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Mentioned in Clark’s Videos and TV/Radio Consumer Minutes:

Mentioned on the Clark Howard Show:

Friday November 17
Clark’s trip to Italy
Warning: Do not sign up for these credit cards | Clark Howard
Closing the job / skills gap: Construction school
Clark answers his critics on ‘Clark Stinks’
How to create deals for yourself. Haggling online

On the Calls:
Why co-signing a loan can be bad on almost every financial level | Clark Howard
Credit Freeze Guide: The best way to protect yourself against identity theft | Clark Howard
INVESTMENT GUIDE
Best 529 plans to help pay for college | Clark Howard
Becoming a landlord: How to find a good tenant | Clark Howard
Top 10 Features Of A Profitable Rental Property
Work From Home Guide: A list of legitimate, work-at-home job opportunities | Clark Howard
Lab-made diamonds are cheap and indistinguishable from the real thing | Clark Howard
Beyond Conflict Free Diamonds and Engagement Rings | Brilliant Earth
Pure Carbon Man Made Diamonds

Clark.com-Travel Booking & Planning Guide
Won a New Car? Here Are 8 Ways to Afford the Taxes
Online Shopping Guide: How to get the best price possible | Clark Howard
Credit cards, passports, and RFID fraud: Are special blocking wallets necessary?
Charity during the holidays: Make sure you know where your donation is going | Clark Howard
Taking a deduction for a donated car – VERY dicey
IRS Guidance Explains Rules for Vehicle Donations | Internal Revenue Service

Thursday November 16
Online reselling is more complicated than it looks
Be prepared: TSA airport screening intensifies
Masters degrees vs. student loan debt. Grads weigh in
Out of sight, out of mind: An employment warning about working remotely
Virtual restaurants expand delivery options 

On the Calls:
Work From Home Guide: A list of legitimate, work-at-home job opportunities | Clark Howard
Gradually or cold turkey? Study finds the best way to quit smoking | Clark Howard
Simple | Online Banking With Built-In Budgeting & Saving Tools
clarkyourbank | Clark Howard
Ponzi Schemes & Multi-Level Marketing | Clark Howard
702(j) plans: The “retirement plan” that needs to retire! | Clark Howard
Want to earn more on your savings? | Switch to an online bank! | Clark Howard
Are bonds a good investment right now? | Clark Howard

Clark.com/Homeowners Associations
Buy or lease a vehicle? New numbers show monthly payments in both scenarios | Clark Howard
Don’t give your Social Security number at these places! | Clark Howard
10 best places to get a deal on eyeglasses | Clark Howard
3 reasons not to do business with a full-commission stock broker | Clark Howard
The #1 Social Security mistake people make is so easy to avoid! | Clark Howard
How to get the maximum Social Security check | Clark Howard
This security feature could prevent hackers from emptying your bank account | Clark Howard
Clark.com-The best banks are not banks at all…

Wednesday November 15
Identity theft strikes Team Clark
Sizzling Deals –   Prescription glasses for $7 shipped | Clark Deals
—The best Black Friday deals so far! | Clark Deals
Have kids? Safety group calls these the most dangerous toys of 2017 | Clark Howard
Amazon Wardrobe lets you try on convenience
DEAL ALERT:     Sam’s Club membership for $45 + $10 eGift card & $28 in coupons | Clark Deals
—Costco Gold Star membership for $60 + a $20 cash card & 3 free items! | Clark Deals
PRESENTEEISM: Showing up sick to work – colleague consideration

On the Calls:
Paying back student loans | How refinancing can save you big bucks | Clark Howard
Affinity Fraud | Clark Howard
10 scary scams targeting seniors and how to avoid them | Clark Howard

Here’s why Clark is no longer recommending TIAA | Clark Howard
4 things for teachers to consider about their 403(b) retirement plans | Clark Howard
Investment Guide | Clark Howard
The Real Cost of Owning a Swimming Pool | Personal Finance | US News
The secret to finding a great home contractor | Clark Howard
Warehouse Clubs | Clark Howard
Warning: Read this before you book a trip with a discount travel site | Clark Howard
BBB Online Complaint System | Get Started
USAA – Best and worst home insurance companies | Clark Howard

Tuesday November 14
Digital pills that report to your doctor
Clarkrageous VA neglect of disability claims
A new, cheaper TV option Welcome to Philo
SPEND CONTROL – our federal budget
Don’t e-sign away your rights on a tablet

On the Calls:
REAL ID | Homeland Security
How You Can Protect Assets With Umbrella Insurance | Investopedia
Borrowing Against a Life Insurance Policy | Investopedia
Investing FAQs: How to start saving for retirement right now | Clark Howard
Credit Score Guide | Clark Howard
Keeping your car on the road for 3 million miles | Clark Howard

4 steps to avoiding ‘flood cars’ in the marketplace | Clark Howard
80-10-10 Mortgage
Online banking | 5 ways to make your online banking experience safer | Clark Howard
3 ways to get the best deal on a diamond engagement ring | Clark Howard
Best two-factor authentication apps – The App Factor
Best and worst home insurance companies | Clark Howard
Putting Dollar Tree’s $1 premium disposable razor to the test | Clark Howard

Monday November 13
Walmart’s latest experiment: Higher prices online than in stores | Clark Howard
Clicks to bricks: How companies are using online shopping to bolster in-store sales this holiday | Clark Howard
Here’s why Clark Howard is no longer recommending TIAA | Clark Howard
Smile, you’re on Employee Camera
Align your education with your aptitude
Thinking of buying a new or used car during year-end sales? Think again… | Clark Howard

On the Calls
An Introduction To The Roth 401(k)
Clark.com/How to get prices so cheap you’ll think they’re misprints!
Clark’s health savings account guide | Clark Howard

Best places to buy and sell used electronics | Clark Howard
Simplified Employee Pension (SEP)
Target-date retirement funds perfect for ‘set it and forget it’ investing | Clark Howard
Investment Guide: Beginning Investors | Clark Howard
Choose and switch to a better bank for you | A step-by-step guide to cheaper & easier banking | Clark Howard
Automatic bill pay warning | How it works, dangers to avoid & the safest way to set it up | Clark Howard
Bitcoin: Bubble mania or legit investing opportunity? | Clark Howard
Bitcoin is NOT an investment | Clark Howard
5 ways to build credit and save money in your 20s | Clark Howard
Credit Karma is now offering an ID monitoring service — and it’s free | Clark Howard

