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Don’t Make This Mistake if You’re Going to a Destination Wedding Life May 24th, 2024
Being invited to a destination wedding can be a celebratory affair for all involved, but how you choose to pay…
The Best Ways To Donate Old Eyeglasses
The Best Ways To Donate Old Eyeglasses Donating & Volunteering May 23rd, 2024
If your prescription has recently changed or you just got a new pair of eyeglasses, you may be wondering what…
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Clark Howard’s Important Advice on Funeral Planning Wills & Funerals April 5th, 2024
Planning for the inevitable can be one of the most stressful yet important decisions you ever have to make. Going…
12 Things You Never Knew You Could Get From Your Local Library
12 Things You Never Knew You Could Get From Your Local Library Life March 25th, 2024
If your notion of what a library has to offer is based on your childhood, you're woefully behind the times.…
Best Online Will Maker: 5 Free or Cheap Options
Best Online Will Maker: 5 Free or Cheap Options Wills & Funerals February 23rd, 2024
A will — or last will and testament — is a legal document that provides instructions for what to do…
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Are Donor-Advised Funds a Good Idea for Charitable Donations? Donating & Volunteering February 15th, 2024
As complex as you can make your finances, it comes down to two simple levers: income and spending. It's much…
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Who Should Consider Setting Up a Trust? Money & Credit January 31st, 2024
When you prepare for the end of life, you'll probably create a will. But what about a trust? Do you…
How To Make Your Online Accounts Accessible When You Die
How To Make Your Online Accounts Accessible When You Die Wills & Funerals January 30th, 2024
Have you thought about what will happen to all of your online accounts when you die? So much of what…
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Should I Purchase a Prepaid Funeral Plan? Wills & Funerals January 16th, 2024
"In this world, nothing is certain except death and taxes," Benjamin Franklin once said. Neither of those certainties are popular…
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How To Create a Will Online Wills & Funerals January 8th, 2024
One of the most important documents you’ll ever sign is a will. Not only can it govern what happens to…
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What’s the Best Way To Donate to a Charity? Donating & Volunteering December 5th, 2023
I want to donate to charity but I'm not sure about the most effective donation method. What's the best way…
Clark's Christmas Kids
Clark’s Christmas Kids 2023 Donating & Volunteering December 1st, 2023
It’s our 33rd year for Clark’s Christmas Kids! With more than 10,000 children currently in foster care, we need you…
How to Find a Geriatric Care Manager
How to Find a Geriatric Care Manager Life November 28th, 2023
If you have an elderly loved one who needs to transition from living alone to being in an independent living…
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Should I Prepay for My Funeral? Wills & Funerals September 28th, 2023
"Nothing is certain but death and taxes," Benjamin Franklin once wrote. The fact that we're going to die one day…
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What Do I Need To Do To Make Sure My Financial Affairs Are in Order Before I Die or Become Disabled? Life September 15th, 2023
A hard truth about life is that we never know how long it will last. Many of us prefer not…
How To Squeeze Every Single Last Drop From Household Products
How To Squeeze Every Single Last Drop From Household Products Life August 28th, 2023
Do you get frustrated by things you buy that don't last as long as they should? Well then, you're in…
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Does Clark Feed Wet or Dry Food to His Dog Kirkland Signature? And Does He Recommend a Pet Insurance Company? Children & Pets August 21st, 2023
Money expert Clark Howard loves his family, traveling, saving money and shopping at Costco. But those aren't the only passions…
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Why You Really Need To Create a Will Life July 27th, 2023
Besides the loss of life, one of the saddest things about death is when the person’s affairs aren't in order.…
What is long-term care insurance and how much does it cost? Money expert Clark Howard has answers about LTCI.
What Is Long-Term Care Insurance Cost & Coverage Insurance July 13th, 2023
The list of things I want to do when I retire includes traveling, logging some quality family time and eating…
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Can I Use an Online Will Maker or Do I Need an Attorney? Wills & Funerals May 31st, 2023
People don't like thinking about death or becoming incapacitated. But especially if you have assets or children, it's important to…
Living Will and Durable Power of Attorney: Frequently Asked Questions
Living Will and Durable Power of Attorney: Frequently Asked Questions Senior Care April 17th, 2023
Have you thought about what happens if you are incapacitated in some way and can't make health care decisions for…
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Clark Howard’s Guide to Saving Money on Your Wedding Life April 3rd, 2023
Money expert Clark Howard says although many couples splurge on their wedding day, such a happy occasion shouldn't put you…
Is Medical Tourism Right for You?
Is Medical Tourism Right for You? Health March 16th, 2023
Fed up with the high cost of health care, you may consider traveling across the country to get the surgeries…
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16 Items To Pack in Your Financial Emergency Kit Life October 26th, 2022
It’s no secret that people who live in disaster-prone areas (and many others) keep emergency kits and “bug-out” bags filled…
12 Ways To Practice Extreme Frugality
12 Ways To Practice Extreme Frugality Deals & Savings June 28th, 2022
If you're a fan of Clark Howard and Clark.com, you may already be using some of our favorite money-saving tips…
When You Should (and Shouldn’t) Use a 529 Plan
When You Should (and Shouldn’t) Use a 529 Plan Children & Pets February 25th, 2022
It's a natural inclination for parents to start thinking about a child's education as soon as their baby is born.…
Looking to Lower Your Funeral or Cremation Costs? Join a Non-Profit Memorial Society
Looking to Lower Your Funeral or Cremation Costs? Join a Non-Profit Memorial Society Life January 5th, 2022
Death isn't a topic people generally like to talk about. But the financial burden that is placed on the family…
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You Can Save Big Money on Caskets at Costco, Walmart and Amazon Life December 1st, 2021
Caskets are a big, expensive end-of-life purchase, but there are ways to cut the cost without sacrificing quality. In this…
Putting the Dollar Tree Cleaner ‘LA’s Totally Awesome’ to the Test!
Putting the Dollar Tree Cleaner ‘LA’s Totally Awesome’ to the Test! Life October 22nd, 2021
If you have a home to clean, you likely already have your favorite brands of products. Maybe it's Shout to…
Creative Ways To Give the Last-Minute Gift Everyone Wants
Creative Ways To Give the Last-Minute Gift Everyone Wants Life April 5th, 2021
You might have already heard that Clark is not a big fan of gift cards. Besides, unless it's a store or…