Official Bio

Farnoosh Torabi is a personal finance expert, bestselling author, TV personality, and sought-after speaker. Her mission is to help people take control of their finances so they can live their richest, happiest lives. She has personally coached a wide range of audiences, from college students, to couples, to executives at Fortune 500 firms.

Farnoosh is a contributing editor at Money Magazine and frequent contributor to DailyWorth, Yahoo! and The Today Show. The New York Times calls her advice, “perfectly practical.” Her latest book is an Amazon #1 Best Seller and is entitled When She Makes More: 10 Rules for Breadwinning Women

Her other books include Psych Yourself Rich: Get the Mindset & Discipline You Need to Build Your Financial Life, and You’re So Money – Live Rich Even When You’re Not.

In print, her work and advice has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Time, Real Simple, Marie Claire, Redbook, Cosmopolitan, All You, People, Entrepreneur, The Daily Beast, Huffington Post, USA Today, The New York Daily News and The New York Post.

Farnoosh has hosted her own web series which evolved into the #1 personal finance series online, Financially Fit on Yahoo Finance. She also has coached real people around real money challenges on shows, such as Yahoo’s Remake America, soapNet’s Bank of Mom & Dad and TLC’s REAL SIMPLE. REAL LIFE.

Other television credits include CBS, MSNBC, CNN, Fox, Larry King Live, Dr. Oz, Katie, The View, Live with Kelly and Michael,  The Nate Berkus Show, Anderson and The Gayle King Show on OWN, among others.

Farnoosh began her career as a reporter for Money Magazine. She later ran the business news division at New York 1 News and helped launch TheStreet.com TV with Jim Cramer.

She attended Pennsylvania State University. A Schreyer Honors Scholar, she graduated with a degree in finance and international business from the Smeal College of Business.  She also holds a Master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Farnoosh resides happily in Brooklyn with her husband and young son.