SHAMEEKA IS TRAPPED IN A CYCLE OF SHOPPING TO MAKE HERSELF FEEL BETTER
ABOUT HER PILING BILLS ON AN ALL NEW EPISODE OF "BANK OF MOM & DAD"
AIRING WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28 AT 10 PM ET/PT ON SOAPNET
It's a Matter of Life or Debt
Money Coach Farnoosh Torabi, Author of "You're So Money - Live Rich Even When You're Not"
Helps Advise The Young Women On Their Out-Of-Control Spending Habits
Episode 105 ("Shameeka") � Shameeka is a 29-year-old traveling nurse from Brooklyn, NY. She dreams of owning a bed and breakfast, but her financial situation has prevented her from saving for the future. She is trapped in a cycle of shopping to make herself feel better about not being able to pay her bills�thousands of dollars in debt she's racked up on clothes, shoes and food. With the help of money coach Farnoosh Torabi, Shameeka's parents try to help get her get her spending under control�going so far as to auction off her wardrobe and bring in professional help to talk to her about her extreme shopping habits, on an all new episode of "Bank of Mom & Dad," airing WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28 (10:00 p.m. � 11:00 p.m., ET/PT) on SOAPnet.
Adapted from a BBC format, "Bank of Mom & Dad" each week will visit a young adult woman with a wayward lifestyle and out-of-control spending habits, who has to go through a major reality check as she faces up to her debt. With the help of Farnoosh, Mom & Dad will move in for one week, taking total control in an emotionally charged intervention where the parents have to approve every dollar spent. Best known for her work in Seventeen Magazine, and on Quicken Online, WalletPop (AOL), MSNBC and CNN, Farnoosh ("You're So Money") will help plan a road map for change and the tools to make it happen.
"Bank of Mom & Dad" is produced by BBC Worldwide Productions. Allison Wallach and Bob Kirsh serve as executive producers. BBC Worldwide is the main commercial arm and wholly-owned subsidiary of British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). In the U.S., BBC Worldwide Productions, one of BBC Worldwide's seven core businesses, is based in Los Angeles and New York. It is responsible for the smash hit Dancing with the Stars and develops scripted and non-scripted projects for U.S. cable and broadcast networks.
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