Dallas  Cox About the author:
Dallas Cox is a former English teacher with a love for writing and education. She joined Team Clark as a deal digger and has continued to develop her passion for helping consumers save on Clark.com. In addition to writing and saving, Dallas also enjoys hiking, traveling, and playing board games.
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Thumbtack vs. Angie's List vs. HomeAdvisor vs. TaskRabbit
4 of the Best Online Services for Hiring Contractors Save Money August 4, 2020
If you need help with a job or project, hiring a contractor could be the perfect solution. Of course, finding…
Cheap used books
Where to Buy Cheap Books Save Money August 4, 2020
If you're an avid reader, the size of your home library can add up quickly — and so can the…
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The Best Place to Buy Cheap Batteries Save Money July 30, 2020
The cost of batteries can add up quickly. If you find that you’re picking up a new pack every time…
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TaskRabbit Review: 5 Things to Know Before Signing Up Save Money July 28, 2020
Whether you're tackling a home improvement project or need help with a challenging chore, hiring someone may be the best…
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Walmart Vision Center: 5 Things to Know Before Your First Visit Health July 24, 2020
If you wear glasses, then you know how expensive and inconvenient it can be to replace them. I’ve worn glasses…
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HomeAdvisor Review: 3 Things to Know Before You Sign Up Save Money July 21, 2020
When it comes to home improvement, some tasks and projects are simply too big to tackle on your own. If…
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Thumbtack Review: 3 Things to Know Before Signing Up Save Money July 14, 2020
Some projects are just too big to tackle on your own. If you’re thinking about hiring a professional to help,…
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Angie’s List: 4 Things to Know Before Signing Up Save Money July 10, 2020
Some tasks and projects are simply too big to tackle on your own. If you're thinking about hiring a professional…
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Target Optical Review: 5 Things to Know Before Your Visit Health July 7, 2020
If you wear glasses, then you know how expensive and inconvenient it can be to buy new ones. I’ve worn…
Best free weight loss apps
7 of the Best Free Weight Loss Apps Health June 29, 2020
If you’ve ever actively tried to lose weight, you know how important it is to track your progress. Thankfully, there’s…
Stitch Fix
Stitch Fix Review: 4 Things to Know Before Signing Up Shopping & Retail June 25, 2020
Shopping for new clothes can be time-consuming, tedious and expensive. Fortunately, there are now online services, such as Stitch Fix,…
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EyeBuyDirect Review: 5 Things to Know Before Buying Glasses Health June 23, 2020
If you wear eyeglasses, then you know how expensive and inconvenient it can be to replace them. I’ve worn glasses…
How to Hire the Right Contractor
6 Tips for Hiring a Contractor Homes & Real Estate June 22, 2020
When it comes to home improvement, some projects are simply too big to tackle on our own. If you’re thinking…
Kroger logo displayed on a digital screen to represent ordering groceries online
Kroger Delivery: 4 Things to Know Before Your First Order Shopping & Retail June 17, 2020
Getting groceries delivered to your home is becoming a regular shopping method for many consumers. Now more than ever, different…
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How to Ace an Online Video Interview Jobs June 10, 2020
Preparing for a job interview can be nerve-wracking enough on its own, but having to do an interview online poses…
Chalkboard over graduation cap and diploma showing the top 5 benefits of community college
The Top 5 Benefits of Community College Education June 5, 2020
Once you’ve decided to continue your education, the next step is choosing where you want to go to school. From…
Shipt vs. Instacart online grocery delivery service logos
Shipt vs. Instacart: Which Grocery Delivery Service Is Better? Shopping & Retail June 5, 2020
With so many grocery delivery services available, it can be hard to decide where you should place your next order.…
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Warby Parker Review: 5 Things to Know Before Buying Glasses Save Money June 4, 2020
If you wear eyeglasses, then you know how expensive and inconvenient it can be to buy a new pair. I’ve…
The top vacuum brands of 2020 including Dyson, Shark, Bissell, Dirt Devil, Kenmore, Miele and Hoover
New Study: The Best Vacuum Brands for Customer Satisfaction Shopping & Retail June 4, 2020
If you're in the market for a new vacuum, two brands — Dyson and Shark — stand out among the…
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Shipt Review: 5 Things to Know Before Your First Order Shopping & Retail May 20, 2020
Getting groceries delivered to your home has never been easier. If you’ve looked into grocery delivery services, you may have…
Applying for a job during a recession
How to Get a Job During a Recession Jobs May 8, 2020
If you’ve just graduated from school or been laid off during a recession, you’ve probably noticed that job listings are…
Ordering groceries online through Instacart
Instacart Review: 5 Things to Know Before Your First Order Shopping & Retail May 6, 2020
If you’ve looked into grocery delivery services, you’ve most likely come across Instacart. I recently ordered from Instacart for the…
Photo prints
The Cheapest Places to Print Photos Online Save Money May 5, 2020
Whether you’re looking for a personalized present, finally getting around to making a photo album or hoping to create customized…
How to save money on utility bills
How to Save Money on Utilities Save Money April 23, 2020
Between turning the lights on in the morning, taking a hot shower, washing your clothes and a million other daily…
Zenni Optical Review: 6 Things to Know Before Your First Order
Zenni Optical Review: 6 Things to Know Before Your First Order Save Money April 22, 2020
If you wear glasses, you know how expensive and inconvenient it can be to replace them when the time comes.…
Expense tracker worksheet
How to Track Expenses in 5 Steps Save Money April 17, 2020
No matter how many budgets you create, your financial health likely won't begin to improve until you consistently follow them.…
Emergency first aid kit containing items that you should stock up on at home
How to Stock Up in Case of an Emergency Health April 15, 2020
An unexpected emergency could take the form of a layoff, illness, natural disaster or something else entirely. In any case,…
How to use a credit card in an emergency
How to Use a Credit Card During an Emergency Credit Cards April 15, 2020
There’s a certain set of rules that responsible credit card users follow. These include habits like paying off your amount…
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Checking vs. Savings Accounts: The Differences and Why You Need Both Banks & Banking April 9, 2020
Whether you're looking to open a new bank account or taking time to restructure your finances, organizing your money into…
Best grocery pickup services
6 Best Grocery Pickup Services Shopping & Retail April 7, 2020
Ordering your groceries online is a great way to monitor your spending and avoid the crowds of grocery stores. It’s…