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

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. Jacquette…
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Living with credit, Protecting yourself

Couples sharing finances? There are apps for that

A couple of years ago, when my husband and I first started merging our finances, we looked for an app that would allow us to keep an eye on each other’s accounts and understand our overall financial picture without making…
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Living with credit, Protecting yourself, Rewards

Oops! Card-linked offers need your new number

I love the “set it and forget it” automatic savings and convenience of card-linked offers like Trim Savings, Drop and airline dining programs. The only problem that arises is if you forget to update your accounts with new card numbers, as I recently…
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Fine print, Living with credit, Protecting yourself

5 money lessons from TV’s ‘Nashville’

Set amidst the cutthroat country music scene, the hit TV series “Nashville” features money-embezzling ex-husbands and country superstars signing bad contracts and spending with abandon. The show, which returns to CMT for the second half of its fifth season this…
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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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