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.

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10 Ways to Invest Your Money Wisely

When I think about investing my money I’m influenced by several things. I think about my age, retirement, how much I’m able to put away each month, and I won’t lie, I’m also motivated by fear. The fear of having

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10 Best Ways to Make Mailbox Money

There are lots of ways to get mailbox money. Maybe you want to pay off specific debt, like student loans or credit cards, or perhaps you need to save money for a house or a trip. For some, the goal

10 Best High-Yield Savings Accounts

Sometimes you need to park cash in a bank account for a period of time. Perhaps you are saving for a new car or to buy a new house. Or maybe you just want to store some cash in your

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CIT Bank Review: Earn More Interest on Your Savings

If you haven’t jumped on the online bank bandwagon, you’re late to the game! According to CNBC, Online banks offer an average of 20X more than a savings account at a big bank. Also, savings accounts are usually free and you

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OfferUp Review: Is It Worth It to Sell Your Stuff?

This year, I’ve made it a point to minimize the stuff in my life. I thrive on simplicity, so the stuff I have is only what I need. My rule is that everything must serve a purpose. For clothing, it must

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Honey Review: Is It a Scam or Legit?

Honey is a free browser extension that helps you save money automatically by searching for coupon codes when you’re at the checkout for your favorite online stores. I’ve actually used Honey myself because I tend to Google coupon codes when

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Self Review: Build Credit and Earn Interest

It sounds weird to admit this but I built my credit when I was in college thanks to credit cards that offered free stuff for signing up. My card had a $500 limit and like the typical 18-year-old, I maxed

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Betterment Review: Is it a Good Investment Option?

Investing is an important part of saving for retirement and earning passive income with savings account interest rates at historic lows. However, many people are hesitant to invest because researching investments and managing your portfolio can be stressful and time

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8 Best Gas Apps To Save Money On Fuel

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