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As an Emmy Award-winning television host, New York Times bestselling author, and one of the most prolific motivational speakers today, Suze Orman is one of America's favorite personal finance experts.
After working at a major brokerage firm for seven years, Orman directed the Suze Orman Financial Group from 1987-1997. In May 2008, Time Magazine named her one of The World's Most Influential People, and in 2007 BusinessWeek designated her the top female motivational speaker. Orman has won five Gracie Allen Awards, the most ever awarded to an individual in the organization's 33-year history. She has lectured widely throughout the United States, South Africa, Asia, and Canada to audiences of up to 100,000 people, and has been featured as a guest expert on numerous television shows, including The Oprah Winfrey Show.