Kimberly Amadeo

Kimberly Amadeo
Kimberly Amadeo, President, World Money Watch.

Kimberly Amadeo clarifies economic and business news. She explains how these trends affect you and the steps you need to take so you can profit now. 

She is the author of The Ultimate Obamacare Handbook: A Definitive Guide to Your Benefits, Rights, Responsibilities, and Potential Pitfalls. Order now at Barnes and Noble and Amazon. She also wrote Beyond the Great Recession: What Happened and How to Prosper, also available on


Kimberly is president of She has 20 years senior-level experience in economic analysis and business strategy working for major international corporations.


She received an M.S. in Management from the Sloan School of Business at M.I.T. in 1987, an M.S. in Social Planning from Boston College in 1978 and a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Rochester in 1976.

TV Interviews:

Fox Business, Varney & Co.

CCTV America

Crosstalk RT, Is Obama Serving Bush's Fourtth Term? November 24, 2013.

NewsmaxTV, Raising Minimum Wage Could Increase Poverty, September 27, 2013.

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Kimberly Amadeo

I am delighted to make you smart about the U.S. economy. That way you can better understand the critical changes occurring now. I describe how these changes affect you and suggest how you can use this knowledge to enhance your well-being. Economics is the only game where you are on the field whether you like it or not. The only difference between the winners and losers is whether you know the rules of the game.

Thomas Jefferson said, "I think by far the most important bill in our whole code is that for the diffusion of knowledge among the people. No other sure foundation can be devised, for the preservation of freedom and happiness." August 13, 1786 in a letter to George Wythe. The global economy is complicated, so I try to make it simple and easy to understand. This knowledge is critical for you personally, but also for our society as a whole. (See for this and other great quotes on the importance of knowledge in a democracy Jefferson Quotations)