Farnoosh Torabi

    Farnoosh Torabi

    Farnoosh Torabi is the host of Financially Fit, a Webby-nominated personal finance series on Yahoo! Finance. She is also the resident financial expert on Remake America, a new series on Yahoo! that showcases real families, real challenges and your solutions. To learn more about Farnoosh visit www.farnoosh.tv.

  • Grow it, don't blow it: 4 ways this fitness guru boosted her business

    How do you scale a business to the masses without diluting your brand or making big mistakes? Here's what we learned from fitness guru Tracy Anderson.

  • Expansion can be a gamble, but Warby Parker is taking steps to limit risks

    Fashion eyewear business Warby Parker seeks to nearly double its retail presence across the country in 2016, but it's taking several wise steps to limit its risks.

  • The major business challenge you rarely hear about

    Old habits die hard, so can the fight against inertia be won? Here's what Katia Beauchamp's Birchbox has done to disrupt cosmetics retailing.

  • Psst...there's one surprising secret to selling

    The key to selling, says Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO of VaynerMedia, is to be a giver — not a taker.

  • 3 ways to get an edge in a hypercompetitive industry

    The host of CNBC's "Follow the Leader" reveals some of the secrets that give longtime music label executive Lyor Cohen his edge.

  • Five habits key to this billionaire's success

    The host of CNBC's "Follow the Leader" reveals five secrets to success she learned from John Paul DeJoria.

  • What's in my bag? One CNBC host opens it up

    In "Follow the Leader," Farnoosh Torabi spends time with some of the world's greatest entrepreneurs. Here's what she brings along with her.

  • Don’t Go Broke This Holiday Season

    With her strict $25 per gift budget, Zina Kumok, founder of the blog DebtFreeinThree, has to employ a little more creativity for holiday shopping. “I recently gave my mom a ziplining tour for Mother’s Day, a whale watch for her birthday, and a chocolate tour of New York City last year, all of which were huge hits and very affordable,” says Stefanie O’Connell of TheBrokeandBeautifulLife.com.

  • What Are the Financial Pros and Cons of Marriage?

    “The biggest advantage after saying ‘I do’ is that your earnings typically go up and your expenses go down,” says Stacy Francis, founder and CEO of Francis Financial, a wealth management boutique in New York. If that’s your situation, then you may benefit from a “more beefed up balance sheet,” says Francis.

  • How to Save $5,000 in a Year

    Like lattes, bottled water is a small expense that, over the long haul, can compromise your savings account. Water is free, after all, and by investing just $20 on a nice, BPA-free water bottle you can simultaneously fill up that piggy bank and help the environment.

  • Why young women are more ambitious

    Financial expert and author Farnoosh Torabi discusses why young, single women in this country are, on average, out-earning and outlearning their male counterparts.

  • The drawbacks of being a female breadwinner

    Before we can celebrate women’s financial ascent, we need to overcome the potential challenges she and her partner may face when it comes to intimacy, finances, child rearing and “making it all work.”

  • 3 mysterious and sneaky charges that might be ripping you off

    How closely do you examine your recurring bills?

  • How to get a discount at Prada… and other lux brands

    If you’ve had your sights set on a particular luxury item and have dutifully saved up to afford it, why pay full price if there’s a way around it?

  • 3 Harmful Money Lies We Tell Ourselves

    Think those little fibs about your finances don’t add up? They could be costing you big time. Check out these constant money lies we ought to stop telling ourselves.

  • 5 Surprising Cleaning Tips

    Common household items can double as powerful cleaning tools, according to author Bruce Lubin.

  • Raise Cash in a Flash

    Before tossing out broken or unwanted items, consider selling them online to bring in extra cash.

  • Why I Choose to be Rich and Homeless

    How much could you pack in a single suitcase? Thirty-six-year-old Natalie Sisson manages to fit her entire life in one bag.

  • Best Buy vs. Amazon

    In this day and age, is it worth it to shop for electronics in a retail store like Best Buy or better to buy on Amazon?

  • Foods That Last Longer Than You Think

    Extend the shelf life of needlessly wasted foods.