Farnoosh Torabi ('02 Finance & International Business)

Farnoosh Torabi 2023 Distinguished Achievement Award

Portrait of Farnoosh Torabi.

2023 Distinguished Achievement Award 

Farnoosh Torabi is one of America’s leading personal finance authorities. She is a multi-bestselling Financial Author, former CNBC hostand creator of the Webby-nominated podcast  So Money, which has earned over 20 million downloads. The New York Times calls her advice, “perfectly practical.”  

Farnoosh’s work and advice have been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Forbes, Time, Marie Claire, Glamour, Redbook and USA Today. She appears regularly on major news and talk shows include the NBC Today, CNN, MSNBC, Good Morning America, and Live! With Kelly and Ryan.  

Farnoosh graduated with Honors from Pennsylvania State University with a degree in Finance and International Business. She also holds a Master’s from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.  

She resides in Montclair, New Jersey with her husband, Tim, also a Penn State grad and their two young children.