Penny Hoarder data journalist leaving to join MediaWise

Alex Mahadevan, a data journalist with personal finance website The Penny Hoarder, is leaving the outlet to join MediaWise, where he will be senior multimedia reporter. Mahadevan’s area of focus at The Penny Hoarder has been to scrape, structure, and analyze data to find interesting, hidden stories. He previously worked as news innovation editor for […]

Penny Hoarder is suing The Smart Wallet parent

Florida-based personal finance site The Penny Hoarder is suing New York-based Fluent LLC, the parent of The Smart Wallet, for allegedly stealing story ideas and employees from the company. Lauren Coffey of The Tampa Bay Business Journal writes, “Fluent LLC oversees The Smart Wallet website which, like The Penny Hoarder, is a personal financial website […]

Executive VP of content Grant leaving Penny Hoarder

Alexis Grant, the executive vice president of content for personal finance site The Penny Hoarder is leaving the company at the end of the week. “I’ve so enjoyed building this company over the last five years!” wrote Grant on LinkedIn. “I can’t wait to watch our amazing leadership team and staff continue to grow the […]