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Bill McGuire

  • Mortgages, real estate, personal finance
  • Stern School of Business, NYU

About the author

Bankrate senior editor for mortgages Bill McGuire has been writing and editing for more than four decades at major newspapers, magazines and websites.


Personal finance, mortgages, real estate and home improvement, credit cards, Wall Street, investing


Bill was a senior coordinating producer at ABC News, editorial director of, general editor of Bloomberg Personal magazine, editor at large at Bloomberg News, team leader at NerdWallet and Consumer Reports magazine. He was a vice president at Citibank and Folio Financial. He joined the Bankrate team in 2018.


Bill earned his BA in history and economics from the Connecticut State University. He holds an MBA in finance and international business from New York University’s Stern School of Business.

"A home is more than a roof over your head — it’s a major asset. Your actions in buying, financing and maintaining a home can make or break your financial life. That’s why it’s important to acquire knowledge before, during and after acquiring a home."

— Bill McGuire

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