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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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7 Steps to Managing Your Student Loan Debt Better In 2015

By Brian O'Connell

Paying back the $32,264 in student debt owed per household is not only an obligation, it's a must if you want to maintain good credit.

11:00AM 01/14/15

There's a Trick for Seniors Counting on Medicaid for Long-Term Care

By Brian O'Connell

Medicaid just doesn't have the money to cover that many long-term care consumers. Something has to give, and it looks like that could be your house and bank account.

09:00AM 01/14/15

Office Etiquette Is One Thing, but Lots of Workers Lack ‘Moral Compass'

By Brian O'Connell

The list of potentially career-derailing 'on the job' etiquette mistakes is a long one, and the worst make a firm vulnerable to theft or lawsuits.

11:00AM 01/13/15

1 Simple Way to Expect the Unexpected, Handle Emergency Expenses

By Brian O'Connell

With bills from the holidays still rolling in, the last thing consumers need is an unexpected expense such as a hospital stay or a big car repair.

09:00AM 01/13/15

Banks Want 'Responsible' Customers, but Rewards Don't Show It

By Brian O'Connell

With bank rewards programs, customers increasingly feel they're getting less bang for their buck — and they want banks to do something about it.

11:00AM 01/12/15

How to Plan For a Split in January, the Leading Month For Divorce

By Brian O'Connell

January is a popular month for ending marriages. But don't go the divorce route without getting your financial life in order.

09:00AM 01/12/15

Credit Cards Sweeten Balance Transfer Deals, but You Better Act Fast

By Brian O'Connell

More cards are offering longer promotional interest rates, down to zero percent, for people willing to transfer debt. Some give up to 15 months.

11:00AM 01/09/15

5 Credit-Building Tips for Financially Struggling Younger Americans

By Brian O'Connell

For millennials, the path to financial stability is through good credit. Here's how to ensure they start off on the right foot.

11:00AM 01/08/15

Here's Why Car Sales Soared Last Year, and Will Again in 2015

By Brian O'Connell

It's a good time to buy, and auto dealers really want your business. Use this car-buying plan on your way to the best deal.

09:00AM 01/08/15

5 'Surprising' Financial Predictions for 2015 From a Wall Street Guru

By Brian O'Connell

Expect a Federal Reserve error, a Keystone pipeline win and bad news for our luck to run out on cyberterrorism, a Blackstone exec says.

11:00AM 01/07/15

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