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 12.13.19 Apps for buying local; Clark Stinks Clark discusses some newer apps that help you…Read more
Download Episode 12.12.19 Emerging jobs to consider; Avoiding fund mistakes when investing LinkedIn has published a list of the top…Read more
Download Episode 12.11.19 Clark gets customer no service; Healthcare scam; Christmas spirit stories Clark NEVER ever settles a personal score in…Read more
Download Episode 12.10.19 How to return items; Wells Fargo is awful; End of year tax help The lines for returns start Dec. 26. Often…Read more
Download Episode 12.9.19 Unemployment is low but so is pay; Tipping during the Holidays Clark discusses the current economic situation. Unemployment is…Read more
Download Episode 12.6.19 Big travel deals around the corner; Clark Stinks Next year we’ll see many great airfare bargains…Read more
Download Episode 12.5.19 Stopping robocalls; Public pension problems; Deterring porch pirates One recent study reports a record 5.7 billion…Read more
Download Episode 12.4.19 Riskier consumer loans; Stop unplugging things; Unsafe toy list It’s estimated 1 in 5 U.S. adults has…Read more
Download Episode 12.3.19 Fake reviews online; Gift cards are awful; Revolutionary recycling techniques There’s been a huge increase in the number…Read more
Download Episode 12.2.19 Clark tells his Black Friday experience; Personal loans for presents!?; Tenant screening goes futuristic Stores were not crowded on Black Friday this…Read more
Download Episode 11.29.19 Credit Karma bank account; Avoid cable modem monthly fees We get many calls about online banks. Last…Read more
Download Episode 11.28.19 How Clark would fix healthcare; Americans are saving more Clark promised recently to convey the key components…Read more
Download Episode 11.27.19 Lowest cost of living cities; Beware online micro-loans has published a new survey on the…Read more
Download Episode 11.26.19 Is plant-based meat tasty?; Make your smartphone last longer Clark loves the Impossible Burger - not a…Read more
Download Episode 11.25.19 Workers fleeing big cities; Avoid this health insurance with terrible coverage Even with solid education, skills and jobs, it's…Read more
Download Episode 11.22.19 When to use a travel agent when booking travel; Clark Stinks Travel agents are a thing of the past,…Read more
Download Episode 11.21.19 T-Mobile home internet adds competition; Juice jacking invades public charging ports; Five Below raises prices Home internet has been way too expensive without…Read more
Download Episode 11.20.19 Amazon expands free music; Buckle up this holiday season; Nursing home abuse tool Clark has a Spotify family plan. $15 a…Read more
Download Episode 11.19.19 Wire transfer warning; No Christmas decorations!; Dollar Tree FDA warning According to the FBI, wire transfer fraud is growing…Read more
Download Episode 11.18.19 Healthcare price transparency; Gift exchange scam; Black Friday preview The Trump administration has issued rules that has…Read more
Download Episode 11.15.19 Carry-on bag warning; Clark Stinks Many fly only during the holiday period near…Read more
Download Episode 11.14.19 Google gets into medical records; Designer purse lawsuit; iBuyer companies great for consumers Google’s Project Nightingale is a huge initiative by…Read more
Download Episode 11.13.19 New privacy law and your data; Fake Costco coupon; Real ID law info California passed a law that is having national…Read more
Download Episode 11.12.19 Managing a Waffle House; AT&T forces price increase; Scaling back on Christmas purchases Waffle House has been in the news lately!One…Read more
Download Episode 11.12.19 Managing a Waffle House; AT&T forces price increase; Scaling back on Christmas purchases Waffle House has been in the news lately!One…Read more
Download Episode 11.12.19 Managing a Waffle House; AT&T forces price increase; Scaling back on Christmas purchases Waffle House has been in the news lately!One…Read more
Download Episode 11.11.19 Veteran’s Day; Disturbing Boeing revelations; Best streaming TV deals Clark comes from an immigrant family. All 4…Read more
Download Episode 11.8.19 How screen time affects your kids brain; Clark Stinks A new study shows that the effects of…Read more
