The Clark Howard Podcast

Hi, I’m Clark Howard. Welcome to my podcast! I’m here to help you and your wallet by sharing practical advice so you can save money and avoid ripoffs. The goal of every episode is to help you reach your money goals and live a financially healthy life. Listen below, and if you have a question, just ask me!

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New to the Clark Howard Podcast? Start With These Money-Saving Episodes!

How to Buy a Car — Used or New — Without Getting Ripped Off


How to Purchase a Home


The Right Way to Buy Insurance for Your Car, Home, Life and More


The Basics of Saving and Investing


How to Cut Your Monthly Bills


Travel Tips: How to Save Money on Airfare, Hotels, Car Rentals, and More


Everything You Need to Know About Credit

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Download Episode 09.24.21 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / NEVER NEVER NEVER Accept the Expensive Free Dinner Invite. Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit…Read more
Download Episode 09.23.21 UPDATE: SBA Loan Programs / Important Plan Documents: 401(k) Fees. Good news for small business owners about the…Read more
Download Episode 09.22.21 Quality of New Cars / CORE Investing: Clark’s Hot Tip Advice. We know cars are overpriced and hard to…Read more
Download Episode 09.21.21 Wearable health trackers / The Buy Now, Pay Later Effect – Not Good. Health trackers are approaching the mainstream for general…Read more
Download Episode 09.20.21 Why Crypto Isn’t Ready For Prime Time / Are wallets becoming obsolete? Crypto is taking all shapes and forms now,…Read more
Download Episode 09.17.21 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / Find Lost or Missing Retirement Accounts. Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit…Read more
Download Episode 09.16.21 Stocking Up For Emergencies / COVID Rebates & Saving On Auto Insurance Should you stock up on essential supplies? Clark has…Read more
Download Episode 09.16.21 Stocking Up For Emergencies / COVID Rebates & Saving On Auto Insurance Should you stock up on essential supplies? Clark has…Read more
Download Episode 09.16.21 Stocking Up For Emergencies / COVID Rebates & Saving On Auto Insurance Should you stock up on essential supplies? Clark has…Read more
Download Episode 09.16.21 Stocking Up For Emergencies / COVID Rebates & Saving On Auto Insurance Should you stock up on essential supplies? Clark has…Read more
Download Episode 09.16.21 Stocking Up For Emergencies / COVID Rebates & Saving On Auto Insurance Should you stock up on essential supplies? Clark has…Read more
Download Episode 09.15.21 Amazon’s New TVs / SpaceX Starlink Satellite Internet Delay. TVs have gone up in price, as much…Read more
Download Episode 09.14.21 JOBS: Understanding Total Compensation / Heads Up: Employers Spying on At-Home Workers. When looking at job opportunities, there are many…Read more
Download Episode 09.13.21 The Apple Antitrust Case and Your Money / College Decisions & New Ways to Avoid College Debt. Clark discusses the Apple & Google “toll gates” and the…Read more
Download Episode 09.13.21 The Apple Antitrust Case and Your Money / College Decisions & New Ways to Avoid College Debt. Clark discusses the Apple & Google “toll gates” and the…Read more
Download Episode 09.10.21 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / Farewell Locast: Local Channel Alternatives. Clark's 9/11 Remembrance / Christa shares Clark Stinks…Read more
Download Episode 09.09.21 Protecting Privacy With Simple Burner Tech / Supply Shortages Have Changed the Nature of DEALS New privacy ideas based on burner tech may…Read more
Download Episode 09.08.21 Education: Is College Worth It? / The Worker Shortage & A Partial Solution Clark talks about decision making around education and…Read more
Download Episode 09.08.21 Education: Is College Worth It? / The Worker Shortage & A Partial Solution Clark talks about decision making around education and…Read more
Download Episode 09.08.21 Education: Is College Worth It? / The Worker Shortage & A Partial Solution Clark talks about decision making around education and…Read more
Download Episode 09.07.21 Open Enrollment: A New Employer Benefit / Emergency Funds & End of Life Planning What you need to know about new savings…Read more
Download Episode 09.03.21 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / A Clark Job Warning: Non-compete Agreements. Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit…Read more
Download Episode 09.02.21 Clark Rage – Wells Fargo and Alternative Banking / Investment Warning: Broken Promissory Notes. Wells Fargo has engaged in fraud against customers.…Read more
Download Episode 09.01.21 Hospitals: A Rogue Industry and a Clark Cure / Road Trip! A Great Tip for Highway Travel. There’s great support on price transparency on hospital…Read more
