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Lightbulbs: Watt-to-Lumen Conversion Chart Mobile & Electronics July 20, 2011
We all know how much light a 60-watt bulb will produce. But the brightness of new CFL and LED lightbulbs…
Was that consumer item really “Made in America?”
Was that consumer item really “Made in America?” Shopping & Retail July 20, 2011
It feels good to purchase an item with the "Made in the USA" label! But things may not always be…
Target’s cash-back credit offer
Target’s cash-back credit offer Shopping & Retail July 15, 2011
MONEY SAVING MOMENT: In violation of a key rule on The Clark Howard Show, Target has an offer of credit…
Reward Card Offers Are Coming Back
Reward Card Offers Are Coming Back Money & Credit July 15, 2011
Pre-approved credit card offers are back for those with good credit, and many of these have been for reward cards.…
Reward Card Offers Are Coming Back
Rising ice cream prices force Clark to break his rule Shopping & Retail June 28, 2011
For as far back as I can remember, I have been thrifty. Some would say "cheap," and I have no…
Reward Card Offers Are Coming Back
Sam’s Club launches premium private label Shopping & Retail June 21, 2011
Sam's Club, long considered the red-headed stepchild of the warehouse club industry, is stepping up its game against competitors by…
Reward Card Offers Are Coming Back
Home Depot takes hands-on approach to customer service Protect Your Rights & Identity June 20, 2011
Home Depot is looking to reclaim its lost legacy of customer service by implementing a new handheld device that lets…
Amazon experimenting with free grocery delivery service
Amazon experimenting with free grocery delivery service Shopping & Retail June 10, 2011
Editor's Note: This Best of Clark repeat featured info on Amazon Tote, a program that has since been discontinued.Traditional supermarkets…
Amazon experimenting with free grocery delivery service
Frugality becoming the norm in post-recession America? Home June 10, 2011
Many Americans have adopted a more frugal lifestyle even though the recession is technically over. You see in it in…
Amazon experimenting with free grocery delivery service
Are pre-paid buy back programs for electronics worth the cost? Mobile & Electronics June 8, 2011
I have to give Best Buy credit for a brilliant strategy with their Buy Back program. It seems specifically designed…
Amazon experimenting with free grocery delivery service
Wal-Mart is aiming to lower prices Shopping & Retail June 7, 2011
MONEY SAVING MOMENT: Wal-Mart rolled out the big deals on food, cosmetics, clothing and toys after the holidays this year…
Amazon experimenting with free grocery delivery service
Supreme Court in deadlock over Costco v. Omega price-fixing case Shopping & Retail June 7, 2011
The Supreme Court has reached a deadlock vote in a case involving Costco Wholesale's discounting of name-brand watches. Here's the…
Smart meters offer potential savings, spark controversy
Smart meters offer potential savings, spark controversy Appliances June 7, 2011
Smart meters offer the promise of energy savings by continually monitoring your usage and finding the optimal time to run…
Smart meters offer potential savings, spark controversy
Organic foods becoming more affordable? Shopping & Retail May 31, 2011
Organic foods are poised to get cheaper as more big companies get into the expanding market. The organic movement started…
Dumpster diving a way of life for some
Dumpster diving a way of life for some Protect Your Rights & Identity May 30, 2011
I've got a question that might gross some people out: Have you ever gone dumpster diving?I have. Several years ago,…
Dumpster diving a way of life for some
New technology helps restaurants shorten table wait times Shopping & Retail May 30, 2011
Restaurants may soon benefit from technology that lets staffers accurately estimate the wait times on occupied tables.The Orlando Sentinel reports…
Dumpster diving a way of life for some
Daily deal site with a focus on restaurants Deals & Savings May 16, 2011
I have been excited by a new daily deal site with a restaurant focus called DailyGobble.com. This service is only…
Save a bundle on women’s blades for shaving
Save a bundle on women’s blades for shaving Deals & Savings May 12, 2011
Recently I did an event with my Orlando affiliate AM 580 WDBO and a listener stood up to say, "I've…
California outlaws zip code harvesting at stores
California outlaws zip code harvesting at stores Protect Your Rights & Identity April 27, 2011
Sometimes I prove to be very naïve. I confessed to my naïveté recently when I said I used to be…
Retailers junking up their stores to appeal to the cost conscious
Retailers junking up their stores to appeal to the cost conscious Shopping & Retail April 26, 2011
Get ready for end caps stacked to the ceiling with goods and so much merchandise in the aisles that you…
Retailers junking up their stores to appeal to the cost conscious
Put your savings on auto-pilot with the help of these free sites Education April 12, 2011
Saving money is great, but what if you could put saving on auto-pilot just from things you do every day?…
Unit pricing is your ally when you go shopping
Unit pricing is your ally when you go shopping Shopping & Retail April 11, 2011
MONEY-SAVING MOMENT: Paying attention to unit pricing in the supermarket can be your ally at time when food manufacturers are…
Unit pricing is your ally when you go shopping
Calorie counts coming to concession stands at the movies? Health April 6, 2011
Snacking on junk is not as much fun as it used to be now that packaged goods have calorie counts…
Unit pricing is your ally when you go shopping
Cheaper clothes are coming on bumper crop of cotton Shopping & Retail April 5, 2011
The cost of clothing is poised to get cheaper as farmers who overplanted cotton when the commodity was commanding high…
Unit pricing is your ally when you go shopping
ScoutMob offers no-risk alternative to daily deal sites Shopping & Retail March 28, 2011
Are we getting all deal-ed out with the glut of too many daily deal sites? A recent article I saw…
Average American budget won’t be impacted much by rise in food pr
Average American budget won’t be impacted much by rise in food pr Shopping & Retail March 28, 2011
Food prices are poised to rise by about 3% this year. But does that really matter to your overall budget?…
Average American budget won’t be impacted much by rise in food pr
AT&T offers opt-in deal alerts to mobile customers Mobile & Electronics March 25, 2011
I have been trying out a number of apps on my cell phone that geo-track my location and pop up…
Average American budget won’t be impacted much by rise in food pr
Wal-Mart expanding Pick Up Today program Shopping & Retail March 17, 2011
Wal-Mart is going head-to-head with Amazon in an effort to woo customers away from the online retail giant with same-day…
Average American budget won’t be impacted much by rise in food pr
Five items to always buy used Shopping & Retail March 8, 2011
Editor's note: This segment originally aired in Nov. 2010. MONEY-SAVING MOMENT: Elisabeth Leamy of ABC's Good Morning America has put…
Average American budget won’t be impacted much by rise in food pr
Aldi rolls out fresh bread at the push of a button in Germany Shopping & Retail March 8, 2011
Editor's note: This segment originally aired in Dec. 2010. Germany's hard discounter grocery chain Aldi is now using miniature ovens…
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