Resides In

Boston, MA


University of Rhode Island


Personal finance, Economics, Financial education


  • Editor with Investopedia since 2018
  • Freelance writer with hundreds of articles published on a range of topics which include financial education, investing 101, financial statements, personal finance, retirement planning, and wealth management
  • 10+ years experience serving on financial markets trading desks; is a former vice president and market risk advisor to corporations and small businesses
  • 15+ years in total banking experience, including personal finance, IRAs, and small business banking


Chris B. Murphy is a writer with over 15 years of experience in the financial services industry, including 10 years on the trading desks of two major banks. Chris was also a vice president providing market risk analysis and hedging advice to businesses.

Currently, Chris is a writer and content marketer for companies and investment sites. His work has been published on and Investopedia. His work has also been featured on and MSN Money. Furthermore, Chris has created content for wealth management firms.

Chris has covered many finance subjects throughout his career which include equity analysis, economics, retirement planning, IRAs, 401(k)s, financial ratios, accounting terms, and financial statement analysis.


Chris B. Murphy received his B.A. in economics with a concentration in finance from the University of Rhode Island.

Quote from Chris B. Murphy

"I believe in financial empowerment and enjoy helping people learn about the financial markets, investing, and personal finance topics."