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Paying Bills
How to Decide Which Bills to Pay First When You Have Limited Money Money & Credit March 20, 2020
If you've found yourself unemployed due to the coronavirus pandemic — or you suspect that you might be soon —…
Hotel Deals
5 Steps to Getting a Good Deal on a Hotel Room Travel March 12, 2020
It’s never been easier to find and book a hotel room. But with so many options out there, finding the…
Dispute Error on Credit Report
How to Dispute an Error on Your Credit Report and Win Credit March 10, 2020
Your credit report — and corresponding credit score — is a vital part of your financial health. Using credit responsibly…
Freeze Child's Credit
How to Freeze Your Child’s Credit Protect Your Identity February 27, 2020
Hopefully you know by now that freezing your credit is the best way to protect your identity and finances from…
Woman booking Airbnb
How Does Airbnb Work for Guests? 5 Things to Know Before You Book Travel February 27, 2020
You’re probably aware that Airbnb offers alternatives to hotel rooms in private accommodations, but if you’ve never booked with them…
Woman getting passport photo taken
Where to Get a Cheap Passport Photo Travel February 21, 2020
If you're applying for or renewing a U.S. passport, part of the process is submitting a photo of yourself that…
Adding up credit card debt
The 3 Best Ways to Consolidate Credit Card Debt – And 2 Ways to Avoid Debt February 17, 2020
Are you carrying debt on more than one credit card at various interest rates? Consolidating that debt into one monthly…
Where To Get Free Credit Scores
5 Ways to Get Your Free Credit Score Credit February 5, 2020
Your credit score is important because it's one of the main things lenders use to determine your creditworthiness. There are…
Airbnb app on phone
How Does Airbnb Work for Hosts? 5 Things to Consider Before You Sign Up Make Money January 28, 2020
People all over the world are generating extra income by becoming Airbnb hosts and renting out part or all of…
CLEAR, airport line shortcut service, line at TSA security checkpoint at Reagan National Airport
CLEAR Identity Verification: 6 Things to Know Before You Sign Up Travel January 21, 2020
If you’ve been in a major U.S. airport lately, someone has probably tried to get you to sign up for…
Male and female hands pulling money, dividing marital property during divorce.
What to Know About Money and Divorce Money & Credit January 16, 2020
Divorce is a brutal experience. At a time when your heart is aching, it is hard to think through all…
Credit Sesame
Credit Sesame Review: Free Credit Scores and Other Helpful Financial Tools Credit December 23, 2019
Credit Sesame is a website and app that promises free access to your credit score any time you want it.…
Credit Karma
Credit Karma Review: Free Credit Score and More at Your Fingertips Credit December 10, 2019
Credit Karma is a website and app where the primary feature is free access to your credit score any time…
Delta Airlines
How to Make the Best Use of Your Delta SkyMiles Travel December 6, 2019
Do you have Delta SkyMiles that you want to use, but are not sure how to get the best value…
Older Couple on Computer
How to Make Your Online Accounts Accessible When You Die Wills & Funerals December 3, 2019
Have you thought about what will happen to all of your online accounts when you die? So much of what…
Woman calling emergency help after a car accident
6 Steps to Take After You’re in a Car Accident Car Insurance November 22, 2019
Do you know what to do immediately after you’re in a car accident? It’s something no one likes to think…
Citibank
New Report: These Big Banks Have the Happiest Customers Banks & Banking November 19, 2019
Money expert Clark Howard is not a big fan of what he calls the "giant monster mega-banks" but for many…
T-Mobile Home Internet
T-Mobile Introduces $50 a Month Home Internet With No Data Caps Internet November 18, 2019
T-Mobile has announced that it is offering home internet service to certain existing customers around the country for $50 a…
Cancel Credit Card
How and When to Cancel a Credit Card Credit Cards November 13, 2019
Do you have a credit card you're thinking about canceling? Maybe it's one that has an annual fee or a…
Steaming Services Customer Service
How to Get Customer Support From YouTube TV, Hulu and Other Streaming Services Streaming TV November 7, 2019
We've heard from many of you who have taken Team Clark's advice and cut the cord with your cable company…
Medical Debt
How to Deal With Medical Debt Debt November 7, 2019
If you've found yourself in a position where you’re having a hard time paying off medical debt, you’re not alone.…
PlayStation Vue
Sony’s PlayStation Vue Is Shutting Down in January 2020 Streaming TV October 29, 2019
Sony Interactive Entertainment announced Tuesday that it is shuttering its PlayStation Vue streaming video service as of January 30, 2020.…
Monitor credit
How to Monitor Your Credit Credit October 28, 2019
As sensitive personal information increasingly falls into the hands of criminals due to the failures of cybersecurity, it is more…
Wi-Fi Signal
How a Mesh System Drastically Improved the Wi-Fi Coverage in My Home Internet October 25, 2019
If you find the Wi-Fi signal in your home lacking or encounter dead zones where you don't have coverage at…
Online Car Rental Search
6 Steps to Getting the Best Car Rental Deal Travel October 23, 2019
At some point or another, most of us will need to rent a car. But how do you know you’re…
Person taking video of Airbnb
The First Thing You Need to Do When You Check In to an Airbnb Travel October 22, 2019
When you arrive at your Airbnb or other vacation rental after a long day of travel, you might be tempted…
Helping friend with loan
Why You Should Be Careful About Lending Money to Family and Friends Money & Credit October 14, 2019
Have you ever loaned money to a family member or friend? If so, were you paid back? If you answered…
Credit report application
How to Get a Free Credit Report Credit October 9, 2019
Staying on top of your credit report is key to making sure you stay in good financial shape and haven’t…
Drivers License Online
Don’t Make This Big Mistake When You Renew Your Driver’s License Scams & Rip-Offs October 9, 2019
Renewing your driver's license used to be kind of a pain. It almost always involved a trip to the DMV…
Cloud storage
7 Best Free Cloud Storage Options in 2019 Internet October 4, 2019
Now that most of us have extremely high-quality cameras for photos and videos on our phones, we're documenting more of…