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

How to Find a Free ATM Near You: Allpoint, MoneyPass, CO-OP Financial Services and More – Clark Howard
How to find a good moving company – Clark Howard
How to buy a house in 9 steps – Clark Howard
Citi is eliminating these benefits for Costco cardholders – Clark Howard
Where to watch free movies online – Clark Howard
Freon phase-out: Is your air conditioning system going to be obsolete soon? – Clark Howard
New report: The best cell phone providers in America – Clark Howard
Google introducing new privacy measures – Clark Howard to hear and delete everything your Amazon Alexa has recorded
35+ military discounts that are available year-round – Clark Howard
4 questions for teachers to ask about their 403(b) retirement plans – Clark Howard
How to open a Roth IRA – Clark Howard
Hotel rates are going down: Here’s how to find cheap rooms – Clark Howard
New report: The top 15 cars that people keep for 15 years or more – Clark Howard
How to make your Venmo transactions private – Clark Howard
REVISED: 529 plan guide: The best places to invest your education savings | Clark Howard
The Free and Cheap List | Clark Howard
How to buy a new car in 5 steps | Clark Howard
Senior Planning | Clark Howard   —   Senior Care | Clark Howard
How to find a geriatric care manager | Clark Howard
About Facebook’s new privacy hub + how to download a copy of your profile | Clark Howard
How to add a PIN to your smartphone account to prevent SIM hijacking | Clark Howard
Here is Clark Howard’s bottom line on Bitcoin | Clark Howard
Know your rights with debt collectors | Clark Howard
ClarkYourBank | Clark Howard
Equifax Data Breach | Clark Howard
How to put a credit freeze in place for your child | Clark Howard
ID Theft Resource Center 888-400-5530

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Access Clark’s podcasts for caller topics as well:  Podcasts | Clark Howard

Friday November 15
A carry on warning for holiday flyers
Clark answers his critics on Clark Stinks
One city sees the light, striking a blow against tax incentives
Clueless in the executive suite: Customer no-service

Thursday November 14
Deep data where it’s really needed: In medicine
How spilled wine triggered 2 lawsuits is Clarkrageous
New info about using an iBuyer to sell your home
(2/11) These online banks, credit unions and traditional banks all offer free checking
Who has access to your DNA test data?

Wednesday November 13
At last, privacy law in the U.S.
Clark Rage – 6 week fraud alert:  What this year’s holiday scams look like
REAL ID – the deadline approaches, and you can’t fly without it
App enhanced communication
Banks are pushing HELOCs again. Don’t fall for it!

Tuesday November 12
A side of life lessons from Waffle House
Clark Rage – Special Alert for AT&T wireless customers
Christmas spending – or not….
If 70 is the new 60, you might need a new retirement age
Private browsing – not so private it turns out

Monday November 11
Clark Perspectives on VETERANS DAY
-Veterans and military members can get 1 year of Amazon Prime for $79 – Clark Deals Day deals & freebies
Clark Rage: More disturbing revelations about Boeing
Best Live TV Streaming Services: Compare Our Top Picks for November 2019 – Clark Howard
-Apple TV Plus: 6 things to know about the $5/month streaming service – Clark Howard
Disney+: Everything You Need to Know About the New Streaming Service
Columbus OH makes downtown public transit FREE
Gig economy pros and cons

Friday November 8
WARNING:  How too much screen time impacts child development
Clark answers his critics on Clark Stinks
Clark clears up credit score confusion
Employee provided healthcare embraces travel for quality control

Thursday November 7
The ROWE movement allows more freedom for employees
AT&T customers to receive settlement funds
How to Refinance Your Student Loans – Clark Howard
(2/8)  The big picture on choosing affordable housing
Tipping enters air flight

Wednesday November 6
Credit scoring methods expand
A happy ending to yesterday’s Clark Rage involving a young donut entrepreneur
Year End Subscription Audit: Free up money in your life in 2020
Clark smart advice on when to retire
Control cell phone addiction

