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Budgeting & Saving

Hidden expenses draining your savings
Hidden expenses draining your savings Money & Credit September 5, 2012
You may be losing little dribs and drabs of money for products or service you don't even use. Here's how…
Paul Ryan from an economic perspective, not a political one
Paul Ryan from an economic perspective, not a political one Budgeting & Saving August 13, 2012
CLARKONOMICS: You've heard all the political talk show hosts discuss Mitt Romney's VP nominee, Congressman Paul Ryan, from a political…
Women more likely than men to commit financial infidelity
Women more likely than men to commit financial infidelity Life June 11, 2012
Women are more likely than men to lie to their spouse or significant other about secret credit cards and bank…
Savings accounts that earn you interest
Savings accounts that earn you interest Money & Credit June 8, 2012
If you still have your money with a big bank, you need a better place to stash your cash. Clark…
A dime of every dollar goes to the average American’s debt
A dime of every dollar goes to the average American’s debt Money & Credit May 29, 2012
The amount of money from the paycheck of the average American that goes to service debt is virtually at an…
Where should you stash your cash?
Where should you stash your cash? Money & Credit May 28, 2012
MONEY-MAKING MOMENT: Remember when people used to hide money under the mattress? That trend is back with a twist. According…
Credit companies resume offers to those with damaged credit
Credit companies resume offers to those with damaged credit Money & Credit April 20, 2012
The spigot has really opened back up on credit lending. Folks who have great credit have seen the credit card…
Mortgage payments taking lower priority in financial triage
Mortgage payments taking lower priority in financial triage Money & Credit April 6, 2012
When you're in a tough spot financially, which bills should take the highest priority in your life? My traditional advice…
Average 20-something has nearly $50,000 in debt
Average 20-something has nearly $50,000 in debt Money & Credit April 2, 2012
CLARKONOMICS: The average person in their 20s has a backbreaking load of debt and it's not all about student loans.…
Credit unions offer short-term loans
Credit unions offer short-term loans Money & Credit March 22, 2012
More credit unions are doing short-term loans that provide a great alternative for people who might otherwise go to payday…
TIAA CREF launches online bank with high rate of interest
TIAA CREF launches online bank with high rate of interest Money & Credit March 19, 2012
You want a good way to save for your future? I have a new online bank to tell you about…
The true cost of getting coffee and lunch on the go
The true cost of getting coffee and lunch on the go Money & Credit February 24, 2012
I talk a lot on my show about big expenses like housing and cars. But how much do those little…
The true cost of getting coffee and lunch on the go
New website talks finance for 20-somethings Money & Credit February 23, 2012
If you're a 20-something, there's an entrepreneur out there who wants to talk to you about money in your own…
Saving for retirement later in life?
Saving for retirement later in life? Money & Credit February 20, 2012
I've always said that you should save a dime out of every dollar you make as a general rule of…
Saving for retirement later in life?
Chase agrees to settlement in overdraft fee class action lawsuit Money & Credit February 17, 2012
I have yet another story about another bank behaving badly and an assignment for you. Chase Bank will have to…
Is Clark as cheap as he claims? You decide..
Is Clark as cheap as he claims? You decide.. Deals & Savings February 10, 2012
Clark's wife asked him if he was going to fess up about his most recent deal hunt. Here it is,…
Is Clark as cheap as he claims? You decide..
Americans saving more and spending less has economists worried Budgeting & Saving February 6, 2012
Americans are saving roughly 4% to 5% of their income in a typical month, according to new numbers from the…
Is Clark as cheap as he claims? You decide..
Stored value card from Starbucks benefits company, customers Money & Credit January 24, 2012
Stored value cards have been much in the news over the last couple of weeks because of Suze Orman’s entrance…
Do you have a dangerous credit personality?
Do you have a dangerous credit personality? Money & Credit January 19, 2012
Are you someone who sees something in a store and buys it right on the spot? You might have a…
What would it take for you to dumpster dive?
What would it take for you to dumpster dive? Money & Credit December 27, 2011
How far would you go if you accidentally threw out your spouse's ring? Clark discusses dumpster diving and shares one…
Life Insurance As College Fund?
Life Insurance As College Fund? Education November 14, 2011
Are you considering a life insurance policy to help pay for your child's college education down the road? Clark has…
Life Insurance As College Fund?
Americans turning over a new savings leaf Money & Credit November 11, 2011
We have turned over a new leaf as a country when it comes to saving. I believe the change is…
Life Insurance As College Fund?
Skip the plastic if you have trouble controlling your spending Money & Credit November 8, 2011
The rise of credit card debt overseas has important and familiar lessons for us here at home. For many years,…
Should You Be Buying Stocks Now?
Should You Be Buying Stocks Now? Money & Credit October 5, 2011
You've heard Clark say he likes to zig when others zag. But does that advice hold true when it comes…
Penny Wise and Pound Foolish?
Penny Wise and Pound Foolish? Money & Credit September 19, 2011
Recently, Clark refused to pay $2 extra to upgrade a rental car that had hand-crank windows and no amenities. Clark…
Video: How To Build Your Financial Future
Video: How To Build Your Financial Future Clark on Demand August 26, 2011
In this special web-only feature, Clark talks one-on-one with you, providing his best strategies for securing your financial future.
How To Build Your Financial Future
How To Build Your Financial Future Money & Credit August 26, 2011
In this special web-only feature, Clark talks one-on-one with you, providing his best strategies for securing your financial future.
How To Build Your Financial Future
Clark Howard’s Featured Videos Clark on Demand August 26, 2011
Calculate when to take your Social Security
Calculate when to take your Social Security Money & Credit August 10, 2011
Need to know the optimal time to start taking Social Security? There's a new online calculator that can help you…
Keep spending in check with this pre-paid card
Keep spending in check with this pre-paid card Money & Credit August 5, 2011
Looking for a good way to send a teen off to college with a predetermined amount of spending money? Here's…
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