Jean Chatzky

Personal Finance Expert

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Chatzky believes knowing how to manage money is one of the most important life skills for people at every age. The financial editor for NBC’s “Today Show,” she is an award-winning personal finance journalist, AARP’s personal finance ambassador, and the host of “Money Matters with Jean Chatzky” on RLTV. She is a longtime magazine columnist, and the best-selling author of eight books. Her newest book, “Age-Proof,” was written in partnership with Cleveland Clinic's chief wellness officer Dr. Michael Roizen and explains the vital link between health and wealth. She recently launched Jean Chatzky's Money School—online classes on crucial financial topics like saving, budgeting, getting out of debt, and planning for retirement—that she teaches herself at In 2009, the Consumer Federation of America awarded her the Betty Furness Consumer Media Service Award for her nearly two decades of pioneering personal finance education. She has also received the Clarion Award for magazine columns from the Association of Women in Communications and a Gracie Award from American Women in Radio and Television. The Chicago Tribune has named her one of the country’s best magazine columnists.