Friday November 10
A Sizzling Deal for gamers from GameStop
WARNING!  SCAM ALERT for renters
Here’s why consumer credit card debt is at a record high | Clark Howard
Clark answers his critics on ‘Clark Stinks’
Vehicle access without ownership – the concept expands             

On the Calls:
Clark’s TV bundle will cut your cable or satellite bill in half! | Clark Howard
Crackle.com/ A Sony Network
Amica – Best and worst home insurance companies | Clark Howard
Minimize your risk with AirBnb and VRBO | Clark Howard
How to book the best — and safest — Airbnb | Clark Howard
Credit Counseling | Clark Howard
Equifax Data Breach: How to sign up for Credit Karma’s free monitoring service | Clark Howard
HEALTH INSURANCE | Clark Howard

Work From Home Guide: A list of legitimate, work-at-home job opportunities | Clark Howard
Car Repair Estimates | Auto Shop & Mechanic Reviews – RepairPal
Are Zillow zestimates accurate? NO – unless it’s a suburban neighborhood with comparable houses.
-If each home is unique – not a chance.
Student loan guide | Clark Howard
Paying back student loans | How refinancing can save you big bucks | Clark Howard
The dangers of “No-No-No” plans | Clark Howard
Submit a complaint | Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
HOME BUYER Search | Clark Howard
FHA Lenders SF | HUD.gov / U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Thursday November 9 
TripAdvisor announces new badge for hotels where sex assaults were reported | Clark Howard
Netflix email scam  widens to 110 million targeted – What to look out for
The best Black Friday deals so far! | Clark Deals
Walmart’s Black Friday ad: The best deals! | Clark Deals
Long car loans a curse upon your wallet
-Are you following Clark’s maximum auto loan length rule? | Clark Howard
Clark Howard is recommending AppleCare+ for iPhone X customers | Clark Howard
– and  This comparison tool will help you shop for a new cell phone | Clark Howard

On the Calls: 
10 scary scams targeting seniors and how to avoid them | Clark Howard|
Joel’s bike accident. He’s OK.  NEVER bike without a helmet.
Beware free trial offers – Zero tolerance because there’s almost always a gotcha
“Free” Trial Offers? | Consumer Information
Buying used from a car rental agency – NOT recommended.
BUYING A USED CAR Search | Clark Howard

Flex-spending and health-savings accounts | Clark Howard
My Rights Regarding my Neighbour’s Trees?
Why you may need a virtual credit card | Clark Howard
Your guide to DIY home security systems | Clark Howard
Ring video doorbell for $100, free shipping | Clark Deals
Real ID: Is your driver’s license enough to get through airport security under the upcoming rules change? – Washington Post
2017 Toyota Prius Prime Review & Ratings | Edmunds
Data breaches: Here’s how safe your money is at banks and other financial institutions | Clark Howard
Saving Account Rates – Compare High Interest Accounts Online – Bankrate

Wednesday November 8
What to know about the proposed tax bill
– 401(k) and the tax bill – Clark.com
-Saving for education? The proposed tax bill could change a few things
-Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Key Takeaways-Clark.com
Fire risk prompts BMW recall of more than 1 million vehicles | Clark Howard
Don’t make this big mistake during open enrollment | Clark Howard
OTC analgesics vs. opiates: New findings on painkillers
Driving tired is DUI-Dangerous

On the Calls:
Investment Guide | Clark Howard
Track your mortgage with these free tools | Clark Howard
5 ways to buy nice furniture on a budget | Clark Howard
How to improve your credit score fast | Follow these 3 easy steps! | Clark Howard
How to get out of debt in 5 simple steps | Clark Howard
TV, Satellite & Cable | Clark Howard

uShip | The Online Shipping Marketplace
Ooma Office Overview | Ooma Office | Support​​
Best cell phone plans and deals for 2017 | Clark Howard
4 Lines and Up to 4 Free Phones for $100, Unlimited LTE … – MetroPCS
Online Banking | Clark Howard
Saving Account Rates – Compare High Interest – Bankrate.com
SOLAR POWER – Clark.com  –  Homeowner’s Guide to Going Solar | Department of Energy

Tuesday November 7
Healing abroad: What to know about dental and medical tourism
Double down at the dealership – A Clarksmart warning to car buyers
Welcome to better, faster, cheaper: The 3D manufacturing revolution
Battery Safety Warning: Laptops in Luggage a No Go in Cargo
Step one for car buyers: Choose reliability. Ratings are in

On the Calls:
4 things that have changed for open enrollment 2018 | Clark Howard
Life Insurance | Clark Howard  –  How to shop for term life insurance | Clark Howard
These 10 retailers offer the best deals on the best quality hearing aids | Clark Howard
Clark.com/The $15 insurance policy all renters need
Lemonade reinvents home and renter’s insurance | Clark Howard
Mortgages | Clark Howard
Clark.com/Equifax data breach: How to recover your credit freeze PIN
Disability Insurance | Clark Howard

Gmail rolls out their strongest security yet for email users | Clark Howard
Secure email: ProtonMail is free encrypted email.
3 things you need to fix before applying for a mortgage | Clark Howard
12 ways to get a bigger Social Security check | Clark Howard
–  If credit frozen – take ID to ss office to receive a one-time code to open a My Social Security account.
Service to protect against title fraud only monitors for a fee. Not recommended.
Owner’s title insurance: What is it and when do you need it? | Clark Howard
Company stock: The biggest mistake you can make with your 401(k) | Clark Howard
5 ways being an Airbnb host can cost you money | Clark Howard
The best day of the week to book a cheap flight | Clark Howard
Umbrella Insurance Policy

Monday November 6
2017 Christmas tree shortage
They’re everywhere now – fake service animals. Clarkrageous
STAND in the place where you work:  New info about standing and treadmill desks
Don’t make this big mistake when using autopay for your bills – Clark.com​
Target makeover – another chance

On the Calls:
How sales tax applies to discounts, coupons & promotions
5 things to know before buying a used car – Clark.com
CREDIT & DEBIT CARDS – Clark.com
Is a biweekly mortgage plan a good idea? – Clark Howard
Becoming a landlord: How to find a good tenant-ClarkHoward
COZY – Modern property management for landlords
Know The Rules For Roth 401(k) Rollovers – Investopedia
Clark.com – Investment Guide

​The secret to finding a great home contractor – Clark.com
BANKRUPTCY – Clark.com
Credit Karma’s free monitoring service
New car leasing 101 – Clark.com
Vanguard Star Fund
Clark.com – Investment Guide
STUDEN LOAN Forgiveness Search | Clark Howard
TIAA – 403(b) Plans
Why you should never buy third-aprty extended auto warranties – Clark.com
-Manufacturer’s own extended warranties are recommended for some vehicles
Are Home Warranties Worth the Money? Clark.com

Friday November 3
6 ways to stop package thieves from striking your home | Clark Howard
WARNING! When renting becomes wasteful: Monthly subscription services
Minding your business: Why the online inquisition from your credit card company?
Clark answers his critics on ‘Clark Stinks’
Another Clark Howard Money Saving Moment: Off-peak your leisure and SAVE

On the Calls:
Top 13 resources for small business loans | Clark Howard
SCORE | Free Small Business Advice
Clark’s TV bundle will cut your cable or satellite bill in half! | Clark Howard
Homes & Real Estate | Clark Howard
How to shop for term life insurance | Clark Howard
Ladder: A new option for online term life insurance quotes | Clark Howard
Wills & Funerals | Clark Howard
Turn your loose change into gift cards | Clark Howard  or courtesy coin counting at credit unions
Mint: Money Manager, Bill Pay, Credit Score, Budgeting & Investing  recommended. The benefit outweighs the risk.
Automotive Resources | Clark Howard
10 scary scams targeting seniors and how to avoid them | Clark Howard

Clark Howard: Refinance Guide | Clark Howard
What you need to know about store credit cards | Clark Howard
Credit Score Guide | Clark Howard
Organize neighbors – meet with police to address a problem home, because one can lead to another.
Health Insurance Guide | Clark Howard  –  Health Insurance | Clark Howard
Faith-based health care: A viable alternative to traditional health insurance? | Clark Howard


Thursday November 2

The worldwide transformation of the automobile
TIAA sympathy. A financial company Clark loved – now caught in a Clark Rage
Changes coming in how you apply for and use credit
Retirement decisions and maxing your social security
Critical cyber insurance for entrepreneurs and small businesses
The cyberinsurance market is skyrocketing, report says | Clark Howard

On the Calls: 
How to buy a used car | Clark Howard
Trustify – The Best Private Investigators Nationwide. Experienced and Trusted. For Personal and Business.
Talkspace | Online Therapy | Counseling Online | Marriage Counseling
Long Term Care Insurance | Clark Howard
Virus, Spyware and Malware Protection Guide | Clark Howard
Authorized credit card user – How a 19 year old got a credit score of 820 | Clark Howard
How to choose the best credit card for college students | Clark Howard
Co-signer, joint account holder, guarantor: Know the difference
Are Home Warranties Worth the Money? | Clark Howard

Credit Freeze Guide: The best way to protect yourself against identity theft | Clark Howard
Investment Guide | Clark Howard
Target-date retirement funds perfect for ‘set it and forget it’ investing | Clark Howard
Visa delays chip card use at the gas pump for another 3 years | Clark Howard
Clark.com/2 reasons to never use a debit card at a gas station
Best and worst auto insurance companies | Clark Howard
Auto insurance: How to shop for a new policy in 2017 | Clark Howard
Investment Guide | Clark Howard
Clark.com-Hybrids & Alternative Cars
Credit Freeze Guide: The best way to protect yourself against identity theft | Clark Howard
10 best places to get a deal on eyeglasses | Clark Howard


Wednesday November 1
Raising your value in a 2 speed economy
Same old Samsung when it comes to customer n0-service
Playing your cards right: The skimmer scammer and other ways to protect your money
Job hunting: Old wisdom and new networking
A brilliant way to reduce to cost of college
-Related- This college just lowered its tuition by more than 30 percent | Clark Howard

On the Calls: 
Credit Score Guide | Clark Howard
Pet insurance: Is it worth it? | Clark Howard
Owner’s title insurance: What is it and when do you need it? | Clark Howard
When You Should Take the Lump Sum Over the Pension | Clark Howard
Use this agency while you can – Submit a complaint | Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
6 things to know about virtual credit card numbers
With Credit Freeze – someone can NOT run a NEW credit check on you. Existing lines can.

Hybrids & Alternative Cars | Clark Howard
State Landlord-Tenant Laws | Nolo.com
2 simple websites to shop online for insurance | Clark Howard
Online Banking | Clark Howard
Why paying off PMI should be a top financial priority | Clark Howard
How To Get Rid Of PMI – Private Mortgage Insurance
Minimize your risk with AirBnb and VRBO | Clark Howard

Tuesday October 31
Back to the basics of your credit report
Just in time for the holidays, the postcard scam 
Boom-mates: How to lower your housing costs | Clark Howard
AirHelp – 3 ClarkSmart holiday flight tips
Why warehouse clubs make sense for most everybody

On the Calls: 
Life Insurance | Clark Howard  –  How to shop for term life insurance | Clark Howard
Ladder: A new option for online term life insurance quotes | Clark Howard
New Medicare cards won’t display Social Security numbers, but the change may take a while | Clark Howard
How can you find the best mortgage rates? | Clark Howard
ANNUITIES Search | Clark Howard
Garrett – Financial advisor designations: This free tool sorts through the alphabet soup | Clark Howard
Vanguard Managed Payout Fund | Vanguard
Clark.com – Student Loan Guide
Craigslist Scams and Fraud: The Ultimate Guide

Best low-cost, robo-investment brokers | Clark Howard
Clark’s take: These investment companies offer you the best bang for your buck | Clark Howard
Condo vs. Homeowners Insurance: Key Differences | Esurance
How to invest using peer-to-peer lending | Clark Howard
49 ways to sell your old stuff for the most money | Clark Howard
This man paid off $50,000 of debt by reselling stuff online | Clark Howard
Buy and Sell Men’s Clothing – Grailed
Choosing a Cell Phone | Clark Howard
Amazon.com: Prime Exclusive Phones: Cell Phones & Accessories
How Amazon Prime members can save big bucks on cell phones | Clark Deals
Moto G5 Plus 32GB unlocked smartphone for $210 | Clark Deals
Free and cheap tools to safely store all your passwords in one place | Clark Howard
Roomer: The marketplace for discounted hotel reservations

Monday October 30
Holiday warning: Don’t pay to ship your pets through these bogus sites! | Clark Howard
Federal loan forgiveness program fails teachers and public servants
Get a Costco Gold Star membership for only $60 + a $20 cash card & 3 free items! | Clark Deals
-Navy Federal members: Free 1-year Costco Gold Star membership via credit | Clark Deals
Equifax Aftermath: Beware fear mongering ads for credit monitoring
-Credit Freeze Guide: The best way to protect yourself against identity theft | Clark Howard
Don’t sign up for Equifax’s free credit monitoring. Here’s what to do instead – Clark.com
How lending a helping hand could improve your health! | Clark Howard

On the Calls:
Paying back student loans | How refinancing can save you big bucks | Clark Howard
Chromebook – How to bring an old laptop back to life for free | Clark Howard
Free and easy ways to back up your data with cloud storage | Clark Howard
Homeowners Insurance | Clark Howard
Quell uses smart tech to offer drug-free relief of chronic pain | Clark Howard
Opioid painkiller blamed for HIV outbreak pulled from the market | Clark Howard
Mint: Money Manager, Bill Pay, Credit Score, Budgeting & Investing  recommended. The benefit outweighs the risk.
Why you should change your Mint.com and other budgeting account passwords | Clark Howard
Auto Leasing | Clark Howard

Health Insurance Guide | Clark Howard  –  Health Insurance | Clark Howard
Faith-based health care: A viable alternative to traditional health insurance? | Clark Howard
Tiffany’s online pictures and profile stolen by a scam dating site. Stand by – Team Clark is investigating.
Best 529 plans to help pay for college | Clark Howard
Custodial accounts –  Investment Guide | Clark Howard
Arbitration | Clark Howard
Equifax changes fine print for TrustedID Premier free credit monitoring | Clark Howard
ANNUITIES Search | Clark Howard
4 things for teachers to consider about their 403(b) retirement plans | Clark Howard
Roth IRA – Investment Guide | Clark Howard

Friday October 27
American Express vs. free speech
WARNING!   Fake loan forgiveness – Debt relief rip offs rip a deeper hole in your wallet
Medical claim denied?  APPEAL!
Clark answers his critics on ‘Clark Stinks’
Job loss and robotics: A robot made my salad         

On the Calls: 
Social Security retirement age starts slow rise to 67: What you can do now to maximize your benefits | Clark Howard
Dun & Bradstreet | Grow Relationships Through Data – D&B
Best way to control your weight? Hint: It’s not just diet or exercise! | Clark Howard
Science says this daily habit can save you $2,500 per year | Clark Howard
What is a backdoor Roth IRA? | Clark Howard
Little-known tip that can reduce your tax bill by over $1,000 | Clark Howard
How to book the best — and safest — Airbnb | Clark Howard
Saving Account Rates – Compare High Interest Accounts Online – Bankrate
Credit Freeze Guide: The best way to protect yourself against identity theft | Clark Howard
Don’t give your Social Security number at these places! | Clark Howard

Selling silver coins: Take collection to coin shows. Go booth to booth to get value per coin from expert dealers
HEALTH INSURANCE Search | Clark Howard
Travel Booking & Planning Guide | Clark Howard
CAR RENTAL Search | Clark Howard  –  Insuremyrentalcar.com | Save Money on Your Rental Car Insurance
How to find and claim missing money in your name | Clark Howard
Free Car Transport & Auto Shipping Quotes | uShip
auto transport in eBay Motors | eBay

Thursday October 26
Another Clark Howard Money Saving Moment: Reward cards
Senior fraud is rampant. A call to action on behalf of our parents
How to spot financial abuse of the elderly | Clark Howard
Supermarkets of the future and the warehouse club difference
Timeshare prevention and cancellation intervention
Changing channels: The tipping point for pay TV

On the Calls:
The only legitimate use for a home equity loan | Clark Howard
What is Construction Law? – FindLaw
Switch Ditch Save – clarkyourbank | Clark Howard
Should you close a paid-off credit card? | Clark Howard
4 things to consider before canceling a credit card with an annual fee | Clark Howard
Free Credit Score Guide: Understanding your score and what you can do to improve it | Clark Howard
Is foreign currency trading a hit or a miss? | Clark Howard
Google Drive – Cloud Storage & File Backup for Photos, Docs & More
NeatDesk – The Neat Company

Binary Options NOT recommended – Binary Option- Investopedia
9 things to ask before selling your home | Clark Howard
Messaging Apps Are Latest Platform for Delivering Pump-And-Dump Scams | FINRA.org
Car Rentals | Clark Howard
AutoSlash – The #1 Site for Cheap Car Rentals
5 tips for launching a startup when you’re strapped for cash | Clark Howard
5 Steps for Starting Your Own Business | Clark Howard
Work From Home Guide: A list of legitimate, work-at-home job opportunities | Clark Howard
Where to get real designer fragrances on the cheap | Clark Howard
How safe are Chromebooks from malware?

Wednesday October 25
MetroPCS: 4 unlimited prepaid lines for $100 | Clark Deals
Moto G5 Plus 32GB unlocked smartphone for $220 | Clark Deals
Warning: Have you received a call from 877-382-4357? It’s a scam! | Clark Howard
The US Senate just gave banks exemption from legal oversight. Finding and using our power
Tips for safer Wi-Fi surfing   –  Just say no to KRACK — the most dangerous Wi-Fi hack ever discovered | Clark Howard
Amid the 401K confusion Clark simplifies saving for retirement
Relying on the government to fund your retirement is a very bad idea | Clark Howard

On the Calls:
Keeping bad medical debt off your credit report is about to get a lot easier | Clark Howard
Clark.com/New rules will limit the hurt from medical debt starting Sept. 15
Bad medical debt hurting your credit? Here are 3 ways to attack it | Clark Howard
Avoiding big fees for using your phone overseas | Clark Howard  –LINE – Download
When does it make sense to buy trip insurance? | Clark Howard
Health Insurance for living abroad – Global Medical Insurance
Global Health Insurance: International Medical Insurance for Expatriates
Credit Karma is now offering an ID monitoring service — and it’s free | Clark Howard
Yahoo says all 3 billion user accounts were exposed in hack: Here’s how to protect yourself! | Clark Howard
Credit Freeze Guide: The best way to protect yourself against identity theft | Clark Howard
EQUIFAX DATA BREACH | Clark Howard

Amazon.com: Customer reviews: CIAO! Wheeled Under the Seat Bag
Basic economy fares: Are the savings worth the hassle? | Clark Howard
craigslist | about | scams
Authorized user – How a 19 year old got a credit score of 820 | Clark Howard
Owner’s title insurance: What is it and when do you need it? | Clark Howard
Better banking experience | 5 online banks that offer lower fees, higher returns on savings & overall better service | Clark Howard
Clark’s Investment Guide | Clark Howard
Best low-cost, robo-investment brokers
Clark.com/Target-date retirement funds perfect for ‘set it and forget it’ investing
Faith-based health care: A viable alternative to traditional health insurance? | Clark Howard
Health Insurance | Clark Howard

Tuesday October 24
You could get your freshman year cost free with this online program | Clark Howard
AT&T and DirecTV botch billing big time
Credit Karma is now offering an ID monitoring service — and it’s free | Clark Howard
I just found out I was hacked twice! Thanks to this free identity monitoring service | Clark Howard
Outsmarting the hearing aid cartel
Cellphone deals this holiday season

On the Calls:
Student loan guide | Clark Howard
Investment Guide | Clark Howard
CDARS – The Certificate of Deposit Account Registry Service
Tax-exempt mutual funds | Vanguard
4 things for teachers to consider about their 403(b) retirement plans | Clark Howard
Google Drive – Cloud Storage & File Backup for Photos, Docs & More

Debit card dangers! | 12 places you should never use a debit card | Clark Howard
2 reasons to never use a debit card at a gas station | Clark Howard
Best 529 plans to help pay for college | Clark Howard
Investment Guide | Clark Howard
INNOVIS Security Freeze
Turn off the debit function of your debit card
Airlines cap prices for Hurricane Irma evacuees – Sep. 6, 2017
Travel Booking & Planning Guide | Clark Howard

Monday October 23
Switch Ditch Save recap – Reasons and ways to dump your giant monster mega bank
Beware Google search con artist contractors
Fake shopping sites will be a problem this holiday season
Maybe you SHOULD be paying more for homeowner’s insurance
Know the right questions to ask of a fee-only financial advisor | Clark Howard

On the Calls:
Tesla’s new master plan: Reshape the car industry one disruption at a time | Clark Howard
Tesla Model S – New and Used Tesla Model S Vehicle Pricing – Kelley Blue Book
Used Inventory | Tesla
Timeshares | Clark Howard
Protect your checking account | 10 tips to manage financial risks you may not even know about | Clark Howard
Protecting your money | 7 ways to keep your money safe, even from your own bank | Clark Howard
Got a teen driver? How to get a better insurance rate | Clark Howard
3 ways to pay less when you have a teen driver under your roof | Clark Howard
What is a backdoor Roth IRA? | Clark Howard
Little-known tip that can reduce your tax bill by over $1,000 | Clark Howard
3 rules for buying gold | Clark Howard

Airlines cap prices for Hurricane Irma evacuees – Sep. 6, 2017
11-year-old ‘Shark Tank’ entrepreneur strikes sweet deal with Whole Foods | Clark Howard
6 mistakes to avoid with a rewards credit card | Clark Howard
Sustainable Table | Food Policy & Regulation
Best low-cost, robo-investment brokers | Clark Howard
Want to save more? | Here’s an easy way to earn 100x more money on your savings | Clark Howard
Bonds | Clark Howard

Friday October 20
Payday loan reform… and a warning
Soda tax backlash – How Chicago got it wrong
Amazon has new way for teens to shop the site with their parent’s card | Clark Howard
Clark answers his critics on ‘Clark Stinks’
Car buying vs. leasing – Clark does the math

On the Calls:
Free Credit Score Guide: Understanding your score and what you can do to improve it | Clark Howard
Clark’s secret to finding the cheapest flights possible | Clark Howard
DISNEY Search – Clark.com
WORK FROM HOME Search | Clark Howard
Work From Home Guide: A list of legitimate, work-at-home job opportunities | Clark Howard
Alternative to Banking | Bluebird by American Express & Walmart
Opt Out: Credit Card Offers | Clark Howard
Investment Guide | Clark Howard
Best 529 plans to help pay for college | Clark Howard

Your guide to paying off credit card debt | Clark Howard
6 mistakes that will turn a balance transfer into a nightmare | Clark Howard
4 debts you might want to consider refinancing other than your mortgage | Clark Howard
Over 90% of Americans make this costly 401(k) mistake | Clark Howard
Homes & Real Estate | Clark Howard
Investopedia.com/How Umbrella Insurance Works


Thursday October 19

Hyundai is bringing Shopper Assurance
Sue your bank: The latest on Wells Fargo
Costco’s 2 methods of free shipping
Layaway to budget for Christmas, but heed Clark’s warning
Stunning new language translation technology from Google

On the Calls:
Online pawn shops are growing | Clark Howard
Homeowners Insurance | Clark Howard
Life Insurance | Clark Howard  –  Cash-Value Life Insurance
Roth 401(k)- Investopedia  –   401k Search | Clark Howard
Clark.com-CREDIT & DEBIT CARDS
Free Credit Score Guide: Understanding your score and what you can do to improve it | Clark Howard
Why you need to turn paper statements back on | Clark Howard
Why you need to print out your online billing statements | Clark Howard
Why Vacation Clubs are worse than timeshares | Clark Howard

