Julie Rains is a writer, spreadsheet designer, and investor. She has served as a financial analyst and accountant for Fortune 500 corporations and a freelance writer for individual clients and media companies. Most of her work has involved analyzing financial information and crafting narratives to make sense of the math.
She and her husband, Tim, raised two sons, now grown. They live in North Carolina, where she attempts to grow things, rides her bike, and occasionally organizes group hikes.
Julie earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Concentration in Finance from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Years later, she returned to study communications and earned a graduate-level Certificate in Technology and Communication from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication.