Brian O'Connell

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.


Recent Articles By The Author

What Is a Checking Account? Benefits, Fees and Different Types

What Is a Checking Account? Benefits, Fees and Different Types

Bank checking accounts are a great way to manage your money and payments. Use these tips to maximize your banking experience.

What Is a 401(k) Plan and How Does It Work?

What Is a 401(k) Plan and How Does It Work?

A 401(k) plan is a great, tax-advantaged way to build a solid retirement nest egg.

The Richest Sports Team Owners in the U.S. in 2019

The Richest Sports Team Owners in the U.S. in 2019

Sports and billionaires seem to go together like hot dogs and mustard, and these sports team owners ride high on top of the "wealthiest" sports owners list.

How to Deal With Debt Collectors: 8 Tips

How to Deal With Debt Collectors: 8 Tips

Dealing with debt collectors takes creativity, discipline, initiative -- and a thick skin. Here's how to get the job done, and get debt collectors off your back.

What Is Workers' Compensation Insurance and How Much Does It Cost?

What Is Workers' Compensation Insurance and How Much Does It Cost?

Workers' compensation insurance can come in handy if you're injured or ill on the job. Here's how it works.

History of Alibaba: Timeline and Facts

History of Alibaba: Timeline and Facts

The Alibaba story is one of a vision fulfilled. Here is the history of Alibaba and how one man's vision helped changed the way we buy goods and services.

13 Money-Saving Apps That Put More Into Your Wallet

13 Money-Saving Apps That Put More Into Your Wallet

These money-saving apps can get you on the road to financial fitness - one dollar at a time.

What Is the FICA Tax and Why Does It Exist?

What Is the FICA Tax and Why Does It Exist?

FICA taxes aren't new, but they sure do chew up a worker's paycheck amount. Here's why that's actually a good thing.

401(k) vs. 403(b): What's the Difference and Which is Better For You?

401(k) vs. 403(b): What's the Difference and Which is Better For You?

401(k) plans and 403(b) plans have much in common - and several key distinctions. It pays to know about both retirement plans.

What Is a Balloon Payment and How Does It Work?

What Is a Balloon Payment and How Does It Work?

A balloon payment offers loan payments that are cheaper upfront and more expensive on the back end. Here's how they work.