Best 529 plans to help pay for college | Clark Howard
Roth IRAs Tutorial   –   Investment Guide | Clark Howard
Submit a complaint | Consumer Financial Protection Bureau\
Clark.com/86% of renters can’t afford to buy a home: Here’s how you can prepare
Buy or rent? The new view of the American Dream | Clark Howard
6 options for buying a home with little or no money down | Clark Howard
Laundry pods pose hidden danger to kids | Clark Howard
Laundry pod makers agree to new safety standards | Clark Howard
Your guide to paying off credit card debt | Clark Howard
Warning: This fake tech support scam will give criminals access to your computer | Clark Howard
Should you ever lease a car? | Clark Howard

Wednesday October 18
Truth in advertising vs online reviews
Sizzling Deal –   Xfinity Mobile: How I lowered my cell phone bill to $12 per month | Clark Howard
Ditching car ownership for ride sharing
6 ways to stop package thieves from striking your home | Clark Howard
-Amazon lockers coming to nearly 1 million apartment units | Clark Howard
New information to help you save on prescription drugs

On the Calls:
Avoid being tracked online by doing private browsing…
DuckDuckGo- The search engine that doesn’t track you
Millennials discover the money-saving power of the TV antenna | Clark Howard
Chromebook – Online banking | 5 ways to make your online banking experience safer | Clark Howard
Why co-signing a loan can be bad on almost every financial level | Clark Howard
What Clark wants you to know about GasBuddy’s new payment option | Clark Howard
Is an extended warranty ever worth it? | Clark Howard

Tech has joined that most morbid of professions: The funeral industry. | Clark Howard
Warning: The IRS phone scam is back and more sophisticated than ever | Clark Howard
4 apps that could save your life in an emergency | Clark Howard
Work From Home Guide: A list of legitimate, work-at-home job opportunities | Clark Howard
How to put a credit freeze in place for your child | Clark Howard
How to book the best — and safest — Airbnb | Clark Howard
Minimize your risk with AirBnb and VRBO | Clark Howard

Tuesday October 17
State Street drastically lowers expenses on 15 ETFs | Clark Howard
$55 for a cup of Joe? The story behind the most expensive cup of coffee in the world | Clark Howard
Gmail rolls out their strongest security yet for email users | Clark Howard
Holiday Road: gas prices
Changes affect open enrollment this year

On the Calls: 
3 rules for buying gold | Clark Howard
Clark Howard: How to add gold to your portfolio | Clark Howard
Investment Guide | Clark Howard
How to put a credit freeze in place for your child | Clark Howard
Property title protection for $10 a month is monitoring service for home titles.
-Title fraud involves criminals borrowing against a high equity home, impersonating the owner.
– These services can’t prevent this, but serve as an after the fact alert. Clark consulted with real estate attorneys,
-concluding people are better served by credit freeze.  And have owner’s title insurance.
Credit Freeze Guide: The best way to protect yourself against identity theft | Clark Howard
Clark’s secret to finding the cheapest flights possible | Clark Howard
Hotel Booking Guide: Scoring Hotel Deals | Clark Howard
Travel Booking & Planning Guide | Clark Howard
Free Credit Report Guide | Clark Howard
Know your rights with debt collectors | Clark Howard
What to do if debt collectors are harassing you about an old debt | Clark Howard
Hybrids & Alternative Cars | Clark Howard
Frequently Asked Questions on Gift Taxes | Internal Revenue Service
12 best ways to find a college scholarship | Clark Howard

Car Maintenance & Repair | Clark Howard
Got a teen driver? How to get a better insurance rate | Clark Howard
When Does a HELOC Make Sense in Your Life? | Clark Howard
Long Term Care (LTC) | Clark Howard
Mobile Security | Mobile App Security | Lookout, Inc.
CCleaner – Android Apps on Google Play

Monday October 16
Equifax aftermath: Your account access will get complicated
Warning: Hidden dangers may lurk in energy drinks | Clark Howard
The rules have changed for holiday air travel. What to know to avoid being ripped off
Airbnb vs. hotels – the next phase
Rich NFL player lives in a van. Extreme savers inside extreme wealth

On the Calls: 
Insurance | Clark Howard
CREDIT CARDS Search | Clark Howard
Should you buy an extended warranty on a new car? | Clark Howard
Switch.Ditch.Save. | Your Guide to Cheaper, Easier & Better Banking | Clark Howard
Clark.com-Dashcams provide crucial protection on today’s roads
Zillow’s new service might change the way you sell your house | Clark Howard
Corporations | Nolo.com   –   LLC (Limited Liability Company) – Start an LLC Online | LegalZoom
Timeshares | Clark Howard

Investment Guide | Clark Howard
6 ways to start investing when you only have $100 or less | Clark Howard
Owner’s title insurance: What is it and when do you need it? | Clark Howard
Clark’s take: These investment companies offer you the best bang for your buck | Clark Howard
Credit Freeze FAQs | Consumer Information
Credit Freeze Guide: The best way to protect yourself against identity theft | Clark Howard
C.L.U.E. Property | LexisNexis Risk Solutions
Long Term Care (LTC) | Clark Howard
How to Keep Your Personal Information Secure | Consumer Information
Free Credit Score Guide: Understanding your score and what you can do to improve it | Clark Howard

Friday October 13
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Millennial report card: Saving for retirement
Abusive debt collectors exploit student loan debt
Know your rights with debt collectors | Clark Howard
Target is raising pay rates and that’s good for business
Clark answers his critics on ‘Clark Stinks’
Clark’s not a dentist, or even pre-med. But he has news for you

On the Calls: 
Buying a Home | Clark Howard
Right now is the best time to get a mortgage or refinance yet this year | Clark Howard
Free Credit Score Guide: Understanding your score and what you can do to improve it | Clark Howard
Best 529 plans to help pay for college | Clark Howard
Cheap business printing: Check Vistaprint | Business Cards, Postcards, Invitations & More
UPrinting.com – High Quality, Affordable Online Printing Services
Does your printer eat too much ink? You might consider one of these models | Clark Howard
Still true: Why you shouldn’t buy restaurant gift cards this holiday season | Clark Howard
Clark’s secret to finding the cheapest flights possible | Clark Howard

