Marketwatch.com media columnist Jon Friedman writes Friday that CNBC personal finance guru Suze Orman isn’t bothered by criticism levied at her for rolling out her own debit card.
Friedman writes, “For instance, personal-finance writer Kathy Kristof wrote on CBS MoneyWatch: ‘The only reason the card is worth talking about is because Suze is the queen of hype, so high-profile and vehement about her financial advice that she’s inspired a series of ‘Saturday Night Live’ spoofs.’
“Orman was blasted in blogs, tweets and columns throughout the media landscape. But she didn’t let the critics crush her spirit.
“‘This is their 15 minutes of fame,’ Orman shrugged when we spoke last week. ‘It doesn’t matter what they say.’
“‘I can look in the mirror and know I have done nothing but help people. They can criticize me all they want.'”
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