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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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 April 13th, 2017
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 June 21st, 2017
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 March 22nd, 2017
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 March 22nd, 2017
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 March 5th, 2018
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 May 11th, 2017
There are many factors to consider when buying a new TV. Smaller TVs such as 24' and 32' go nicely…
Tips to avoid common holiday hazards, including package theft
Tips to avoid common holiday hazards, including package theft Scams & Rip-Offs November 4th, 2017
If your holiday has ever felt like a Meet the Fockers movie, you're not alone! A study conducted last year by Princeton Survey Research…
Winter weather got you down? Here’s how to combat it
Winter weather got you down? Here’s how to combat it Health March 22nd, 2017
Do you tend to feel down and out during dreary weather? Or, does it really hit you hard when the…
Veterans Day deals: 70+ great ways to save today!
Veterans Day deals: 70+ great ways to save today! Deals & Savings March 22nd, 2017
We can never expressenough gratitudeto our men and women in uniform who have served our country and sacrificed so much…
49 cold weather hacks to keep you warm and save you money
49 cold weather hacks to keep you warm and save you money Deals & Savings March 22nd, 2017
Temperatures are dropping in many parts of the US. And as the weather gets colder, this can put a significant…
Don’t miss out on these Election Day deals & freebies!
Don’t miss out on these Election Day deals & freebies! Deals & Savings March 22nd, 2017
Has the election been stressing you out? Some restaurants and businesses want to make the stress a little more bearable…
Celebrate National Sandwich Day with these great deals & freebies!
Celebrate National Sandwich Day with these great deals & freebies! Deals & Savings March 22nd, 2017
It's National Sandwich Day today, and who doesn't love a deal on a sandwich?! The history books trace the invention…
The difference between HSAs and FSAs (plus 9 ways to use them)
The difference between HSAs and FSAs (plus 9 ways to use them) Insurance March 22nd, 2017
Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) are increasingly popular due to the changes in healthcare over the last…
Is screen time bad for kids? Experts reveal how much is too much
Is screen time bad for kids? Experts reveal how much is too much Children & Pets March 22nd, 2017
The American Academy of Pediatrics just released new recommendations onscreen time for kids. So, how much is too much? Most…
(Expired) This is the #1 best deal on a cell phone right now!
(Expired) This is the #1 best deal on a cell phone right now! March 22nd, 2017
If you're looking for a great deal on a great smartphone, read on to learn about a phone Clark loves.…
Amazon puts an end to offering free products for positive reviews
Amazon puts an end to offering free products for positive reviews Shopping & Retail March 22nd, 2017
It used to be that Amazon allowed companies to solicit reviews from customers by offering free or discounted products. Not…
Google Flights new feature can save you big bucks on airfare
Google Flights new feature can save you big bucks on airfare Travel March 22nd, 2017
One of Clark's favorite ways to search for flights is now offering another feature -- the ability to be notified…
Walking every day could add years to your life
Walking every day could add years to your life Health March 22nd, 2017
They say that an apple a day keeps the doctor away, but could walking every day add as manyas 7…
Attention ladies: A new study says caffeine is good for your brain!
Attention ladies: A new study says caffeine is good for your brain! Health March 22nd, 2017
Good news for coffee lovers!A recent study showsthe benefits of caffeine, specifically for reducing the risk of dementia among older…
Amazon Prime adds new perk: Free access to over 1,000 Kindle eBooks!
Amazon Prime adds new perk: Free access to over 1,000 Kindle eBooks! Shopping & Retail February 22nd, 2018
A few weeks ago, Amazon, the A-to-Z online retailer, announced it was adding two new benefits to its Prime Membership:…
5 foodie freebies you can get right now
5 foodie freebies you can get right now Deals & Savings March 22nd, 2017
Who says nothing in life is free?! If you love going out to eat but don’t like spending a lot,…
This is why you probably shouldn’t wear shoes in your house
This is why you probably shouldn’t wear shoes in your house Health March 8th, 2018
Unless you have a special circumstance, you probably wear shoes inside your house. But several scientific studies suggest why that's a bad idea --…
After customer outrage, HP is allowing non-HP printer ink again
After customer outrage, HP is allowing non-HP printer ink again Mobile & Electronics March 5th, 2018
If you're an HP printer owner, you're likely not too happy with HP right now. The software company upset its…
Bass Pro Shops’ $5.5B buyout of Cabela’s likely means deals for you!
Bass Pro Shops’ $5.5B buyout of Cabela’s likely means deals for you! Shopping & Retail February 20th, 2018
If you love Cabela's, the outdoor superstore that carries hunting, fishing, camping and boating supplies, you might be saddened to…
10 U.S. cities with the fastest growing economies
10 U.S. cities with the fastest growing economies Homes & Real Estate March 22nd, 2017
Are you thinking of moving somewhere new? Sometimes relocatingcan make all the difference in the world when it comes to…
These 14 major retailers are each closing at least 100 stores
These 14 major retailers are each closing at least 100 stores Shopping & Retail May 31st, 2018
No doubt about it, it's a rough ride in retail right now. With the rise in online shopping, discount shopping…
7 choices that could save you $25k each year
7 choices that could save you $25k each year Money & Credit May 2nd, 2017
Clark talks a lot about one simple idea: 'Spend less than you make.' This is perhaps one of the biggest keys…
Is flexible life insurance just another name for universal life insurance?
Is flexible life insurance just another name for universal life insurance? Insurance March 22nd, 2017
Flexible life insurance, adjustable life insurance, variable life insurance... with all the names of life insurance products on the market, it's…
Great T-Mobile deal: $140 a month unlimited service for a family of 4!
Great T-Mobile deal: $140 a month unlimited service for a family of 4! Deals & Savings May 17th, 2018
T-Mobile has a sizzlin' deal right now for a limited time: A family of 4 can get unlimited talk, text…
9 essential money milestones to reach before age 40
9 essential money milestones to reach before age 40 Money & Credit March 22nd, 2017
There is so much that distracts us in life, but money is one area that can really hurt us down…