Anna Williams

About


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 iVillage.com, Harper’s Bazaar, Brides, TheKnot.com, 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

Bottom Dollar Effect: How Money in the Bank Boosts Your Buying High

Turns out there’s a link between purchase happiness and the size of your savings account. Here’s the science-backed reason why. More

We See a Raise in Your Future

A new survey says workers at large U.S. companies can expect a 3% salary boost in 2015. Which sectors may offer even bigger bumps? More

What’s in the Financial Stars? A Money Honcho’s Bold Forecast

Cash will disappear—and so will many banks. What else does Morgan Stanley’s C.E.O. predict for the future of money? More

5 Top Countries for Female Entrepreneurs

A new study reveals the nations where “high potential” businesswomen have the best chance at success. Did the U.S. make the list? More

Stay-at-Home Dad Numbers Nearly Double

In 2012, their ranks hit 2 million—up from 1 million in 1989. But some dads stay home for another reason besides caring for kids. More

Sorry Plastic, Cash Is Still King

A report finds that cash remains the most popular way to pay. Here’s why Americans aren’t quite ready to give up bills and coins. More

The Rent (and Mortgage) Is Too Darn High

Over 50% of Americans made big financial sacrifices to cover their housing costs in the last three years. Some even took this on. More

Why Common Ailments Now Carry High Hospital Price Tags

Have chest pain? It’ll cost you. Across the U.S., the amount we pay for routine inpatient care has surged past the inflation rate. More

Millennials Shun Brick-and-Mortar Banking

Nearly 45% of young consumers would entrust Amazon or Google with their money if such tech giants offered banking services. More

What Nest Egg? Why 1 in 4 Haven’t Saved a Cent for Retirement

A quarter of Americans have $0 put away for their golden years—and one group is particularly bad about planning for the future. More