Suze Orman knows what she's talking about when it comes to personal finance issues. She's written several books about finance, and she made Time Magazine's top 100 most influential people in the world this year because people are listening to her!

She answered some common questions on The Today Show this week. Watch the video below for some "tough love" answers to questions like:

  • Is it bad to have a lot of credit card accounts?
  • I have student loans and credit card debt... can I buy a house?
  • What's the difference between a Roth IRA and a traditional IRA?
  • Should parents co-sign on a car loan for their child?


Tracy L. Coenen, CPA, MBA, CFE performs fraud examinations and financial investigations for her company Sequence Inc. Forensic Accounting, and is the author of Essentials of Corporate Fraud.

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