A young widow struggles with making ends meet after her husband died and left her and their 2 kids without a will or life insurance.
Koumal¿s husband, Mike, died in a car accident almost four years ago, when Koumal was pregnant with their second child. Mike had no life insurance, no will, and no trust, and when Koumal began to handle the finances on her own, she made a lot of mistakes. She knows she has to straighten out the family finances but she still feels stuck in the past. In part 2, Suze gives her action plan.
Michelle, who's 54, says her husband wants to buy a $2,000 'Stressless' chair. Suze offers her advice.
John, who's 36, asks Suze if he can spend $95,000 on a pre-owned Porsche 911.
Kat, 26, who is from Massachusetts, asks Suze if she should take the max Federal student loans to pay for school and pay off some private student loans.
Money mistakes when you don't like dealing with money. A woman is finally ready to face her compulsive shopping so and create a future for her daughter. Viewers ask if they can afford a Mercedes SLK 350, a pair of $11,000 diamond earrings.
Money mistakes when you don't like dealing with money.
Beth in North Carolina wants to go part-time to be with her kids. Her husband doesn't think they can afford to. She asks Suze if there's a way to compromise?
Sara can't stop shopping. Instead of her paycheck going to her bank account, it's going directly into her and her daughter's closet. She is looking for help, so she can start saving and stop spending.
Sally, who's 47, asks Suze if she can afford to spend $54,400 on a Mercedes SLK 350.
Becky, who's 37, asks Suze if she can afford to spend $11,254 on a pair of diamond earrings.
Andrea, who's 38 and lives in Pennsylvania, asks Suze if she can use a HELOC as her emergency fund.
Susan is 58 and has "bag-lady fear." She wants to know whether she'll be able to retire after she's 67.
A widow learns the hard way how the lure of a higher pension payment can lead to a costly money mistake. Viewers ask if they can afford an engagement ring, to travel all 50 states by age 50.
Here are the money mistakes you can make when you don't like dealing with your money. A woman confronts her compulsive shopping so she can create a future for her daughter. Viewers ask if they can afford a Mercedes SLK 350, a trip to the Galapagos Islands for a 50th birthday.
What to watch out for when financial advisors and websites pull you in with the word "free." A newly-married woman is obsessed over paying down her student loan debt -- to the detriment of her marriage. Viewers ask if they can afford a Harley paint job, raffle tickets to win a dream home.
What to watch out for when financial advisors and websites pull you in with the word "free."
Lisa's concerned because her grandfather is giving all his money to his caregiver and asks Suze what she should do.
Meghan and Peter are newlyweds. She has a large student loan that is causing her to lose sleep at night. She's taken on a second job. However, her husband wants to spend more time with her. They've come to Suze to help find a solution to their debt troubles.
Paul asks Suze if he can afford to spend $1,750 on a customized paint job for his Harley-Davidson.
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.