Craig Johnson is a conscious money-saver who still reads paperback books and listens to vinyl. He likes to write about how technology is making things easier and more affordable — but also sometimes more dangerous — for the modern consumer. You can reach Craig at [email protected]
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New Report: Here Are the Best Family Cars for 2020
New Report: Here Are the Best Family Cars for 2020 Cars March 26, 2020
If you've got kids, you know that extra car space is something you simply can't do without. The good thing…
Big Ways Coronavirus Is Impacting Tax Deadlines
3 Big Ways Coronavirus Is Impacting Tax Deadlines Taxes March 20, 2020
American taxpayers unsure about how the coronavirus pandemic may affect their financial life have some tax-related relief to look forward…
Are the Banks Safe Right Now?
Are Banks Safe Right Now? Banks & Banking March 19, 2020
Understandably, the coronavirus pandemic has created quite a bit of anxiety among Americans concerned about their finances. One of the…
Coronavirus Pandemic: How You Can Help Others
Coronavirus Pandemic: 4 Ways You Can Help Others Right Now Money & Credit March 17, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic is affecting several aspects of our daily lives, but one silver lining is that it is causing…
These Carriers Are Dropping Data Caps and More to Help Customers Affected by COVID-19
Coronavirus: What Cell Phone & Internet Service Providers Are Doing Cell Phones March 17, 2020
To help their customers in light of the coronavirus pandemic, many companies are changing the way they do business by…
Coronavirus Scams: How to Protect Yourself
Coronavirus Scams: How to Protect Yourself Scams & Rip-Offs March 16, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic isn't just creating anxiety across the nation and much of the world, but also new opportunities for…
Comcast Offers Free Internet Access in Response to Coronavirus
Comcast Offers Free Internet to Some, Increased Speeds in Response to Coronavirus Internet March 13, 2020
In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Comcast is improving its basic service — Internet Essentials — and offering it for…
10 Companies Hiring for Work From Home Jobs Right Now
10 Companies Hiring for Work From Home Jobs Right Now Jobs March 13, 2020
When it comes to employment, nothing is hotter than work from home jobs right now. In today's world, the flexibility…
Ask Clark: Should I Cancel My Travel Plans Right Now?
Ask Clark: Should I Cancel My Travel Plans Right Now? Travel March 12, 2020
With so much going on in the world right now, you might be wondering if you should cancel your travel…
How to Fill Your Medication In the Age of Coronavirus
How to Fill Your Prescriptions in Light of Coronavirus Health March 11, 2020
With the continued spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), many people are rightly concerned about access to their medication. Because coronavirus is…
CVS Pharmacy
CVS Will Now Deliver Prescriptions for Free Health March 11, 2020
CVS Health has announced that it is waiving fees for home delivery of prescription medications effective immediately. Of course, you'll…
Use This Simple Worksheet to Create Your Personal Savings Goal
Use This Simple Worksheet to Create Your Personal Savings Goal Save Money March 11, 2020
You don't need me to tell you that saving money can be really tough — but it doesn't have to…
Why You Should Never Trade in a Car if You Owe Money
Why You Should Never Trade in a Car if You Owe Money on It Cars March 10, 2020
If you're thinking about buying a new vehicle, you should know that the only way it's really going to pay…
Report: The Top 10 Car Picks for 2020
Report: The Top 10 Car Picks for 2020 Cars March 6, 2020
When it comes to car shopping, putting in your research is the surest way to ensure that you'll be happy…
Where You Should Never Put Your Tax Refund
Where You Should Never Put Your Tax Refund Taxes March 5, 2020
For people expecting refunds, tax time always brings up an important decision to make: What to do with your tax…
Report: 10 Best Cities for Jobs in 2020
Report: 10 Best Cities for Jobs in 2020 Jobs March 4, 2020
If you're looking for a new job, the best city to find one in may not be your own. Job…
Ask Clark: Will Credit Karma Change Now That It Is Owned by Inuit?
Ask Clark: Will Credit Karma Change Now That It Is Owned by Inuit? Money & Credit March 4, 2020
Financial software firm Intuit recently announced that it is buying Credit Karma, which is known for its free consumer products.…
How Much You Need to Save Every Paycheck to Have $1,000 in a Year
How Much You Need to Save Every Paycheck to Have $1,000 in a Year Save Money March 3, 2020
Many people want to save money, but don't know where to begin. The key to saving is to put away…
AT&T TV Is Launching Nationwide Today
Just Announced: AT&T TV Is Launching Nationwide Today Streaming TV March 2, 2020
Today, AT&T launched its live TV streaming service, AT&T TV, with claims that it offers your favorite channels and easy…
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Report: The Most Realistic Retirement Age in Every State Investing & Retirement March 2, 2020
Most Americans dream of retiring one day, but for that goal is more achievable for some people than others. The…
Charlotte is one of The 10 Cheapest Places for a Spring Getaway
New Report: The 10 Cheapest U.S. Cities for a Spring Getaway Travel February 28, 2020
Spring is in the air, if you're a price-conscious traveler, thanks to a new report that rounds up the cheapest…
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Study: The 5 Best Cars to Buy Used Cars February 27, 2020
Money expert Clark Howard is a big fan of buying used cars because of their lower prices and the fact that…
Where to (Temporarily) Put Your Savings Right Now
Where to (Temporarily) Put Your Savings Right Now Money & Credit February 27, 2020
If you're following the news headlines lately, this may be one of those times when you're a bit antsy about…
Report: Companies With the Best Retirement Plans
Report: These Companies Have the Best Retirement Plans Investing & Retirement February 26, 2020
The best retirement plans are typically those at companies that offer to match their employees' 401(k) contributions. The way it…
Banking on Your Home to Fund Your Retirement? Read This
Report: Some U.S. Homeowners Are Making a Big Retirement Mistake Investing & Retirement February 24, 2020
If you're thinking about using your home to fund your retirement, you might want to explore other options. The reason…
Big Change Is Coming to the Costco Food Court Next Month
Big Change Is Coming to the Costco Food Court This Month Shopping & Retail February 21, 2020
If you're one of those people who enjoys the deliciously cheap offerings in the Costco food court, the retailer is…
How a repositioning cruise can save you money
How to Get Great Cruise Deals With Repositioning Cruises Travel February 20, 2020
Do you want to save big on your next cruise and spend an extended period of time on the high…
Virginia Beach is one of the most affordable cities for renters
Report: The Most Affordable U.S. Cities for Renters Homes & Real Estate February 20, 2020
Although home and apartment rents seem like they're going up all across the United States, it would be a mistake…
How to Delete Your Google Maps History
How to Delete Your Google Maps History on Your Phone and Computer Privacy February 19, 2020
Google Maps is used by millions of people around the world who need directions, suggestions on places to eat or…
The Tesla Model 3 is among the best cars to buy new
Study: The 5 Best Cars to Buy New Cars February 17, 2020
When it comes to shopping for a vehicle, money expert Clark Howard usually recommends buying used cars, but there are…