The Suze Orman Show

Suze Orman

Suze Orman
"The Suze Orman Show" Host

Suze Orman has been called "a force in the world of personal finance" and a "one-woman financial advice powerhouse" by USA Today. A two-time Emmy Award-winning television host, New York Times mega bestselling author, magazine and online columnist, writer/producer and one of the top motivational speakers in the world today, Orman is undeniably America's most recognized expert on personal finance.

Orman is the contributing editor to O, The Oprah Magazine, The Costco Connection Magazine and is in her 12th year as host of the award-winning Suze Orman Show, which airs every Saturday night on CNBC. Over her television career, Orman has accomplished that which no other television personality ever has before: Not only is she the single most successful fundraiser in the history of Public Television, but she has also garnered an unprecedented nine Gracie Awards, more than anyone in the 37-year history of the prestigious award. The Gracies recognize the nation's best radio, television and cable programming for, by and about women.

In January 2013, The Television Academy Foundation's Archive of American Television honored Orman's broadcast career accomplishments with her recent inclusion in its historic "Emmy TV Legends" interview collection.

In 2010, Orman was honored with the Touchstone Award from Women in Cable Telecommunications, was named one of "The World's 100 Most Powerful Women" by Forbes and was presented with an Honorary Doctor of Commercial Science degree from Bentley University. In the same year, Orman received the "Gracie Allen Tribute Award" from the American Women in Radio and Television (AWRT). (The Gracie Allen Tribute Award is bestowed upon an individual who truly plays a key role in laying the foundation for future generations of women in the media.)

In October 2009, Orman was the recipient of a Visionary Award from the Council for Economic Education for being a champion on economic empowerment. In July 2009, Forbes named Orman 18th on their list of "The Most Influential Women In Media." In May 2009, Orman was presented with an honorary degree Doctor of Humane Letters from the University of Illinois. In May 2009 and May 2008, Time magazine named Orman as one of the "TIME 100, The World's Most Influential People." In October 2008, Orman was the recipient of the National Equality Award from the Human Rights Campaign.

In April 2008, Orman was presented with the Amelia Earhart Award for her message of financial empowerment for women. Saturday Night Live has spoofed Suze six times during 2008-2011. In 2007, Businessweek named Orman one of the top 10 motivational speakers in the world—she was the ONLY woman on that list, thereby making her 2007's top female motivational speaker in the world.

Orman, who grew up on the South Side of Chicago, earned a bachelor's degree in social work at the University of Illinois, and at the age of 30 was still a waitress making $400 a month.

Follow Suze Orman on Twitter at @suzeormanshow.


The Laws of Money, The Lessons of Life (2007) by Suze Orman

The Road to Wealth (2003) by Suze Orman

Suze Orman's Financial Guidebook (2006) by Suze Orman

The 9 Steps to Financial Freedom (2006) by Suze Orman

The Money Book for the Young, Fabulous & Broke (2007) by Suze Orman

Women & Money: Owning the Power to Control Your Destiny


  • Student Loan Danger Zone (Full Show)

    The facts on claiming bankruptcy on student loans & how to make sure you don't get buried in student loan debt. A dad takes taxes out of his son's lemonade stand profits. Viewers ask if they can afford a summer internship in Croatia, a roof top patio couch.

  • Student Loan Danger Zone

    The facts on claiming bankruptcy on student loans & how to make sure you don't get buried in student loan debt.

  • Numbers Don't Lie (Full Show)

    Are you fooling yourself that you're doing better than you are? How to get real and back on track. A couple struggles with whether they can afford a 2nd child before it's too late. Viewers ask if they can afford a Porsche Cayman S, time off to write a book.

  • Parent Problems (Full Show)

    Kids worried about parents mishandling money. A woman needs help after using student loans to fund years of travel. Viewers ask if they can afford a WWII History Tour, a mini trampoline to help lose weight.

  • Kick Off to Summer (Full Show)

    A new best calls show including questions about cashing out a Roth IRA to pay down credit card debt & which student loans should you pay off first? Viewers ask if they can afford a trip to Switzerland, a pet vacuum.

  • Scholarship Web Warning (Full Show)

    What every student needs to know before applying for a scholarship. A woman discovers her husband lent a friend $40,000 without telling her. Viewers ask if they can afford Louis Vuitton luggage, a Bernina sewing machine.

  • Scholarship Web Warning

    What every student needs to know before applying for a scholarship.

  • Suze Mom-tervention (Full Show)

    A wake-up call for moms who financially help their children. Viewers ask if they can afford a Breitling watch, a tennis racquet stringer.

  • Boomerang Grads (Full Show)

    The rules to follow when your college graduate moves back home. An unemployed spouse keeps spending. Viewers ask if they can afford a Disney World vacation, a share in a beach house rental.

  • Emergency Dash for Cash (Full Show)

    How to tap your retirement account the right way if you need cash. Viewers ask if they can afford a Rolex Submariner, a 2009 Corvette.

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