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Virginia C. McGuire

Freelance Personal Finance Writer — Freelance
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Writer, gardener, longtime cancer patient and erstwhile librarian. Leo's mom. Obsessed with real estate.

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I'm a personal finance writer covering banking, credit cards, small business and investing topics for NerdWallet, a consumer finance company based in San Francisco.

I also write about real estate for the New York Times.

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RT @srl: Breaking news: The Pennsylvania Supreme Court said the state's congressional map was so partisan it violated the st…
@aminatou I just had surgery Jan 8th. I hadn’t met any of my deductible either. Nobody from the hospital asked me for a dime. Bills will come later. WTH kind of policy does your hospital have?!
@aminatou You should be focusing on taking care of yourself today to prepare for surgery, not on this. I’m so sorry this is happening.
This is outrageous. To make a patient scramble for thousands of dollars less than 24 hours before surgery. Should’ve been handled weeks ago. 
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What was your first job as a journalist?

I began my journalism career as a freelancer for the New York Times.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I took a typing class on a computer in high school, but found it useless and taught myself to type on an electric typewriter at home.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Stephen Colbert