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Brian O'Connell

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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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‘Monthly’ Approach Can Make Sure You Retire With Enough Cash

By Brian O'Connell

Breaking down retirement planning in bite-size pieces is a key in successful long-term planning.

09:00AM 02/05/15

Beware Car Loans Forcing You Into More, Pricier Insurance Than You Need

By Brian O'Connell

Paying more is a burden for consumers who have to finance their vehicles, the CFA says, as they're already struggling to make ends meet.

11:00AM 02/04/15

Boss On Your Case? It's a Surprisingly Good Idea to Fight Back (the Right Way)

By Brian O'Connell

Don't take a hostile boss lying down. By fighting back, you may well be helping your career.

09:00AM 02/04/15

It's a Good Time to Become Landlord, Get That Passive Income Rolling In

By Brian O'Connell

Nobody is saying being a landlord is easy, what with late-night calls about bursting pipes or police coming for big parties, but it can be lucrative.

11:00AM 02/03/15

We All Think Getting Physically Fit Makes Us Fiscally Fit As Well

By Brian O'Connell

Only 36% of survey participants say they're satisfied with their financial health, but that rises to 65% if they're also satisfied with their physical health.

09:00AM 02/03/15

Here Are 3 Banks Offering Surprisingly Good Returns on Certificates of Deposit

By Brian O'Connell

The GoBankingRates website has a top 10 of CD deals for 2015, but here are three standouts with low minimums and returns that beat the typical.

11:00AM 02/02/15

To Mortgage Applicants, Increasingly It’s Go Digital or Go Home

By Brian O'Connell

Americans are increasingly running the entire mortgage processes online. Here's why, and some tips on how.

09:00AM 02/02/15

Younger Americans Are Using Bank Services Most Banks Don't Have

By Brian O'Connell

People age 18 to 34 are twice as likely as those 35 and over to use alternative banking services such as Apple Pay, Google Wallet or PayPal.

11:00AM 01/30/15

Long-Term Care Payouts Are at Record Highs, Meaning You Pay More Too

By Brian O'Connell

Seniors are living longer, and that means a possible stay in a nursing home or other long-term care situation, along with a bigger price tag.

11:00AM 01/29/15

Seattle Sports Fans Top Survey — of Being Clumsiest With Their Phones

By Brian O'Connell

All in all, 23 million people have damaged their phones and tablets during a sporting event, causing more than $2 billion in repairs and replacements.

09:00AM 01/29/15

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