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High-cost mutual funds can eat up half your money in fees alone Investing & Retirement April 16, 2010
A new study profiled in The Los Angeles Times shows that investors can lose up to half of their contributions…
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…