Clark Howard

Clark Howard is a consumer expert whose goal is to help you keep more of the money you make. His national radio show and website show you ways to put more money in your pocket, with advice you can trust.
Employment forecast not all doom and gloom Jobs & Military April 4, 2008
CLARKONOMICS: There's bad news on the job front with the unemployment rate rising from 4.8% to 5.1% and employers reporting…
Travel Photo Gallery – March 19, 2008 Travel March 19, 2008
The Week's Best Travel Photos! WOW! What a way to kick off our Travel Photo contest! Every photo submitted was…
Be Clark Smart when buying a mattress Home & Garden February 14, 2008
RIP-OFF ALERT: Presidents' Day weekend is the biggest sales time for mattresses. But beware because the bedding business has historically…
Websites/phone numbers mentioned: February 7, 2008
Ed.gov - U.S. Department of Education clark.com - Clark's guide to the new student loan laws clark.com - Clark's guide…
Can your favorite candidate fix what ails your wallet? February 5, 2008
CLARKONOMICS: This has been the year of the underdog -- just look at the Super Bowl. The heavily favored New…
CouchSurfing.com may appeal to low-budget travelers February 4, 2008
Clark is not thrifty, he's cheap. But there are some lines he won't cross. For example, he will not bunk…
Consumer Reports ranks the best and worst health clubs Diet,Fitness & Wellness January 17, 2008
The Feb. 2008 issue of Consumer Reports rates health clubs, with the worst rating going to Bally's Total Fitness.Bally's got…
Older folks do the Jitterbug and go cellular Senior Care January 4, 2008
Many years ago, Clark switched his mom's phone service to a non-traditional company that offered better rates and more features.…
75 million have no access to retirement-savings plans Money & Credit January 1, 2008
Did you know that half of all American families haven't saved for retirement? Of those who have, 25 percent have…
Websites/phone numbers mentioned: January 1, 2008
ZenniOptical.com - Get discount prescription eyeglasses online or call 1-800-211-2105 MagicJack.com - Make unlimited local and domestic long-distance calls
Franchises are hot when economy cools down Business & Entrepreneurs January 1, 2008
We're in a cyclical time of increased entrepreneurship right now. This usually happens whenever the economy slows down and people…
Clark avoids fat wallet syndrome with specially built billfold December 24, 2007
Years ago Clark found out from a listener about a wallet made from parachute material. After buying one, he discovered…
Use the Internet to maximize price protection Shopping & Retail December 14, 2007
Over the summer, Clark mentioned a service for airline customers called Yapta.com. Yapta lets you know if you're eligible for…
Clark’s shaving, eyeglasses cheapness rankles some Discount Eyewear November 9, 2007
Clark's cheapness has set off a couple of recent firestorms. Syndicated financial writer Greg Karp recently wrote about Clark's use…
Newspapers accepting ads from penny stock scammers Scams & Rip-Offs September 24, 2007
Have you ever seen a full-page ad for a penny stock in a respected newspaper like The New York Times…
Phone companies charging fees to not use long distance Calling From Your Computer (VOIP) August 24, 2007
Do you need yet another reason to dump the three monopoly phone companies -- Verizon, AT&T and Qwest -- and…
Websites/phone numbers mentioned: July 10, 2007
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Penny stock spam e-mails Scams & Rip-Offs June 20, 2007
Penny stock e-mails are rampant these days. These types of e-mails are the fastest growing type of spam out there.…
Cheap prescription eyeglasses Getting Online June 1, 2007
ZenniOptical.com is a website where you can get a simple pair of prescription glasses starting at under $10.It is going…
“Intelligent Keys” not so hot Cars June 1, 2007
Intelligent keys are coming out with lots of new models of cars. Many times they make life a little easier,…
Web sites/phone numbers mentioned: June 1, 2007
ZenniOptical.com - Cheap prescription eyeglasses
Can you guess what my costume was for Halloween? Miscellaneous January 1, 1970