Joyce Lamb

Joyce Lamb

Contributed Content Editor for Building Wealth,

As Contributed Content Editor for the Building Wealth channel on, Joyce Lamb edits articles from hundreds of financial experts about retirement-planning strategies, including estate planning, taxes, personal finance, investing, charitable giving and more. She has 32 years of editing experience in business and features news, including 15 years in the Money section at USA Today.

Before coming to, she was head of her own freelance editing business, where she provided various editing services for dozens of novelists, including several New York Times and USA Today bestsellers. Before that, she spent 15 years as a copy editor and projects editor for USA Today’s Money section. Also at USA Today, she founded the Happy Ever After blog, which focused on the $1.4 billion romance fiction industry. Her editing background includes stints as News Editor at the Rockford Register Star in Rockford, Ill., where she was named a Gannett Supervisor of the Year, and Features Editor of Content and Production at The News-Press in Fort Myers, Fla.

She’s won several awards for her work over the years, including the Veritas Award from Romance Writers of America (RWA), given to writers of nonfiction work that best depicts the romance genre in a positive light. As the USA Today bestselling author of eight romantic suspense novels, she has won the Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery/Suspense and has been nominated three times for the prestigious RITA Award from RWA.

She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Ill.