Craig Johnson is a writer who covers cars, jobs and travel. He joined Clark.com in 2018. Craig has written and edited in newspapers such as The Detroit News and The Atlanta-Journal Constitution as well as for CNN.com and HLN. Born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, he enjoys writing about ways you can get what you want for less by using apps and other money-saving platforms. He also keeps a pulse on the latest scams and tips to help you protect your personal information. You can reach Craig at [email protected]
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Should I Be Concerned About T-Mobile’s Data Breach? Protect Your Identity August 23, 2021
Welcome to Ask Clark, a column designed to answer your financial questions, by money expert Clark Howard. Should I Be Concerned…
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Should We Put a Hold on Our Investments Because of the Current Economic Uncertainty? Investing & Retirement August 11, 2021
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