Over 90% of Americans make this costly 401(k) mistake | Clark Howard
How to buy a used car | Clark Howard
How to avoid paying $51 for a 60-cent toll | Clark Howard
Jet.com | Prices Drop As You Shop
5 online banks that totally rock | Clark Howard
Investment Guide | Clark Howard

       

Thursday October 12
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The president’s executive order to change healthcare
Update on the Clark Rage of banning the sale of home-baked goods
Expires today! Southwest fares for $49 one-way to over 200 destinations | Clark Deals
5 new developments in the Equifax data breach
-Equifax Data Breach: Embattled credit bureau says it was hacked again | Clark Howard
Clark.com-Walmart is taking the headache out of online returns
Road fatalities have gone up in spite of new safety features.  Irony and action

On the Calls:
See a movie a day in theaters for just $10 a month | Clark Howard
Investment Guide | Clark Howard
Mystery Shopper Scams | Consumer Information
AUTO Leasing | Clark Howard
Clark.com- BUYING A USED CAR

ABLE accounts: A tax-free way for disabled students to save for college | Clark Howard
Mortgage refinance guide | Clark Howard
Preventing Fraud | Costco
Move over FaceTime: Google releases video calling app Duo | Clark Howard
Getting Started: How do I Create my Udemy Course? – Udemy
Establish credit: Petal – A Simple, No-Fee Credit Card
What to do if your credit card application gets rejected | Clark Howard
Investment Guide | Clark Howard

Wednesday October 11
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The best deals in the world come from buying used
Refi pitches targeting veterans – a special warning
Recalls – flood cars: 2 necessary steps for buying any used car
Study: 4 out of 5 back-seat passengers say they don’t buckle up | Clark Howard
Where opportunity knocks: Employers are migrating – to workers!

On the Calls:
Clark.com – Investment Guide
These are the worst store credit cards | Clark Howard
Free Credit Score Guide: Understanding your score and what you can do to improve it | Clark Howard
The best used cars you can buy for less than $15,000 | Clark Howard
DVR Recorders For TV & Streaming Without a Subscription – Channel Master
Official Tablo TV Site | Over The Air (OTA) DVR | Tablo
Millennials discover the money-saving power of the TV antenna | Clark Howard
9 cheaper alternatives to cable or satellite TV | Clark Howard
What Clark-wants-you-to-know-about-gasbuddys-new-payment-option/

Becoming a landlord: How to find a good tenant | Clark Howard
Clark.com/Google wants to sequence your DNA on Ancestry.com
HOME MAINTENANCE Search | Clark Howard
Free Credit Score Guide: Understanding your score and what you can do to improve it | Clark Howard
How to improve your credit score fast | Follow these 3 easy steps! | Clark Howard
How to choose the best credit card for college students | Clark Howard
7 top money tips every college graduate needs to know
Hybrids & Alternative Cars | Clark Howard

Tuesday October 10
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Actions speak louder but talk isn’t cheap – Teaching kids about money
WARNING to  hurricane victims: Protect your retirement funds
Some new car warranties are deal makers
Another CH Money Saving Moment:  Restaurants serving up specials
Warning: Outpatient clinics charging hospital prices

On the Calls: 
GET OUT OF DEBT Search | Clark Howard
Best 529 plans to help pay for college | Clark Howard
Avoid the turn key rental property pitch – gotta do the homework
Investment Guide | Clark Howard
Simplified Employee Pension (SEP)
Vanguard Personal Advisor Services – Advice for real life | Vanguard

3 ways to pay less when you have a teen driver under your roof | Clark Howard
Got a teen driver? How to get a better insurance rate | Clark Howard
Costco Diamond & Jewelry FAQs | Costco
WorldCurrency CDs :: EverBank – legit. But part of a savings strategy. Not investing.
Auto insurers roll out ridesharing policies – Before you drive – know your coverage
Student loan guide | Clark Howard

Monday October 9
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Out of gas: The electric car revolution moves full speed ahead
Phishing SCAM ALERT for Apple users
SPECIAL WARNING for homebuyers – stay out of ARMs way
Building business with social media
The problem with long term Care Insurance and 2 alternatives

On the Calls:
SCORE | Free Small Business Advice
Energy Efficient Window & Door Criteria | ENERGY STAR
Investment Guide | Clark Howard
Exchange Traded Funds – ETFs | Charles Schwab
Adjusting auto insurance deductible to save you money in the long term | Clark Howard
Becoming a landlord: How to find a good tenant | Clark Howard
Free property mgmt software | Online rent collection, renters ins, tenant screening,credit-background checks | Cozy
Free People Search | PeekYou

Gemological Institute Of America | All About Gemstones – GIA
File a consumer complaint | US Department of Transportation
Money Management for Couples | Clark Howard
Vanity Award Scams
Straight Talk’s Cheap Landline Home Phone Service | Clark Howard
Long Term Care (LTC) | Clark Howard
Tax Deductions For Rental Property Owners
Student loan guide | Clark Howard
Free Credit Score Guide: Understanding your score and what you can do to improve it | Clark Howard

Friday October 6
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Clark.com- 6 ways to spend less on Halloween
Teach kids to beware stealth advertising on social media
Switch Ditch Save – Bank warning for students at Ripoff U
Clark answers his critics on ‘Clark Stinks’
Wait for it! Time is literally money when it comes to some purchases   

