Farnoosh Torabi

Farnoosh Torabi

Farnoosh Torabi is a personal finance expert, author, TV personality, and sought-after speaker whose mission is to help people take control of their finances so they can live their richest, happiest lives. A frequent financial contributor to Yahoo!, The Today Show, ABC, and All You Magazine, she has personally coached a wide range of audiences, from college students, to couples, to executives at Fortune 500 firms. Her latest book, When She Makes More: 10 Rules for Breadwinning Women, hits shelves May 2014.

To learn more about Farnoosh, or to discover how you can live a richer, happier life, please visit her website: http://farnoosh.tv.

How to Save $5,000 in a Year

How to Save $5,000 in a Year

Don’t Give Up That Latte
Financial expert David Bach coined the now-famous phrase “latte factor” more than a decade ago to illustrate the thousands of dollars you could save over time by giving up your daily latte. The…

How to Balance Business Travel as a Mom

How to Balance Business Travel as a Mom

“Just wait until you become a mom.”

Critics thought it premature for me to have and voice opinions about stay-at-home parenting before becoming a mother. Indeed, midway through my pregnancy I shared several reasons why, in…

How to Find Out Your Partner’s Salary

How to Find Out Your Partner’s Salary

I’ve come across a lot of nonsense in my 15 years covering personal finance: comments like “I’ll save when I make more money” and “Investing is for rich people.” There’s…

How to Get Through the Holidays in Debt

How to Get Through the Holidays in Debt

Finding it hard to feel festive when all you can think about is that fat credit card bill or those student loans you’re (still) paying off? Unfortunately, you’re not alone: three in four American households are currently saddled…

How to Make the Holidays Less Stressful

How to Make the Holidays Less Stressful

It’s supposed to be a time of year filled with celebration and merriment, but who among us doesn’t dread some aspect of the holidays? . From gift shopping to parties and dinner with the in-laws, the holiday season…

The Financial Pros and Cons of Marriage

The Financial Pros and Cons of Marriage

Marriage used to be merely an economic exchange. A bride was “given away” by her family along with some sort of dowry. Or a groom’s family would “buy” a bride from her folks with the hopes that she’d…

How Successful Women Spend Their Weekends

How Successful Women Spend Their Weekends

Weekends are sacred, especially if your workweek often includes late nights. And they’re not to be taken for granted. But the difference between what you hope to get done (quality family time, everything on your to-do list, getting…

Money Experts on Their Biggest Financial Mistakes

Money Experts on Their Biggest Financial Mistakes

Admitting to failure is not easy. Especially when you’re a well-respected entrepreneur or money expert. But those difficult experiences can bring real moments of clarity.

That’s why asking about failure is one of my favorite questions on…

How to Save $5,000 in a Year

How to Save $5,000 in a Year

Financial expert David Bach coined the now-famous phrase “latte factor” more than a decade ago to illustrate the thousands of dollars you could save over time by giving up your daily latte. The phrase is akin to…

How to Talk About Money in a Relationship

How to Talk About Money in a Relationship

About a year before my husband and I tied the knot, we had a financial powwow over margaritas (just one each). We wrote down our personal “numbers” — including savings, debt, and credit scores — on Post-its. Then we did a…

7 Steps to Take When You Lose Your Wallet

7 Steps to Take When You Lose Your Wallet

I knew I should have carried my wallet in a purse that night. Instead, I fashionably tucked it under my arm and headed to the local wine bar with my husband. Two pinot noirs later I reached over to pay…

Celebrity Money Mistakes We Can Learn From

Celebrity Money Mistakes We Can Learn From

As Chris Rock once said, “Rich is some (bleep) you could lose with a crazy summer and a drug habit.” Just because one may be good at making money doesn’t mean he or she necessarily has the savvy to…

6 New Ways to Tackle Housework

6 New Ways to Tackle Housework

Men and women are increasingly transcending gender roles and expectations in many realms. But the domestic domain — and its related drudgery — still remains an unfairly feminine preoccupation. As one recent Cornell University study concluded, housework is “gender…

A Case Against Stay-at-Home Parenting

A Case Against Stay-at-Home Parenting

With just three months left until we welcome our first child, my husband and I have naturally been discussing how to best manage our future family, in terms of child care. As the breadwinner in my marriage, I’ve…

How These Successful Women Juggle It All

How These Successful Women Juggle It All

What if we just stopped talking about “having it all” and started focusing simply on being content with our choices as a woman? Whether you choose to focus more on career, family, or relationships at a particular time…

Do Pessimists or Optimists Fare Better With Money?

Do Pessimists or Optimists Fare Better With Money?

When it comes to our ability to make healthy and sound financial choices, mindset matters. If you’re an optimist, you’re likely someone who focuses on growth and advancement. You anticipate the best possible outcomes and &mdash…

What’s Your Spending Style?

What’s Your Spending Style?

Philadelphia attorney Amy Gordon has a deceptively simple strategy for ensuring she won’t overspend. “If I don’t have dollars in my hand, I don’t buy it,” she says. Her cash-only approach is a very deliberate spending…

Optimize Your Budget With These Strategies

Optimize Your Budget With These Strategies

For most of us, budgeting ranks at the very bottom of our to-do lists, right below completing our taxes and visiting the dentist. In fact, two-thirds of Americans don’t even prepare a detailed budget at all…