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These airlines waive bag fees for military members and their dependents Military April 4, 2019
If you're an airline traveler, you know that baggage fees have become commonplace (with Southwest being the notable exception). But…
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Clark Howard: Why I Decided to Serve My Country by Joining the State Guard Military March 22, 2019
Not a day goes by that someone doesn’t thank me for my service in the military, but they don’t know…
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The Best Veterans and Military Charities Military November 12, 2018
Most of us want to know where our hard-earned money is going. One area that can get a little fuzzy…
Military and Veterans Guide: Free resources for getting your finances in order
Military and Veterans Guide: Free resources for getting your finances in order Military September 13, 2018
Here at Team Clark, we very much appreciate the sacrifices made by our all-volunteer military. In fact, I'm in a…
Google introduces 'jobs for veterans' feature
Google introduces new ‘jobs for veterans’ tool Jobs August 28, 2018
American service members have long faced unique challenges when it comes to finding employment back home after their service in…
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Warning: Rules governing oversight of military lending may be changing Military August 13, 2018
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's ability to proactively ferret out financial abuses of our nation's military looks set to be…
42 companies hiring U.S. veterans right now
42 companies hiring U.S. veterans right now Military July 31, 2018
Many U.S. companies have been putting more emphasis on hiring U.S. veterans lately — with some hosting big one-day events…
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Clark Howard’s Memorial Day message Military May 28, 2018
This Memorial, Captain Howard of the Georgia State Defense Force wants to thank everyone who serves or has served in…
T-Mobile's new plan for military members
T-Mobile ONE Military: Saving military families up to $764/year Military April 19, 2018
Some wireless carriers talk about honoring our active-duty military and honorably discharged veterans. But one carrier in particular really puts…
7 free or cheap ways to celebrate Veterans Day (Plus 70+ deals for vets & their families today!)
7 free or cheap ways to celebrate Veterans Day (Plus 70+ deals for vets & their families today!) Military November 11, 2017
In honor of Veterans Day, now is the perfect time to talk about some ways to honor the brave men…
Dollar General Veterans Day 11% discount
Dollar General offering 11% discount to military on Veterans Day Deals & Savings November 1, 2017
If there's a veteran or active military member in your life, here's an opportunity to let them know how to…
Start planning now for military holiday shipping deadlines
Start planning now for military holiday shipping deadlines Military September 29, 2017
The calendar hasn't turned to October yet, but the time is now to start planning for this holiday shipping season,…
Walmart sweetens the deal for employees who want to serve in the military
Walmart sweetens the deal for employees who want to serve in the military Military May 23, 2017
Most companies say they love veterans and value their service to our country. But Walmart really put its money where…
How to save money on Disney if you’re a military family
How to save money on Disney if you’re a military family Travel May 23, 2017
When it's time to don the Mouse ears, military members have special ways to save on Disney vacations! Read more:…
These 30 companies hire hundreds of thousands of veterans
These 30 companies hire hundreds of thousands of veterans Jobs December 29, 2016
Some businesses talk about honoring our veterans, and others really put their money where their mouth is! Read more: Military…
Kroger says it hired 4,000 veterans during one-day event
Kroger says it hired 4,000 veterans during one-day event Jobs December 9, 2016
On Dec. 6, Kroger announced that it added 4,000 veterans and their family members to its payrolls during a one-day…
Chili’s manager snatches free meal from veteran
Chili’s manager snatches free meal from veteran Shopping & Retail November 14, 2016
Chili’s has come under fire after the manager of a Dallas-area location took away a free meal provided to a…
Free credit score tool for military members and families
Free credit score tool for military members and families Military November 13, 2016
Clark.com is 'going yellow' in support of the brave men and women who've fought for our freedoms as Americans. Our hope…
Buying a home through the VA loan program: What you need to know
Buying a home through the VA loan program: What you need to know Homes & Real Estate November 11, 2016
When it comes to home buying, there are special considerations that go along with wearing the uniform of our nation.…
How to send coupons to the troops overseas
How to send coupons to the troops overseas Food & Restaurants November 9, 2016
If you're a coupon clipper, chances are sometimes you clip too much and are left with excess coupons that you…
The Servicemembers’ Civil Relief Act: A financial safety net for the troops
The Servicemembers’ Civil Relief Act: A financial safety net for the troops Jobs November 7, 2016
The brave men and women who wear our nation's uniform answer the call of duty on a moment's notice. It's…
Buying a car: A lesson in auto finance for the troops
Buying a car: A lesson in auto finance for the troops Cars November 7, 2016
It's not unusual for service members to build up a lot of savings thanks to tax-free combat pay. Couple that…
How military spouses can get free financial education and credentials
How military spouses can get free financial education and credentials Military November 7, 2016
Being in the military, you know firsthand that there are some particular tests you and your family face on a…
The biggest credit union in the U.S. will pay $28.5 million for bad debt collection
The biggest credit union in the U.S. will pay $28.5 million for bad debt collection Scams & Rip-Offs October 11, 2016
Navy Federal Credit Union made threats and restricted account access to delinquent members as part of a pattern of illegal debt collection practices,…
Memorial Day savings: 50+ deals and discounts to save big this weekend!
Memorial Day savings: 50+ deals and discounts to save big this weekend! Deals & Savings May 29, 2016
Memorial Day is a federal holiday honoring and remembering those who gave their lives for our country. Cookouts with family and friends, pool openings…
96-year-old WWII veteran earns college degree 65 years later
96-year-old WWII veteran earns college degree 65 years later Education May 18, 2016
It took 65 years to complete, but a 96-year-old WWII veteran finally has his collegedegree. Read more:6 ways to celebrate…
These made in the USA military and American flags are a great deal!
These made in the USA military and American flags are a great deal! Military May 17, 2016
If you're a Sam's Club member, this is a great deal! Sam's Club has 3x5 nylon military and American flags starting at…
Bank decides to relieve car lease for active duty soldier
Bank decides to relieve car lease for active duty soldier Jobs February 22, 2016
A Peabody, Massachusetts, soldier was called to active duty and at first a bank wouldn't give her any relief on…
Nonprofit helps find temporary homes for pets of deployed military members
Nonprofit helps find temporary homes for pets of deployed military members Military February 19, 2016
CHESAPEAKE, Va. — A deployment is difficult on a military member who has to leave everything behind to protect and fight…
Top military officials say women should have to register for the draft
Top military officials say women should have to register for the draft Military February 3, 2016
Now that women will have the ability to serve in any military role, including combat, some of the U.S.' top…