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Thursday December 2 Podcast 

Save on Winter Heating Bills

WARNING: Cashing Out Home Equity

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Wednesday December 1 Podcast

Safer Holiday Shopping Online

A Better Option for Concert Ticket Buyers

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Tuesday November 30 Podcast

Consumer Reports’ Dirty Look at Laundry Detergents

Money Saving Healthcare Innovations

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Monday November 29 Podcast 

The ABCs of NFTs

The New IRS Tax Rates & Tax Efficient Saving

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Clark returns the week of Nov. 29. Happy Thanksgiving Week! 

Friday November 19 Podcast 

Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks

Big Retailer Christmas Deals and Don’ts

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Thursday November 18 Podcast

Land of the DANGEROUS Misfit Toys

Tis the Season of Giving AND Charity Scams

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Wednesday November 17 Podcast

It’s Porch Pirate Season. Secure Package Solutions

Media Warning: Beware Advertorial Content

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Tuesday November 16 Podcast 

“Skimpflation” is Upon Us

Industry Disruption: Root and Lemonade are Changing Auto Insurance

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Monday November 15 Podcast 

New Retirement Contribution Limits

Home iBuyers: Industry Update

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Friday November 12 Podcast

Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks

ACA Open Enrollment: Increased Benefits + Medicare Advantage Plans

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Thursday November 11 Podcast

Holiday Shopping Challenges – Clark Deals Black Friday

Men vs. Women Investors – Who Comes Out Ahead?

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Wednesday November 10 Podcast 

Zen and the Art of Auto Maintenance & Repairs

New Opportunities in Small Business Banking

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Tuesday November 9 Podcast

7.12% Interest – Series I Savings Bonds

FREE Smart Phones! What’s the Catch?

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Monday November 8 Podcast

The Burger King-Robinhood Crypto Giveaway

A Favorite Car Seller in Trouble and The TOP 10 Cars Ticketed for SPEED

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Friday November 5 Podcast

Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks

Holiday Travel Update

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Thursday November 4 Podcast 

The Not O’K-economy’ Continues – Clark Smart Direction

Dealing with Debt Collection

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Wednesday November 3 Podcast 

DANGER! Text Scams Out of Control 

Vacation vs Burnout

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Tuesday November 2 Podcast

Why FI (Financial Independence)?  – Funding Retirement

Debit Disaster

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Monday November 1 Podcast 

Disconnect: Employee Exodus – Executive Oblivion

Housing Update

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Clark is on vacation the last week in October. See you Nov. 1! 

 

Friday October 22 Podcast

Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks

Black Friday deals are already here!

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Thursday October 21 Podcast

The Exodus from California

Simplify Retirement Savings

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Wednesday October 20 Podcast

For the Win: Investing Trends & A Clark Smart Warning About Private Equity Investing

Disney’s New Genie Park Planner App

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Tuesday October 19 Podcast

SAVE on Rx: 2 Excellent Drug Discount Programs

Best Buy’s New Membership Program – Totaltech

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Monday October 18 Podcast

Restaurants and the Labor Shortage

Privacy vs Telematics Tracking Drivers

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Friday October 15 Podcast

Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks

Operational Difficulties: Southwest Airlines

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Thursday October 14 Podcast

Challenges of Going Cashless

Bottled Water: $ Down the Drain

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Wednesday October 13 Podcast

Device Addiction vs. Being In The Moment

Beware Stalkerware, Which Comes in Many Disguises

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Tuesday October 12 Podcast

Credit Card Rewards

Don’t Pay for FREE Credit Info

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Monday October 11 Podcast

High Tech Comes to Insurance Claims

Rideshare Costs and Alternatives

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Friday October 8 Podcast

Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks

Early Bird Holiday Shopping a Must This Year

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Thursday October 7 Podcast 

Hope for a Promise Long Denied:  Public Service Loan Forgiveness

New Rules: Flood Insurance

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Wednesday October 6 Podcast 

Pandemic Impact: Increased Elder Fraud

Arriving: Transportation Innovation

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Tuesday October 5 Podcast 

Escalating Gas & Energy Prices – Your Defense

Protect Your Social Security Account Starting at Age 30

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Monday October 4 Podcast 

Product Shortages & Empty Shelves

Open Enrollment Needs Your Attention This Year

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Friday October 1 Podcast 

Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks

Women Entrepreneurs Skyrocket

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Thursday September 30 Podcast 

Help For Homebuyers in the Bidding Wars

Bye Passwords Hello Biometrics

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Wednesday September 29 Podcast 

There are 2 Types of 529 Plans. One is a Ripoff

Jobs of the Future

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Tuesday September 28 Podcast 

Extreme Weather & Home Insurance

13 Billion Robocalls for Car Warranties

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Monday September 27 Podcast

A Used Car Market Warning

Market Swings & Investor Fears

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Friday September 24 Podcast 

Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks

Why You Should Ignore the Free Dinner Invitation in Your Mailbox

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Thursday September 23 Podcast 

UPDATE: SBA Loan Programs

Important Plan Documents: 401(k) Fees

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Wednesday September 22 Podcast 

Quality of New Cars

CORE Investing: Clark’s Hot Tip Advice

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Tuesday September 21 Podcast

Wearable health trackers

The Buy Now, Pay Later Effect

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Monday September 20 Podcast

Why Crypto Isn’t Ready For Prime Time

Are wallets becoming obsolete?

