Anna Williams


Anna Williams is an Editorial Assistant at LearnVest. She graduated from New York University, where she majored in journalism and Italian. Previously, she has worked with, Harper’s Bazaar, Brides,, Cosmopolitan and The Foreign Policy Association. She lives in Brooklyn and loves to explore the city on foot. Follow Anna Williams on Twitter and Google+

Posts by Anna Williams

The Picasso Effect: A Secret to Career Success?

A study finds that engaging in creative hobbies after work—like taking an art class—can make you a better thinker on the job. More

Wall Street Wary: Americans Still Don’t Trust the Stock Market

Five years after the financial crisis, 73% of people polled have negative views about investing. What’s to blame? More

The Top 5 Stressors at Work

80% of U.S. employees feel stressed, a new study finds. Are these workplace pressures weighing you down? More

The Great ‘Lean Out’?

After decades of decline, the percentage of moms opting out of the workforce is climbing. A new study pinpoints why. More

Fact: Americans Don’t Pay the Highest Taxes

A report finds that our tax burden is only the 25th highest in the developed world. Can you guess which countries shell out more? More

The One Thing IRS Agents Don’t Have Time for This Year

Due to budget cuts, fewer agents are auditing returns. (The last time this happened? The 1980s.) So what does this mean for you? More

They Work Hard for Their (College) Money

To make tuition more affordable, some schools now require students to take campus jobs. The 101 on “earning while learning.” More

The Job Market Comes Out of Hibernation

After a winter slumber, job growth is set to perk up this summer. And certain industries are set to see a marked uptick. More

Health Care 2.0: What Obamacare Means for the Future

What’s the future of health care? A trendspotter forecasts what’s in store for the next few years—and how it affects your wallet. More

Best Bang for Your Buck: College Edition

A new report ranks the schools that offer students the best investment for their tuition dollars. What do they all have in common? More