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How to have that end-of-life financial discussion with your elderly loved ones
How to have that end-of-life financial discussion with your elderly loved ones Money & Credit July 27, 2017
Readers of People magazine were wowed earlier this year by the touching story of a California man who cared for…
Top 10 scams coming after your money!
Top 10 scams coming after your money! Scams & Rip-Offs January 12, 2017
Scammers are always out to steal your personal information and money -- and 2016 was no exception. Recently, the Better…
Social Security hands out small cost of living adjustment for 2017
Social Security hands out small cost of living adjustment for 2017 Money & Credit December 2, 2016
Social Security recipients will get a small bump in their monthly checks next year. But if you still have a…
Don’t make these 7 common retirement mistakes
Don’t make these 7 common retirement mistakes Money & Credit November 22, 2016
Financial planning and investing isn’t rocket science. It’s first and foremost about discipline. You set some goals, determine what needs…
10 tips for Medicare prescription drug coverage open enrollment
10 tips for Medicare prescription drug coverage open enrollment Insurance October 21, 2016
If you're on Medicare, this is the time of year when you can change your Medicare Advantage or Medicare prescription…
Illegal online pharmacy warning: Antifreeze, mercury, concrete may be in your meds
Illegal online pharmacy warning: Antifreeze, mercury, concrete may be in your meds Insurance October 19, 2016
A new warning from three industry groups paints a grim picture of illegal online pharmacies that appeal to senior citizens…
Index annuities are poison for your pocketbook
Index annuities are poison for your pocketbook Insurance October 14, 2016
For years, Clark has warned people about something known as index annuities. They're one of the hottest products in the…
The 10 most common phone scams right now
The 10 most common phone scams right now Scams & Rip-Offs August 9, 2016
Those robocalls that you get every night aren’t just annoying, they can also be very costly if the call is…
Protect your aging family from the “reload” scam
Protect your aging family from the “reload” scam Scams & Rip-Offs March 30, 2016
Read more: 7 Senior Scams And How To Combat Them Top 10 financial scams targeting seniors and how to avoid…
3 social media money scams to watch out for!
3 social media money scams to watch out for! Scams & Rip-Offs March 29, 2016
Maybe you don't love the idea of your parents and grandparents being on social media and constantly commenting on everything you post, but before…
8 mistakes to avoid so you don’t go broke in retirement
8 mistakes to avoid so you don’t go broke in retirement Money & Credit March 14, 2016
After all the years you've spent building your nest egg for retirement and the hard work you've put in, you'll want…
Don’t give your Social Security number at these places!
Don’t give your Social Security number at these places! Protect Your Rights & Identity December 20, 2015
When should you give your Social Security number and when should you not? My rule on giving out my Social…
There is a good chance an elderly person in your life is being financially scammed
There is a good chance an elderly person in your life is being financially scammed Scams & Rip-Offs November 30, 2015
A new study from the Justice Department found that as many as one in 20 elderly adults have been financially mistreated…
7 senior scams and how to combat them
7 senior scams and how to combat them Home September 24, 2015
Do you have aging family members or friends? According to a MetLife survey, crimes against the elderly skyrocketed in the…
5 misleading ads that can wipe out your wallet
5 misleading ads that can wipe out your wallet Scams & Rip-Offs September 13, 2015
The motto of my show is 'save more, spend less, and avoid ripoffs.' But what if you can’t recognize those…
Women 50+ targeted by online dating scammers
Women 50+ targeted by online dating scammers Scams & Rip-Offs September 3, 2015
Con artists are targeting women who are over 50 on popular dating sites. Here's what you need to know to…
Pros and cons of reverse mortgages for seniors
Pros and cons of reverse mortgages for seniors Homes & Real Estate August 14, 2015
Reverse mortgages remain a popular lure for cash-strapped seniors, but what's good in theory is often abysmal in execution. A…
How To Avoid Fraud With Herbal Supplements
How To Avoid Fraud With Herbal Supplements Health June 17, 2015
Do you take herbal supplements? The sad news is you might not be getting what you pay for... The attorney…
Should you take the lump sum settlement or pension?
Should you take the lump sum settlement or pension? Money & Credit May 29, 2015
I have a special warning for you. All over the internet, TV, radio, there are ads for people who say,…
Senior Alert: Landline Phone Leaves Man With $24,000 Bill!
Senior Alert: Landline Phone Leaves Man With $24,000 Bill! Scams & Rip-Offs May 12, 2015
Be careful if your elderly relatives have a landline at home. They might just get a five-figure bill for antiquated…
Inside the Timeshare Sales Pitch
Inside the Timeshare Sales Pitch Travel April 16, 2015
I recently had the opportunity to use a family member’s timeshare package to take a vacation. Moments after arriving at…
Supermarket Clerk Foils IRS Back Taxes Scam
Supermarket Clerk Foils IRS Back Taxes Scam Scams & Rip-Offs February 10, 2015
A supermarket clerk in Washington was able to stop a woman from losing thousands in a scam. Fake IRS phone…
Debt collectors illegally harrassing seniors
Debt collectors illegally harrassing seniors Scams & Rip-Offs December 3, 2014
A new study shows debt collectors are more often using illegal tactics when they harass senior citizens. Here are the…
Is a Reverse Mortgage a good deal for you?
Is a Reverse Mortgage a good deal for you? Homes & Real Estate November 13, 2014
Retired homeowners strapped for cash are turning to Reverse Mortgages. But there are large fees the celebrity spokepeople aren't telling…
Please sign Clark’s Medicare ID Theft petition
Please sign Clark’s Medicare ID Theft petition Insurance August 7, 2014
We need 100,000 people to sign our petition to force the Social Security Administration…
Sign This To Stop Using Social Security Numbers As Medicare ID
Sign This To Stop Using Social Security Numbers As Medicare ID Scams & Rip-Offs July 28, 2014
  EDITOR'S NOTE: This petition expired Aug. 27 after failing to meet the signature threshold I have been frustrated about…
Fake eBay email scam warning
Fake eBay email scam warning Scams & Rip-Offs March 3, 2014
In early January, our team received a letter from 82-year-old Marjorie telling us about a mink coat that her grandson…
Obamacare scams to watch out for
Obamacare scams to watch out for Insurance November 12, 2013
We've all heard how difficult it is to sign up for Obamacare online. But did you know scamsters may prey…
Elderly being ripped off for thousands!
Elderly being ripped off for thousands! Life October 17, 2013
Your aging parents in nursing homes may be having money stolen from them. Here's how you can put a stop…
Crooks misrepresenting themselves online are at center of 2 scams
Crooks misrepresenting themselves online are at center of 2 scams Scams & Rip-Offs September 13, 2013
A duo of scams have been blowing up the phones at Team Clark, my off-air consumer action center offering free…
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