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!» Read More
Brian, age 26 wants to spend $45,000 on a 2013 Nissan 370Z. But can he afford it?
Student loan debt continues to rise and parents continue to contemplate whether they should add their name to the bill. Suze Orman says emphatically ‘I don’t think so.’
Suze Orman says the worst way to rid yourself of credit card debt is with your 401(k) account.
Dave, who's 40, asks Suze if he can afford to spend $8,000 on a pair of Super Bowl tickets.
Nate, who's 32, asks Suze if he can afford to spend $2,000 to buy a 1953 Farmall Super A tractor.
Fourteen-year-old Janki wants to buy a $200 pair of Rock Revival jeans.
Sharon, age 58 wants to know if she can afford to spend $3,000 on a language immersion school in Mexico.
Kerry, who's 38, calls in to ask if she can afford to spend $27,500 on a pre-owned Volvo XC90.
A new holiday weekend show on family & financial relationships includes questions on spouse spending, merging money & parent money problems. Viewers ask if they can afford a spiritual retreat, gymnastic lessons.
Taylor, who's 25, asks Suze if she can afford to spend $7,000 to go backpacking across Europe.
Peter, who's 48, asks Suze if he can afford to spend $505 a month to pay for his daughter's gymnastics lessons.
John, who's 36, asks Suze if he can spend $95,000 on a pre-owned Porsche 911.
Michelle, who's 54, says her husband wants to buy a $2,000 'Stressless' chair. Suze offers her advice.
Becky, who's 37, asks Suze if she can afford to spend $11,254 on a pair of diamond earrings.
Paul asks Suze if he can afford to spend $1,750 on a customized paint job for his Harley-Davidson.
Kim asks Suze if she can afford to spend $7,000 to renovate her husband's man cave.
Listen to Suze’s commencement address to her niece’s graduating class. She's introduced at 23:30 minutes into the tape. Photo Source: UF
Money anxiety is at the heart of all the calls: a woman whose husband won't deal with money, a daughter stressed over her father's finances, and a son worried he pushed his parents into bankruptcy.
Dawn's ex is unemployed, so she's helped him pay his mortgage. She wants to know if she can deduct the interest?
Andrea, who's 49, asks Suze if she can afford to spend $6,000 on a Rolex watch for her 50th birthday.
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.