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Brian O'Connell

Special Contributor

Brian O’Connell is a Doylestown, Pennsylvania-based freelance writer with 17 years experience covering business news and trends, particularly in the financial, health and sciences, Internet and technology, political and career management sectors.

O'Connell is a former Wall Street bond trader; and is a best-selling author who’s placed two investment books in "The Book of the Month Club". Brian is also a high-profile business writer whose byline has appeared in dozens of top-tier national business publications, including CBS News, Time, MSN Money, The Wall Street Journal, CNBC, The, Yahoo Finance, CBS Marketwatch, and many more.

For more information, please visit his web site at: Or, visit this link for a list/review of some of Brian's book titles.

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Consumer Credit Scores Are On the Rise, Along With Bank Card Use

By Brian O'Connell

This has been a notable year for borrowing, with more credit being extended and taken. Next year looks good too.

11:00AM 11/21/14

Here's How to Avoid ID Theft When Shopping on Black Friday

By Brian O'Connell

With Black Friday on the national doorstep, shoppers should take some time to protect themselves.

10:45AM 11/20/14

Americans’ Top Financial Priority? Getting Caught Up on Bills

By Brian O'Connell

The Great Recession apparently taught a valuable lesson to financial consumers: Stay ahead of debt.

09:49AM 11/20/14

How to Stop ID Theft on Black Friday and All Shopping Season

By Brian O'Connell

A full 95% of us are 'concerned' about identity theft this holiday shopping season, but what are we doing about it?

09:00AM 11/20/14

Millions of Americans Can't Buy a Home, and That's Not Changing

By Brian O'Connell

Lower incomes and higher prices translate into an unaffordability issue for millions who would otherwise buy into the American Dream.

11:00AM 11/19/14

Yes, You Have to Go to Your Office Holiday Party. Here’s Why.

By Brian O'Connell

Your office holiday party can be a great way to make a favorable impression with management.

09:00AM 11/19/14

Almost 1 in 5 Americans Would Rather Visit Dentist Than Learn About Money

By Brian O'Connell

A big part of the reluctance: Americans are in denial over their finances and don't want to face the fact they're struggling from paycheck to paycheck.

11:00AM 11/18/14

You're Going to Spend $418 on Black Friday, $373 Cyber Monday

By Brian O'Connell

Americans are finding a bit more cash in their pockets with a stronger economy, but that's no reason to go exceeding their budget.

09:00AM 11/18/14

Savings Rate of Negative 2% Threatens Millennials' Financial Future

By Brian O'Connell

Whatever millennials are doing with their money — paying off student debt or just spending — it's not helping them much.

11:00AM 11/17/14

5 Ways to Make Sure You're Not Being a Jerk When It Comes to Money

By Brian O'Connell

Here's how to channel your inner Emily Post to create money etiquette habits that build better relationships with family, co-workers and friends.

09:00AM 11/17/14

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