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, The Boston Globe,,, and many other places. She's also a regular contributor to the money section of

Posts by Susan Johnston Taylor

Rewards, Shopping

Save money with these 6 browser extensions

Savvy online shoppers know to always search for a discount code before checkout, and with browser extensions that will automatically locate promo codes for you, manual searches have gone the way of the flip phone. Here’s a look at six…
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Living with credit, New products, Philanthropy

4 apps that make it easy to help others

For the philanthropy-minded, it’s always a good time to support nonprofit organizations, whether it’s an animal rescue, a homeless shelter, a mentoring program for inner-city youths or something else entirely. It’s even better if it’s easy to give to a…
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New products, Rewards

5 apps that pay you to get active

Whether you’re training for that 5k, committing to daily yoga classes or shedding pounds to be ready for the beach, a number of apps add extra motivation to help you achieve your goal by paying you to get active. And…
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Living with credit

How a holiday temp job can boost your credit

Trees have barely begun to shed their leaves for fall, but retailers are already hiring armies of additional workers for the holiday retail season. Target announced plans to hire 70,000 seasonal workers in its stores (same number as last year), UPS…
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New products

New tools track price drops for a cut of your refund

Many retailers and credit card issuers offer price protection – a guarantee that if a product’s price drops in a specified time period after purchase, the difference will be refunded to the customer. But who has time to track price fluctuations…
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