NerdWallet has announced two new hires: Drex Heikes and Alex Richards. Heikes joins the NerdWallet team as the head of investigative journalism. He was recruited from the Los Angeles Times where he had worked as a projects and investigations editor since 2012. Richards joins the investigative reporting team as an investigative data journalist after previous positions at both the Chicago Tribune and the IRE and NICAR. Follow NerdWallet on Twitter to stay informed about personal finance and money saving tips.