Paul Conley

Paul Conley is a financial journalist with more than 25 years of experience covering Wall Street and writing about personal finance. 

Paul has worked for such giants of the business press as Knight-Ridder Financial, the Economist Group, CNNMoney and Bloomberg News.


Paul Conley is a former writer focusing on bonds and other investments for The Balance. During his long journalism career, he has covered Wall Street and the world of bonds and has managed a staff for CNNMoney, helping produce multimedia stories about investing and driving coverage of global financial markets.

He also served as the editor of Bloomberg's public finance team, producing stories about the muni bond market and worked as a contributing editor for SmartBrief, covering the investment world for a newsletter distributed by SIFMA, the Securities Industry, and Financial Markets Association.

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.

The Balance is part of the Dotdash publishing family. For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the internet, according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.