IRA contributionvalentines dayOverspendingwives should be involved in retirementlife insurance name trust as beneficiaryfinancial independenceborrowing plan School of Social Workinsurancebest loan deal stretch out haircut appointmentsrent vs buyinsurance mistakeHDHP's are good for youderailed planStudent Debtkid borrow firstcut monthly cable billwrite new goalmax employer matched 401(k) contributionunder 18 financial giftage appropriate goalsrequire chore in exchange for allowanceknow before you owedental savings planUniversity of IllinoisRichretirement accountscollege studentallowanceteach your child good money habitsstandard deduction interest capitalizationRevocable Living Trustat worst still pay 75% benefitGraceno retirement funds for down paymentproperty taxone credit cardfraudulent returnsecured cardno negativitycredit carddon't blow tax refundAccuQuote.comUniversity of FloridaIRA contribution gifted moneyInfluential Celebrityis it necessary?paid vacationraise deductiblesdon't use allowance as bribeMarlo Thomashome buying mistakeswomen live longerultimate compounding gift15-year refinance dealCiti Simplicity Card Stock Investmentsdon't do five year car loanHow To Build CreditNewtownretirementHDHP's are not badbetter loan ratesteensThe Suze Orman ShowBankStudent Loandon't buy wantsFinal Goodbyesavings pleasuredental discount planpreexisting condition not coveredreduce interest rateMoneyHDHP'sfocus on needsFinancial Awarenessmax employee matchSpendingmonthly benefit get credit cardstandard ratehigher insurance deductiblebe true to yourselfTelepicturesdear suzeSuze Orman ScholarshipHolidayzero rate transfer dealsSuze changed my lifemax benefit coveredbad retirement planningverify retirement plan with HR or plan sponsorstudentbecome member retain separate credit cardsalternative FICO scoreFundsjuggle multiple financial goalsinitial tax break take actionitemized deductionpercentage men widowed 75-84Amy Lacyet2015 financial roadmapoverspend on nights outloved ones dependent on incomeget the most out of social security doctor no longer in networkdangerous retirement planfinancial goal phrasephysical healthdo you need life insurancebig results marriage inequalityretirment savingsbuying car 2016high deductible health care plan10 year repayment plan powerfulCommencementSuze Ormansocial security not going brokesocial workincentives for health care wellness screeningloan big picture buy down premiumcan you afford it40% toward financial goalrequired disclosurebetter loan dealslet them have 50% controllow down payment!00% tuition paidPBS Specialhome related tax break bonus money vowsorigination feesPrime Rate Rise 2015Employer Matched Contributionno private loanspecial saving accountpositivepush yourself to save more for retirementpaid in full3 bucket approachgift grandchild IRA contributionchildren under 18increase retirement contribution rateidentity fraudLTCi ASAPlive below your meansresponsibleyours, mine & oursCommunication Skills couple financesrising home pricesapproved medical 100% tax-freecommunity bank2015 record year car salesmoney-aware childMortgage Credit Availability Index50 over 50stay positiveMotherAmericans don't use all paid vacation timeFree Debt Eliminatorcollege graduatereferrals 20% equitylower rateannual cost of living adjustmentdebtovercome financial fearsInfluentialsJose RodriguezForeclosureignore 6 month grace period Urbana-Champaignbuying a caropen enrollment review Giftslow-cost index mutual fundswitch to roth 401(k)no interestplanhousing marketemployer offered life insuranceConventional loan PMIconsider roth 401(k)20 year level term is it kind?Warner Bros Television GroupFinancial Adviceoverspend on giftspay down car loanrefinanceunsubsidized Stafford loancut monthly cellular billsummer job match income lower mortgage interestuniversal college accessFinancial SystemHDHP LTCStaffords this year have a fixed 6.8% interest ratemake saving a pleasureCredit Card Rate IncreaseEasy Life Insurance kids schedule paymentsprotect loved ones paying for collegeadjust allocations adult childrenemployer funding HSASuze approvedoverspend on dining outEmergency Savingscreate new truthcostly insurance mistake401Klearn good financial choiceshome buying budgetExhibitionhome budget after tax costmaintain standard of living6 month waiting periodleave a legacycalculate dependents annual income needsrolloverFRAautomate student loan paymentsonly offered while employed Heartstudent loan repaymentmortgage interest tax deductionpurely financial standpointdo not pay allowance for good behaviorMoney Marketlong term goalSuze is my biggest mentorsecure creditprovider of financial supportgay marriage ban end