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Greg McBride

Greg McBride

Greg McBride, CFA, is Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Analyst for, providing analysis and advice on personal finance. With nearly two decades of experience in personal finance, he has the unique ability to provide both in-depth commentary and practical advice to consumers. Through’s Money Makeover series, he has helped consumers plan for retirement, manage debt and develop appropriate investment allocations.

McBride has appeared on hundreds of national cable and network broadcasts, including NBC’s “Nightly News,” CBS’ “Evening News” and ABC’s “World News Tonight.” He is a frequent guest on CNBC, CNN, Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network. McBride is routinely quoted by major print outlets such as The Associated Press, The Wall Street Journal and USA Today. He serves as a Wall Street Journal Expert Panelist and is a regular radio guest on financial talk shows throughout the United States. He is also an accomplished public speaker, having appeared before audiences at the Federal Reserve Board, Mortgage Bankers Association, Federal Trade Commission, and at the China Times Golden Cicada Awards in Beijing.

McBride is on the board of directors of ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions, an Atlanta-based nonprofit credit counseling agency accredited by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling. Additionally, he serves on ClearPoint’s Finance and Investment Committee, is chairman of ClearPoint’s Development Committee, and is chairman of the Regional Board for ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions of Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast.

McBride also serves on the funding board of the Consumer Financial Education Fund through the Rose Foundation of Oakland, California.

McBride is a graduate of the University of Florida and has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.