Farnoosh Torabi is a personal finance expert, author and TV personality. The New York Times calls her advice “perfectly practical.”
She is the author of You’re So Money – Live Rich Even When You’re Not, a nationally acclaimed tell-all for young adults searching for financial independence. Her latest book, Psych Yourself Rich: Get The Mindset & Discipline You Need to Build Your Financial Life is an Amazon best-seller. Watch her interview with Matt Lauer on NBC’s Today Show here.
She is a highly sought-after speaker and frequent financial contributor to Yahoo! Finance and The Today Show. She currently hosts the Webby-nominated show “Financially Fit” on Yahoo!, the #1 personal finance web series, teaching everyday Americans how to boost earnings, save more and spend smart. She’s recently joined Katie Couric’s new talk show, Katie, as the program’s personal finance expert.
On Yahoo! Farnoosh is also a featured financial expert on Remake America, a new Yahoo! series that showcases real families, real challenges and your solutions.
You may remember Farnoosh from SoapNet’s 2009 reality series “Bank of Mom and Dad,” where she coached young women struggling with piles of debt. Previously she appeared in REAL SIMPLE. REAL LIFE., a makeover program on TLC, helping busy women better understand and manage their financial challenges.
From 2006 to 2009 Farnoosh helped launch TheStreet.com’s video network. She served as the web site’s senior financial correspondent and host of Wall Street Confidential with Jim Cramer for TheStreet.com TV. In 2010, she anchored the syndicated financial news segment MoneyWatch for CBS Newspath.
Farnoosh’s other television credits include ABC’s Good Morning America, Larry King Live, The View, Live with Regis and Kelly, The Nate Berkus Show, The CBS Early Show, CNN, MSNBC, Tyra, Anderson, The Gayle King Show and Fox News.
In print, her work and advice has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Time, Real Simple, Glamour, Marie Claire, Redbook, Cosmopolitan, Money, People, Entrepreneur, Newsweek/The Daily Beast, The Huffington Post, USA Today, The New York Daily News and The New York Post.
Farnoosh began her career as a researcher and reporter for Money Magazine during and after college. Following that, she headed to NY1 News, where she became the station’s business producer and, eventually, financial reporter. She was also the resident small business and personal finance columnist for AM New York from 2004 to 2008.
She lives in Brooklyn.