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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, and Vocus.

Rowan has a master’s degree from Georgetown University.

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