The advice of Suze Orman on personal finance is used all around the world. Recently she stated “Our problems with money are manifestations of problems in our life and relationships.   Work on the money issues and many of the other problems will take care of themselves”.

Orman is living proof that control over one’s finances is the way to independence, even if you are broke.  After working as a waitress for many years, Suze Orman worked her way up the ranks of Merrill Lynch and then went on to become one of the world’s favorite financial advisors.

To read more about Suze Orman’s rise to prominence in finance, check out her profile on Business Bigwigs.