Charis Brown About the author:
Charis Brown is the Managing Editor for ClarkDeals.com and author of Alt Money Choices: Securing Financial Freedom One Step at a Time. Her favorite discount store is Nordstrom Rack, where she once bought something for $.01! She and her husband Justin paid off $27,000 of debt in 11 months and now live debt-free.
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This free app blocks those annoying scam phone calls
This free app blocks those annoying scam phone calls Protect Your Identity August 15, 2017
If you're looking for a way to protect yourself from scam calls that threaten you and demand your financial information and you…
The #1 Mistake People Make When Switching Cell Phone Carriers
The #1 Mistake People Make When Switching Cell Phone Carriers Mobile & Electronics August 11, 2017
When you find a cheaper wireless plan and are ready to switch cell phone carriers, there are a few things…
Study: How spending money can actually be good for you
Study: How spending money can actually be good for you Money & Credit August 7, 2017
Can spending money actually be good for you? A recent study says it might just be good for your health. Read more: College student…
'retirement planning' written on a notebook with a calculator and coins
7 major expenses in retirement (and how to prepare!) Money & Credit August 3, 2017
How much do you really need to save for retirement? That one question (and figuring out the answer) can be daunting, ambiguous and…
10 tips to become debt-free as quickly as possible
10 tips to become debt-free as quickly as possible Money & Credit August 1, 2017
Do you have outstanding debt hanging over your head? Whether it's student loans, credit cards, car payments or any other type of debt, it's…
Here’s how to skip those horribly long airport security lines
Here’s how to skip those horribly long airport security lines Travel May 25, 2017
Just in time for the unofficial Memorial Day weekend kickoff of the busy summer travel season, the TSA announced Wednesday…
Beware of $50 Mother’s Day Lowe’s coupon scam on Facebook
Beware of $50 Mother’s Day Lowe’s coupon scam on Facebook April 24, 2017
Watch out! Another Facebook scam is making the rounds. This time it has to do with Lowe's Home Improvement. Read…
86% of renters can’t afford to buy a home: Here’s how you can prepare
86% of renters can’t afford to buy a home: Here’s how you can prepare Homes & Real Estate April 10, 2017
Research by Zillow, an online real estate company, found that most Americans who are currently renting either do not have the financial…
Beware of Facebook friend request scam that will steal your info!
Beware of Facebook friend request scam that will steal your info! Scams & Rip-Offs March 31, 2017
If you receive a Facebook friend request from a friend or family member you're already friends with, don't click! Here's…
5 credit cards with the best sign-up bonuses right now
5 credit cards with the best sign-up bonuses right now March 29, 2017
Recently on the Bill Handel show, Clark talked about a few credit cards that have some noteworthy sign-up bonuses. Read more: The best…
This one simple tip can help you earn more than 90% of investors
This one simple tip can help you earn more than 90% of investors Money & Credit March 24, 2017
If you want to know how Clark has been successful at investing and how he's taught others to do the…
Verizon is finally offering a true unlimited plan
Verizon is finally offering a true unlimited plan Mobile & Electronics February 13, 2017
Starting Monday, February 13, Verizon is offering unlimited talk, text anddata withits newVerizonUnlimitedplan. Read more:The #1 wireless network in America…
7 ways to save on Valentine’s Day flowers
7 ways to save on Valentine’s Day flowers Deals & Savings February 2, 2017
Let's face it:Valentine's Day flowers are expensive. And if you want to get the really fancy-looking bouquets delivered on February…
Science says this daily habit can save you $2,500 per year
Science says this daily habit can save you $2,500 per year Health January 31, 2017
Need a good reason to exercise? A new study found that exercising could save you a whole bunch of money! The…
5 things you’ll probably want to disinfect in your hotel room
5 things you’ll probably want to disinfect in your hotel room Travel January 31, 2017
Grab your antibacterial wipes: Here are the germiest places in a hotel room. Read more:How to avoid bed bugs at…
This drink is healthier than water
This drink is healthier than water Health January 31, 2017
Doctors and nutritionists have been touting a beverage that may not immediately come to mind as 'the healthiest drink around.'…
This tool rates your job satisfaction and whether you get paid enough at work
This tool rates your job satisfaction and whether you get paid enough at work Jobs January 30, 2017
A new start-up wants to give you more insightinto your career bytelling you if you could make more money orhow…
This free service cuts your monthly bills for you
This free service cuts your monthly bills for you Deals & Savings January 26, 2017
When you reach the end of each month, do you feel like you're always thinking, where did all my money…
5 valuable money lessons we can all learn from our elders
5 valuable money lessons we can all learn from our elders Life January 23, 2017
Sometimes life is understood betterin hindsight. But don't you wish you knew what you know now 10,20 or even 30…
Easy way to cut the cost of your college degree in half
Easy way to cut the cost of your college degree in half Education January 18, 2017
It'sfinancially smart to get your core classes done at a community college, especially if you're not sure what you want…
7 dirty kitchen habits you probably don’t know you have
7 dirty kitchen habits you probably don’t know you have Health January 16, 2017
If you regularly avoid these dangerous kitchen safety habits-- you're a truekitchen genius. Butif you don't, you might be setting…
Little-known tip that can reduce your tax bill by over $1,000
Little-known tip that can reduce your tax bill by over $1,000 Money & Credit January 16, 2017
It's tax season again -- and we know that that means: If you've reduced your withholding so the IRS doesn't get…
Check out these 12 tax breaks for middle class families
Check out these 12 tax breaks for middle class families Money & Credit January 15, 2017
There are many tax breaks for middle class families, but often one or more of these tax breaks is commonly…
Top 10 scams coming after your money!
Top 10 scams coming after your money! Scams & Rip-Offs January 12, 2017
Scammers are always out to steal your personal information and money -- and 2016 was no exception. Recently, the Better…
10 places to retire abroad for less than $2,000 a month
10 places to retire abroad for less than $2,000 a month Money & Credit January 10, 2017
If you want to save some big bucks in retirement and you'd love to see the world, why not considermovingto…
10 places to retire abroad for less than $2,000 a month
Top 7 Facebook scams of 2016 Scams & Rip-Offs December 31, 2016
Facebook can be a great place to stay in touch with family, connect with old and new friends and read…
These are the best cell phone plans and deals out there
These are the best cell phone plans and deals out there Deals & Savings December 31, 2016
Note: This is our 2016 guide. Check out our newly updated 2017 best cell phone plans and deals guide here.…
How to avoid an outrageous Uber charge on New Year’s Eve
How to avoid an outrageous Uber charge on New Year’s Eve Money & Credit December 30, 2016
If you plan on going out for New Year's Eve, it's a good idea to plan your transportation and accommodations…
3 things you need to fix before applying for a mortgage
3 things you need to fix before applying for a mortgage Homes & Real Estate December 27, 2016
Buying a home is a big decision that can have a considerable impact on your finances and your future. If you're thinking…
Where to find the best last-minute deals for holiday shopping
Where to find the best last-minute deals for holiday shopping Deals & Savings December 22, 2016
If you still need to buysome Christmas gifts, not to worry! Retailers are offering last-minute deals and salesto entice buyers…