William G. Flanagan has been a writer and editor for Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, Business Week, Esquire, and New York. He hosted The Bill Flanagan Show on WABC radio (a money call-in show) and acts as substitute host for Bob Brinker on Moneytalk, which is carried by over two hundred radio stations nationally. He was a regular on Lou Dobbs's Moneyline and has appeared on Good Morning America, Today, Fox News, and other national and local shows. He also had a bit part in the Woody Allen film Radio Days. He lives in New York.