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Suze Orman's 2009 Action Plan (Cover detail.)
Suze Orman's 2009 Action Plan (Cover detail.)

The economy’s in meltdown, jobs are vanishing, the stock market is deep in bear territory — and it’s hard to know what to do with savings, debt, retirement, investment.

Orman is famous as the longtime waitress who took the personal finance realm by storm — first as a guide to women, and now to the world. Love her advice or hate it, you know you’ll get it, blunt and unvarnished.

This hour, On Point: Suze Orman on what to do with your money now.

You can join the conversation. The personal finance doctor is in. What’s your question — on savings, debt, retirement, investment — for Suze Orman?Guest:

Suze Orman joins us from New York. She is host of “The Suze Orman Show” on CNBC and has won two Emmies for her PBS specials on personal finance. USA Today calls her a “one-woman financial powerhouse.” Last year, Time magazine named her one of “The World’s Most Influential People.” She worked for years as a waitress at the Buttercup Bakery in Berkeley, California, before bursting into personal finance. Now she’s written seven consecutive New York Times bestsellers on how to deal with money. Her latest is “Suze Orman’s 2009 Action Plan: Keeping Your Money Safe & Sound.”

More:

Orman has been the subject of an online duel this week between financial writers James Spurlock of The Big Money and Felix Salmon of Portfolio. Read more here.

This program aired on February 13, 2009.

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