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Chime Bank on a smartphone and desktop computer
Chime Review: Pros & Cons of the Bank Challenger Online Banking June 14th, 2022
Chime provides fee-free online banking services through a well-received mobile app. Money expert Clark Howard likes online-only banks because they…
How to Cut the Cable TV Cord
How To Cut the Cord and Never Pay for Cable TV Again TV, Satellite & Cable June 11th, 2022
Are you tired of paying a costly cable or satellite TV bill each month? You may be able to cut…
Pluto TV is one of the top free streaming TV options.
Pluto TV Review: Get Live Streaming TV For Free TV, Satellite & Cable May 13th, 2022
Pluto TV is a free streaming service owned by Paramount Global (formerly ViacomCBS), which is the parent company of several…
Crackle Review: Free Streaming TV and Movies
Crackle Review: Free Streaming TV and Movies TV, Satellite & Cable May 13th, 2022
Crackle is an on-demand free streaming TV service produced by Chicken Soup for the Soul. With a content mix that…
Mint Mobile Review: T-Mobile’s Network for Only $15 per Month
Mint Mobile Review: 5 Things To Know Before You Sign Up Mobile & Electronics April 29th, 2022
If you’re looking for ways to save money on your phone service, Mint Mobile offers access to T-Mobile’s network for…
Man sending text message on smartphone
The #1 Mistake People Make When Switching Cell Phone Carriers Mobile & Electronics April 15th, 2022
When you find a cheaper wireless plan and are ready to switch cell phone carriers, there are a few things…
iPhone
The #1 Tip for Saving Money on Apps for Your Phone Mobile & Electronics April 8th, 2022
People around the world have gotten increasingly comfortable buying things on their phones. When it comes to paying for apps…
iPhone battery replacement
How To Get a Replacement Battery for Your iPhone Mobile & Electronics March 28th, 2022
If you keep your iPhone long enough, you're going to need to replace the battery. But there's no need to…
12 Keys To Keeping Your Home Wi-Fi Network Safe and Secure
12 Keys To Keeping Your Home Wi-Fi Network Safe and Secure Mobile & Electronics February 18th, 2022
Many people buy a wireless router, bring it home, plug it in, connect it -- and then forget about their…
credit card fraudulent charges
How To Fight Fraudulent Bank Account Charges Online Banking December 17th, 2021
It can be frightening to look at your bank statement and notice transactions that you know you didn’t make. If…
Capital One announced it will eliminate overdraft fees.
Capital One Eliminates Overdraft Fees Banks & Banking December 3rd, 2021
In a huge win for consumers, Capital One has decided to eliminate overdraft fees for all customers. According to CNBC,…
common phone scams
6 Common Phone Scams and How To Recognize Them Scams & Rip-Offs November 2nd, 2021
Criminals are constantly looking for new ways to steal your money and sensitive information. One device they use with great…
Coverage Maps for Major Wireless Providers
The Best Cell Phone Service: Coverage Maps Mobile & Electronics October 27th, 2021
If you’re planning to switch to a cheaper cell phone plan, you can avoid dropped calls and slow data by…
Ask Clark money column
Is Apple Pay a Safe Alternative to Zelle? Mobile & Electronics September 30th, 2021
Welcome to Ask Clark, a column designed to answer your financial questions, bymoney expert Clark Howard. Is Apple Pay Safer…
refurbished iPhone
5 Things To Know Before You Buy a Refurbished Phone Mobile & Electronics July 17th, 2021
If you've lost your cell phone or it stops working, a brand new replacement probably won't be cheap. If you…
6 Keys To Getting Great Customer Support Every Time
6 Keys To Getting Great Customer Support Every Time Mobile & Electronics June 25th, 2021
When you call a company for customer support— especially technical support— it pays to be prepared. How To Get the…
Spotify Premium Student Hulu Showtime Bundle
5 Things To Know About the Spotify Hulu Student Discount Mobile & Electronics May 26th, 2021
If you're a college student looking to watch your favorite shows and save money, one of the best streaming deals…
Jitterbug offers both flip phones and smartphone geared toward senior citizens for calling, texting and data.
5 Things to Know Before You Buy a Jitterbug Flip Phone Mobile & Electronics May 24th, 2021
Jitterbug (under the Lively umbrella) has a real corner on the market when it comes to making both cell phones…
How To Make Your Venmo Transactions Private
How To Make Your Venmo Transactions Private Mobile & Electronics May 18th, 2021
If you like to use Venmo to send money to family and friends, you probably use the mobile payment service…
Buying a smartphone at Costco
5 Things To Know Before You Buy a Cell Phone at Costco Wholesale Mobile & Electronics May 14th, 2021
If you're thinking about upgrading to a new smartphone like the latest Samsung Galaxy or Apple iPhone, the best place…
Orby TV receiver, dish and program guide
Orby TV Review: 5 Things to Know Before You Sign Up TV, Satellite & Cable March 31st, 2021
Editor's Note: Orby TV service is no longer available. Use Team Clark's guide to cut the cord and explore the…
7 Free Video Call Services
7 Free Video Call Services To Keep You Connected Mobile & Electronics March 16th, 2021
Videoconferencing really came into its own because of the coronavirus pandemic. Many of us have found ourselves using video calling…
How To Speed Up a Slow Computer for Free
How To Speed Up a Slow Computer for Free Mobile & Electronics March 16th, 2021
One of the most common complaints computer users have is that, over time, their computers become slower. The machines start…
Simple Mobile Review: 7 Things To Know Before You Sign Up
Simple Mobile Review: 7 Things To Know Before You Sign Up Mobile & Electronics February 17th, 2021
If you want a no-frills low-cost cell phone service, you may want to consider Simple Mobile, a prepaid wireless provider.…
How To Secure and Wipe Your Devices Clean Before You Get Rid of Them
How To Secure and Wipe Your Devices Clean Before You Get Rid of Them Mobile & Electronics January 14th, 2021
For themajority of Americans, technology is now at the center of pretty much everything we do, so much so that…
How to Reach a Real Person at AT&T, Xfinity, Cox and More
How to Reach a Real Person at AT&T, Xfinity, Cox and More Mobile & Electronics January 8th, 2021
If you've tried to get help from AT&T, Comcast or another cable or internet provider lately, you probably know that…
Should You Buy an Extended Warranty for Your TV?
Should You Buy an Extended Warranty for Your TV? Mobile & Electronics December 10th, 2020
Finding a great deal on a new television is a big win for your wallet! As you add the TV…
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Red Pocket Mobile: 7 Things to Know Before You Sign Up Mobile & Electronics December 8th, 2020
Red Pocket Mobile is a low-cost cell phone service provider that lets you keep your phone and choose from any…
Why You Should Never Store Your Payment Information Online
Why You Should Never Store Your Payment Information Online Mobile & Electronics December 2nd, 2020
While computers and mobile devices have made online shopping more convenient, the prevalence of data breaches has taught us that…
The Best Telecom Services for Landlines
The Best Telecom Services for Landlines Mobile & Electronics December 1st, 2020
Are you looking for the best company for your landline? Consumer Reports took an in-depth look at the best telecom…