Tim Maxwell
expertise
Personal Finance, Credit Education, Insurance
currently
Financial Writer
education
California State University, Fresno

Highlights

  • Insurance and credit cards expert with over two decades of media experience
  • Owns Incomist, a personal finance site focused on income and savings
  • Was formerly a television news journalist for FOX26 in Fresno, California

Experience

Tim Maxwell has over two decades of media experience with expertise in credit cards, debt, loans, banking, and insurance content. He's written for Bankrate, Fox Business, LendingTree, The Balance, and Credible, among others, and has been featured in articles for the Washington Post, USA Today, and SFGate. Before turning his focus to writing, Tim was a television news journalist and contributed to major media companies such as NBC/Universal and 20th Century Fox.

Tim is passionate about financial literacy and empowering people to take control of their finances. He's owned and published Incomist, a personal finance site, for four years. When he’s not writing about personal finance, Tim enjoys spending time with his family and cycling in the Sierra Nevada mountains.

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Education

Tim holds a B.A. degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from California State University, Fresno.

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