Download Episode 11.7.19 Employers offering more freedom; How to refi student loans The FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) movement was…Read more
Download Episode 11.6.19 Credit score help for licensed professionals; Krispy Kreme follow-up; Cancelling subscriptions Roughly 20% of American adults have no credit…Read more
Download Episode 11.5.19 Stay in your home longer; Krispy Kreme stops college-age entrepreneur; Ford to update vehicles over internet Clark recommends a minimum ownership cycle of 7…Read more
Download Episode 11.4.19 USPS address change scams; FDA romaine lettuce debacle; Major issues with Airbnb ID theft criminals are entering post offices with…Read more
Download Episode 11.1.19 New poll helps you plan your Christmas shopping; Clark Stinks ClarkDeals has created a new poll that reveals…Read more
Download Episode 10.31.19 Best HSA providers; New TX 403b law is terrible for teachers; Student loan regrets Clark talks about the best places to open…Read more
Download Episode 10.30.19 Economic growth is slowing; Predatory online installment loans; Grocery delivery Clark discusses the fed rate cut and how…Read more
Download Episode 10.29.19 Open enrollment info; Creepy new interview technology; Cutting real estate agent fees Open enrollment is near for corporate workers and…Read more
Download Episode 10.28.19 Affordable housing; Deals for first responders; Take your vacation time! Affordable housing is in short supply in the…Read more
Download Episode 10.25.19 Electronic wills are becoming legal in states across the country; Clark Stinks More people would be willing to create a…Read more
Download Episode 10.24.19 Non-compete clauses are awful; Moviepass STILL charging people money; Drone delivery Two US Senators have introduced legislation to get…Read more
Download Episode 10.23.19 Delaying school start times; Apple parental controls; Hackers invading online shopping carts California has passed legislation to delay school start…Read more
Download Episode 10.22.19 New Walmart health centers; Equifax PIN update; Will the Boeing Max fly soon? Walmart is launching new healthcare centers around the…Read more
Download Episode 10.21.19 Commute times hit record high; More reasons to beware of full commission stock brokers; Warning for joint account holders Americans are doing record time on the roads…Read more
Download Episode 10.18.19 Scammers are finding it easier to dupe people on internet marketplaces; Clark Stinks The BBB has issued a new scam warning.…Read more
Download Episode 10.17.19 Businesses want to use chat technology with you; Medical images leaked online; Happiest states in America The U.S. has lagged behind in 'conversational commerce'…Read more
Download Episode 10.16.19 Cell phone plan deals; 401k early withdrawal changes; Financial advice for different generations Of the 4 major cell carriers, Verizon, AT&T,…Read more
Download Episode 10.15.19 Big strides in renewable energy; What to call fake meat?; Cost of cars over time There are now more people working in wind…Read more
Download Episode 10.14.19 Is texting or email safer?; Concert promotion scam; SEC opens an investigation into 403b’s There’s  increased interest in protecting privacy. We forget…Read more
Download Episode 10.11.19 FCC battle vs states over net neutrality; Clark Stinks The FCC doesn't want states to be able…Read more
Download Episode 10.10.19 How tariffs are playing out; Watch out for crafty MLM’s; What if your luggage gets damaged? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit more
Download Episode 10.9.19 Low inflation creates job opportunities; Scam season is in full swing; How much allowance is good? We have the lowest unemployment rate in years,…Read more
Download Episode 10.8.19 Low investing fees go lower; AT&T sends early termination bill to deceased family; Too much politics Follow-up: the financial industry continues its radical transformation.…Read more
Download Episode 10.7.19 Google gives you more control over your data; Veterans wrongfully denied coverage; ATM fees Current privacy concerns have Google in the spotlight.…Read more
Download Episode 10.4.19 Cheaper 401k plans for small businesses; Clark Stinks Roughly half of us have no access to…Read more