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Friday September 17 Podcast 

Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks

Clark.com – How To Find Missing or Lost Retirement Accounts

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Thursday September 16 Podcast

Stocking Up For Emergencies

COVID Rebates & Saving On Auto Insurance

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Wednesday September 15 Podcast

Amazon’s New TVs and Advice for TV Buyers

SpaceX Starlink Satellite Internet Delay

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Tuesday September 14 Podcast

JOBS: Understanding Total Compensation

Heads Up: Employers Spying on At-Home Workers

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Monday September 13 Podcast 

The Apple Antitrust Case and Your Money

College Decisions & New Ways to Avoid College Debt

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Friday September 10 Podcast

Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks

Farewell Locast: Local Channel Alternatives

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Thursday September 9 Podcast

Protecting Your Privacy With Simple Burner Tech

Supply Shortages Have Changed the Nature of DEALS

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Wednesday September 8 Podcast 

Education: Is College Worth It?

The Worker Shortage & A Partial Solution

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Tuesday September 7 Podcast 

Open Enrollment: A New Employer Benefit

Emergency Funds & End of Life Planning

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Happy Labor Day! 

Friday September 3 Podcast 

Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks

A Clark Job Warning: Non-compete Agreements

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Thursday September 2 Podcast 

Clark Rage – Wells Fargo and Alternative Banking

Investment Warning: Broken Promissory Notes

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Wednesday September 1 Podcast

Hospitals: A Rogue Industry and a Clark Cure

Road Trip! A Great Tip for Highway Travel

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Tuesday August 31 Podcast 

The Nurse Shortage is Critical

The Value of a Dollar Store

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Monday August 30 Podcast

Renting Can Help You Buy a Home

Retirement Savings Can Make You a Millionaire

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SAVE MORE SPEND LESS 
How to Start Saving When Money is Tight – Clark Howard
How to Save Money: 35 Ways to Reduce Expenses – Clark Howard
Practically Painless Ways to Spend Less Right Now – Consumer Reports
Yotta Saving – Start Saving. Start Winning
The Free and Cheap List | Clark Howard
35+ military discounts that are available year-round – Clark Howard

DEBT
Your rights when dealing with debt collectors – Clark Howard
Why your next text or DM may soon be from a debt collector
NFCC Nonprofit Free Credit and Debt Advice
CREDIT & BANKING
ClarkYourBank | Clark Howard
Credit Builder Card | Chime

STUDENT LOANS
Apply for Income-Driven Student Loan Repayment | Federal Student Aid
EDUCATION
Professional Certificate Training Programs – Grow with Google
529 plan guide: The best places to invest your education savings | Clark Howard

INVEST – RETIREMENT
How to open a Roth IRA – Clark Howard
Retirement saving in a savings account might derail your goals
How to Start Investing and Saving for Retirement – Clark Howard
Find a Good Vendor :: 403bwise
4 questions for teachers to ask about their 403(b) retirement plans – Clark Howard
Individual – Buying Series I Savings Bonds

How the SECURE Act Will Impact Retirement Savings
Early | Acorns
CARS
NHTSA’s SaferCar App | Recall Alerts and More
How to buy a used car  /  Most Reliable 3-Year-Old Cars and SUVs – Consumer Reports
How to Buy a Used Car in 7 Steps – Clark Howard
How to buy a new car in 5 steps | Clark Howard
6 Steps to Take After You’re in a Car Accident – Clark Howard
New report: The top 15 cars that people keep for 15 years or more – Clark Howard
HEALTH
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) | USDA-FNS

Oura Ring: the most accurate sleep and activity tracker
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health | NCCIH
PLANNING
Senior Planning | Clark Howard   —   Senior Care | Clark Howard
How to find a geriatric care manager | Clark Howard
Best Online Will Maker: 5 Free or Cheap Options – Clark Howard
Cake: Create a Free End of Life Plan
End of Life Planning | Funeral Planning Checklist – Lantern

COVID-19
Check your risk for COVID-19
Major Consumer Protections Announced in Response to COVID-19 |
NCLC Digital Library

Small Business Administration / Paycheck Protection Program / SBA – Disaster Loan Assistance
COVID-19   /    
CORONAVIRUS  
What to Do if You’ve Been Laid Off – Clark Howard
How Do I Apply for Unemployment? – Clark Howard
Coronavirus: Follow These 3 Steps to Prepare Now for a Recession – Clark Howard
Coronavirus & Your Finances: What to Know and Do – Clark Howard
Coronavirus Update – Google

PRIVACY – SECURITY
How to Freeze Your Credit With Experian, Equifax and TransUnion – Clark Howard
How to put a credit freeze in place for your child | Clark Howard
ID Theft Resource Center 888-400-5530
How to add a PIN to your smartphone account to prevent SIM hijacking | Clark Howard
Google introducing new privacy measures – Clark Howard
Clark.com/How to hear and delete everything your Amazon Alexa has recorded

How to make your Venmo transactions private – Clark Howard
Life360 – The New Family Circle