Men’s Health Launches New Personal Finance Column By Jean Chatzky

Column Debuts in October Issue

(September 17, 2010) New York, NY – Today Show financial correspondent Jean Chatzky has joined Men’s Health, the world’s largest men’s lifestyle magazine, as a monthly columnist, it was announced today by David Zinczenko, SVP/Editor-in-Chief of the magazine. In “Ask the Money Coach,” Chatzky, founder of The Debt Diet, provides expert analysis on readers’ personal finance questions—everything from how to lower a credit card rate to negotiating a spouse’s spending habits. Debuting in the October issue, Chatzky’s column offers quick and easy financial fixes for the more than twelve million men who turn to the magazine each month and millions more who visit MensHealth.com, in pursuit of a healthy and active lifestyle.

“The Men’s Health reader is a rising star—he’s focused on his financial health, just as he’s focused on his physical and emotional health, too. But money, like sex, is one of those areas in which men feel like they’re supposed to enter the game with confidence and knowledge, right from the start. So as our readers build wealth, they’re looking for advice on what to do with it. What Jean brings to the Men’s Health reader is a clear and confident guide to investing those growing resources he’s been working so hard to gather.”

Chatzky holds a BA in English from the University of Pennsylvania, has held posts at publications including Forbes, SmartMoney, Money, and is the author of multiple personal finance books. She currently resides with her husband and two children in Westchester County, New York.

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Men’s Health is the largest men’s lifestyle magazine brand in the world with 40 editions worldwide. Published 10 times a year in the U.S. by Rodale, Men’s Health is the best-selling men’s magazine on newsstands, each month providing its 12 million readers with the latest information on all aspects of a guy’s life including health, fitness, fashion, nutrition, relationships, travel, technology and finance. The magazine has garnered numerous accolades in the industry including several appearances on Advertising Age’s “A List”, Adweek’s “Hot List” and Capell’s Circulation Report, which recently named the magazine “Best Newsstand Performer of the Decade.” In 2007, Men’s Health Editor-in-Chief David Zinczenko was named “Editor of the Year” by Adweek magazine shortly after the title secured the top spot on their “Brand Leaders Hot List” in 2006. The magazine has also received a National Magazine Award in the personal service category. Men’s Health also publishes several branded books, DVDs, special interest publications and the online subscription service www.menshealthtrainer.com.

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