Personal finance, Stock market, Investing
Managing Editor, GovernmentCIO
National Louis University, Rutgers University


  • Lou Carlozo is the managing editor of GovernmentCIO, and has served as an investment reporter for U.S. News & World Report
  • Former managing editor at AOL's Daily Finance, a reporter for Reuters Money, and a columnist for Money Under 30 and DealNews.
  • During his career as an investment reporter, columnist, and editor, Lou wrote many columns and article series to educate investors, students, and families about investing and personal finance topics. 


Lou Carlozo is a former writer on investing and the stock market for The Balance. As a seasoned investment writer and reporter, he has also shared his wealth of investing knowledge through H&R Block's Block Talk and

Lou created the Recession Diaries column during his tenure at the Chicago Tribune, and while at AOL, launched the Money College, a personal finance portal for students in higher ed and their families. He also conceived the five-part series "Tuition Ignition," an in-depth and informative examination of skyrocketing student loan debt and tuition rates. 


Lou holds a bachelor's degree from Rutgers College and a master's from National Louis University