Download Episode 08.31.21 The Nurse Shortage is Critical / The Value of a Dollar Store. The nursing shortage is severe and demand is…Read more
Download Episode 08.30.21 Renting Can Help You Buy a Home / Retirement Savings Can Make You a Millionaire. There are private services that allow your rent…Read more
Download Episode 08.27.21 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / Travel Outlook This Pandemic Fall. Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit…Read more
Download Episode 08.26.21 The T-Mobile Breach and Quick Measures to Protect Your Phone & Money / TWI – Trading While Under the Influence: Really? Hackers have successfully invaded T-Mobile's data base and…Read more
Download Episode 08.26.21 The T-Mobile Breach and Quick Measures to Protect Your Phone & Money / TWI – Trading While Under the Influence: Really? Hackers have successfully invaded T-Mobile's data base and…Read more
Download Episode 08..25.21 LOGJAM: Ordering Delays are Here to Stay / Financial Checklist – Who Needs Umbrella Insurance? The way we get goods and what’s available,…Read more
Download Episode 08.24.21 A Simple Way to Protect Your Phone from Hackers / The Life Insurance Industry’s Dirty Secret. A simple tip from the NSA can help…Read more
Download Episode 08.23.21 Out of Adversity > Innovation: Productivity & New Job Opportunity / Protect Yourself on 401(k) Rollovers. Employers are offering more to get and retain…Read more
Download Episode 08.20.21 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / What You Don’t Know About Distracted Driving. Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit…Read more
Download Episode 08.19.21 Autopilot Systems & Autonomous Driving / Save on Prescription Eyeglasses & Contacts Clark addresses the investigation into the Tesla autopilot…Read more
Download Episode 08.18.21 Best Cell Phone Plans and Deals in 2021 / Choose Better Banking. Based on your particular needs for calling, network…Read more
Download Episode 08.17.21 Moving? A Clark Warning / Remote Work Considerations. Organized crime has had a hand in moving…Read more
Download Episode 08.16.21 Beware ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ / Warning: 2 Problems With Rogue Third Party Online Sellers In stores and online, the ‘Buy Now, Pay…Read more
Download Episode 08.13.21 Clark answers his critics on Clark Stinks / Housing Market Update. Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit…Read more
Download Episode 08.12.21 Employment and Covid mandates / A new opportunity to create affordable housing. Businesses have a lot to figure out right…Read more
Download Episode 08.11.21 How to Save for Retirement When Your Work for Yourself / Health Insurance for College Students If you’re an entrepreneur or have a side…Read more
Download Episode 08.10.21 Big delivery problems meet small delivery solutions / 2 Current Scam Warnings. The package delivery industry is beset with problems…Read more
Download Episode 08.09.21 The credit score game has changed / Privacy update: QR codes. Different lenders assess you differently. Larger lenders use…Read more
Download Episode 08.06.21 Clark answers his critics on Clark Stinks / Money down the drain: SAVE on doing laundry. Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit…Read more
Download Episode 08.05.21 Current Travel Pitfalls / Danger: Buying Stocks on Margin. Clark preps you for the current state of…Read more
Download Episode 08.04.21 Clark’s updated 529 Plan Guide helps you save for college / Walmart’s excellent new employee benefit. Clark explains how 529 plans work to help…Read more
Download Episode 08.03.21 It’s a Great Time to Refi! / Protect Your Catalytic Converter. Due to the ongoing pandemic, interest rates have…Read more
Download Episode 08.02.21 Electronics: Your Right To Repair / Time Has Come Today for TIAA. Clark explains the ongoing “right to repair” debate…Read more
Download Episode 07.30.21 Clark answers his critics on Clark Stinks / Hear-ye Hear-ye: By Executive Order – The hearing aid cartel and its high prices are going DOWN. Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit…Read more
Download Episode 07.29.21 Internet Access Expansion / State Sponsored Retirement Plans Great internet access has become essential, and there…Read more
Download Episode 07.28.21 A Generational Divide Around Email / Generous to a Fault: Parental Giving. Could we be witnessing the end of email?…Read more
Download Episode 07.27.21 Revisiting the FIRE movement / New battery tech expands to local mobility, and saves money. Clark explores the Financial Independence, Retire Early (FIRE)…Read more
Download Episode 07.26.21 NFL Covid Policy + The Live Nation-T-Mobile concert sale / New Venmo Protections. Clark loves football! Get the latest on the…Read more
Download Episode 07.23.21 Clark answers his critics on Clark Stinks / 2 ways to beat price inflation at the supermarket. Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit…Read more
