Associate Editor, Financial Products and Services

Resides In

New York, New York


North Carolina State University, New York University


Student loans, data visualizations, editing


  • Associate editor with Investopedia focused on student loans and other financial products and services
  • Nearly three years of editorial experience as a section head and editor with ComicsVerse
  • Former marketing intern with Valiant Entertainment


Ward Williams is an Associate Editor at Investopedia with five years of experience writing and editing. He currently creates, edits, and updates a wide variety of content with a particular emphasis on student loans, and helping readers understand how to pay for their college education. He also contributes to data research and original reporting to stories about economics, personal finance, and trading and investing ranging from weekly unemployment rates to average credit scores.

Prior to working for Investopedia, Ward was a marketing intern with Valiant Entertainment. He also served as the DC section head of ComicsVerse for nearly three years, during which he was responsible for editing articles and managing the DC Comics division of the website.


Ward Williams received his B.A. in English from North Carolina State University as well as a minor in film studies. He received his M.S. in publishing from New York University in 2020.

Quote from Ward Williams

"There's no better feeling in the world than knowing I've helped someone by improving the quality of their writing."