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Jean Chatzky

2012 Speaker

Jean Chatzky, an award-winning journalist and bestselling author, is the financial editor for NBC’s “Today,” host of “Cash Call with Jean Chatzky” on RLTV and AARP’s Finance Ambassador.  Chatzky is the author of seven books, including the recent New York Times bestseller “Money 911: Your Most Pressing Money Questions Answered, Your Money Emergencies Solved.” In March 2012, Chatzky released her highly anticipated new book “Money Rules: The Simple Path to Lifelong Security.” She regularly shares her advice and opinions as a guest on popular television shows, includingThe View,” “The Talk,” “Morning Joeand “The Oprah Winfrey Show.”  Chatzky’s personal finance advice can also be found regularly in numerous print publications including Glamour, Women’s Health, Prevention, Redbook, USA Weekend and more.  She’s won a plethora of awards and honors, including the Consumer Federation of America’s Betty Furness Consumer Media Service Award, the Clarion Award for magazine columns from the Association of Woman in Communications and a Gracie Award from American Women in Radio and Television, Inc. In addition to her professional work, Chatzky serves on the board of the Children’s Heart Foundation, and the National Foundation for Credit Counseling. A proud graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, she is also a member of the Trustees’ Council of Penn Women and on the board of the Kelly Writers House.