Before you spend your hard-earned money this year, be sure to catch this holiday eye-opener. It could change your mind about how much you plan to spend. A couple wants to figure out why they live paycheck to paycheck but a turn of events leads them down a different path to an answer. Viewers ask if they can afford a treadmill, a golf cart.
What's the hot gift this year & can you afford it?
Melissa is 42 and asks Suze if she can afford to spend $3,500 on an Andy Warhol Souper Dress.
Terriann, who's 38, asks Suze if she can afford to spend $65,000 on a 2014 BMW X5.
Kevin is 32 and wants to know if he can afford to spend $15,000 to take a trip around the world.
Julia, who's 9, asks Suze if she can spend $110 on an American Girl doll, while Jason, who's 11, asks if he can afford to spend $199 on an iPhone 5C.
Jay is 46 and wants to know if he can afford to spend $11,000 on a family vacation in Greece.
Jessica, who's 32, asks Suze if she can afford to spend $1,299 to buy a new MacBook Air.
Kemi is 21 and wants to know if she can afford to spend $500 on a new Xbox One.
Josh, who's 29, asks Suze if he can afford to spend $77,000 to buy a brand new Tesla Model S 60.
Adena in New Jersey says her mother-in-law is demanding she and her husband reimburse her for student loans she took out for him. She asks Suze what to do.
Carol tells Suze she's bailed out her husband several times but he still keeps hiding money and lying. She wants to know what she should do.
Maggie says she planned to go back to work after she had her baby. But now she's changed her mind and wants to know how to tell her husband.
Amy in Illinois tells Suze she recently discovered her mother was hiding $50,000 of credit card debt from her father. She wants to know what she should do.
Rick, who's 69, asks Suze if he can afford to spend $39,000 to go on a National Geographic expedition.
What's the hot gift this year and can you afford it? Whether it's presents for the kids, something sparkly for a spouse, or shiny on four wheels, you can't buy it before asking if you can afford it in this annual holiday special!
A new "Best Calls You've Never Heard" show focuses on family finances. A daughter discovers mom is hiding $50,000 of credit card debt, a wife wants to control her car-fanatic husband before he buys another one. Viewers ask if they can afford boxing lessons, camping with the grandkids.
Pam in Minnesota says her $1,500/month student loan payment is making it impossible for us to get on with our lives. What do we do?
Jennifer, who's 42, asks Suze if she can afford to spend $11,000 to take a Hawaiian spring break in 2014.
Debbie, who's 46, asks Suze if she can afford to spend $55,000 to buy a Mercedes E350.
Many financial problems have nothing to do with a lack or abundance of income but with your mental state.
If you are feeling pressure to join the gift-buying herd, take heed to this holiday action plan by Suze Orman before you shop.
Suze Orman maintains that bankruptcy is a viable alternative to being over your head in debt.