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Charity donation guide: Make sure you know where your money is going
Charity donation guide: Make sure you know where your money is going Money & Credit August 17, 2017
Americans are a charitable people by their very nature, but at no time of the year are they more charitable…
Bad medical debt hurting your credit? Here are 3 ways to attack it
Bad medical debt hurting your credit? Here are 3 ways to attack it Money & Credit August 14, 2017
Medical debt is damaging the credit of around 43 million people, according to the latest figures available. You would expect…
The cost of raising a child from birth to 17? Don’t ask!
The cost of raising a child from birth to 17? Don’t ask! Money & Credit August 9, 2017
It's no secret that raising kids can get expensive. In fact, the total price tag to raise one child from…
How to get luxury shoe brands at up to 90% off
How to get luxury shoe brands at up to 90% off Deals & Savings August 7, 2017
Don't let your love of fashionable footwear break the bank! Here's how to get gently used Michael Kors, Casadei and…
How to have that end-of-life financial discussion with your elderly loved ones
How to have that end-of-life financial discussion with your elderly loved ones Money & Credit July 27, 2017
Readers of People magazine were wowed earlier this year by the touching story of a California man who cared for…
Waffle sale in the frozen aisle at grocery store
VIDEO: When is a sale not a sale? Shopping & Retail July 20, 2017
Whenever you walk the aisles of your grocery store, you're bound to see signs advertising sales on the shelves, the…
Net neutrality: Make your voice heard on this important issue
Net neutrality: Make your voice heard on this important issue Mobile & Electronics July 12, 2017
Some of your favorite websites might look a little different today, as some of the giants of the Internet come…
Chrysler recalls nearly 300,000 minivans over faulty airbags
Chrysler recalls nearly 300,000 minivans over faulty airbags Auto Recalls June 15, 2017
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has announced a recall of 297,000 older-model minivans sold in North America due to a defect that…
Used cars are a screaming deal — but here’s the real sweet spot in the market
Used cars are a screaming deal — but here’s the real sweet spot in the market Cars June 7, 2017
This year is going to be the best year to buy a used car in a generation, according to money…
Right now is the best time to get a mortgage or refinance yet this year
Right now is the best time to get a mortgage or refinance yet this year Money & Credit June 7, 2017
Thinking about refinancing your existing home mortgage or moving and getting into another mortgage? Now is the time to do…
Zillow’s new service might change the way you sell your house
Zillow’s new service might change the way you sell your house Homes & Real Estate June 6, 2017
Want to sell your home without all the hassle of getting it cleaned up for showings, having to leave the…
New bills could drastically lower out-of-pocket cost of prescription drugs
New bills could drastically lower out-of-pocket cost of prescription drugs Health May 22, 2017
Are you facing big expenses for the medications you need to stay healthy? Read more: 10 best places to get…
5 ways to spring clean your finances
5 ways to spring clean your finances Money & Credit May 11, 2017
You know this is the time for spring cleaning — but do you wonder why? The origins of this tradition…
The best investment companies for your money
The best investment companies for your money Money & Credit May 9, 2017
Ready to open your first brokerage account and start investing for your future? Here's what you need to know... Investing…
The danger of electric shock drowning and what parents need to know
The danger of electric shock drowning and what parents need to know April 20, 2017
It's almost been a year since Carmen Johnson, 15, of Hartselle, Alabama drowned off the boat dock of her family lake…
Ladder: A new option for online term life insurance quotes
Ladder: A new option for online term life insurance quotes Insurance March 20, 2017
When it comes to life insurance, Clark always recommends keeping it simple—and simple means level term life insurance. Not familiar…
Video: Delft Hyperloop will take you from Amsterdam to Paris in 30 minutes
Video: Delft Hyperloop will take you from Amsterdam to Paris in 30 minutes Travel February 1, 2017
A couple of years ago, Clark got excited when Tesla founder Elon Musk announced that he wanted a technology to…
How to make extra money from stuff that others throw away
How to make extra money from stuff that others throw away Life January 24, 2017
You've heard the expression, 'When life gives you lemons, make lemonade,' right? Well, how about 'When life gives you other…
9 great part-time jobs for retirees
9 great part-time jobs for retirees Jobs & Military January 20, 2017
Maybe you want to boost your monthly income or just try your hand at something new -- there are a lot…
3 online mistakes that are killing your career
3 online mistakes that are killing your career Jobs & Military January 16, 2017
NYT bestselling author Jon Acuff says the basic rule of thumb is this: don't be an idiot online! But if you're…
Cheap and easy way to unclog a drain
Cheap and easy way to unclog a drain Life January 15, 2017
Unclog a drain in a few simple steps! More tips: Follow this one simple rule…
The average family wastes $1,300 on this every year
The average family wastes $1,300 on this every year Money & Credit January 15, 2017
Credit card interest is one of the sneakiest expenses a consumer can face. It's lumped in with a standard bank…
How to spot fake coupons online
How to spot fake coupons online Scams & Rip-Offs January 8, 2017
Fake coupons have become more prevalent as more and more companies offer discounts and deals online -- but how do…
Warning: This text message scam will steal your bank info
Warning: This text message scam will steal your bank info Scams & Rip-Offs December 28, 2016
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is warning consumers about a new text message scam that's fooling people into sharing their…
Preparing is saving: 11 ways to winterize your car
Preparing is saving: 11 ways to winterize your car Cars December 24, 2016
Is your car ready for winter?  According to car experts, there are a few things you should do to prepare your…
Store hours for last-minute holiday shopping!
Store hours for last-minute holiday shopping! Shopping & Retail December 24, 2016
Are you a shopping procrastinator? You're not alone. The busiest shopping days of the year are upon us! As it turns…
Vanguard introducing loads on 2 funds in 2017?
Vanguard introducing loads on 2 funds in 2017? Money & Credit November 30, 2016
Vanguard is getting ready to ring in 2017 with stealth fees on two newer funds. Read more: Nearly 25% of…
8 totally random things people put in the dishwasher
8 totally random things people put in the dishwasher Homes & Real Estate November 30, 2016
Now that we're right smack in the middle of the holidays, we're all using our dishwashers a whole lot. (It's…
The best things in life are free
The best things in life are free Donating & Volunteering November 23, 2016
Here at Team Clark headquarters, we have so much to be thankful for. We want to pause for a moment…
Tips to avoid common holiday hazards, including package theft
Tips to avoid common holiday hazards, including package theft Scams & Rip-Offs November 16, 2016
If your holiday has ever felt like a Meet the Fockers movie, you're not alone! â€‹ A study conducted last year by Princeton Survey Research…