Paul Soucy has led the Credit Cards content team at NerdWallet since 2015. He was an editor with USA Today, The Des Moines Register and the Meredith/Better Homes and Gardens family of magazines for more than 20 years. He also built a successful freelance writing and editing practice with a focus on business and personal finance. He was editor of the USA Today Weekly International Edition for six years and received the highest award from ACES: The Society for Editing. He has a bachelor's degree in journalism and a Master of Business Administration. He lives in Des Moines, Iowa, with his fiancée, his two sons and a dog named Sam.
- Education: B.A. in journalism from Drake University, MBA from University of Iowa
- Awards: ACES, The Society for Editing: Robinson Prize
- Previous experience: Editor at USA Today, Editor at The Des Moines Register, Editor at Meredith/Better Homes and Gardens, Freelance writer, editor and project manager.
The latest from Paul
2022 American Household Credit Card Debt Study
NerdWallet's annual study finds credit card debt surging with the cost of living. And many Americans have financial concerns about the year to come.
Why Bank of America Customized Cash Is Best for 0% APR on Purchases in 2023
A long 0% intro APR period, a great sign-up bonus and extremely flexible bonus rewards make this card a winner.
5 Ways to Position Your Pocketbook for an Uncertain 2023
NerdWallet’s annual household debt study shows that consumers are anxious about the coming year. Here are a few things you can do to put yourself in a better position.
Best Credit Cards for Wellness
However you define wellness, there's a card that can reward you for taking care of mind, body and soul.
Credit Card Balance Transfer Calculator
See how much you could save by moving debt from a high-interest credit card to a new card with a 0% intro rate.