Our Editorial Staff


Liz Ozaist | Editorial Director
Liz Ozaist is the Editorial Director of LearnVest and a veteran journalist whose work has appeared in New York, More, Budget Travel, Prevention and Time, among others. She writes about budgeting, saving, retirement and the intersection of personal finance and lifestyle.

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Julia Chang | Senior Editor
Julia Chang is a Senior Editor at LearnVest. Previously, she worked for the custom content division of Time Inc., where she helped produce award-winning print and online content for financial consumers. Most of her career has been in business and financial journalism, but when she’s not thinking or writing about money, she’s watching the latest mystery or suspense series in marathon sessions.

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Elyse Beasley | Senior Editor
Elyse Beasley is a Senior Editor at LearnVest. Previously, she’s worked at Professional Sports Publications, Everyday Health, and most recently, DailyWorth, where she first fell in love with personal finance and lifestyle content. An ex-Southerner and UGA graduate, you can find her shouting at her TV when the Georgia Bulldogs play football in the fall.

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Shana Lebowitz | Associate Editor
Shana Lebowitz is LearnVest’s Associate Editor. She comes from Greatist.com, where she worked as a writer and an editor, focusing primarily on mental health and wellness. In the last few years she has worked at Cosmopolitan and New York Family Magazines and published articles about love and relationships on MarieClaire.com and Bustle.com. Shana is fascinated by human psychology and spends most of her time with her nose buried in a novel.

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Anna Williams | Assistant Editor
Anna Williams is an Assistant Editor at LearnVest. She graduated from New York University, where she majored in journalism and Italian. Previously, she has worked with iVillage.com, Harper’s Bazaar, Brides, TheKnot.com, Cosmopolitan and The Foreign Policy Association.

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