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Timothy Moore, CFEI®

Timothy Moore is a Certified Financial Education Instructor (CFEI®) specializing in bank accounts, student loans, taxes, and insurance. His passion is helping readers navigate life on a tight budget.

About Timothy Moore, CFEI®

Current Role

Personal finance journalist


  • Bank Accounts
  • Credit Cards
  • Taxes
  • Insurance
  • Personal Loans

Certifications & Degrees

  • CFEI®
  • Bachelor’s degree in professional writing and editing from Wright State University

Personal Finance Experience

Timothy has been writing about personal finance since 2017. He has contributed to major personal finance blogs, as well as written educational content for several banks and lending institutions.

Before becoming a full-time writer and Certified Financial Education Instructor, Timothy served as a managing editor at a marketing agency, where he oversaw automotive content, including stories about vehicle financing and insurance. He also spent four years building a content production team for the consulting arm of a market research firm, producing in-depth business-to-business content marketing materials and complex return on investment analyses for major tech brands.

While personal finance is his major passion, Timothy loves traveling (on a budget!) and has been featured in multiple travel publications. He currently serves as managing editor of print for a travel magazine.

Latest from Timothy Moore, CFEI®

How to Settle Tax Debt With the IRS

There are many IRS debt settlement options to choose from, including some that reduce your total balance owed.

Pennsylvania Personal Loans: Online & Local Lenders

Looking for personal loans in Pennsylvania? This guide will help you identify some loan options...

Can You Refinance a Personal Loan?

If you have a personal loan, you do have the option to refinance it if needed. However, it is important to find out...

How Do I Set Up a Payment Plan With the IRS?

If you owe a lot of money in taxes and can’t afford to pay your tax bill, you can set up a payment...

Snowmobile Loans: How to Secure the Best Financing

Found the perfect snowmobile, but aren't sure how to pay for it? Our guide to...

Best Small Personal Loans

Small personal loans can help you out of a financial pinch. We rounded up several lenders to find small loans online—as well as...

Pet Insurance for Multiple Pets

Many pet insurance plans offer discounts for insuring multiple pets. You’ll want to look at the total cost, as well as the age...

Pet Wellness Plans vs. Pet Insurance

Both pet insurance and pet wellness plans safeguard your pet’s health and can reduce veterinary expenses. Pet insurance premiums cost more, but they...

How Many Personal Loans Can You Have at Once?

How many personal loans can you take out? It depends. Learn why it might make sense to manage multiple loans—and what other options...

Fast Small Business Loans: Quick Cash Options

As a small business owner, your cash flow may not always be as consistent as you’d like—and those business expenses may be less...