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Know your rights: It’s illegal for a debt collector to threaten you
Know your rights: It’s illegal for a debt collector to threaten you Money & Credit January 13, 2017
More than a quarter (27%) of consumers who’ve interacted with debt collectors said they felt threatened by the most recent…
How to dispute an error on your credit report and win
How to dispute an error on your credit report and win Money & Credit November 29, 2016
If your credit report contains errors, you owe it to yourself to clean it up. While it can be somewhat…
How to improve your credit after a foreclosure
How to improve your credit after a foreclosure Money & Credit June 30, 2016
Losing a home due to foreclosure can leave a heavy mark on your credit record, however, there are things that…
Saddled with debt? Here are ways to get free assistance
Saddled with debt? Here are ways to get free assistance Bankruptcy April 27, 2016
Read more: Paying Off Credit Card Debt 4 Tips for Avoiding Credit Card Debt in Your 20s and 30s
Free Credit Report Guide
Free Credit Report Guide Money & Credit April 25, 2016
Are you getting all your free credit reports? You are entitled to get a free credit report from all three of…
How a small unpaid bill can destroy your credit score
How a small unpaid bill can destroy your credit score Money & Credit April 13, 2016
If you have old bills lingering out there somewhere that you forgot about, they could be doing a lot more…
Struggling to pay off a huge debt? This story is for you.
Struggling to pay off a huge debt? This story is for you. Money & Credit December 2, 2015
Read more: Paying Off Credit Card Debt New ways to pay down your student loan debt Clark Howard: One Family's…
How to start your own business from scratch
How to start your own business from scratch Business & Entrepreneurs September 10, 2015
If you are looking to start a business, there are many factors to consider. While it is possible to skip…
Robocall reward: Time Warner Cable owes woman $229,500 for nonstop calls
Robocall reward: Time Warner Cable owes woman $229,500 for nonstop calls Bankruptcy July 8, 2015
Nobody likes robocalls -- those automated phone calls to your cellphone that deliver recorded messages, often from debt collectors. And one…
Tips for Avoiding Credit Card Debt in Your 20s and 30s
Tips for Avoiding Credit Card Debt in Your 20s and 30s Bankruptcy April 20, 2015
The 20s and 30s are the years when most people start to accumulate credit card debt. The promise or realization…
Why credit repair companies are a ripoff
Why credit repair companies are a ripoff Bankruptcy March 4, 2015
Beware of this rip off I have a very important warning for you. There is a hot rip off that…
Maximize your retirement benefits
Maximize your retirement benefits Money & Credit April 24, 2014
When is the ideal time to start taking Social Security? It varies. Know how…
Maximize your retirement benefits
Debt-settlement outfits make hollow promises Bankruptcy January 2, 2014
Have you seen those ads being run by the debt-settlement outfits on late-night TV? They promise to reduce your credit…
More Mega-Bank woes
More Mega-Bank woes Money & Credit September 23, 2013
Are you happy with the job Congress is doing? There's a bank that ranks…
Should you borrow against your 401(k)?
Should you borrow against your 401(k)? Money & Credit September 15, 2013
When you borrow against your 401(k), you're borrowing from yourself and paying yourself back,…
New government help for debt harassment
New government help for debt harassment Money & Credit August 18, 2013
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has new tools and advice for those being harassed…
Savers still facing low interest rates
Savers still facing low interest rates Money & Credit August 9, 2013
Savers are getting the short end of the stick while it remains a borrower's paradise thanks to low inflation and…
Facing separation? Heed this financial advice
Facing separation? Heed this financial advice Life June 9, 2013
If your marriage is ending, be sure to protect yourself from this financial unknown…
Facing separation? Heed this financial advice
Len Penzo’s Consumer Blog on ClarkHoward.com Money & Credit April 18, 2013
Why Some Who Cut Expenses to the Bone Still Can't Make Ends Meet by Len Penzo of Len Penzo dot…
Unclaimed money could be waiting for you
Unclaimed money could be waiting for you Money & Credit February 12, 2013
There could be unclaimed money from bank accounts and insurance policies hanging out unloved…
Unclaimed money could be waiting for you
Clark Howard University Online Classes January 15, 2013
Clark’s No-Giftcard Gift Certificate
Clark’s No-Giftcard Gift Certificate Shopping & Retail December 23, 2012
Clark can't stand gift cards! He'd rather you give cash so your friends and family never have to hassle with…
Should you trust credit-repair companies?
Should you trust credit-repair companies? Money & Credit June 14, 2012
Can a company really help you fix your credit for a fee? Clark weighs…
Avoid “Croak & Choke” banking practices
Avoid “Croak & Choke” banking practices Money & Credit February 23, 2012
Your bank is perfectly happy to take care of your credit card payments in…
Do you have a dangerous credit personality?
Do you have a dangerous credit personality? Money & Credit January 19, 2012
Are you someone who sees something in a store and buys it right on…
Fast Business Loans for Online Merchants
Fast Business Loans for Online Merchants Business & Entrepreneurs October 20, 2011
If you're an online merchant, there's a new startup that's in the business of…
How To Build Your Financial Future
How To Build Your Financial Future Money & Credit August 26, 2011
In this special web-only feature, Clark talks one-on-one with you, providing his best strategies…
How To Build Your Financial Future
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Ways to fight back against scavenger debt collectors
Ways to fight back against scavenger debt collectors Protect Your Rights & Identity January 4, 2011
The number of calls I've been getting from people who are receiving weirdo contacts from scavenger debt collectors has skyrocketed.…
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