Tim is a financial planner, educator and author. As Vice President at the Financial Consulate, a fee-only comprehensive financial management company, he is a Certified Financial Planner practitioner working with individuals, families and organizations. A graduate of Towson University, Tim now teaches financial planning at his alma mater. Tim’s second book, co-authored with best-selling author, Jim Stovall, is being published by John Wiley & Sons and will be released in September of 2011 under the title The Ultimate Financial Plan: Balancing Your Money and Life.
With a passion for relational communication, Tim educates in a variety of forums. Tim has been active in television including appearances on CNBC, ABC’s Nightline, WUSA Channel 9 (CBS in DC), WBAL-TV (NBC in Baltimore) and Fox 45 (in Baltimore). On the radio, he joins Drew Tignanelli each week as the co-host of Money, Riches & Wealth, a financial radio program on WCBM 680 AM in Baltimore each Wednesday at 6:00pm, and has also been featured on the NPR program, Marketplace. In print, Tim has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Baltimore Sun, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, U.S. News & World Report and Money magazine, among others.
More recently, Tim has become active in the realm of social media, bringing his unique perspective to the blogosphere as well as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube. His newest project is 90 Second Finance, a series of short videos where Tim attempts to break down complex personal finance topics in under 90 seconds.
Tim is a husband and father first and lives in Baldwin, Maryland where he and his wife, Andrea, are the proud parents of two boys, Kieran and Connor, and are active members of their community. Outside of personal finance, Tim’s favorite pursuit is music, and he plays the drums and sings in the indie-bluesy-jazzy-rock band, the Jon Maurer Band. Tim also serves on the board of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Maryland chapter and on the advisory board of the charitably inclined ice cream company, Taharka Bros.