About This Author

Carmen Wong Ulrich is a CNBC contributor and writes On the Money, a personal finance blog on She is also the author of the under-40 guide to personal finance, GENERATION DEBT: Take Control of Your Money. Carmen believes if you take control of your money, you take control of your life!

An advice columnist, speaker, blogger and former editor at Money magazine, Ulrich is also the new money columnist for Glamour magazine and the wealth columnist for Men's Health magazine. Her book has appeared on the recommended reading list of The Wall Street Journal and her advice has been highlighted in The Washington Post, SELF, Redbook, ELLE,, Women's Day, MSNBC,, and Yahoo!Finance.

Ulrich has a master's degree in psychology from Columbia University and a B.A. from Fairfield University.