Brian O’Connell, a former Wall Street bond trader, is the author of two best-selling books, The 401k Millionaire and CNBC’s Creating Wealth. He also wrote the book Free Yourself from Student Loan Debt. With 20 years of experience covering business news and trends, particularly in the business and financial sectors, he believes education is the best gift a financial consumer can receive – and brings that philosophy to every story he writes. Brian O’Connell has written for dozens of top-tier national business publications, including CBS News, Bloomberg, Time, MSN Money, the Wall Street Journal, CNBC, TheStreet.com, Yahoo Finance, CBS Marketwatch, and many more. Mr. O’Connell is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, and currently resides in Bucks County, Pa.