Geoff Williams (Loveland, OH) has worked as a newspaper and magazine journalist for more than 15 years, primarily as a business and personal finance writer. Williams writes daily for AOL's personal finance blog, WalletPop.com, as well as HGTV's real estate web site FrontDoor.com, where he is a columnist. He often sees his work in the money section of AARP Bulletin as well as in the money management sites CreditCards.com and Bankrate.com and just finished his first feature, on the subject of avoiding credit card tricks, for Consumer Reports (May 2009). Williams is also a frequent contributor to Entrepreneur magazine, having written approximately 500 articles for them and their sister publications (including Entrepreneur's eBay Startup Guide, Small Business Success, the Small Business Administration's magazine, and AOL, which produced an online reality business series with Entrepreneur.)
Williams has written two business books, work-for-hire titles, Ingenuity in a Can: The Ralph Stolle Story (Orange Frazer, 2004) and Patients and Patience: A Celebration of Grandview Hospital (Orange Frazer, 2006) and his first mainstream book was published by Rodale in 2007 (C.C. Pyle's Amazing Foot Race: The True Story of the 1928 Coast-to-Coast Run Across America).
He has written over 300 newspaper features for the now-defunct The Cincinnati Post, plus numerous magazine features in publications such as LIFE, Ladies' Home Journal, A&E's Biography, Entertainment Weekly, National Geographic World, Ohio Magazine, Cleveland Clinic Magazine, Writer's Digest, Parenting and BabyTalk.