Sean Jackson

Sean Jackson

Sean Jackson is a freelance writer living in Columbus, Ohio. He’s written for many websites including Graphiq, GoBankingRates, and theScore. His work has been featured in the San Francisco Chronicle, CBS MoneyWatch, Yahoo! Sports, and ESPN. He enjoys helping readers learn more about trends in cell phones, home services, and technology.

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