The Clark Howard Podcast

Clark Howard has been sharing unbiased advice to help people save more and spend less for more than 30 years. On this podcast, Clark shares practical and actionable ways you can improve your financial life today. From breaking news to economic trends to pivotal topics, he breaks down everything you need to know to make solid decisions for your wallet and your life. You can expect straightforward tips on managing debt, credit, monthly bills, savings, retirement, and more.

He has been a best-selling author and the host of a nationally syndicated radio show. In addition to the podcast, Clark has founded Clark.com, ClarkDeals.com and the Consumer Action Center.

Have a money question? #AskClark segments air every episode.

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Latest Podcasts

07.11.22   Innovations in Home Building  /  Life Insurance & Private-Equity
07.11.22 Innovations in Home Building / Life Insurance & Private-Equity Podcasts July 18th, 2022
The US construction industry has held on to archaic ways of building, failing to adapt better technology routinely used elsewhere…
07.11.22   Innovations in Home Building  /  Life Insurance & Private-Equity
03.15.21 What We Don’t Know Can Harm Us: Credit report errors skyrocket. An assignment / Fraudsters morph phishing tactics & migrate their targets. Clark’s key rule is your best defense. Podcasts March 15th, 2021
More than half of all consumer complaints filed with the CFPB concern credit report errors, likely related to the bureaus'…
07.11.22   Innovations in Home Building  /  Life Insurance & Private-Equity
03.12.21 Clark answers his critics on Clark Stinks / Auto insurer trick drives up rates – Clark smart ways to keep premiums down. Podcasts March 12th, 2021
Christa shares Clark Stinks posts and Clark responds. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks / 2021 policy renewals are using 2019 mileage…
07.11.22   Innovations in Home Building  /  Life Insurance & Private-Equity
03.09.21 Economic recovery spending warning includes buy now, pay later hazard / Word to post-pandemic entrepreneurs. Podcasts March 12th, 2021
Debt looms over intact or improved finances during recovery. Hold any gains and beware the buy now, pay later option…
07.11.22   Innovations in Home Building  /  Life Insurance & Private-Equity
03.11.21 Key advice for home buyers / When should you buy a cell phone service plan? Podcasts March 11th, 2021
63% of 2020 homebuyers made an offer on a house - sight unseen. Why a virtual tour is not enough.…
07.11.22   Innovations in Home Building  /  Life Insurance & Private-Equity
03.10.21 Great new construction methods save builders and buyers big money / Make it stop! Ways to reduce spam calls Podcasts March 10th, 2021
Innovative building methods, including 3D printing, are more efficient, cut construction costs and produce highly energy efficient housing. / Sick…
07.11.22   Innovations in Home Building  /  Life Insurance & Private-Equity
03.08.21 Walmart+ tweaks to compete with Amazon Prime. A Clark smart comparison / How Zillow now brings more certainty to home selling. Podcasts March 8th, 2021
If you're convenience and price oriented, Walmart+ shines and is worth checking out. / iBuyers have brought convenience to home…
07.11.22   Innovations in Home Building  /  Life Insurance & Private-Equity
03.05.21 Clark answers his critics on Clark Stinks / Why being a renter may be the smart move now into 2022. Podcasts March 5th, 2021
Christa shares Clark Stinks posts and Clark responds. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. / There are major disruptions in the housing…
07.11.22   Innovations in Home Building  /  Life Insurance & Private-Equity
03.04.21 Money myths can cost you / Extended warranties – Are the ever worth it? Podcasts March 4th, 2021
Just under half of people surveyed believe it's best to leave a balance on a credit card - and other…
07.11.22   Innovations in Home Building  /  Life Insurance & Private-Equity
03.01.21 Timing is Everything: An Important deadline for small business owners / Booking your next travel adventure. Podcasts March 4th, 2021
PPP - This time is different. For the next 9 days, businesses with less than 20 employees can apply exclusively.…
07.11.22   Innovations in Home Building  /  Life Insurance & Private-Equity
03.03.21 The ‘fast furniture’ trend and your wallet. / Flood Insurance changes are on the way. Vital info for homeowners and buyers. Podcasts March 3rd, 2021
Urbanization and climate changes are increasing flood risks. Premium adjustments are coming from the National Flood Insurance Program as the…
07.11.22   Innovations in Home Building  /  Life Insurance & Private-Equity
03.02.21 Streaming: The Paramount+ launch deal and DirecTV status / Unemployment expands eligibility- Who is included and application advice. Podcasts March 2nd, 2021
Paramount+ launches this week. Check out the lineup and see if the promotion for early subscribers is right for you.…
07.11.22   Innovations in Home Building  /  Life Insurance & Private-Equity
02.26.21 Clark answers his critics on Clark Stinks / A trend in the supermarket industry that can save you up to 50%  Podcasts February 26th, 2021
Christa shares Clark Stinks posts on the site with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. / Transformation in the supermarket industry…
07.11.22   Innovations in Home Building  /  Life Insurance & Private-Equity
