Tamsen Butler

Tamsen Butler

Tamsen Butler is a freelance writer and editor residing in the Midwest with her husband and two children. A LoveToKnow contributor since 2006, she is a Group Editor and writer.

Financial Background

Tamsen entered the financial sector after completing an enlistment with the United States Air Force. Starting as a loan processor for a small military lender, she then switched gears and worked for a large credit union where she served in a variety of capacities including mortgage loan officer, mortgage closer, and branch manager. The author of two personal finance books, Tamsen won the 2010 Next Generation Indie Book Award for Young Adult Non-Fiction for The Complete Guide to Personal Finance: For Teenagers and College Students.

An avid volunteer, she teaches budgeting classes at a local women's center.

Health and Fitness

Tamsen enjoys a healthy, active lifestyle. She teaches group fitness classes at a variety of fitness centers and also volunteers with local organizations to provide fitness classes free of charge.

Relationship Help

Tamsen's degree in Psychology and graduate studies in Clinical Counseling came in handy when writing the book Meeting Your Match Online: The Complete Guide to Internet Dating and Dating Services. Her fifth full-length book is a guide to flourishing in a long-distance relationship, which is a topic she knows plenty about; her husband is active duty military and is frequently deployed.

Her books can be found on Amazon.com as well as other major book retailers.

Most Recent Contributions by Tamsen Butler

Funny Tests to See if You're a Narcissist

Narcissistic Personality Disorder can only be diagnosed by a licensed mental health professional, but it's not too tough to spot some tenden ... Read More

How Soon Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

Even though a drop in interest rates can make the idea of refinancing a new mortgage seem to make good financial sense, that's not always th ... Read More

How to Spot Fake Online Dating Profiles

Online dating can be a great place to meet new people from all around the world, but it's also a good place to meet people who are pretendin ... Read More

Shockingly High Calorie Foods

The average person needs around 2,000 calories a day to function, yet many people exceed that calorie count on a daily basis because they ma ... Read More

What to Do When a Family Member Dies

Losing a family member can be a trying time, even when the death was anticipated. Beyond grieving, there are many tasks that must be done af ... Read More

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