Florida protect and provide for minor child get health insurancebudgetprotect your familypresident Obamaexercise reguarlyInvest for savings growthfinancing car highest possible benefitGoodbyedream school401(k) ContributionsRetirement Incomecost of capitalization calculatorletter to suzeshort term goal speak new goalreduce monthly paymentHSA tax savingsPersonal Financeincrease retirement savingsholiday spendinginterest on student loanscredit reportstudent loan repayment estimatorpay down student loan debthealthy retirement weight3 step financial road mapForbes Top 10LTC shoppingnew cardepreciating asset College of Veterinary MedicineRoth 401(k)Long Term Care Insurance mortgage disclosureFICO at least 720Interestautomatic withdraw to savings Financial Awareness Video Festivalnegotiate points with bank or seller8 month emergency funddon't charge a pennypay more than minimum20% down paymentcredit uniontitle insuranceno late fee New York Lifedon't derail retirement savings3% debt transferred heartacheteens and moneyno life insurance financially irresponsibleFinancialone annual feeconfident of solutionemergency fund ritual schedulestore credit cardstaxesbalance transfer Save Us MoneyWashingtonsave low credit scoreAdequate Auto and Home Insurancehome ownershipdebit cardBankruptcydental insurance responsible with moneycar leasingescrowCOLAclosing costs 2% of loanAlarm Clockverify wellness screening and programsmeet monthly best interest ratesbreakdown projected monthly housing costloan necessityfour steps to retirement savings life insuranceETF'swaive home inspection bid10% donate to charityfocus on new truth BeautySuze Orman spouse Kathy Travis3 savings buckets near historic lowsAshley Springerhealthy aging Prime Rate IncreaseFinancial Power of Attorneysmall changes co-sign protect dependent charges on credit cardsocial securityschool Baby BoomersAARPdangerous money seasonthree year car loanLong Term Care shoppingwomen outlive menFinancial Solutions For Youcar buying mistakeswould you decline a bonusgrandparent IRA contribution permanent life insurancesavingsYoung Adult Satisfyingadd teenFinancial Gift Cliffautomatic paymentLovelowest cost fund optionHDHP/HSAlower premiumOne Wallet At A Timevalue moneydon't extend mortgage Federal Funds Ratesuccessgift not loanback door Roth IRAis it necessarystudent loan repayment planincrease emergency savingssidelineddon't spend Holiday SeasonCivil Rightsback-to-school budgetFinancial Clifffull retirement agesave moneydebt freedeath benefit 20 to 25 times annual incomecontribute household expenses not enough life insurance20% down payment avoid feesSandy Hook Elementary Schooltelevision hostmanage student loansFHA loan feesage appropriate chorekeep a schedulepay high rate off firstbuy homeunexpected expensedoctors in networkhigh premiumsCredit Card Interest Ratemonthly dental insurance premiumcommunity collegepoint cost offset by savingsterm insuranceNew american Dream file asaplong-term care retirement planRetirement SavingsPhyllis Shelton expert long-term caretraditional vs roth 401(k)closing feesstudent loan debtpercentage of women widowed 75-84no tax on withdrawlsChanging Liveshome insuranceSandy Hook Promisealways use all paid time offis it true? AARP Social security calculatorForbesterm life insurancemortgage brokersame-sex marriagegift up to 14,000bad decisionsno waiting periodsocial security never insolventget over life insurance phobiapay interest while in schoolborrow each year, capitalization is going to pile up 8 month safety netbill paying priorities4 Must Have Documents SelectQuote.comno sneaking in feesLifestyleonly refinance if it payssetup automatic savings withdrawsame sex marriage band end Floridaiffy incomedon't cover cosmetic dentistryStudent Debt Crisislong-term care premiumsFiscal Responsibilitypay 100% cashraise insurance deductibleworst financial mistakenot gender specific face your financial fearGay Couplescompare monthly expensespublic service career student loan repayment Financial Educatorlousy investmentwomen long term carehome loan credit score below 740 replace permanent life insurance with termdon't ignore open enrollmentMass Mutual2016 adjust estimated taxFICO Scoredon't defer interest paymentshealthy retirement blood pressurefederal student loan deferment TeachWall Streetloan no longer than 36monthscnbc alarm clockroth iraavoid burn outclosing disclosure


View Blog & News List
People First. Then Money. Then Things.
Connect with me on Facebook Connect with me on YouTube Connect with me on Twitter
© 2016 Suze Orman Media Inc. All rights reserved.
 
 |  Search  |  Sitemap  |  Privacy  |  Terms
Sign Up For E-mail Offers
Open Panel
Close Panel