02.23.21 A new way to invest that doesn’t involve buying stocks hyped on Reddit. Also, a new charge is appearing on bills of all kinds. What to watch for. Podcasts February 26th, 2021
Clark recommends long-term investing and welcomes Marcus Invest from Goldman Sachs for small investors, akin to Wealthfront & Betterment. Also,…
07.11.22   Innovations in Home Building  /  Life Insurance & Private-Equity
02.25.21 Privacy Protection: WhatsApp alternatives / The Kroger data breach part of something deep – your assignment Podcasts February 25th, 2021
Facebook owned WhatsApp is changing terms of service allowing them to invade privacy. Clark's warning and alternatives. Also, the Kroger…
07.11.22   Innovations in Home Building  /  Life Insurance & Private-Equity
02.22.21 Car buyer update for new and used vehiciles / A stand out cell phone plan Podcasts February 25th, 2021
How Ford's new Blue Advantage car buying program stacks up to CarMax & Carvana and why now isn't the time…
07.11.22   Innovations in Home Building  /  Life Insurance & Private-Equity
02.24.21 The Power of the Pivot-Knowing where your transferable skills are needed. Also, your options when your employer doesn’t offer a 401K match or any retirement account. Podcasts February 24th, 2021
The Power of the Pivot: Job demand is up in some areas. Clark offers guidance on finding active job categories…
07.11.22   Innovations in Home Building  /  Life Insurance & Private-Equity
02.18.21 Renters’ Rights and the Mortgage Forebearance extension / Auto theft and breakins-Prevention Podcasts February 20th, 2021
Rule changes for renters and home buyers have occurred. Renters facing eviction have rights, but must verify economic hardship and…
07.11.22   Innovations in Home Building  /  Life Insurance & Private-Equity
02.19.21 Clark answers his critics on Clark Stinks / Jobs that pay a great starting salary for college grads Podcasts February 19th, 2021
Christa shares Clark Stinks posts on the site with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. A poll finds many teens and…
07.11.22   Innovations in Home Building  /  Life Insurance & Private-Equity
02.17.21 Stock trading tax issues + index funds / Employment prospects as the economy recovers Podcasts February 17th, 2021
If you must do high-frequency stock trades, Clark gives you the tax-smart way to proceed and explains the beauty of…
07.11.22   Innovations in Home Building  /  Life Insurance & Private-Equity
02.16.21 Vaccine scams are proliferating- can you spot them? / A new way to save on high cost generic drugs Podcasts February 16th, 2021
The Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company offers more affordable versions of expensive generic drugs / Vaccine fraudsters are after…
07.11.22   Innovations in Home Building  /  Life Insurance & Private-Equity
02.15.21 State & local revenues not terrible / Ponzi fraud is booming Podcasts February 15th, 2021
Clark explains how state and local revenues are faring so far in the pandemic. Ponzi schemes are alive and well.…
07.11.22   Innovations in Home Building  /  Life Insurance & Private-Equity
2.12.21 Clark Stinks; Payment apps like Venmo and Cash App need to serve customers better! Podcasts February 12th, 2021
Christa shares the Clark Stinks posted on the web and shares with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. The CFPB has…
07.11.22   Innovations in Home Building  /  Life Insurance & Private-Equity
2.11.21 People are being taxed for fraudulent unemployment benefits; Foreclosure moratorium extended Podcasts February 11th, 2021
The Consumer Action Center is being inundated with calls from listeners getting a 1099G form indicating that they are being…
07.11.22   Innovations in Home Building  /  Life Insurance & Private-Equity
02.08.21 Who Are the REAL bargain retailers; Protect yourself from proliferating phone scams Podcasts February 11th, 2021
To stretch your dollar further, it's important to shop in the right places. Bargain retailers: Online versus in-store when you're…
07.11.22   Innovations in Home Building  /  Life Insurance & Private-Equity
02.10.21 The high cost of chasing tech; Life insurance for younger adults in the age of Covid Podcasts February 10th, 2021
How much it would cost if you bought all Samsung or Apple have to offer? Life insurance gains relevance for…
07.11.22   Innovations in Home Building  /  Life Insurance & Private-Equity
02.09.21 Harmful, false posts about people online; The cheapest home security system Podcasts February 9th, 2021
Google yourself to see what is out there about you. Revenge posting can be harmful to job seekers and to…
07.11.22   Innovations in Home Building  /  Life Insurance & Private-Equity
02.05.21 Clark Stinks; February deals and the best Presidents’ Day bargains Podcasts February 5th, 2021
Christa shares the Clark Stinks posted on the web and shares with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. Many Presidents' Day…
07.11.22   Innovations in Home Building  /  Life Insurance & Private-Equity
02.04.21 Future of the stock market; Chase credit card terms; Clark’s Amazon saga update Podcasts February 4th, 2021
Clark's latest take on the GameStop and other market mania and what it means about the future of the stock…
07.11.22   Innovations in Home Building  /  Life Insurance & Private-Equity
2.3.21 Do you need an 8k TV!?; Here’s what you should do if you’ve fared well through this pandemic Podcasts February 3rd, 2021
In recent years we've been buying 4k tv's even though there isn't much content delivered in 4k! But the tv…