Author Anne Field

Anne Field

Anne Field is an award-winning business journalist who focuses on consumer issues, in addition to entrepreneurship and for-profit social enterprise, among other areas. She has contributed to such publications as The New York Times, Forbes and Crain’s New York Business. She lives and works in New Rochelle, New York.

Anne Field's stories for

How you're not teaching kids responsible credit card use -- Children are observers and parents unwittingly tend to do things just about guaranteed to show kids exactly what not to do with credit cards. ... (See Teaching kids responsible card use)

8 things to avoid when shopping for a rewards card -- Sometimes the best approach when deciding on a new rewards card is knowing what you don?t want. ... (See Rewards cards: What NOT to do)

9 travel-related fees, perks your rewards card may cover for free -- A look at some notable travel fees you can avoid with your rewards cards, along with what you should watch out for. ... (See Travel-related card benefits)

Card refund tips for crowdfunding sites, scams -- While most charitable causes are legitimate, scams do happen. Can you get your donations back? ... (See Tips)

5 ways 'credit invisibles' can build a credit profile -- No credit profile? With a few steps, create or rebuild a credit history ... (See Invisibles)

Refunds can be trickier with ride-sharing, vacation rentals -- Unhappy with Uber or Airbnb service? Check the fine print for refunds ... (See Refund)

No card, no problem: Pay with your ring, watch, bracelet -- The card of the future may just be your scarf, jewelry or fitness tracker ... (See Wearables)

9 confusing credit card terms explained -- The lexicon of credit card terms can be confounding. Here's some help ... (See Terms)

Tips for buying airline tickets with a debit card -- Buying an airline ticket with a debit card involves its own restrictions and requirements ... (See Debit)

Kids and money: 4 wrong messages for your children (and 4 right ones) -- Parents unknowingly teach their kids unhealthy money habits, but they're fixable ... (See Kids)

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Updated: 05-24-2019