Resides In

Westwood, KS


M.B.A., University of Kansas, B.S. in Journalism, University of Kansas


Investments, Economy, Capital Markets, Asset Management


  • Owner, Insight Financial Communications and Consulting
  • Author, Insightful Takes: The common person's guide to dollars and sense
  • Contributor to Investopedia since 2022
  • Previous positions include senior writing/editing roles with financial newswires and business magazines and product development, product management and writing/communications roles with asset management firms.


Lyle spent most of the past two decades in a variety of product, communication and financial writing roles with large asset managers and mutual fund distributors, mostly recently as vice president,
director of product development with Waddell & Reed/Ivy Distributors Inc. Previously, he spent a decade in senior roles as an editor and reporter with business publications and financial news wires, including Dow Jones, BridgeNews and Knight-Ridder Financial News.


Lyle received an M.B.A. in finance/portfolio management and marketing and a B.S. in journalism, both at the University of Kansas.

Quote from Lyle Niedens

"Man can alter his life by altering his thinking." -- William James