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17 Red Flags That Could Get You Audited by the IRS
17 Red Flags That Could Get You Audited by the IRS Money & Credit January 14th, 2021
Few things spark more fear in someone's financial life than the idea of a tax audit by the Internal Revenue…
How Couples Can Get on the Same Page About Money
How Couples Can Get on the Same Page About Money Money & Credit January 11th, 2021
Read just about any list or article about the reasons why couples divorce, and you'll see "money" mentioned near the…
Custom drawer organizer inspired by KonMari
How to KonMari Your Home on a Budget Life January 5th, 2021
You don't have to be a minimalist or a decluttering guru to have come across the tiny dynamo (and hugely…
Here’s How Much Money LED Christmas Lights Can Save You
Here’s How Much Money LED Christmas Lights Can Save You Life December 3rd, 2020
When it's time to deck your home with Christmas lights, the kind of bulb you choose can make a big…
Clark Howard makes a razor last one year
How to Make a Disposable Razor Last 12 Months Life August 14th, 2020
If you ever heard I stretch a buck just a little past the point of ridiculous, well, it could be…
4 Home Cleaning Hacks That Actually Work
4 Home Cleaning Hacks That Actually Work Life July 21st, 2020
What is it about the word "hack" that elevates a mundane chore into something more fun? Is it because a…
Dirty clothes in a washing machine
Why You Might Be Washing Your Clothes All Wrong Life May 14th, 2020
When it comes to the best way to wash clothes, most of us probably think we know what we're doing.…
Can These Beauty ‘Hacks’ Really Save You Money?
Can These Beauty ‘Hacks’ Really Save You Money? Life April 3rd, 2020
It seems that the internet these days overcrowded with tips for just about anything you can imagine. You know the…
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This Homemade Laundry Detergent Only Costs Around 60 Cents per Gallon Deals & Savings April 2nd, 2020
It's been said that there are two kinds of people in the world: Those who make their own laundry detergent…
How to make soap for cheap at home
How to Make Liquid Soap From Leftover Bar Soap Life March 25th, 2020
I was flipping through the channels the other day when I stopped to watch a story about a single mother…
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The U.S. Census: 6 Common Questions Answered Life March 10th, 2020
“Representatives and direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States which may be included within this Union, according to…
Make Money Origami to Personalize Cash Gifts
Make Money Origami to Personalize Cash Gifts Life November 21st, 2019
When holidays and other celebrations like weddings and graduations roll around, there's always a question of what to get your…
10 quotes on financial freedom from Clark Howard
13 ways to save money on pet costs Children & Pets September 5th, 2019
If you've got a furry friend in your life, you know the joy that a pet brings. But you know…
Hurricane Dorian: How to help the victims
Hurricane Dorian: How to help the victims Life September 4th, 2019
According to the National Hurricane Center, hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30 every year. These storms can…
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Ask Clark: What should I do if I come into a lump sum of money? Money & Credit May 1st, 2019
It's the kind of problem everybody wants to have: You inherit a lump sum of money, hit the lottery, or…
Home For Sale Sign in Front of New House.
The best time to list your home for sale is… Homes & Real Estate March 29th, 2019
The weather isn’t the only thing warming up around the United States, the real estate market is starting to heat…
2020 census
What to do with the 2020 Census invitation that’s likely coming to your mailbox soon Life March 4th, 2019
When an invitation shows up in the mail asking you to respond to the 2020 U.S. Census, don't throw it…
Keurig
How to Clean Your Keurig (Because It’s Probably Full of Germs) Life February 13th, 2019
If you haven't cleaned your Keurig or other pod system coffee maker in a while, it's probably dirty — like, really dirty.…
Sharpie permanent markers
How to remove Sharpie permanent marker stains from pretty much anything Life February 8th, 2019
Permanent markers like Sharpies are great when used correctly, but getting the ink out of surfaces you didn't mean to…
Pet dog with first aid kit
How to help your pet survive an emergency or disaster Life February 6th, 2019
Pets are often overlooked when people think about preparing for an emergency.  But pets suffer from disasters just like their…
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Charitable giving and community service: How to teach your kids well Children & Pets January 21st, 2019
We as Americans are the most generous people on Earth. That's not just an opinion — it's a fact! Recent research…
Happy New Year from Clark!
Happy New Year from Clark! Life December 31st, 2018
Clark's 2019 mission and message If your resolution is to save more and spend less this year, we're right here…
10 quotes on financial freedom from Clark Howard
Clark Howard’s Top 10 words of wisdom from 2018 Money & Credit December 28th, 2018
Clark Howard's goal is for people to take control of their financial destiny. With signs of a volatile stock market…
Government shutdown 2018: Here's what's likely to be closed or open
Government shutdown 2018: Here’s what might affect you Life December 22nd, 2018
With the U.S. government shut down for now, the ramifications could be widespread, affecting federal salaried and hourly workers, small…
11 purchases that could change your life for less than $30
11 purchases that could change your life for less than $30 Shopping & Retail December 17th, 2018
Everybody loves a bargain — it's a wonderful thing when you feel like you get more than what you paid…
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Recall alert: 9Lives recalls wet canned cat food Recalls December 13th, 2018
The J.M. Smucker Company is announcing a voluntary recall of specific lots of 9Lives Protein Plus wet canned cat food…
Cities that will pay you to move there
Looking for a change of scenery? These cities will pay you to move there! Jobs December 12th, 2018
There's a good chance you think  that it pays to live where you do. Maybe you have good neighbors, a…
The best and worst charities for your donations
The best and worst charities for your donations Donating & Volunteering December 11th, 2018
The end of the year is quickly approaching, and charities are scrambling to ask for year-end donations. More than 1/3 of annual charitable…
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Recall alert: Kroger, Lidl dry dog food among 9 brands recalled Recalls December 10th, 2018
Dry dog food that may contain toxic levels of vitamin D has been recalled Kroger and Lidl, among other retailers,…
Sad grandparents
New warning: The ‘grandparents scam’ can drain seniors of thousands in cash Scams & Rip-Offs December 7th, 2018
The so-called "grandparents scam" is an ugly crime that can bilk senior citizens out of thousands of their hard-earned dollars…