NerdWallet’s Weston has retired

NerdWallet personal finance editor Liz Westin has retired. She writes, “That lesson was driven home in July 2023, when a longtime colleague died at age 61. We’d had many talks over the years about the retirement he had envisioned. It’s heartbreaking that his dreams will never happen. “But his death was the push I needed to make […]

NerdWallet hires French as editor

Adam French has joined NerdWallet in the United Kingdom as an editor to cover personal finance. Recently, he was a personal finance editor at Future. During his more than seven years at Which?, French held the posts of consumer rights digital producer, senior consumer rights digital producer, principal consumer rights digital producer, consumer rights editor, […]

NerdWallet generates traffic (but not profits) by focusing its content

Jessica Tee Orika of Foundation writes about how personal finance site NerdWallet generates $84 million in traffic to its site every month — though her enthusiasm fails to account for the company’s poor financial performance on Wall Street. Orika writes, “NerdWallet clustered their content pieces around nine topics relevant to the searcher’s intent. Yeah, you heard […]

NerdWallet seeks a copy editor

NerdWallet is looking for an experienced copy editor with an entrepreneurial spirit. To be a successful copy editor at NerdWallet, you must: Edit consistently at a high level, demonstrating expertise at not only grammar and style but also at story organization and reader experience. Go beyond a traditional copy-editing role, helping to uplevel co-workers and […]

NerdWallet CEO received $5.4 million in compensation in 2021

Personal finance news site NerdWallet, which went public in 2021, paid chief executive officer Tim Chen total compensation of $5.4 million last year, according to the company’s first proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Chen received $4.8 million in stock options and a base salary of $535,261 last year. His base salary […]

NerdWallet hires Din to cover personal finance

NerdWallet has hired Benjamin Din to cover personal finance. He started on Monday. He has been a technology reporter for Politico. He previously had been covering breaking news. Din previously held internships at Bloomberg News and The Wall Street Journal. He’s a graduate of Northwestern University, where he majored in journalism and worked at The Daily Northwestern.

NerdWallet plans to raise up to $158 million in IPO

Personal finance site NerdWallet Inc. plans to raise up to $158 million in an initial public offering, according to a document filed Tuesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The San Francisco-based company listed a stock price range of $17 to $19 per share in the filing. It plans to sell up to 8.3 million […]

Personal finance site NerdWallet files for IPO

Personal finance site NerdWallet Inc., which employs more than 100 journalists, filed for an initial public offering on Friday, reports Stephen Nakrosis of Nakrosis reports, “‘Our mission is to provide the tools, information and insight people need to navigate all of life’s financial decisions,’ the company said, adding it provides guidance to consumers through the NerdWallet […]

NerdWallet seeks a personal finance writer

NerdWallet is looking for a writer to cover the personal finance choices that millions of Americans grapple with every day. Successful candidates must be able to translate complex topics into conversational articles that frame the answers our audience seeks with the context it deserves. Our content team is 80+ people strong and growing. Topics we […]

NerdWallet seeks an assistant assigning editor

NerdWallet is looking for an assistant assigning editor with an entrepreneurial spirit. This is a non-managerial role, but successful AAEs may be candidates for future management positions on our content team. To be a successful Assistant Assigning Editor at NerdWallet, you must: Be passionate about helping readers and ensuring that NerdWallet’s articles are consistently engaging, […]