Financial Editor for NBC’s Today Show, and Personal Finance Contributor for Newsweek/The Daily Beast
An award-winning journalist and best-selling author, financial speaker Jean Chatzky is one of the United States’ most sought-after business speakers. Well known for helping millions of men and women battle increasingly problematic debt, Chatzky has far-reaching influence, and is noted for her work on NBC’s Today, Newsweek/The Daily Beast, More Magazine, the New York Daily News, and as a contributor to the Oprah Winfrey Show and the Oprah & Friends Sirius-XM Radio channel.
Jean Chatzky, the financial editor of NBC’s TODAY show, is an award-winning personal finance journalist, AARP’s personal finance ambassador and host of the podcast HerMoney with Jean Chatzky on iTunes.
Chatzky is a best selling author of several books, including Money Rules: The Simple Path to Lifelong Security and the recent New York Times best-seller Money 911: Your Most Pressing Money Questions Answered, Your Money Emergencies Solved. Her book The Difference: How Anyone Can Prosper in Even the Toughest Times, received the 2009 Books for a Better Life award in the Personal Finance category. She is also the author of Pay It Down: From Debt to Wealth on $10 A Day which was featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show’s successful “Debt Diet” series. Her newest book, AgeProof: Living Longer Without Running Out of Money or Breaking a Hip, which she wrote with Dr. Michael Roizen, is a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller.
The winner of prestigious awards for journalism, including the Betty Furness Consumer Media Service Award, the Clarion Award, and a Gracie Allen award, Chatsky is well known for her smart, insightful commentary on personal financial responsibility. With her warm personality and keen intelligence into all matters of monetary success, she shows audience members what they can do to achieve security in their financial futures.
In 2015, Jean teamed up with Time for Kids and The PwC Charitable Foundation to launch Your $, a financial literacy magazine reaching two million schoolchildren each month. She lives with her family in Westchester County, New York.
Your Money and Your Life: Where Do You Go From Here?
It’s a whole new ballgame. From the way you save and invest for today to how you plan and protect yourself for the future, the rules of the financial world have changed forever. Today Show Financial Editor Jean Chatzky had a seat at the table for the shake-up and she’ll tell you–in plain English–about the moves you need to make now to insure a life of financial comfort for you and your family.
Women and Money
Anyone who tells you women don’t need financial advice specifically for them is wrong. Women, whether they’re the caretakers, the breadwinners, or both, face a unique set of financial challenges. But as a decade of research into neuroeconomics and behavioral psychology has revealed, women are also uniquely qualified to handle them. In her frank, often funny, but always compassionate way, Jean Chatzky takes every audience of women through the steps they need to take today to live comfortably (and worry-free) tomorrow.
What The Country’s Wealthiest, Most Successful People Do Differently
Why is it that some people seem to move relatively easily from a paycheck-to-paycheck life into financial comfort or wealth while others get stuck or worse, fall back? Today Show Financial Editor Jean Chatzky reveals the findings of her proprietary study of 5,000 people that shows wealthy, successful people have both habits and personality traits that less successful individuals are missing. With candor and humor, she’ll show audiences how they can get their own dose of this secret sauces.
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