Susan Johnston Taylor

Susan Johnston Taylor covers personal finance, entrepreneurship and lifestyle topics for a variety of print and online publications. Her articles have appeared in or on Bankrate.com, The Boston Globe, Learnvest.com, Mint.com, and many other places. She's also a regular contributor to the money section of USNews.com.

Susan Johnston Taylor's stories at CreditCards.com

With cards, your fingerprint, voice and face will verify your ID -- Credit card networks and issuers are testing and rolling out cards that use fingerprints and facial recognition as identification to verify payments. ... (See Biometrics and credit cards)

With cards, your fingerprint, voice and face will verify your ID -- Credit card networks and issuers are testing and rolling out cards that use fingerprints and facial recognition as identification to verify payments. ... (See Biometrics and credit cards)

Costs and bots lead card issuers to cut some benefits -- Price protection, travel insurance, extended warranties are among the benefits fading away from Discover, Chase and Citi cards. Experts say it's a way card issuers can cut costs and, in some cases, offer new card benefits. ... (See Card benefit cutbacks)

Card reward tips to save on baby and bridal shower gifts -- When buying bridal and baby shower gifts, you can use your credit card rewards to rack up points and cut your costs. One tip: Put a group gift on your card to get all the points. ... (See Baby and bridal showers)

When Santa is on a budget, what do you tell the kids? -- When Santa is on a budget, what do you tell the kids? Be honest with children, set gift limits and share more experiences, family financial experts say. ... (See When Santa is on a budget)

5 ways to earn airline miles – without an airline rewards card -- By using shopping portals, dining programs and other methods, you can add miles with everyday purchases ... (See Airline miles)

4 savvy rewards card lessons from America's teachers -- Credit card rewards help these educators score free travel and cash back for school supplies ... (See Lessons)

Abolish the password? Card issuers are working on that -- Credit card issuers and banks aim to phase out passwords over the next few years with the help of biometric authentication ... (See Password)

Rack up rewards by charging homebuying costs -- Here are six ways to earn credit card rewards while purchasing a home ... (See Home buying card rewards)

Chatbots will help you with your cards, banking -- Bots use artificial intelligence to answer questions. ... (See Chatbots)

6 free tools to stop recurring card charges -- Apps make it easier to spot and end payments for no-longer-wanted services ... (See Apps)

4 creative ways people cut their spending -- Hiding your cards, using only cash are just two ways to limit your purchases and debt ... (See Spending)




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Updated: 09-23-2018