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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Is flexible life insurance just another name for universal life insurance?
Is flexible life insurance just another name for universal life insurance? Insurance September 21, 2016
Flexible life insurance, adjustable life insurance, variable life insurance... with all the names of lifeinsurance 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 September 19, 2016
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 September 18, 2016
There is so much that distracts us in life, but money is one area that can really hurt us down…
Really want that job? This is the best way to stand out after an interview
Really want that job? This is the best way to stand out after an interview Jobs September 16, 2016
If you really need a job but you know you're one of perhaps hundredsof talented professionalsfighting for a chance, what…
Should you save for retirement or pay down student loan debt?
Should you save for retirement or pay down student loan debt? Money & Credit September 15, 2016
According to a recent study by Hello Wallet, in most circumstances,it's better to save more for retirement than pay extra…
U.S. regulators recall 1 million Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones: Here’s how to get a refund!
U.S. regulators recall 1 million Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones: Here’s how to get a refund! Mobile & Electronics September 15, 2016
If you've been uneasy about keeping your Galaxy Note 7 after at least 92 reports of overheating batteries leading to injuries and property…
Amazon adds new Prime perks: Free access to Amazon Channels and Audible
Amazon adds new Prime perks: Free access to Amazon Channels and Audible Shopping & Retail September 14, 2016
Amazon is adding even more perksto Prime Membership -- this time involving a service from another company it owns: Audible.…
How to get the most money for your old iPhone
How to get the most money for your old iPhone Mobile & Electronics September 12, 2016
Now that the iPhone 7 is available for pre-order, if you want to get rid of an older iPhone and sell…
Check out these great flight deals starting at just $20 one-way!
Check out these great flight deals starting at just $20 one-way! Deals & Savings September 7, 2016
If you've been wanting to get out oftown, now may be the perfect time to do so! Airfare pricesarefantastic this…
A new rule could liquidate a person’s IRA after 3 years of inactivity
A new rule could liquidate a person’s IRA after 3 years of inactivity Money & Credit September 6, 2016
A recentreportby theWall Street Journaldescribesnew rules that will take effect on September 10, makingit possible for thePennsylvania Treasury to liquidate…
How to save for healthcare and retirement at the same time
How to save for healthcare and retirement at the same time Health Insurance September 2, 2016
It's no secret that Clark is a fan of HSA's, or Health Savings Accounts. Although they're not for everybody, HSAs can…
5 great food deals today, including $.50 corn dogs at Sonic!
5 great food deals today, including $.50 corn dogs at Sonic! Deals & Savings August 31, 2016
Restaurants will beoffering deals galore to increase foot traffic this fall, so be on the lookout for coupons and discounts…
The true cost of owning a car is a lot more than you think!
The true cost of owning a car is a lot more than you think! Cars August 31, 2016
A car is one of the most expensive things most people will buy in their lifetime, typically second to purchasing a home. But…
Beware of this fake Belk coupon on Facebook
Beware of this fake Belk coupon on Facebook Scams & Rip-Offs August 30, 2016
The scammers are at it again on Facebook. This time, the scam has to do with a coupon for Belk…
Amazon’s Subscribe & Save program might actually cost you more money
Amazon’s Subscribe & Save program might actually cost you more money Shopping & Retail August 29, 2016
If you've ever used or are currently using Amazon's Subscribe & Save program, you might havebeen enticed by the great…
A new warning for Airbnb users
A new warning for Airbnb users Homes & Real Estate August 24, 2016
Though Airbnb has become a very successful business – operating in 34,000 cities around the world and valued by investors…
Do you read the fine print? You could be signing away your child
Do you read the fine print? You could be signing away your child Protect Your Rights & Identity August 23, 2016
A recent study by the Social Science Research Center found that most people don't read terms of service or privacy…
Today is Cheap Flight Day! Here are 8 ways to get the cheapest fares
Today is Cheap Flight Day! Here are 8 ways to get the cheapest fares Deals & Savings August 23, 2016
Cheap Flight Day is August 23, a day when flights are supposed to be the best price all year. It's…
Beware of this Social Security scam that will steal your money
Beware of this Social Security scam that will steal your money Scams & Rip-Offs August 22, 2016
If you're a senior, there is a chance you might have been asked to send in a $16.45 payment for…
Watch out for this new Delta ticket scam on Facebook
Watch out for this new Delta ticket scam on Facebook Scams & Rip-Offs August 22, 2016
Though Facebook tries to remove fraudulent activity on its site as soon as possible, the social networking site is no…
IRS warning: Don’t fall for this new back-to-school phone scam!
IRS warning: Don’t fall for this new back-to-school phone scam! Scams & Rip-Offs August 19, 2016
The Internal Revenue Service issued a warning Thursdayurging students and parents to be aware of back-to-school scams. Read more: This…
Best Buy is celebrating its 50th anniversary with 50 hours of great deals!
Best Buy is celebrating its 50th anniversary with 50 hours of great deals! Deals & Savings August 19, 2016
Best Buy is having a major Black Friday-like sale beginning Thursday night, with sale items available in-store and online --…
Study: Not exercising may be just as bad for you as smoking
Study: Not exercising may be just as bad for you as smoking Health August 18, 2016
A new study found even more research to indicate just how unhealthy the lack of exercise is. In fact, it's…
5 decisions that can leave you broke
5 decisions that can leave you broke Money & Credit August 16, 2016
When it comes to being financially solid, not only do you need diligence and perseverance, you also need to make…
What Walmart’s purchase of Jet.com means for you
What Walmart’s purchase of Jet.com means for you Shopping & Retail August 13, 2016
Walmart just announced that it would buy Jet.com, seemingly in an effort to compete with online giant Amazon. So what…
Buyer beware: That new leather jacket might be made of cat or dog skin
Buyer beware: That new leather jacket might be made of cat or dog skin Shopping & Retail August 12, 2016
If you've bought any leather items from China or plan to in the future, you'll want to know they may…
Report: These are the best prepaid credit cards right now
Report: These are the best prepaid credit cards right now Money & Credit August 9, 2016
Prepaid credit cards have become more popularin recent years as people consider the dangers of debit cards and also the…
How life insurance became a safety net for this family
How life insurance became a safety net for this family Insurance August 5, 2016
It's something nobody ever wants to talkabout -- and hopes that no one ever has to face: The unexpected loss…
8 ways to conquer anxiety about money
8 ways to conquer anxiety about money Money & Credit August 3, 2016
Have you ever felt anxious about money? Most of us have. Things happen in life that can very often cause fear and…
7 things you might not know about Nordstrom Rack
7 things you might not know about Nordstrom Rack Shopping & Retail August 2, 2016
It's no secret that Nordstrom Rack is my favorite discount store, and as it turns out, it's many other people's favorite…