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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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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

How the Rich Budget for Holiday Spending (and You Should Too)

By Brian O'Connell

Here's what the world's wealthiest people would do if they were in your shoes (and carrying your wallet or pocketbook) this holiday season.

11:00AM 11/14/14

Post Office Breach: Time to Think About Identity Theft Insurance?

By Brian O'Connell

I.D. theft insurance is an often overlooked solution to dealing with a data breach — only 3% of consumers have it.

09:00AM 11/13/14

As Prepaid Card Industry Hits $100 Billion, CFPB Tightens Screws

By Brian O'Connell

The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announces a new 'comprehensive slate of consumer protections' today.

08:12AM 11/13/14

Will Housing Really Rebound in 2015? Realtors, Lenders Need to Talk

By Brian O'Connell

Bankers and mortgage lenders see a 'neutral-to-negative' future, while Realtors see a housing slump correcting itself and on the rise.

11:00AM 11/12/14

7 Easily Avoidable Job Search Mistakes You’re Probably Making

By Brian O'Connell

Don't make these common job search errors. If you do, don't expect an offer.

09:00AM 11/12/14

Retailers Could Get a Welcome Shot in the Arm This Holiday Season

By Brian O'Connell

This holiday shopping season is expected to be a good one for retailers, with spending estimated to be up by 4.1% over 2013, according to the National Retailer Federation.

12:56PM 11/11/14

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