Paul Conley

  • Financial journalist and business media consultant and content marketer with more than three decades of experience
  • Worked for media outlets including Bloomberg and CNNMoney 
  • Currently runs his own consulting firm


Paul Conley wrote for (now Dotdash), covering bonds and other investments. During his long journalism career, he has covered Wall Street and the world of bonds. He was a producer for CNNMoney, an editor for Bloomberg and worked for other well-known brands including The Economist Group and CFO Magazine.

Besides bonds and investing, Conley has written about financial technology, retailing, food and agriculture, transportation, and global trade. He has been a keynote speaker for the American Society of Business Publication Editors.

He was previously an executive director for B2B content and marketing at NPD Group and currently runs his own media consulting business, Paul Conley Consulting.



Conley has a bachelor's degree in psychology from Fordham University and a master's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri in Columbia. 

About The Balance and Dotdash

The Balance makes personal finance easy to understand. It is home to experts who provide clear, practical advice on managing your money. Whether you’re looking to invest, buy a home, save for retirement, or achieve another financial goal, The Balance will answer your questions with straightforward personal financial advice.

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