subscribe
ask Farnoosh
×

Ask Farnoosh

Ask Farnoosh about money, work, life, or a recent guest below and she'll do her best to answer your question during an upcoming Friday episode on So Money. Record a message below or type in your question.
  • Please answer the following question to submit:
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Adam and Sheila Torabi, Farnoosh's Parents

Today’s interview is an experience I will never forget. I’m actually surprised that it took me this long to bring my parents onto the show. They have been one of my biggest supporters since day one but particularly with this podcast. They knew how much it meant to me. They listen every day and give me feedback. They’re my biggest fans.IMG_2345

We talk about it on the show so often that who we are as people, especially when it comes to our values, perspectives and emotions around money, stem from childhood and often how our parents communicated over money and interacted with money. I talk about all of that with Adam and Sheila Torabi. In Farsi or in Persian, they’re known as [Farrokh] and [Sheida], but they changed their names. I finally get to the bottom of this in our official podcast interview today and it was a blast going all “Barbara Walters” on them. I didn’t let them off the hook.

I asked them why they fought about money when I was a kid because that’s the sort of stuff that really sticks with you for life, right? I was a little scared to ask that question because I’m sure it brings up as many emotions for them, as it does for me. But I really wanted to know. And more importantly, how did they reconcile those differences? And of course, we’ll talk about their immigration and the importance of education. My dad just got laid off, believe it or not, at 62. How’s he dealing with that? All that and more plus my mom’s number one tip for a lasting marriage. My parents are celebrating their 38th anniversary this August.

One of my favorite quotes from the interview: “Working hard runs in our family.” – Click To Tweet

You might also like…

you might like....

Farnoosh

My Whirlwind Week (+ Pics!)

It was an exciting week hosting my second SOLD OUT Book to Brand workshop in New York City. Then, I capped the week off in Dallas, TX at FinCon 2017 to give a keynote with David Bach, So Money friend and bestselling author.

Continue Reading

Farnoosh

Celebrating National Credit Awareness Month with Chase Slate

Did you know that October is National Credit Awareness Month? In celebration of this, and as part of my brand partnership with Chase Slate, we did a fun money-minute video addressing credit, debit and splurges. Plus, find out who has a better credit score: Me or Tim? And, did I always want to be a financial expert? Check […]

Continue Reading