On her Valentine' Day show, Suze Orman explained the reasons that same-sex marriage rights are so important financially: Referring to marriage as a "birthright", Orman says that people can save tends of thousands of dollars by being married. "Those people are making money, they are paying money. Every single one of us deserves to have the same benefits, whether we are gay or straight. . . Every single one of us deserves to make the most out of the money we have."

If you're a supporter of marriage equality and have friends who are on the fence, send them this video so they can see the Queen of Personal Finance explain why it's so important. To read about the financial benefits of marriage, check out this piece from US News & World Report.

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