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Episode 219: Becoming a Breadwinning Woman | Farnoosh Torabi, Award-Winning Personal Finance Expert & Host of So Money


Episode 219 is all about becoming a breadwinning woman, featuring Farnoosh Torabi, Award-Winning Personal Finance Expert & Host of So Money. Listen to episode 219 now wherever you stream podcasts!

Episode 219 | Becoming a Breadwinning Woman | Farnoosh Torabi, Award-Winning Personal Finance Expert & Host of So Money

Farnoosh Torabi is one of America’s leading personal finance authorities who’s hooked on helping you live your richest, happiest life. As a multi-bestselling Financial Author, Contributing Editor to Time Magazine’s NextAdvisorCNBC host and creator of the award-winning So Money, Farnoosh has become our favorite go-to money expert and financial friend. The New York Times calls her advice, “perfectly practical.”

Farnoosh was born in Worcester, Massachusetts to immigrant parents who left Iran in the late 1970s in search of a more fulfilling life. Arriving with two suitcases and the promise of a small stipend from her dad’s university, the Torabi’s took a leap of faith and settled in the United States, hoping to build their version of the American Dream. It was here that her parents furthered their education, found fulfilling work, became homeowners and instilled in their children the virtues of patience, generosity and hard work.

Money may have been tight (really tight), but it was never a taboo subject in the household and for that, Farnoosh is eternally grateful. It’s what ultimately inspired her to lead a mission to help others achieve financial greatness.

Today, Farnoosh is a sought-after speaker and bestselling author. Each year she speaks at numerous events, companies, organizations and schools. She’s written multiple books, hosted a CNBC program and worked alongside Oprah’s editorial team to bring her advice and insights to the world. She hosts the long-running, Webby-winning podcast So Money, which has earned over 30 million downloads.

Her latest bestseller is entitled A Healthy State of Panic; learn how following fear can be a chance towards safety, satisfaction and all kinds of success. Discover how to become more self-reliant and financially resilient, how to invite more calm and control into your daily routine, and how to stop hiding from fear and instead invite it into your living room, where it can serve you in building your best life.

You can follow Farnoosh on InstagramFacebook and Twitter.

Episode 219 Highlights:

  • Her personal breadwinner story and how fear played a relationship in it
  • How her parents relationship around money affected her growing up
  • Can female breadwinners actually be in healthy & happy relationships?
  • How to navigate conversations around money and insecurities in relationships
  • Navigating through dealing with outside opinions by friends and family
  • Do we really need a prenup?
  • Q+A from the live audience

We are so excited for y’all to tune into this special episode of the podcast. This fireside chat was brought to you live in San Juan, Puerto Rico at the first inaugural Our Money Our Power Summit earlier this month.

This summit was an idea that we had floating in our mind for years. We wanted to create an inclusive space where POC came together to talk about wealth and financial independence in an unapologetic way.

There was laughter, tears, perrero💃🏻 & most of all…community. This event was like none other. The feeling in the room was indescribable. To gather in community, to meet the YQD® familia in person, to be in a room with incredible speakers who were all POC… it was increíble!

If you missed this years epic event, we promise you’re not gonna want to risk FOMO next year! Be sure to subscribe to our email newsletter to stay up to date with dates and information soon to come! Start that sinking fund now, mi gente! You don’t want to miss out on Our Money, Our Power in 2024!🥳

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Until next time, stay empowered, stay inspired & #staypoderosa ✨💎


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