Myles Ma

Senior Reporter

Expertise

Health insurance, Affordable Care Act, personal finance, credit scores, economics

Education

The College of New Jersey (BA, Journalism); Wharton Seminar for Business Journalists

Featured in

The Washington Post, PBS, CNBC, USA Today, HuffPost, Salon, CBS News, Inc. Magazine, MarketWatch

About

Myles Ma is a senior reporter at Policygenius, where he covers personal finance and insurance and writes the Easy Money newsletter. Previously, he was an editor and reporter for Credit.com, as well as a reporter for the Star-Ledger. As a journalist, his work has also appeared in USA Today, HuffPost, Salon, CBS News, Inc. Magazine, MarketWatch, Yahoo Finance, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and The St. Louis Post-Dispatch. As a financial expert, his advice has been featured in The Washington Post, PBS, CNBC, and elsewhere.

Experience highlights

  • At Policygenius, Myles writes our weekly Easy Money newsletter, contributes to our insurance and financial news coverage, and conducts our annual health insurance literacy survey.

  • As our resident health insurance expert, Myles has been featured on PBS’s health insurance coverage, The Washington Post’s “Color of Money” series, and elsewhere.

  • Previously, as an editor and reporter at Credit.com, Myles covered credit scores, budgeting, identity theft, and other personal finance topics.

  • Before that, Myles cut his teeth as a journalist at the Star-Ledger, Patch, Jersey Journal, The Press of Atlantic City, and as the editor-in-chief of The Signal, the newspaper of The College of New Jersey.

In the press

Past work

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Want to interview a Policygenius expert?

Journalist on a deadline? Our press team can connect you with our experts to discuss insurance, personal finance, and more. They’re also pretty friendly.

press@policygenius.com

Policygenius content follows strict guidelines for editorial accuracy and integrity. Learn about our editorial standards and how we make money.

Pro tip

Myles Ma

A lot of financial advice pushes you to be like Spock, but your emotions, dreams, and desires should absolutely guide your financial plan. But once you make the plan, then you need to be like Spock in sticking to it, even when times seem tough.

Selected stories from Myles

One state is fighting inflation by paying everyone $400

Published May 18, 2022 | 2 min read

The legislature is sending taxpayers money because of a record state surplus.

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'The Anxious Investor' wants to help protect your money from your lizard brain

Published May 11, 2022 | 7 min read

Scott Nations' new book explores major financial crashes through the lens of behavioral science.

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Was your 401(k) actually better under President Trump?

Published May 10, 2022 | 3 min read

What does Rep. Jim Jordan mean when he says your retirement account misses the former president?

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