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Gabrielle Pastorek

Gabrielle Pastorek

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Gabrielle Pastorek is the shopping and travel publisher at Finder, helping readers to round up the best deals, coupons, retailers, products and services to make sound financial decisions. She's contributed more than 800 articles to the site and is a quoted expert in Best Company and DealNews. She earned an MFA from the University of Pittsburgh, with essays and short stories published in The Collagist, Blue Monday Review, Blotterature and others. When she’s not writing, Gabrielle can be found out in the barn with her horse, Lucy.

Latest articles by Gabrielle Pastorek

66 articles written by this author

Make an online order and check it twice — a COVID fee could be attached

Keep your eyes peeled when shopping this season for a new charge added to your bill.

Gabrielle Pastorek 4 December 2020
Make an online order and check it twice — a COVID fee could be attached

Walmart, Sam’s Club and others to require face masks in all stores

Learn more about Walmart's new face mask policy, plus see a list of other stores that require customers to wear facial coverings while shopping.

Gabrielle Pastorek 15 July 2020
Walmart, Sam’s Club and others to require face masks in all stores

FDA warns against toxic hand sanitizers — here’s how to spot them

The FDA has issued a warning against nine methanol-containing hand santizers. Here's how to check your bottle to ensure it's safe to use.

Gabrielle Pastorek 23 June 2020
FDA warns against toxic hand sanitizers — here’s how to spot them

Walmart teams with Shopify to expand marketplace — and the potential for third-party scams

With third-party marketplace listings available from big-box stores, online shopping scams are on the rise. Use these tips to have a safer shopping experience.

Gabrielle Pastorek 15 June 2020
Walmart teams with Shopify to expand marketplace — and the potential for third-party scams

Hungryroot review

Healthy, plant-based eating just got easier with this scrumptious meal kit subscription. Read my firsthand take on what's inside.

Gabrielle Pastorek 25 March 2020
Hungryroot review

Stores begin switching up hours to serve high-risk shoppers

Walmart, Target, Whole Foods and others introduce senior-only shopping hours.

Gabrielle Pastorek 19 March 2020
Stores begin switching up hours to serve high-risk shoppers

Macy’s upgrades its Star Rewards loyalty program

All rewards members now earn points with every purchase, no matter how they pay.

Gabrielle Pastorek 11 February 2020
Macy’s upgrades its Star Rewards loyalty program

Your deadline for ordering Valentine’s Day flowers online

Same-day flower delivery is possible on Feb. 14, but your options could be limited.

Gabrielle Pastorek 7 February 2020
Your deadline for ordering Valentine’s Day flowers online

Sezzle financing review

Buy now, pay over the next six weeks — and forget about interest and hidden fees.

Gabrielle Pastorek 13 December 2019
Sezzle financing review

Stores that accept Sezzle in 2021

See a list of stores that accept Sezzle financing, giving you six weeks to pay for your purchase, interest-free.

Gabrielle Pastorek 13 December 2019
Stores that accept Sezzle in 2021
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