Personal financial expert and author, Farnoosh Torabi, has developed a latest wealth of knowledge she calls “The Sharing Economy.” In depth, she knows how it’s changing the way we travel, consume and live. She also knows how to make it work for you.
Sharing - it’s something most of us learned in Kindergarten, but in recent months this simple interaction has turned into an economic revolution. Coined “The Sharing Economy,” the rise of networks for social sharing, peer-to-peer rentals and online marketplaces are allowing consumers to list, discover and book local experiences, goods and services from a growing community of people all around the world.
The shift from consumption to sharing can be seen in everything from lofts, to tree houses, to washing machines.
Looking to live like the locals on your next vacation, or spend the night in a castle? She knows about the ins and outs of booking unique, local experiences. Have an extra bedroom or an unused bicycle? She can talk about turning your assets into a second income or becoming a part-time entrepreneur.
And although many sharing communities were prompted by the financial crisis, Farnoosh Torabi knows about the social and environmental benefits that come along with the deal.
Farnoosh Torabi is a personal finance expert, author and TV personality. “The New York Times” calls her advice “perfectly practical.” She is the author of “You’re So Money – Live Rich Even When You’re Not”, a nationally acclaimed tell-all for young adults searching for financial independence.
Her latest book, “Psych Yourself Rich: Get The Mindset & Discipline You Need to Build Your Financial Life” is an Amazon best-seller. She is a highly sought-after speaker and frequent financial contributor to Yahoo! Finance and “The Today Show.”
She currently hosts the Webby-nominated show “Financially Fit” on Yahoo!, the #1 personal finance web series, teaching everyday Americans how to boost earnings, save more and spend smart.