Download Episode 07.22.21 A money saving app warning for Android & iPhone users alike. / Welfare vs. Workfare – Free college that works. Both Apple and Google are being sued over…Read more
Download Episode 07.21.21 Outsmart The Temptation to Borrow / SPECIAL WARNING: What’s behind ads for high interest certificates, CDs & notes. New reports indicate borrowing is roaring back after…Read more
Download Episode 07.20.21 Weighing the work from home option & the 4 day work week / PLEASE don’t make this home buying mistake. If you’ve been given the choice, what are…Read more
Download Episode 07.19.21 HACKS: How to protect your investment accounts / TRAVEL Updates Congress has never passed consumer protections against hacks…Read more
Download Episode 07.16.21 Clark answers his critics on Clark Stinks / What you need to know about the Child Tax Credit. Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit…Read more
Download Episode 07.15.21 Save for a home by paying rent a new way / The Beginning of The END of Legalized Loan Sharking. There’s a new way renters can save for…Read more
Download Episode 07.14.21 Where the Smart Money Goes for a Mortgage or Refinance / Yesterday is Today: Your Digital Footprint & A Social Media Warning. Big banks are no longer the mortgage lenders…Read more
Download Episode 07.13.21 Vehicle Pricing Madness – Word to Buyers & Sellers / Supplements & Herbal Remedies – A Warning. Used car prices have gone through the roof!…Read more
Download Episode 7.12.21 IRS delays / Promising news on Rx costs Still waiting on your IRS refund? You’re not…Read more
Download Episode 07.09.21 Clark answers his critics on Clark Stinks / Robinhood goes public & the Clark Smart approach to Investing Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit…Read more
Download Episode 07.08.21 Clark Cruise Report / Summer Gas Prices – What to Expect. Clark just returned from the first cruise to…Read more
Download Episode 07.07.21 What People Power Can Do: Making a Difference by Volunteering / PPP Loan Forgiveness Update. Near & dear to Clark’s heart: Volunteering. Clark’s…Read more
Download Episode 07.06.21 Best first credit cards for building credit / There’s a war going on in the diamond industry and you’re the winner. Clark smart recommendations for credit card first-timers and…Read more
Download Episode 07.02.21 Clark answers his critics on Clark Stinks / A new auto insurance company with a big difference. Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit…Read more
Download Episode 07.01.21 A glaring problem with night driving & a safety tip / Online shopping: Who are you REALLY buying from? Many headlights now, especially aftermarket brands, are blinding…Read more
Download Episode 06.30.21 Working Teens & Roth IRAs / How much should you spend on your wedding? Clark believes it’s essential that teenagers work starting…Read more
Download Episode 06.29.21 The deeper roots of worker shortages / Too sick to fly? Airlines don’t care… We’re seeing worker shortages all over the country.…Read more
Download Episode 06.28.21 Subscriptionitis and the Clark Cure / WARNING & the workaround: Fake Fraud Alerts. Subscriptions went way up in the pandemic year…Read more
Download Episode 06.25.21 Clark answers his critics on Clark Stinks / WARNING: Rental Car Scams. Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit…Read more
Download Episode 06.24.21 PRIMARY CARE ACCESS: Improving U.S. Healthcare / Avoid overpaying on Amazon. Clark discusses what’s needed to improve healthcare in…Read more
Download Episode 06.23.21 Student loan forgiveness for victims of fraudulent for-profit schools / The only safe way to buy event tickets. The law is finally being enforced against fraudulent…Read more
Download Episode 06.22.21 The Incredible Shrinking Package / New Rules of Travel + using your miles & points. “Shrinkflation” is real - Clark offers 2 ways…Read more
Download Episode 06.21.21 Vehicles are lasting longer – but what about safety features? / Warning: Social media – hacks – and your best practices. Vehicles keep getting better. Last year the average…Read more
Download Episode 06.18.21 Clark answers his critics on Clark Stinks / True Story: Car Rental Rescue & a Primo TIP. Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit…Read more
Download Episode 06.17.21 Amazon Prime Days & other deals galore! / New cell phone deals from Verizon and AT&T – Worth it? It’s time for some major sales! Amazon Prime…Read more
Download Episode 06.16.21 Clark Mic Check: Of audio & internet connections / Solar sales hazard An update on Clark’s review of T-Mobile’s home…Read more
Download Episode 06.15.21 YOU PAY for credit card fraud – unless…. / A look back at long-held fears of robots and technology. We bear the cost of credit card fraud…Read more
Download Episode 06.14.21 Home Upgrades: Worth it? / Getting goods for FREE – a win-win. Clark breaks down the true value of remodeling…Read more