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Virginia C. McGuire

Philadelphia
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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Biography

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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@vcmcguire — 2,241 followers, 37,992 tweets

Aug 17, 2017

@wynkenhimself my favorite part is that my sister came down on "stupid" not "fuck." (She's big on not using ableist language.)

Aug 16, 2017

My 3yo nephew to friend: You're fucking stupid! My sister: NO, honey. It's not nice to call people stupid Nephew: Ok then you're...a FUCK!

Aug 16, 2017

@NyashaJunior I recognize this rabbi--I forget his name but he's at Mishkan Shalom in Roxborough. I've seen him officiate 2 bar mitzvahs.

Aug 16, 2017

@dansinker I have heard it for maybe 3-4 years but only bec my partner studies fascism and so has been invited to speak by antifa groups.

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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