I knew nothing about Suze Orman until I saw her on Oprah. I absolutely LOVE her! I love that she knows what she's talking about, she's been there done that. I love her straight forward attitude, I'm not one to beat around the bush I rather get to the point and get it over. Most people don't realize that most of the time the truth hurts, mostly because when someone need to hear the truth it's the LAST thing they really want to hear.
I must say that we have never been in horrible financial trouble, but I gain perspective on how easily it can happen. By no means are we debt free or free of financial stress. We have been blessed that we have all the things we need and most of the things we want. So we listen to Suze and try to keep on the right track. So we're able to enjoy life as long as the Lord lets us!
I would watch Suze's show, but since we watch what we spend we don't have cable or satellite. Most people wonder how we live without it, but I was the one on bedrest for MONTHs and it was my idea to do without. Don't get me wrong I know I watch more television than anyone should, but I truly enjoy network shows. I would watch the Food Network ALL day, and did when we could, but since we've moved I've tried to limit myself to a few hours a day. So far I am proud to say that I might watch 2-3 hours a day, some may think this is a lot, but I used to turn the TV on at 9am and turn it off around 11 pm!!! So I am glad that I have been able to make the change and give my son and family more of my time.
If you have any financial issues, problems or even complete failures please PLEASE talk to someone, the first step to getting help is admitting you have a problem.... this is true about ANY problem! Don't be ashamed to admit your problem or ask for help!