Alex Thomas Sadler About the author:
Alex Thomas Sadler is the former Managing Editor of Clark.com.  
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How a side job paid off $48,000 of debt in just 6 months
How a side job paid off $48,000 of debt in just 6 months Money & Credit October 17, 2017
How can you get out of debt when you're barely able to cover the minimum monthly payments on your current…
Is your birthday on Facebook? Here’s why that’s a bad idea
Is your birthday on Facebook? Here’s why that’s a bad idea Mobile & Electronics October 15, 2017
You've probably heard that what you share on Facebook can come back to haunt you, but there are more dangers…
MONEY MYTHS | The truth behind 13 money myths that could derail your finances
MONEY MYTHS | The truth behind 13 money myths that could derail your finances Commoncents October 14, 2017
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Setting goals | How to create a plan that will motivate you to save
Setting goals | How to create a plan that will motivate you to save Commoncents October 13, 2017
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11 secret perks that make a Costco membership totally worth it
11 secret perks that make a Costco membership totally worth it Shopping & Retail October 13, 2017
If you don't already have a membership to Costco, you're missing out on some serious money-saving opportunities! And even if you…
13 smart money moves to make in your 20s | Getting on the fast track toward financial success
13 smart money moves to make in your 20s | Getting on the fast track toward financial success Commoncents October 11, 2017
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15 secret tips and tricks to save even more on Amazon.com!
15 secret tips and tricks to save even more on Amazon.com! Shopping & Retail October 10, 2017
Just last year, Amazon surpassed Walmart as the world's biggest retailer. With the rise of bargain-hunting consumers who are not only…
Social media warning | Never share this information on Facebook (or anywhere else)
Social media warning | Never share this information on Facebook (or anywhere else) Commoncents October 10, 2017
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Keeping track of your money is crucial | Here’s why and an easy way to do it
Keeping track of your money is crucial | Here’s why and an easy way to do it Commoncents October 8, 2017
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How to Change the Way You Think About Budgeting
How to Change the Way You Think About Budgeting Money & Credit October 6, 2017
When you hear the word budget or budgeting, you may start to involuntarily cringe a little — especially if you've been meaning to get…
Clark.com job opening: Contract Social Media Editor
Clark.com job opening: Contract Social Media Editor Jobs October 6, 2017
If you are interested, we are looking to fill this position ASAP! See details about the role and how to…
How to bring an old laptop back to life for free
How to bring an old laptop back to life for free Mobile & Electronics October 4, 2017
Every few years, or even more often than that, we replace our electronics with the latest and greatest versions. But for…
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Switch.Ditch.Save. | Your Guide to Cheaper, Easier & Better Banking Money & Credit October 4, 2017
Want lower fees, higher returns, more convenience and better customer service from your bank? Join our #SwitchDitchSave movement and make…
How to keep your information safe if you use Yahoo mail
Yahoo says all 3 billion user accounts were exposed in hack: Here’s how to protect yourself! Mobile & Electronics October 3, 2017
Another day, another data breach announcement. Yahoo revealed Tuesday that the massive security breach back in 2013 impacted every single…
9 items you should never buy at the dollar store
9 items you should never buy at the dollar store Shopping & Retail October 3, 2017
If you're always looking for the best deals, dollar stores are a great place to save big on a variety…
9 travel safety tips to protect you & your wallet
9 travel safety tips to protect you & your wallet Travel October 2, 2017
If you're planning a trip, either alone or with a group, here are some safety tips to make sure you…
Beware of common bank scam! | That text message ‘from your bank’ could leave you with an empty account
Beware of common bank scam! | That text message ‘from your bank’ could leave you with an empty account Money & Credit September 24, 2017
Want lower fees, higher returns, more convenience and better customer service from your bank? Join our #SwitchDitchSave movement and make…
13 Fees That Are a Total Waste of Your Hard-Earned Money
13 Fees That Are a Total Waste of Your Hard-Earned Money Money & Credit September 22, 2017
It seems like pretty much everything comes with fees these days — some we know about and some we don't.…
Protecting your money | 7 ways to keep your money safe, even from your own bank
Protecting your money | 7 ways to keep your money safe, even from your own bank Money & Credit September 22, 2017
Want lower fees, higher returns, more convenience and better customer service from your bank? Join our #SwitchDitchSave movement and make…
A strong password isn’t enough | Here’s the best way to protect your online accounts
A strong password isn’t enough | Here’s the best way to protect your online accounts Money & Credit September 22, 2017
Want lower fees, higher returns, more convenience and better customer service from your bank? Join our #SwitchDitchSave movement and make…
Should I file a lawsuit against Equifax?
Should I file a lawsuit against Equifax? Money & Credit September 21, 2017
Equifax data breach: Should you file a lawsuit? More than 100, if not more by now, lawsuits have been filed…
Equifax breach: A recap of what to know and what to do
Equifax breach: A recap of what to know and what to do Money & Credit September 21, 2017
Equifax breach: An overview of what to know and what to do If you haven't paid much attention to the…
Debit card dangers! | 12 places you should never use a debit card
Debit card dangers! | 12 places you should never use a debit card Money & Credit September 20, 2017
Want lower fees, higher returns, more convenience and better customer service from your bank? Join our #SwitchDitchSave movement to make…
Equifax data breach - Clark Howard credit freeze guide
Equifax data breach: What we know and how to protect yourself from what’s coming next Money & Credit September 20, 2017
The recent cybersecurity attack that hit the credit reporting agency Equifax is being called the "worst data breach in the…
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Equifax breach: Why every American, especially millennials, need to take steps to protect their identity Money & Credit September 20, 2017
Equifax breach: Why all Americans need to pay attention and take steps to protect themselves To help consumers get a…
Debit vs. credit | Pros, cons and protections for your money
Debit vs. credit | Pros, cons and protections for your money Commoncents September 20, 2017
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Equifax data breach: Why millennials should be worried and how they can protect themselves
Equifax data breach: Why millennials should be worried and how they can protect themselves Money & Credit September 18, 2017
You've probably heard about the massive data breach that recently hit the credit bureau Equifax — but if the news…
Equifax warning: These phone calls and messages are NOT from Equifax, they are scams
Equifax warning: These phone calls and messages are NOT from Equifax, they are scams Scams & Rip-Offs September 17, 2017
After Equifax failed to secure financial and other sensitive information belonging to 143 million U.S. consumers, it's no surprise that…
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Two-thirds of Americans aren’t using the easiest way to save for retirement Money & Credit September 17, 2017
Saving money is often considered 'not American'  it's just not something that's ingrained in the minds and lifestyles of most people…
Equifax data breach - Clark Howard credit freeze guide
Equifax data breach FAQs: Answers to your biggest questions Money & Credit September 13, 2017
After Equifax announced it was the victim of a massive data breach that exposed personal information belonging to 143 million…