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Tim Maxwell

Contributor, Credit and Real Estate
Ribbon EXPERTISE
  • Credit
  • Credit cards
  • Loans
  • Real estate
Education EDUCATION
  • Bachelor of Arts, Fresno State University

 

Early in his career, Tim worked in broadcast news as a “one-person band.” He was often responsible for capturing news events and interviewing subjects and witnesses on camera before writing and editing the package for broadcast. He later worked for 20th Century Fox and NBC/Universal in various digital media capacities.

Tim is now a freelance financial writer focusing on credit education and real estate. He is passionate about demystifying personal finance and helping people live their best lives.

Tim lives in the Sierra Nevada mountains, where he enjoys cycling, golfing and creating memories with his family. He also finds immense joy in cashing in his hard-earned credit card rewards.

Find Tim Maxwell beyond Bankrate

  • CBS News
  • Fox Business
  • Experian

My goal is to help people improve their financial well-being and literacy by creating factual content that’s accessible and easy to understand.

— Tim Maxwell

Tim's latest articles

  • woman in a wheelchair using atm to withdraw money

    How to minimize the cost of a cash advance

    A cash advance is a last-resort option to get money for an emergency or unplanned expense. While a cash advance gives you quick access to cash, it comes with high interest and transaction fees. Here’s [...]

    6 min read Mar 08, 2022