Articles by Geoff Williams

Geoff Williams is a freelance journalist and writer who specializes in personal finances and business topics. His work has been featured in major outlets including U.S. News & World Report, CNN Money, Forbes, The Huffington Post, and more. Education: B.A. in Screenwriting from Indiana University.

Supplemental Life Insurance: Do You Need It? Learn how supplemental life insurance works in addition to your traditional life insurance policies, how much it costs and find out if you need it. Personal Guarantees: How They Affect Your Business Loans Photo of Geoff Williams Geoff Williams Personal Guarantees: How They Affect Your Business Loans Your business needs a loan. A lender is willing to give it to you. But there is... How to Avoid Life Insurance Fraud Photo of Geoff Williams Geoff Williams How to Avoid Life Insurance Fraud Upgrade “churning” Be careful about these situations. This is a case in... Can Non-U.S. Residents Open U.S. Brokerage Accounts to Trade Stocks? If you're a non-U.S. resident, find out if you can open a U.S. brokerage account to trade stocks, including what you have to know when it comes to taxes. Can You Transfer Credit Card Debt to Someone Else? Find out if you can transfer credit card debt to someone else, such as spouse, family member, or friend. Learn the pros and cons of balance transfers to others. Small Business Loan vs. Business Credit Card: Compare the Pros & Cons Photo of Geoff Williams Geoff Williams Small Business Loan vs. Business Credit Card: Compare the Pros & Cons If you're new to the business world, you might assume that a small business loan... Tips for Buying a Home During the Coronavirus Crisis Photo of Geoff Williams Geoff Williams Tips for Buying a Home During the Coronavirus Crisis There are a lot of reasons you may want to purchase a house or condominium,... How to Contact Your Bank Amid the Coronavirus Crisis Find out how to contact your bank with busy phone hold times during the coronavirus pandemic, including digital channels such as social media. How the Coronavirus Pandemic Affects Your Chances of Getting a New Loan Find out the likelihood of getting approved for a new loan during the coronavirus pandemic -- a time when lenders may not issue loans as easily.