Carmen Wong Ulrich

Carmen is the President and Founder of Malecon Productions. She is the former co-creator and host of the only national, daily personal finance television show, On the Money, on CNBC. Carmen was also the co-founder and former President of an all-female financial planning firm, is currently Assistant Industry Professor of Finance and Risk Engineering at NYU Polytech, a former editor at ‘MONEY’ magazine as well as a previous national advice columnist at ‘Good Housekeeping’, ‘Glamour’, ‘Latina’, ‘Essence’, and ‘Men’s Health’. Carmen also writes for ‘The New York Times’ and is the author of two books, her most recent, The Real Cost of Living. She has also written a novel based on her life and the lives of her first- and second-generation Latina friends, famous and not, to be released in 2015.


She can be seen frequently as a regular contributor to the Melissa Harris Perry Show on MSNBC, on CBS This Morning, CNN, and ABC’s The View. A former contributor to The Today Show on NBC, Carmen has appeared on dozens of other broadcast outlets and is a seasoned speaker and moderator. She has a masters’ degree in psychology from Columbia University, Teachers College and serves on the board of the Council of Urban Professionals, the NY Urban League, and the advisory boards of VIVA Broadway and Dress for Success.

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