Tuesday November 5
Homeownership: the longer you stay, the better
Clark Rage – A donut loophole shuts down a young entrepreneur
Arriving: Vehicles getting updates just like your cell phone
Income Inequality
Holiday deals already underway -The best deals of the Sam’s Club one-day sale November 9 – Clark Deals

Monday November 4
Mailbox Red Flag: When your mail is not being delivered
Clark Rage  – Food Safety Alert – Can we trust the FDA?
Airbnb needs work – A consumer warning
Employers help workers achieve degrees
Credit card bonus offers can be a debt trap

Friday November 1
 2019 Holiday Deal Hunting Habits – Clark Deals
Clark answers his critics on Clark Stinks
Dangerous nut allergies proliferate – Cracking the case
Guidance for entrepreneurs includes

Thursday October 31
Clarkrageous treatment of workers in 403b plans continues. Spotlight: Texas
Greatest money regrets include student loan debt
Corporate kangaroo court arbitration is not justice, and NOT the American way
Study: These cities have the best and worst drivers in America – Clark Howard

Wednesday October 30
The Economy: Slow & go – and preparation
Clark Rage – Online Installment Loans: Dangerous for your wallet
5 Things to Know About Amazon Fresh Grocery Delivery-Clark Howard
Save on Air Travel: Hidden city booking
Protect yourself from your bank: Overdraft fees

Tuesday October 29
OPEN ENROLLMENT – Employee plans and individual plans at – This year, beware fake sites
Clark Rage – Job candidates now subject to AI video face scanning. Bad idea
The evolution of Real estate transactions in the information age
Electric vehicles gaining ground, and Volta will charge them for free
In Case of Death – what becomes of your digital accounts

Monday October 28
Solutions for the affordable housing shortage
T-Mobile offers 50% off family plans for first responders – Clark Deals
Take your vacation days!
Women truckers bring home the bacon
Banks exploit credit card debt with higher interest rates

Friday October 25
The introduction of electronic wills
Clark answers his critics on Clark Stinks
Facing retirement without savings: 3 options
Ask Clark: What should I look for in a retirement destination?
The best cash back credit card from – isn’t for everyone

Thursday October 24
Ending the chokehold: Noncompete agreements
Clark Rage – MoviePass zombie charges
Ready or not: Delivery by drone has arrived
(02/04)   – Beware quick-to-get business loan solicitations
Warning: Easy electronic payment methods easily lead to overspending

Wednesday October 23
Recognize the rhythm: Later school start times for teens
Clark Rage – Clever kids crack parental screen time controls
HOLIDAY ALERT! Beware E-skimming: Credit card hackers in your online shopping cart.
-3 Clark Smart recommendations
Number neighbor messages don’t add up to trouble – so far
ALERT! Not all bank investments are FDIC insured

Tuesday October 22
8 Things to Know About Walmart Care Clinic and Walmart Health – Clark Howard
Clark Rage –  Equifax update: No PIN needed to thaw credit online or over the phone
Verizon Offers Free Year of Disney+ to Unlimited Plan Wireless Customers – Clark Howard
Grounded: An update on the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft
Survey: Just how fast is fast food
The solar advantage for home sellers

Monday October 21
Commute times hit a record. Word to employers
More reasons to just say NO to full commission stock brokers
CAUTION: Joint accounts,  authorized users and cosigns can spell T R O U B L E
Why You Should Be Careful About Lending Money to Family and Friends-Clark Howard
New savings offerings from Robinhood and Credit Karma
Here’s one easy way to save big money on your cable bill-Clark Howard

Friday October 18

WARNING:  Social media is Scam Central
Clark answers his critics on Clark Stinks
Merchant Processing. Square is not so simple anymore
Open Enrollment – wallet shock

