expertise
Credit cards, Bonds, Interest rates, Mortgages, Banking, Personal finance
education
Rutgers University, Sacred Heart University
Highlights
  • Author of many high-level industry reports on credit cards, mortgages, home equity loans, payday lending, consumer banking, and personal bankruptcy
  • Author of American Banker's Morning Scan daily newsletter
  • Frequent commentator on consumer credit; interviewed by outlets including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, CNBC, Newsweek, Bloomberg, Business Week, and The Washington Post
Experience

George Yacik is a former writer for About.com (now Dotdash) who covered personal finance with a focus on credit and debt issues. 

Yacik has written for a myriad of publications, including American Banker, Interest.com, Bankaholic.com, National Mortgage News, Mortgage Banking magazine, Wright Investors Service, and ino.com.

He spent two decades working for consulting firms serving the largest credit card and consumer lending companies in the U.S. and Canada, and 10 years as a reporter for the Bond Buyer and a managing editor of newsletters for American Banker. He currently works for a Florida-based public relations agency in the mortgage industry.