Credit card fraud is shifting online during the pandemic as consumers do more of their…
Personal finance, credit cards, financial scams and fraud
- More than three decades of journalism experience
- Helped consumers save money and spend wisely during the Great Recession
- Has written key articles about avoiding fraud and identity theft
Susan Ladika spent more than three decades working as a journalist, reporting everywhere from Bali to Bosnia to Tampa Bay. She spent the first 12 years of her career working as a reporter and editor at newspapers in the Southeast, then moved to Europe, where she worked for the Associated Press and freelanced. Susan returned to the U.S. in 2001 and has been freelancing ever since.
Susan began writing about the fascinating field of personal finance for CreditCards.com and Bankrate.com during the heart of the Great Recession, when everyone wanted to learn how to save money and spend what they had more wisely.
Over the years she’s written about a wide range of personal finance topics, including credit cards and debit cards, financial scams and frauds, savings and checking accounts, real estate and insurance.
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“Writing about personal finance has made me much more aware of my own relationship with money. And it has put me on guard for scams and fraud, which take advantage of so many innocent people.”
- Journalism degree from Northwestern University
- Association of Health Care Journalists