Meet Contributor - George Yacik

George has been a financial writer for more than 30 years. He began his career at The Bond Buyer, covering the municipal and corporate bond markets and municipal finance. He then moved across the hall to American Banker, where he was the managing editor of the newsletter group. He then joined SMR Research Corp. in New Jersey as a vice president, where he lead as the research analyst and project leader for SMR's studies on residential and sub-prime mortgages, home equity lending, credit cards, consumer credit and personal bankruptcy for more than 15 years.

Since 2008, George has been a freelance writer for a variety of publications, websites and blogs, including Financial Planning, The Trust Advisor, Treasury & Risk, Bankrate and Consumers Digest. He also writes for several corporations, research companies and industry associations. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in English/Journalism from Rutgers University and a professional graduate certificate in corporate finance from Sacred Heart University.

2 thoughts on “Meet Contributor - George Yacik

  1. George: Good take on Yellen. All we ever hear in the news from the Fed is whether or not they are changing the interest rates. Without doing half a ton of reading,what else, if anything, do they accomplish?

    1. That begs the question... what good does the Fed do for the average citizen... cause prices to go up, wages follow more slowly, employees are pulled into the public sector, and our dollar deteriorates?

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