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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 Street.com, Yahoo Finance, CBS Marketwatch, and many more.

For more information, please visit his web site at: https://brianoco.contently.com/. Or, visit this Amazon.com link http://www.amazon.com/Brian-OConnell/e/B001H6US9Y for a list/review of some of Brian's book titles.


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Go Electronic on Gift Cards, Stop Giving Money Back to Retailers

By Brian O'Connell

About $43 billion worth of gift cards went unused from 2005 to 2012, benefiting only the retailers. There's a safer, better way to go.

08:15AM 11/07/14

Banks Missing a Bet: 88 Millions Relying on Cash, Prepard Cards

By Brian O'Connell

'Unbanked' consumers are bypassing traditional financial institutions and instead managing their money with untraditional personal financial tools.

11:00AM 11/06/14

3 Ways You Can Fight Workplace Age Discrimination and Get That Job

By Brian O'Connell

The government is reporting an upswing in age discrimination on the job. Older workers need a plan that changes the equation.

09:00AM 11/06/14

Soar Subject: Why Rents, Evictions Are Rising, and How to Fight It

By Brian O'Connell

Rents are up an average 7% this year, while incomes have climbed only 1.8% — and that's only the start of the problems.

11:00AM 11/05/14

One in 10 Dealer, Manufacturer Car Loans This Year Had 0% APR

By Brian O'Connell

Getting a low-interest rate on a car loan is easier than buyers might think — especially if you're buying a van in the Midwest.

06:06AM 11/05/14

Recession Actually Helped Certain Homeowners: Those With ARMs

By Brian O'Connell

Adjustable-rate mortgages have a less than stellar reputation, but a deeper look reveals ample benefits under the right circumstances.

01:08PM 11/04/14

How Holiday Gift Shopping Puts the Squeeze on Retailers Too

By Brian O'Connell

Holiday spending will likely be up from last year, but stores, outlets and online shops will have their work cut out for them to earn our business.

09:45AM 11/04/14

We’re Ready to Spend on Gifts, but Retailers Have to Win Us Back

By Brian O'Connell

Holiday spending will likely be up from last year, but stores, outlets and online shops will have their work cut out for them to earn our business.

08:07AM 11/04/14

5 Things You Need to Know About Turkey, Didn’t Even Know To Ask

By Brian O'Connell

There's what we think we know about turkey and what we really know, and separating the myths from facts is a good way to prepare for Thanksgiving.

06:45AM 11/03/14

Mobile App Users Think They Have A Financial Leg Up On You

By Brian O'Connell

Are Mobile Financial Consumers Smarter Than Regular Cell Phone Users?

12:38PM 10/31/14

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