Official Bio

Farnoosh Torabi is an award winning personal finance expert, bestselling author, TV personality, and sought-after speaker. The New York Times calls her advice, “perfectly practical.” Her mission is to help people take control of their finances so they can live their richest, happiest lives. 

Farnoosh has worked with a wide range of audiences, from college students, to couples, to executives at Fortune 100 firms. She hosts the daily podcast, So Money, voted the #1 financial podcast of 2015 and recently selected as a “Top Podcast to Grow Your Business” by Inc Magazine.

She is a frequent contributor for DailyWorth, Yahoo! and The Today Show and former contributing editor at Money Magazine.  Her latest book is an Amazon #1 Best Seller, 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.

For three years Farnoosh hosted the Webby-nominated and #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. Soon after she became the business news producer at New York 1 News and helped launch 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.