Journalist, writer and consultant. White papers, ghostwriting and branded content. Syndicated personal finance columnist and author of "The $1,000 Challenge."

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Brian O’Connor is the award-winning personal finance columnist for The Detroit News, and author of “The $1,000 Challenge: How One Family Slashed Its Budget Without Moving Under a Bridge or Living on Government Cheese” from Portfolio-Penguin. In addition to garnering rave reviews, “The $1,000 Chal...