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Rowan joins Forbes Advisor as staff writer

July 20, 2020

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Lisa Rowan

Forbes Advisor has hired Lisa Rowan as a staff writer covering banking and personal finance.

Rowan brings 10 years of reporting experience along with more than five years’ experience working as a marketing and communications consultant to the organization.

Her bylines include Retail Dive, Racked (now Vox’s The Goods), The Washington Post and CityLab (The Atlantic). She is also the co-host of “Pop Fashion,” a weekly podcast discussing the business of fashion.

Rowan was previously with Lifehacker, a Gizmodo Media Group website, working as a personal finance reporter. She has also worked as a senior writer and on-air analyst at The Penny Hoarder and as managing editor at The Write Life.

She has also co-written The Penny Hoarder’s first longform series, “The American Nightmare,” exploring the long-term effects of the 2008 financial crisis on homeownership and housing access in the U.S.

In addition, she has also worked at Goodwill of Greater Washington, TBD.com and Vocus.

Rowan has a master’s degree from Georgetown University.

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