Charis Brown

Charis Brown is the Senior Deals Editor for ClarkDeals.com. 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.
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 & Military 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…
7 great smartphones under $250
7 great smartphones under $250 Mobile & Electronics January 24, 2017
There are some great smartphones on the market right now with powerful functionality, high capacity and eye-catching features. The iPhone 7…
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…
14 ways to save on prescription drugs
14 ways to save on prescription drugs Health January 14, 2017
If you've noticed prescription drug prices increasing dramatically over the past few years -- you're not alone. Read more:A tale…
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…
Are you eligible for this $6,242 tax credit?
Are you eligible for this $6,242 tax credit? Money & Credit January 11, 2017
When you file your taxes, the hope is often that you can get the most possible money back. And the…
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 financesand 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…
11 apps that pay you to shop for groceries
11 apps that pay you to shop for groceries Deals & Savings December 22, 2016
Food is a big expense forAmerican families, eating up around 10% of the typical household budget, according to the USDA.…
This couple eats for less than $60 a month
This couple eats for less than $60 a month Deals & Savings December 21, 2016
If you're trying to get anywhere with money, whether it's paying off debt, being ready in case of an emergencyor…
Creative ways to give the last-minute gift everyone wants this Christmas
Creative ways to give the last-minute gift everyone wants this Christmas Holiday Shopping December 21, 2016
The clock is ticking when it comes to holiday giving -- but the good news is you don't have to…
20 gifts under $20 that are a great deal right now!
20 gifts under $20 that are a great deal right now! Deals & Savings December 14, 2016
It might be tempting to go all out this Christmas, but there's no need to spend a a lot of…
22 ways to cut costs and save more every month in 2017
22 ways to cut costs and save more every month in 2017 Deals & Savings December 14, 2016
Share YOUR saving tips with us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and YouTube! Ready to take control of your money in…
This free email subscription will save you hundreds on flights
This free email subscription will save you hundreds on flights Deals & Savings December 8, 2016
Have you heard about Scott's Cheap Flights? If you haven't and you love to travel, you are missing out! Read more:…
Want to buy all the ’12 days of Christmas’ gifts? Here’s how much it’ll cost you
Want to buy all the ’12 days of Christmas’ gifts? Here’s how much it’ll cost you Deals & Savings December 5, 2016
You've probably already heardthe popular Christmas tune on the radio this holiday season.'The Twelve Days of Christmas' is an English…
Why you should never ‘top off’ your gas tank
Why you should never ‘top off’ your gas tank Cars December 4, 2016
My husband has worked in the car industry for over a decade.And one of the most important pieces of advicethat…
Watch out for this Dollar General scam that is going viral
Watch out for this Dollar General scam that is going viral Scams & Rip-Offs December 2, 2016
If you're someone who loves a great deal and saving money, you're probably always on the lookout for coupons. But not all coupons…
Best TV deals you’ll find on Black Friday
Best TV deals you’ll find on Black Friday Deals & Savings November 24, 2016
There are many factors to consider when buying a new TV. Smaller TVs such as 24' and 32' go nicely…
The best month and day to get the best deal on a used car
The best month and day to get the best deal on a used car Cars November 23, 2016
If you're thinking about getting a new car and you want to save the most money, buying two to three…