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.
Big investments start with small steps
Big investments start with small steps Money & Credit September 14, 2016
The key to good habits of any kind is to start small and stay steady –and that applies to investing…
Security warning: Public cell phone charging station
Security warning: Public cell phone charging station Mobile & Electronics September 13, 2016
There are times when the low battery symbol on your cellphone can seem like a real emergency. More and more public…
Why 2016 is great time to buy a home
Why 2016 is great time to buy a home Homes & Real Estate September 12, 2016
There’s been some nervousness in the real estate industry that housing prices could be be moving back into a bubble…
Cheap travel season is here. Find a deal.
Cheap travel season is here. Find a deal. Travel September 9, 2016
The key to saving money on any purchase? You zig when everybody else is zagging. Travel is no exception. Fall…
How much your commute is costing you
How much your commute is costing you Cars September 8, 2016
According to the Auto Insurance Center, 86% of us commute by car every day. The average American spends 42 hours of…
Bitcoin as an alternative payment method
Bitcoin as an alternative payment method Money & Credit September 7, 2016
A lot of people today say they don’t trust government – or financial institutions of any kind. This has led…
How to use Google Maps overseas with no data usage
How to use Google Maps overseas with no data usage Travel September 6, 2016
When you're traveling outside of the United States, wouldn't it be nice if you had access to the same great…
A new way to save money on online buys
A new way to save money on online buys Shopping & Retail September 5, 2016
When you buy something online one thing that makes you feel comfortable is most retailers offer you the right to…
Cell phone service for $20 a month
Cell phone service for $20 a month Mobile & Electronics September 2, 2016
Most Americans pay about $50 a month for cell service. If you pay less, consider yourself lucky. But what about…
Free ways to transfer money within the U.S. and overseas
Free ways to transfer money within the U.S. and overseas Money & Credit August 31, 2016
Looking to send money from person to person without spending a fortune? There are more options available for free or…
Are your fingerprint and eye scanners secure?
Are your fingerprint and eye scanners secure? Mobile & Electronics August 31, 2016
More and more companies, apps and devices are opting to use fingerprints, eye scans and voice recognition instead of an…
Robo-investing: Inexpensive way to start saving
Robo-investing: Inexpensive way to start saving Money & Credit August 30, 2016
The cost of investing has never been cheaper -- or more expensive -- than it is right now. If you…
Investment Guide: Beginning Investors
Investment Guide: Beginning Investors 401k Plans And Payouts August 29, 2016
Investment Guide for Beginning Investors There is no easier choice than a targeted retirement fund. You select the year closest…
No smartphone? Call delivery and ride services by phone
No smartphone? Call delivery and ride services by phone Mobile & Electronics August 29, 2016
On-demand services such as grocery delivery or Uber and Lyft have been a game changer. They’ve provided a new level…
A new option for free credit monitoring
A new option for free credit monitoring Money & Credit August 29, 2016
Whether it’s by an internal employee or an outside hacker, it’s usually just a matter of time before one of…
Different, not disabled: The Aimee Copeland story
Different, not disabled: The Aimee Copeland story Life August 26, 2016
Every four years the Olympics brings us stories of fresh new American heroes who rose up to beat the odds.…
A simple way to furnish dorm rooms for less
A simple way to furnish dorm rooms for less Education August 26, 2016
When you take your kid to college you’ve probably hauled a carload of dorm furnishings to boot – refrigerators, TVs,…
Student loans and untimely deaths: How to get loan forgiveness
Student loans and untimely deaths: How to get loan forgiveness Money & Credit August 25, 2016
When Rhonda and Jeff lost their son Shawn last summer, they contacted the company that serviced Shawn’s Chase loans. The…
How meal planning will reduce your grocery bill
How meal planning will reduce your grocery bill Shopping & Retail August 24, 2016
When kids are back to school and you're working, you never seem to have enough time to get things done,…
Stocking your medicine cabinet at the dollar store
Stocking your medicine cabinet at the dollar store Shopping & Retail August 23, 2016
One of the areas where you can save big bucks in a dollar store is on over-the-counter medications. Some of…
Check the safety of your teen driver’s car at this website
Check the safety of your teen driver’s car at this website Cars August 22, 2016
The fatal accident rate among teenage drivers is three times the rate for all other drivers. So when it comes…
How marketing at more than one store will help you save
How marketing at more than one store will help you save Shopping & Retail August 19, 2016
You've probably noticed when you go to buy groceries that you can buy them just about anywhere now. Next time…
Want to party large for less? Shop here.
Want to party large for less? Shop here. Shopping & Retail August 18, 2016
School's back in, and with it come classroom  and birthday parties. And before you know it, holiday gatherings are about…
Tablets that double as laptops
Tablets that double as laptops Mobile & Electronics August 17, 2016
For as long as tablets have been available, there have been separate keyboards that integrate into the tablet, but this…
How much you need to save to be a millionaire by age 65
How much you need to save to be a millionaire by age 65 Money & Credit August 16, 2016
More than a decade ago, Clark showed how a teenager who starts saving at 15 and puts aside $2,000 for…
What to look for in a school backpack
What to look for in a school backpack Holiday Shopping August 16, 2016
Read more: Back-to-school warning: Heavy backpacks can trigger back pain 9 times when going cheap costs you money  
Students at higher risk for ID theft. Protect yourself!
Students at higher risk for ID theft. Protect yourself! Holiday Shopping August 15, 2016
Read more: 7 ways college students can avoid identity theft! Going to college: Your guide to campus life and money…
Outfit a dorm room for less
Outfit a dorm room for less Holiday Shopping August 12, 2016
Read more: Back-to-school warning: Heavy backpacks can trigger back pain Where to find the best deals on back-to-school everything 20…
How to save big money on textbooks
How to save big money on textbooks Holiday Shopping August 11, 2016
Read more: How to find the lowest prices on textbooks Do comparison shopping for college textbooks online Amazon now renting…
The latest laptop choices for your school kid
The latest laptop choices for your school kid Holiday Shopping August 10, 2016
Read more: How to bring an old laptop back to life for free How much to pay for your kid's…