Top 10 things to look for in a financial consultant

Suze Orman
Suze Orman

It's not what you know, but who you know -- especially when it comes to planning your finances. Most of us don't know a lot, which is why we need to know a financial consultant.

But every financial consultant is not equal in value. And the last thing we want is to hire a financial consultant who turns out to be the next Bernie Madoff. How can you tell the good financial consultants from the bad? Who better to turn to than Suze Orman, one of the most trusted financial consultants of our time? Here's what to look for and what to run from in a financial consultant: