Claire Tak


Claire Tak

Claire Tak is a writer, content creator and strategist. She worked previously as head of content and chief editor for FinTech companies in New York City and San Francisco. Her work has appeared on FOX Business, Bloomberg, and Forbes. She writes regularly about travel, money, and being a good human. When she’s not creating content, she’s traveling to her next snowboarding destination or planning for her next trip. She’s passionate about yoga, audiobooks, and cooking. You can catch her shenanigans on ClairesHoliday.com.


18 Best Sites Like Amazon

I hate clutter, mostly because it makes my already tiny apartment feel that much smaller. In all fairness though, I don’t think anyone has ever actually uttered, “I love all this clutter in my house,” but it’s happened to all of us, even those who...

9 Best Consignment Shops Near Me

There are so many reasons I love consignment shops. You can find some incredible deals on clothing, accessories, and shoes, while also recycling the stuff you no longer need. It’s a win-win. [toc] My Shopping Rule for Consignment Shops I...

9 Best Apps to Find Cheap Gas Near Me (in 2019)

Don’t you hate it when you’ve pulled into a gas station, parked, and about to open the door, only to notice that the gas station across the street has gas for 10 cents less per gallon? It’s happened to all of us at one point or another. If you’re...

The Ultimate Airbnb Checklist: 14 Ways to Get More Bookings

I’ve been on both sides of the Airbnb coin as a guest and host. As a guest, I look for great photos, lots of positive reviews, and fast response times from hosts. As a host, I focus on those three elements to attract more guests. I first started using...

FutureAdvisor Review: Using Robo-Advisors to Manage Investments

FutureAdvisor is a robo-advisor investment advisory firm that manages retirement accounts, such as IRA, Roth, and other investment accounts. Robo-advisors use a mix of computer algorithms and humans to find the best strategies to manage your...

Trim Review: Is It Legit?

Sometimes, the thought of actually doing something is more daunting than the task itself. Some struggle-inducing tasks that come to mind include waking up early to go to the gym (I’ll just hit  snooze one more time), losing that five pounds...

8 Best Early Retirement Blogs

Just a handful of years ago, the concept of early retirement seemed relatively new. Blogs covering real people who were able to quit their 9-5 at the ripe old age of, say, 33 and travel,  start passion projects, or just enjoy life started popping...

Ipsos i-Say Review: Is It a Scam or Legit?

If you’re new to taking online surveys for some extra cash or gift cards, it helps to understand what to expect and how the process works. Generally speaking, most survey sites are free to join. Here’s how it works: You sign up, take some surveys and...

12 Best Investment Blogs

Turning to a high-quality, informational blog is one of the best (and free) ways to learn more about investing. Personal finance and investing in particular, are topics more easily understood through anecdotal stories and others’ experiences. If...

LendKey Review: How He Refinanced and Paid Off $60,000

When Scott Perry completed graduate school, he was stuck with a soul-crushing amount of student loan debt -- $60,000 to be exact. It’s the amount that could fund any of the following: A high-end tiny house (or a normal-sized house in Alabama?)A splendid...