Latest Money & Credit

New website tracks household spending by metro area Budgeting & Saving April 16, 2010
Clark is always looking for new ways to help you get a handle on your monthly expenses. One new website…
Social Security now paying out more in benefits than it takes in Investing & Retirement March 30, 2010
Clark recently saw a political cartoon in The San Diego Union Tribune that really encapsulated the Social Security dilemma in…
How to spend (and save) money like a millionaire Budgeting & Saving February 25, 2010
MONEY-SAVING MOMENT: What makes a millionaire? It's not winning the lottery or inheriting money, despite some common misconceptions. As Clark…
Beware of Store Credit Cards Money & Credit January 7, 2010
Has your credit card limit been cut or shut down altogether? You might be tempted to get a store card.…
Index Funds: A Primer Money & Credit August 26, 2009
Clark explains Index Funds, and why they beat managed funds and individual stocks.
Dollar cost averaging through the Great Depression Investing & Retirement March 18, 2009
CLARKONOMICS: Dollar cost averaging is an idea that Clark has touted a lot recently. Yet many people are still skeptical…
More options for free online budgeting tools Budgeting & Saving January 6, 2009
Looking to get a handle on your finances? Clark advises people to try some of the free online budgeting tools…
75 million have no access to retirement-savings plans Money & Credit January 1, 2008
Did you know that half of all American families haven't saved for retirement? Of those who have, 25 percent have…