On this edition of Ask Suze (and KT) Anything, Suze answers questions from Women & Money listeners Terry, Mare, Suzy, Eric, Michael, Becky, Deanna, Barbara, Aga and Seretha, selected and read by KT.
I hope we can agree that sending a young adult out into the world with a solid grounding in how to make smart financial choices is a core requirement of good parenting.
In this podcast, Suze and KT share special stories about their dads. These great and important memories shed some light on how they became the successful women they are today!
In this podcast of Ask Suze Anything, we hear questions from Women & Money listeners Elizabeth, Jeff, and Ada.
Teaching your children the pleasure of saving is going to be one of your hardest tasks, since chances are you do not enjoy it either. If you force them to save, they might grow to resent it.
I hope you and your family have had a fantastic summer full of fun, adventure and most of all, relaxation. With the academic school year starting soon, it’s an important time for parents –and grandp
In this podcast, Suze shares her tears and heartfelt confusion about financial suffering.
On this week’s Ask Suze Anything, Suze wants you to get things right!
As a new academic year begins, I want to make sure that parents understand the important lessons that will not be taught in school.
#1 New York Times best-selling author and world-renowned financial expert Suze Orman makes her children’s book debut in this story of a one-dollar bill named Billy and penny named Penny.
I see parents let down their college bound kids all the time. Not because they can’t afford to foot the often insanely high bill for a four-year private college education, but because they
Young adults are making a big mistake with their finances. Survey after survey reports that most millennials do not have a credit card. I am wholeheartedly on board with preferring a debit card. But everyone needs to also have a credit card and use it responsibly.
You know your kids are sponges. So let me ask you a question: what lessons about saving are they absorbing from you?
Sitting down with your children once a month and having them help you pay the family bills is an incredibly valuable life-lesson opportunity that sadly few families use.
If you have a child or grandchild who is going to get paid for work this summer, I want you to consider a way to gift them a valuable retirement stake.
As we are heading into the holiday season, I know plenty of kids will be receiving a check from a grandparent, aunt or uncle. So I want to review how every family with kids under 18 should handle financial gifts year round.
Parents, we have a problem. So many of you make a mess out of allowances. You reward the wrong thing, and totally miss out on the big picture: beginning to teach your child about the value of money. Here are my 3 Suze-Approved Rules for Allowances:
Falling behind on your student loans is one of the worst financial mistakes you can ever make. The penalties and fees if you fall behind, and into default, can add thousands of dollars to your bill.
So often grandparents come up to me and ask how they can best help their grandchildren get a leg up. My favorite move is to gift a grandchild money to open a Roth IRA. Here’s what you need to know:
One of the most common things I hear from many couples is that the husband likes investing and planning, and thus wives are all too happy to let him handle the retirement strategizing. Big mistake. Not because I am doubting the skill and intentions of men. Rather, my concern is that it’s women who typically are the most at risk in terms of retirement security for a very simple fact: Women tend to outlive men.
It makes me so sad to read reports that many households don’t have even $1,000 set aside to cover an unexpected expense. What’s so sad is that I know that must cause such stress.
Saving for retirement is a no-brainer. But knowing the smartest ways to do that saving is anything but easy to figure out, given all the choices. Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered. Here’s exactly what you should do, in the order I list:
The car you're driving could be driving you into poverty, says Suze Orman. While lenders are relaxing terms and offering longer periods for borrowers to pay, Orman is sticking by her rules of the road.
As the economy slowly recovers, Americans are struggling to get out of credit card debt they amassed during tougher financial days...Out of desperation to stay current, or to rid themselves of their debt, people are looking at their retirement accounts as a cash source. But Suze Orman says that's the biggest mistake you could make.