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 Brian’s 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 his book titles.

Posts by Brian O'Connell
10
Aug
shutterstock_182607401 Consumers facing errors on their credit report have a quandary before they can move forward. Read More...

Posted in Credit Repair

27
Jul
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If you're struggling with how to pay off credit card debt, you're not alone. Read More...

Posted in Finance

20
Jul
Budget tips It's summer and the living is easy - at least it will be when you get a handle on your household finances. Read More...
13
Jul
shutterstock_167595419 A recent Gallup survey shows that Americans, on average, own 2.6 credit cards. Read More...

Posted in Credit

22
Jun
social small You've just made some major purchase - electronics, home appliances, or the like - and just as you pull out your credit card, ready to bite the bullet, the salesperson starts in on their pitch for the 'extended protection' plan. Read More...

Posted in Finance

25
May

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Forget baseball — traveling seems to be America’s favorite pastime, with nearly 30.8 million of Americans heading overseas last year to Europe, the Caribbean, Asia and other destinations for some serious rest and relaxation. Read More...

Posted in Credit

18
May
shutterstock_128187275 The most successful people in life learn from their failures -- and lay the groundwork for success from them. Read More...

Posted in Finance

11
May
shutterstock_180134786 Owning a car represents the second largest household expense in the U.S., according to the Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics. Read More...

Posted in Finance

04
May

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The balance transfer card market finds itself in a “sweet spot” these days, as steadily rising credit card debt levels, a burgeoning economic landscape and a growing number of zero interest credit card deals continue to create a good environment for consumers who are looking to transfer their credit card balances. The numbers suggest those consumers should act sooner rather than later, though — especially considering the average U.S. Read More...

Posted in Credit

27
Apr

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For all the chatter about what millennials could learn from their baby boomer parents about money, many boomers are up the creek without a paddle when it comes to maintaining certain aspects of their own finances, like their credit scores. Read More...

Posted in Credit