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Suze Orman

Forfatter af The 9 Steps to Financial Freedom

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Suze Orman was born in Chicago, Illinois on June 5, 1951. She received a B.A. in social work from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1976. Before starting her own financial planning firm, she was an account executive at Merrill Lynch and a vice-president of investments for vis mere Prudential-Bache Securities. She is a columnist for Self magazine, a contributing editor to O: The Oprah Magazine, and hosts The Suze Orman Show. She has written several financial books including You've Earned It, Don't Lose It: Mistakes You Can't Afford to Make When You Retire; The 9 Steps to Financial Freedom: Practical and Spiritual Steps So You Can Stop Worrying; Women and Money: Owning the Power to Control Your Destiny; and The Money Class: How to Stand in Your Truth and Create the Future You Deserve. She received the National Equality Award from the Human Rights Campaign and the Amelia Earhart Award for her message of financial empowerment for women in 2008. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre
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Værker af Suze Orman

The 9 Steps to Financial Freedom (1997) 1,474 eksemplarer
Suze Orman's 2009 Action Plan (2008) 178 eksemplarer
Ask Suze: About Wills and Trusts (2000) 19 eksemplarer
Suze Orman Will & Trust Kit (2005) 13 eksemplarer
Ask Suze About Debt (2007) 11 eksemplarer
Financial Freedom (1998) 9 eksemplarer
Ask Suze . . . About Real Estate (2000) 8 eksemplarer
Ask Suze About Stocks and Bonds (2000) 7 eksemplarer
Ask Suze About Social Security (2000) 7 eksemplarer
Money Cards (2001) 7 eksemplarer
Ask Suze About Insurance (2000) 6 eksemplarer
Suze Orman The Money Tools (2011) 4 eksemplarer
The Adventures of Billy and Penny (2017) 4 eksemplarer
You can stop worrying 2 eksemplarer
Protect Your Tomorrows Today (2014) 2 eksemplarer
Je geld en je leven (2009) 2 eksemplarer
Die Wette Van Geld 1 eksemplar
Lessons of Life 1 eksemplar

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I feel like I understand most of the laws. Basically, if you can reasonably manage your emotions, you can manage your money, especially if you can get past that “money is a mysterious thing that only Earl Pansypants understands, not someone like me” thing. The one law I probably misunderstood was the last one, where—I mean, I would say, even though personal power can be an effective tool in getting money, However:—having money is /not/ a substitute for personal power.

The one idea that she didn’t separate out as a law but which was useful to me was the idea of the problem of—as I call it—perfectionism. Like, your stock has gone up a zillion percent, but you don’t sell any of it, because “stocks—especially MY stocks!—are Always Supposed To Go Up, so we can never sell”…. Instead of saying, You know what, it went up a lot; we did okay; now let’s sell a little and buy something we really want, or else sell some and transfer it to a safe/savings investment kinda thing, like investing in a bank or the government or something, right.

Incidentally she writes not about making more money (jobs, businesses) but about relationships, spending, and investing (ie you should probably sell a stock that you don’t feel good about, that’s “too risky” for you…. Unless it has some value probably but has gone down to zero recently because of mass panic), but she basically talks about managing money and achieving a reasonable amount of security for later in life on a reasonable amount of income coming in now, which is certainly a useful as well as a practical thing to know about…. It’s obviously not inspiration, but this is one non-inspiration money book where I would say that, despite the caution and at times the technical/specifics aspects, she’s not teaching fear-based or harmful things, so it’s good.
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goosecap | 3 andre anmeldelser | Jun 5, 2023 |
A planning guide for your retirement accounts if you are in your 50's. There is good advise in this book and hopefully you have started planning for retirement before 50.
foof2you | 1 anden anmeldelse | May 16, 2022 |
Not much of a review here more of a commentary. I used to see Suze on TV here and there on cable channels. One of the super-personality personal finance people handing out their advice to the forlorn masses.

This book is certainly chock full of good info on retirement financial issues and planning. Good stuff by and large. Also some good info on preparing wills and living wills, and such.

Apparently Suze just walked away from the TV celebrity thing and stole away with her partner to a Caribbean island. Maybe she was burned out or something. I chuckled to think, well the retirement issues she's grappling with are probably far removed from what us hoi polloi face trying to keep our head above water. But hey I guess no one is preventing us from writing our own book to make a few bucks either.… (mere)
knightlight777 | 1 anden anmeldelse | Nov 14, 2021 |
A sober look at how to rethink your personal finances in the post-crash economy.
auldhouse | 3 andre anmeldelser | Sep 30, 2021 |



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