Alex Thomas Sadler

Alex Thomas Sadler is the Managing Editor of Clark.com and Clark Howard Digital Products. Alex is also the host of Common Cents, a new Clark.com series that makes money simple, so you can better understand and take control of your own financial life.

Alex graduated from the University of Georgia with bachelor's degrees in French and journalism, and she has a master's degree in business journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. Alex is a self-proclaimed cat advocate, red wine enthusiast and loves finding new ways to stretch a buck. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia, with her husband. Follow her on Twitter @TheAlexSadler.

Ikea offers free repair kit for drawers after two children were killed
Ikea offers free repair kit for drawers after two children were killed Shopping & Retail July 22, 2015
Ikea is giving away free repair kits for certain types of dressers and drawers -- after two children were killed…
Watch a teen become the Rubik’s Cube World Champ in 6 seconds
Watch a teen become the Rubik’s Cube World Champ in 6 seconds Education July 22, 2015
An Australian teenager just took home his second world title after winning this year's Rubik's Cube World Championship. What it takes…
New shopping site Jet.com takes on Amazon & Costco
New shopping site Jet.com takes on Amazon & Costco Shopping & Retail July 21, 2015
Jet.com, which officially launched Tuesday, is a new membership shopping site that's being described as Amazon meets Costco. Read more:…
Hackers stole data from a website that helps married people cheat
Hackers stole data from a website that helps married people cheat Protect Your Rights & Identity July 20, 2015
Apparently you shouldn't trust the website that targets people you shouldn't trust. 'Life is short. Have an affair.' That's the…
Facebook will soon let you shop on your favorite retailers’ Pages
Facebook will soon let you shop on your favorite retailers’ Pages Shopping & Retail July 17, 2015
Facebook is one step closer to getting you to live your entire life within the walls of the social networking…
Credit cards with the most & fewest fees
Credit cards with the most & fewest fees Money & Credit July 16, 2015
Credit card issuers are piling on more and more outrageous fees -- with the average card now carrying six different types…
Yum or yuck? Frito-Lay announces chip flavor contest finalists
Yum or yuck? Frito-Lay announces chip flavor contest finalists Life July 16, 2015
Frito-Lay is at it again with its overwhelmingly popular 'Do Us A Flavor' competition. After millions of submissions, the company has announced…
Honda to pay $24 million for discriminating against minorities
Honda to pay $24 million for discriminating against minorities Cars July 15, 2015
Honda is in big trouble with the U.S. government for allegedly discriminating against minorities by marking up interest rates on auto…
Iran nuclear deal could push gas prices below $2 this year
Iran nuclear deal could push gas prices below $2 this year Money & Credit July 14, 2015
A landmark nuclear agreement with Iran was announced Tuesday and it could mean lower gases prices for Americans in the…
How to get FREE Chick-fil-A today!
How to get FREE Chick-fil-A today! Deals & Savings July 14, 2015
Chick-fil-A is celebrating its 11th annual Cow Appreciation Day today by giving away FREE food! But you have to work for…
Starbucks and other big U.S. companies to hire 100K young people
Starbucks and other big U.S. companies to hire 100K young people Jobs & Military July 13, 2015
Great news for young people looking to enter the American workforce! A group of U.S.-based companies announced a joint program called…
Gov’t: Hackers stole Social Security numbers from 21.5 million Americans
Gov’t: Hackers stole Social Security numbers from 21.5 million Americans Protect Your Identity July 10, 2015
Massive data breaches at the U.S. government's Office of Personnel Management (OPM) earlier this year were apparently a lot worse than officials…
Finally! Facebook now lets you choose what you want to see
Finally! Facebook now lets you choose what you want to see Home July 9, 2015
Facebook just made it a whole lot easier to keep up with your friends -- and to avoid the people whose…
Robocall reward: Time Warner Cable owes woman $229,500 for nonstop calls
Robocall reward: Time Warner Cable owes woman $229,500 for nonstop calls Bankruptcy July 8, 2015
Nobody likes robocalls -- those automated phone calls to your cellphone that deliver recorded messages, often from debt collectors. And one…
How to get a dozen Krispy Kreme donuts for 78 cents
How to get a dozen Krispy Kreme donuts for 78 cents Deals & Savings July 8, 2015
Krispy Kreme is celebrating its 78th birthday by offering a dozen donuts for only $0.78! But, yes, there's a catch. You…
U.S. Navy triples paid maternity leave
U.S. Navy triples paid maternity leave Jobs & Military July 7, 2015
Women serving in the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps just got some great news! They now have 18 weeks of paid…
Buzz kill: Starbucks raises prices again
Buzz kill: Starbucks raises prices again Appliances July 7, 2015
For caffeine addicts who can't live without their daily Starbucks fix, the habit is about to cost even more.  According…
You can now send money to your friends via Facebook Messenger
You can now send money to your friends via Facebook Messenger Mobile & Electronics July 2, 2015
Facebook announced this week that its payment feature is now available to anyone in the U.S. The service was first rolled out to a limited…