Susan Antilla

Columnist, TheStreet

Susan Antilla is an award-winning journalist and columnist at TheStreet. She has been a financial journalist for 30 years, writing for The New York Times, USA Today and Bloomberg View, among others. Antilla is author of Tales From the Boom-Boom Room, the 2002 book that exposed a culture of sexual harassment at financial companies. She received a master of arts in journalism degree from New York University.

In 2016, her columns at TheStreet won first place awards from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW), the Society of the Silurians, the New York State Society of CPAs, and the American Society of Business Publication Editors. She placed second for online commentary from the National Society of Newspaper Columnists. For her coverage of online security problems at Vanguard Group, Antilla won first-place awards in 2016 from The New York Press Club, TheNational Federation of Press Women and the Connecticut Press Club.

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How Bad Are Americans When It Comes to Financial Literacy?

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