Tim Lemke Title: Investing Writer and Editor Education: University of Maryland, College Park Location: Odenton, Maryland Expertise: Investing, Business, Stocks, Cryptocurrency, Banking Over 20 years of experience in business journalism and writing about investingSpecializes in writing articles on investing, stocks, banking, and moreBachelor's in journalism from the University of Maryland Experience Tim Lemke has more than 20 years of experience as a writer and journalist. He specializes in writing about investing, cryptocurrency, stocks, banking, business, and more. In 2019, he joined investment management company T. Rowe Price as a senior writer.Tim began his career as a business journalist, covering a wide range of issues including technology, the defense industry, sports business, and real estate. He has written extensively about earnings, mergers and acquisitions, and the stock performance of major corporations. He's been published in The Washington Times, Washington Business Journal, The Daily Record, Wise Bread, and Patch.From 2013 to 2017, he served as the Manager of Digital Content for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the nonprofit affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. While there, he wrote about emerging business issues and handled a variety of communications tasks, including social media, web content, and email marketing.Tim has also served as a marketing copywriter for the HR Certification Institute and many other clients.The Balance Product Review Editorial Guidelines & Mission Education Tim graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park, where he majored in journalism and American studies. About The Balance The Balance, a Dotdash Meredith brand, makes money easy to understand. We give people tools they need to not only make smart financial decisions but also prepare for the experiences they will have along the way. Our team of expert writers and editors have extensive qualifications in the topics they cover, and many of them have MBAs, PhDs, CFPs, and other advanced degrees and professional certifications. We require our writers to use primary sources in their articles, which are also approved by our Financial Review Board and fact-checked. You can learn more about the standards we follow in producing accurate, unbiased content in our editorial policy.