Stacey Bradford is an American financial journalist, author, and commentator. She is the author of The Wall Street Journal Financial Guidebook for New Parents, writes the Family Finance blog on CBS MoneyWatch.com, and has given personal financial advice on various TV shows. Previously, Stacey was an associate editor at SmartMoney.com.
Bradford began her journalism career at Financial World before moving to the Dow Jones/Hearst start-up SmartMoney.com in 1997, rising to associate editor in 1998. After 11 years at SmartMoney.com covering investing and personal finance issues, Bradford joined the CBS start-up MoneyWatch.com in 2009.
Bradford's articles have appeared in The Wall Street Journal's Sunday Journal, RealEstateJournal.com, and CareerJournal.com, as well as Consumer Reports, AOL and Yahoo! Finance. She has appeared on CNN Headline News, Fox News, CNBC, CBS, The Wall Street Journal Radio Network and CBS Radio.
Stacey lives in New York City with her husband and daughter.
Awards and recognition
2008, The Society of American Business Editors and Writers Best in Journalism Award (Category: Audio/Visual Report for a Mid-Sized Website)
2000, ICI Education Foundation / American University Journalism Award for Excellence in Personal Finance Reporting
- Bradford, Stacey. "What I Learned from The Real Housewives of New Jersey", July 30, 2010. Accessed February 23, 2011. "I have a confession: I can’t stop reading about Teresa Giudice from The Real Housewives of New Jersey. It isn’t that I’m a reality show junkie. I’m fascinated because she lives in my hometown and has shattered any illusions I had about growing up in Montville Township."