Geoff Williams is a freelance journalist who lives with his two teenage daughters in Loveland, Ohio. He specializes in writing about personal finance and business issues, but his articles have appeared in a wide range of numerous publications, including U.S. News & World Report, Entertainment Weekly, Life magazine, Forbes.com, Entrepreneur magazine, PetMD.com, Boys’ Life, National Geographic Kids, Archaeology Digest, Weight Watchers Magazine, Disney Adventures, The Washington Post, Ladies’ Home Journal, Parenting, Reuters, Al Jazeera America and CNNMoney.com. He also spent a few years as a features reporter for The Cincinnati Post, around the turn of the 21st century, when the internet was making short work of newspapers. Williams has written several nonfiction books, including C.C. Pyle’s Amazing Foot Race, an account of a cross-country foot race in 1928 from Los Angeles to New York, and Washed Away: How the Great Flood of 1913, America’s Most Widespread Natural Disaster, Terrorized a Nation and Changed It Forever.