Thursday October 17
The U.S. catches up to how texting meets commerce for AI customer service
Clark Rage: Medical privacy – none
New report: The happiest states in the U.S.
(02/01) – An attractive new job perk is back: Free college
Startups launch passenger drones

Wednesday October 16
Cell phone  deals – Clark breaks it down
-Cricket Wirelss vs. Metro by T-Mobile: Which Is Better?
Clark Rage: New rules make it easier to tap your 401k. Don’t.
Tried and now untrue – Classic parental advice that needs an update
UPS to begin drone delivery in urban areas
The Clark Truth: A car that takes 7 years to pay off is a car you can’t afford

Tuesday October 15
Better and cheaper: Renewable energy evolves
Clark Rage: What’s in a word  – The meat industry battle over terminology
Buying a new car? Here’s why it’ll cost you more than ever – Clark Howard
Cost of living by metro area
Micro lending expands to everyday items, including clothing. No.

Monday October 14
PRIVACY:  Email and texting
Clark Rage – A concert promotion scam costs investors $31M
Finally the SEC investigates ripoff 403b and 457 retirement plans. What to do now
Housing market update – good news for buyers
HALLOWEEN – The Clark smart way

Friday October 11
Net Neutrality upheld at state level – a win for consumer freedom
Clark answers his critics on Clark Stinks
Violent crime in the U.S. is in continuing decline, believe it or not!
Buying a used car with peace of mind

Thursday October 10
Clarkonomics – European tariffs and your wallet
Clark Rage –Beware the seasonal multi-level marketing pitch
You’ve got baggage: Holiday air travel advice
(01/28/19)  – Social media vs. email for business
Trucar has become unawesome

Wednesday October 9
Clarkonomics: Employment and wage update
Clark Rage – Warning: Football season brings PCH scams
Using allowance to teach your children well
Savvy shoppers should know: Amazon brands rule the search
Longevity insurance is a smart buy at retirement – Clark Howard

Tuesday October 8
More options for low cost, easy investing
Clark Rage – Customer’s death triggers early termination fee from callous pay TV provider
Simma down now America! This is no place for the politics of hate
American solutions: Solar Farming
A Clark smart cord cutting strategy
-Best Live TV Streaming Services: Compare Our Top Picks for October 2019 – Clark Howard
Netflix. HBO Go. Hulu. Amazon Prime. Pretty Soon It All Adds Up – WSJ

Monday October 7
New privacy tools from Google
-Google Password Checkup: 4 Steps to Secure Your Passwords Now – Clark Howard
Clark Rage – Veterans cheated by the VA on ER medical claims
RIPOFF ALERT:  ATM fees hit record highs
New overtime pay rules in January
Buying a house sight unseen online – No.

Friday October 4
Small businesses and 401k offerings
-How to Open a Roth IRA – Clark Howard
Clark answers his critics on Clark Stinks
A look at what’s possible: Meat substitutes take hold – high calorie, low environmental impact
Keep your smartphone longer

Thursday October 3
“Catch Me If You Can” con-man Frank Abagnale gives his best advice to avoid fraud
Clark Rage – New hires are ghosting employers. Not classy….
Apartment / Condo supply and demand. What buyers and renters need to know
(1-25-19)   –   Car eye scanners offer an anti-theft start
HEALTH WARNING: What to know about the no-braces teeth-straightening boom

Wednesday October 2
Why did my credit score drop when I paid off a loan? – Clark Howard
Clark Rage – Post Bernie Madoff – Investment cons are alive and well, targeting your life savings
When to let go of your old car
If Clark ruled Healthcare
Our savings report card

Tuesday October 1
Southwest Airlines fares from $49 one way – Clark Deals

Zero cost investing takes hold
Clark Rage –The Visa and MC exchange rate ripoff
-International Travel Tips: 26 Things to Know Before Going Overseas – Clark Howard
Wedding ring sales can now include the wedding
To be or not to be –  Recession: Clarkonomic perspective
Travel Warning: Why you should videotape your vacation rental