Lisa Rowan is a senior writer and on-air analyst at The Penny Hoarder, where she covers grocery, retail, and consumer affairs. She's also the voice of the Dear Penny advice column. Lisa cohosts Pop Fashion, a top-rated weekly podcast about the business of fashion and culture. A former full-time freelance writer and vintage shop owner, she is well versed in the gig economy and the small-business landscape. Lisa is a graduate of the University of Maryland and Georgetown University. Her work has appeared in The Washington Post, Racked, CityLab, and the Washington City Paper, among others.