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There are three major types of insurance that matter most to your wallet: Auto, home and life. Team Clark has the resources to help guide you through the process of shopping for new policies, choosing a trustworthy company and saving money on your bill.

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Annuity salesperson sentenced to jail time
Annuity salesperson sentenced to jail time Scams & Rip-Offs March 26, 2012
For as many years as I can remember, I have had so much anger about insurance salespeople who sell annuities…
Goldman Sachs Letter Controversy
Goldman Sachs Letter Controversy Money & Credit March 15, 2012
People are missing the bigger picture amid all the brouhaha about former Goldman Sachs employee Greg Smith's very public resignation…
Buy Level Term Life Insurance
Buy Level Term Life Insurance Insurance February 20, 2012
Does somebody depend on you? Do you have young kids or a spouse or significant other that depends on you…
Shop Auto and Home Insurance Periodically To Save Money
Shop Auto and Home Insurance Periodically To Save Money Insurance February 8, 2012
Shopping the insurance market for auto and home coverage periodically can save you big bucks. I read in The New…
Allstate introduces claim satisfaction guarantee
Allstate introduces claim satisfaction guarantee Cars January 25, 2012
Allstate is a company that has never had a very good customer satisfaction rating with Consumer Reports or the American…
No health insurance? Try a daily deal site
No health insurance? Try a daily deal site Health January 10, 2012
People are turning to daily deal sites for select medical procedures in the absence of health care coverage. I've talked…
Disaster preparedness list from the Red Cross
Disaster preparedness list from the Red Cross Homes & Real Estate November 29, 2011
If a disaster struck, would you be prepared? How should you be prepared? I want to share some info I…
Disaster preparedness list from the Red Cross
California continues with “pay as you drive” insurance models Cars September 20, 2011
"Pay as you drive" insurance continues to make inroads in the state of California, according to The Los Angeles Times.…
Disaster preparedness list from the Red Cross
GM experiments with free car insurance for a year Cars July 25, 2011
GM has a unique new incentive where they will foot the bill on 12 months of auto insurance for new…
Disaster preparedness list from the Red Cross
Homeowners insurance premiums take a hike Insurance July 19, 2011
Have you seen your homeowners insurance premium lately? It could be a shocker. Premiums are up by 25% to even…
Disaster preparedness list from the Red Cross
Owner’s title insurance offers protection Homes & Real Estate July 12, 2011
Months ago, I told you story about terrible events in Colorado where person after person who refinanced their mortgage and…
Disaster preparedness list from the Red Cross
Clark tours tornado-ravaged Joplin – June 2012 Homes & Real Estate June 27, 2011
Just recently, I spent two days in Joplin, Missouri -- the community that was devastated by the worst tornado recorded…
Health insurance help for pre-existing conditions
Health insurance help for pre-existing conditions Insurance June 15, 2011
The federal government is lowering premiums for a taxpayer-subsidized plan that provides health insurance for those with pre-existing conditions. This…
Health insurance help for pre-existing conditions
Employers offer bribes to get you to eat better, exercise more Health June 6, 2011
Would you accept a bribe to get healthier? Years ago, an employer that I had health insurance through offered 2…
Health insurance help for pre-existing conditions
Some life insurers are not locating beneficiaries Insurance May 10, 2011
John Hancock has reached a settlement with 22 states for failing to contact beneficiaries after policyholders pass away. The respected…
Health insurance help for pre-existing conditions
Individual choice could fix the health care system Health April 18, 2011
We spend more than any other country for healthcare, but how healthy are we? Health care in the U.S. is…
Thoughts on the Washington budget battle
Thoughts on the Washington budget battle Health Insurance April 13, 2011
CLARKONOMICS: We just went through this game of brinkmanship in Washington with the Republicans in the House and the Democrats…
Thoughts on the Washington budget battle
Ways to keep the cost of prescription medications low Health January 24, 2011
Prescriptions medications can either be very expensive or very cheap depending on how you get them. Through my insurance, I…
Best auto insurance rates go to those who shop around
Best auto insurance rates go to those who shop around Insurance January 21, 2011
The Detroit News reports insurance premiums have declined 5 years in a row. I can't remember a cycle like this…
Best auto insurance rates go to those who shop around
Pay as you drive auto insurance can offer a 30% savings Insurance January 21, 2011
Big Brother is watching me”¦and I'm happy about it! I spoke with enthusiasm about 5 years ago about an experiment…
Pay as you drive insurance offers savings for infrequent motorist
Pay as you drive insurance offers savings for infrequent motorist Cars January 12, 2011
What's commonly called "pay as you drive" (PAYD) insurance offers you the chance to save on your auto insurance, but…
Pay as you drive insurance offers savings for infrequent motorist
Medicare shortfall for average worker sits at $250,000 Health January 6, 2011
We as a country face the terrible responsibility -- and I call it "terrible" because we haven't met the challenge…
How HSAs work
How HSAs work Health October 15, 2010
HSAs consist of two parts — first a qualified high deductible health insurance policy with a low premium, and second,…
How HSAs work
Clark Howard: HSA Investment Picks and Other Info Money & Credit October 15, 2010
The money in your account that you don't use  grows over time with interest and can be tapped for future…
How HSAs work
Clark Howard: Long Term Care Insurance Help Insurance October 15, 2010
Long term care insurance is a smart decision for many people. It helps pay for long-term nursing home care or…
How HSAs work
Clark shares the Confessions of an Auto Claims Adjuster Car Insurance April 20, 2010
Any call that Clark takes from a listener following an auto accident is what we here on the show refer…
How HSAs work
200 million Americans have a health credit report Health Insurance August 14, 2008
The Washington Post reports that health "credit reports" have been compiled on 200 million Americans. Ingenix and Milliman are 2…