Tough financial times don't have to call for tough measures—all you need is some sound advice. Use these tools and resources from Suze Orman to help withstand this financial storm.

Calculator and Worksheets
Track your monthly expenses with this budget worksheet
Suze's mortgage calculator
The ABCs of Insurance PDF
Make sure your money is in accounts that are FDIC insured. Go to

Protect Your Savings
5 things to do with your money today
Update: U.S. Treasury Department Money Market Mutual Fund guarantee
What to know about credit union accounts
The best ways to invest in a down market
Terms every investor should know
When to buy stock, when to sell
Do you need a financial adviser?

Protect Your Credit
Play your cards right
Repair kit for damaged credit
Good debt, bad debt
Are you at risk for identity theft?
Look before you lend

Protect Your Home
Don't let your home strain your finances
Are you sure you're insured?
Find hidden assets in your home
Home finance basics everyone should know
Smart ways to pay for unexpected repairs

How to make it a reality
Smart moves for retirement

Life Insurance
How to buy it
How much do you need?
The wisest way to leave a legacy
The basics of long-term care insurance

When the Unexpected Happens
Save, not sorry
How to start over
Plan for life's unforeseen twists
What to do when you need money fast

Please note: This is general information and is not intended to be legal advice. You should consult with your own financial advisor before making any major financial decisions, including investments or changes to your portfolio, and a qualified legal professional before executing any legal documents or taking any legal action. Harpo Productions, Inc., OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, Discovery Communications LLC and their affiliated companies and entities are not responsible for any losses, damages or claims that may result from your financial or legal decisions.


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