Anna Williams


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, Harper’s Bazaar, Brides,, Cosmopolitan and The Foreign Policy Association. She lives in Brooklyn.

Posts by Anna Williams

Why We Love to Hate Cable, Internet and Phone Companies

A new survey finds satisfaction with these service providers is at a seven-year low—with two of them coming in dead last. More

Privacy & Life Insurance Premiums: Would You Trade Your Personal Data for a Discount?

John Hancock will soon offer reduced premiums to those who’ll share their medical details. Will other companies follow suit? More

The Incredible Shrinking Middle Class: A State-by-State Analysis

A new study finds the percentage of average earners has fallen in every state since 2000—but it isn’t necessarily bad news. More

The Only Loyalty Program You May Ever Need

Companies like AT&T and Macy’s are teaming up to let shoppers earn and redeem points across brands. Here’s how you can cash in. More

ROI Report: Which Colleges Produce the Best-Paid Grads?

New research pinpoints which universities set you up for optimal salary returns later in life—and, no, it’s not just the Ivies. More

Survey Says: One-Third of Americans Headed for Financial Disaster

A report reveals 37% of people carry credit card debt that exceeds emergency savings. And one demo is particularly deep in debt. More

Gen Y Income Inequality: What It Takes to Be in the Millennial 1%

Data reveals that income inequality for this group is epic compared to other gens. Can you guess what top Millennial earners make? More

How Much Do You Really Need to Be in the Top 1%?

New data shows how much the richest Americans are pulling in state by state. Can you guess where the 1% makes under $250K? More

The U.S. Gets Its First Licensed Bitcoin Exchange

Coinbase’s first American exchange is backed by the NYSE. Could this herald widespread use of the digital currency? More

Mortgage Insurance Rates Take a Big Dip

The FHA is slashing the cost of mortgage insurance to just .85% of a loan’s value. Why it’s good news for first-time buyers. More