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
Why Nearly Every Purchase Should Be on a Credit Card
Credit cards are convenient and secure, they help build credit, they make budgeting easier, and they earn rewards. And no, you don't have to go into debt, and you don't have to pay interest.
Citi Forward: Bonus Rewards at Restaurants and … Bookstores?
This now-defunct credit card had its eye on urbanites, paying 5 points per dollar on dining, entertainment and Amazon.