James Royal

SENIOR INVESTING AND WEALTH MANAGEMENT REPORTER
EXPERTISE
  • Investing
  • Wealth management
  • Behavioral finance
  • Stock analysis
EDUCATION
  • Bachelor of Science in management, University of Florida
  • Master of Arts in English, University of Florida
  • Doctorate in English, University of Florida

About the author

Bankrate senior reporter James F. Royal, Ph.D. covers investing and wealth management. His work has been cited across major media, including CNBC, the Washington Post, The New York Times and the Associated Press. Royal believes in the power of education to help individuals make smart financial decisions that can positively and significantly improve their lives.

Experience

James is the author of The Zen of Thrift Conversions. He’s a veteran writer and stock analyst with a history of working in the financial-services industry, including at the Motley Fool.

Education

Royal has a bachelor’s degree in management as well as master’s and doctoral degrees in English earned at the University of Florida.

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Our goal is to get wiser every day and avoid the mistakes of the past.

— James Royal

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