AP to create financial literacy beat team

The Associated Press plans to create a financial literacy beat team to help reach a younger, less affluent, and racially and ethnically diverse group of Americans, including people of color, Spanish speakers, and middle and lower-income households. The team will produce written stories, visuals and graphics, and in multiple languages. It will also work to […]

WSJ seeks a personal finance reporter in pursuit of happiness

The Wall Street Journal’s Personal Finance bureau seeks a reporter to cover the pursuit of happiness, by which we mean not just a better mood, but a better life. You will dig into the ever-shifting obstacles and avenues to wealth and prosperity in America, emerging threats to our financial wellbeing, and how the biggest news […]

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 […]

MarketWatch hires Ockerman for personal finance team

MarketWatch.com has hired Emma Ockerman for its personal finance team. She will start later this month. Ockerman has been at Vice News as a general assignment reporter covering economic inequality. She previously was at Bloomberg News covering U.S. equities for the First Word team and health care and insurance markets for the health team. She […]

MarketWatch.com seeks a crypto reporter

MarketWatch.com seeks a reporter to cover crypto, blockchain, and the burgeoning world of decentralized finance. This writer should relish demystifying complex topics, identifying risks and opportunities for investors, and poking holes in all the hype and hysteria. Tasked with making sense of one of the most exciting and confounding beats we cover, this reporter will […]

MarketWatch.com seeks a retirement reporter

MarketWatch.com seeks a reporter to join the team covering the long, winding road to retirement Because there’s a retirement story for every age, MarketWatch seeks a reporter nimble enough to cover all the key stages on the pathway to the day you finally stop working. We look at how to balance raising kids while saving […]

The Points Guy makes two new hires

The following was sent out: Ryan Wilcox — Credit Cards SEO Writer Ryan Wilcox is an SEO content writer for The Points Guy, where he updates and creates content for the site’s credit card section. He’s a recent graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill, where he majored in English and history and spent four years on the […]

Bankrate.com seeks a senior director of content

Our Bankrate team is seeking a Senior Director of Content to lead editorial strategy for Credit Cards content on Bankrate.com and CreditCards.com. This is a dynamic and highly visible role focused on management of editorial staff, closely tracking performance, and working cross-functionally to execute on a shared vision. The Senior Director of Content will guide […]

How Bankrate’s Wisniewski wants to improve consumer’s personal finance habits

David Liu interviewed Mary Wisniewski, a senior editor for Bankrate, about her job. Here is an excerpt: Can you tell our readers about the most interesting projects you are working on now? At Bankrate, I’m the editorial lead on helping to develop video courses on personal finance themes. It’s a joy of a project to […]

Washington Post’s Singletary celebrates 25 years of writing personal finance column

Washington Post personal finance columnist Michelle Singletary writes about what she has learned from writing the column for 25 years. Singletary writes, “I’ve also come to realize that money missteps are often rooted in childhood traumas or, in many cases, from being overindulged. “I studied behavioral economics, which made my advice more practical and reasonable. Because people […]