On the Calls:   
Student loans 101 | Everything from how much to borrow to paying it off | Clark Howard
How to start paying off student loans: Best practices guide | Clark Howard
Clark.com/ What you need to know about home equity
When Does a HELOC Make Sense in Your Life? | Clark Howard
For cheaper internet service, put phone & cable into competition
Clark’s TV bundle will cut your cable or satellite bill in half! | Clark Howard
Clark.com/How to stop paying for home internet service
The #1 rule of cheap travel | Clark Howard
Italy 2017: Best of Italy Tourism – TripAdvisor
Travel Booking & Planning Guide – Clark.com
Choose and switch to a better bank for you | A step-by-step guide to cheaper & easier banking | Clark Howard
New online funeral shopping site launches | Clark Howard
Plan for your funeral in advance to save big bucks | Clark Howard
Prepaid funerals NOT recommended.  Funeral Consumers Alliance | Funerals.org
Tips for financing an automobile.Clark.com
4 things to consider before canceling a credit card with an annual fee | Clark Howard
Should you close your credit card? | Clark Howard
How to hire the best moving companies | Clark Howard

The “Clark Smart” steps for buying a new car | Clark Howard
Car Leasing | Clark Howard
Investment Guide | Clark Howard
Why co-signing a loan can be bad on almost every financial level | Clark Howard
6 reasons to think twice about co-signing a loan? | Clark Howard

Thursday October 5
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Tesla driving customer service from the top
A new way hotels are picking your pocket – Beware resort and amenities fees
How a 13-year-old built his own tiny house for $1,500 | Clark Howard
Walmart delivery direct to your kitchen
Apple stock: The bigger story is apples and oranges for investors

On the Calls:
How to shop for term life insurance | Clark Howard
10 discounts people age 50 and older should know about! | Clark Howard
11 places you should never use a debit card | Clark Howard
2009 all over again? Surge in unpaid credit card bills compromises Americans’ financial future | Clark Howard
The easiest way to save on prescription drugs | Clark Howard
Warehouse club offers 600 prescription drugs for $10 or less | Clark Howard
Best 529 plans to help pay for college | Clark Howard
Home Equity Lines | Clark Howard

Student loan guide | Clark Howard
9 accidents homeowners insurance may not cover | Clark Howard
Man’s picket against Sears gains attention | Clark Howard
Clark Books | Clark Howard
Index annuities are poison for your pocketbook | Clark Howard
Charity donation guide: Make sure you know where your money is going | Clark Howard
Car Maintenance & Repair | Clark Howard
401k Plans And Payouts | Clark Howard
Credit Union Fresh Start – What to do if your credit card application gets rejected | Clark Howard
5 ways to build credit and save money in your 20s | Clark Howard
Car Insurance | Clark Howard
How to dispute an error on your credit report and win | Clark Howard
9 steps for disputing a mistake on your credit report | Clark Howard

Wednesday October 4
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What to know now about Black Friday 2017
– Plan your holiday shopping around these 6 days to get the best deals | Clark Howard
The IRS teams up with Equifax –  Clarkrageous
Switch. Ditch. Save –
Automatic bill payments | How doing it the wrong way can leave you with an empty bank account | Clark Howard
Our data security starts with us. Beware the payroll scam
Real estate WARNING – seller financed contracts for deeds

On the Calls:
Don’t give your Social Security number at these places! | Clark Howard
Owner’s title insurance: What is it and when do you need it? | Clark Howard
A mix of real estate and stocks & bonds creates great financial security
Clark.com-Why credit repair companies are a ripoff
Your guide to paying off credit card debt | Clark Howard
Credit Counseling | Clark Howard
Your guide to paying off credit card debt | Clark Howard
Investment classes taught by professional traders – Not recommended
Clark.com-New tool offers credit card perks without debit card dangers
5 online banks that totally rock | Clark Howard

Clark.com-Think twice before taking out a 401(k) loan
Virus, Spyware and Malware Protection Guide | Clark Howard
Internet Service | Clark Howard
Life Insurance | Clark Howard
Jobs & Military | Clark Howard
9 cheaper alternatives to cable or satellite TV | Clark Howard
YouTube announces new $35 live TV service | Clark Howard
The easiest way to save on prescription drugs | Clark Howard
4 things to consider before canceling a credit card with an annual fee | Clark Howard
Equifax breach: A recap of what to know and what to do | Clark Howard

Tuesday October 3
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Equifax Data Breach: 2.5 million more consumers affected, ex-CEO faces Congress | Clark Howard
A Clarkrageous theft ring exploits a generous online retailer – Amazon gets hosed
Switch. Ditch. Save.  –   These 5 cities have the worst ATM fees | Clark Howard
How to switch your direct deposit to your new bank | Clark Howard
Time for Payback   –   A new tool for making decisions about going to college

On the Calls:
Mortgage refinance guide | Clark Howard
New car leasing 101: A plain English explanation | Clark Howard
Should you ever lease a car? | Clark Howard
Homeowners Insurance | Clark Howard
Latest Vanity Scam Tricks.
Life Insurance | Clark Howard
Want to love your auto insurance company? Shop these insurers! | Clark Howard

3 ways to pay less when you have a teen driver under your roof | Clark Howard
Best 529 plans to help pay for college | Clark Howard
How to find a fee-only financial planner | Clark Howard
Is gap insurance worth it when buying a car? | Clark Howard
BBB Online Complaint System | Get Started
Best and worst auto insurance companies | Clark Howard

Monday October 2
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Equifax data breach aftermath – heads up on emerging circumstances
You may need to unfreeze your credit to apply for student loans | Clark Howard
Banks are suing to deny your right to sue them. CLARKRAGEOUS
SWITCH.  DITCH.  SAVE. week for you and your bank
RING’s new system  – Your guide to DIY home security systems | Clark Howard
Google Family Link  Protecting your kids device screen time –  free

On the Calls:
Credit score | How to improve your number | Clark Howard
How a 19 year old got a credit score of 820 | Clark Howard
Free Credit Report Guide | Clark Howard
Long Term Care (LTC) | Clark Howard
Open a Roth IRA – Investment Guide | Clark Howard
Small business owners: Leverage online banks for greater profits | Clark Howard
Why Entrepreneurs Should Avoid Business Credit Cards | Clark Howard

Best low-cost, robo-investment brokers | Clark Howard
Investment Guide | Clark Howard
Should you buy an extended warranty on a new car? | Clark Howard
Buying Computers | Clark Howard
The cheapest and easiest ways to do a will | Clark Howard
Get a lawyer for wills, estates and trusts for complicated family situations
Estate Planning | Investopedia
Genetic testing at home: Is it worth the price? | Clark Howard

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