Download Episode 10.3.19 How to avoid fraud; New hires not showing up to work; Short-term rentals becoming more popular NEVER NEVER NOT EVER publish your birthdate and…Read more
Download Episode 10.2.19 Credit score drops; Investment cons are alive and well; When to ditch an old car? We borrow principally for a home, vehicle, credit…Read more
Download Episode 10.1.19 Schwab eliminates trading fees; Using your credit card overseas; Getting married in a diamond store Southwest is having a sweet sale right now!An…Read more
Download Episode 9.30.19 Another reason not to use debit cards; Payroll company scam; Hotel deals are coming Over the last week, there have been several…Read more
Download Episode 9.27.19 Grocery story happy hours lower costs and prevent food waste; Clark Stinks By most estimates, 40% of the food in…Read more
Download Episode 9.26.19 Apple & Google get into gaming; New tax form for seniors; Negative interest rates A gaming war is underway between Apple and…Read more
Download Episode 9.25.19 Open enrollment; Massive airline fees; Hot deals today We’re nearing open enrollment. If your employer offers…Read more
Download Episode 9.24.19 How to stop SIM swapping; Digging up dirt on Amazon; Your TV is spying on you Your phone may power up, but if your…Read more
Download Episode 9.23.19 Forced arbitration clauses stink; Government database breaches; Best time to buy a home This summer came reports that cell phone carriers…Read more
Download Episode 9.20.19 Verified emails with watermarks are coming; Clark Stinks Deleting financial emails has become standard consumer behavior,…Read more
Download Episode 9.19.19 New Walmart credit card; People love to help; Factors that make car insurance cost more With new partner Capital One, Walmart is offering…Read more
Download Episode 9.18.19 Fed rate cut impact; Twisted tax law hurts military heroes; Medical bill shock The Federal Reserve lowers interest rates again to…Read more
Download Episode 9.17.19 Gas price fluctuations after Saudi attack; Equifax breach settlement follow-up; How gig workers get paid Saudi Arabia represents a huge percentage of world…Read more
Download Episode 9.16.19 Car rental warnings; Update on Apple’s battle with independent repair shops; Scientific study touts benefits of being an optimist Clark recently returned a rental car. He had…Read more
Download Episode 9.13.19 Gaming addiction is now considered a psychological disorder; Clark Stinks The World Health Organization has declared excessive gaming…Read more
Download Episode 9.12.19 The dangers of annuities; Criminal investigations of insurance claims are on the rise; Clark’s advice using instant payment apps Beware of annuity sales. Annuity sales subsided when…Read more
Download Episode 9.11.19 Permissions and privacy issues with family tracking apps; Robocalls are still surging; Hydroponics and the rise of controlled agriculture in America Clark's family uses the Life360 app, allowing everyone…Read more
Download Episode 9.10.19 Artificial intelligence based lie detector created for airport security; Beware genetic testing scams targeting seniors; How Clark Team member Chelsea helped her dad save over 3k a year. We face many challenges with how to use…Read more
Download Episode 9.9.19 Making prescriptions cheaper; Living paycheck to paycheck on a high income; Safe deposit boxes aren’t safe Government attempts to rein in prescription drug prices…Read more
Download Episode 9.6.19 Clark creates a $500 savings challenge; Clark Stinks We’re 10 years into economic expansion and people…Read more
Download Episode 9.5.19 Texting gets you a ticket; Student loan forgiveness now more difficult; Payroll loans popularized AAA reports deaths from red-light running collisions have…Read more
Download Episode 9.4.19 Your medical info on an app; Hurricane scams abound; Lesser requirements for energy efficient light bulbs Proposed legislation would provide US citizens access to…Read more
Download Episode 9.3.19 Car seat trade-ins; Wells Fargo has customer falsely arrested; YouTube settles over child privacy violations Walmart and Target are offering great incentives for…Read more
Download Episode 9.2.19 Is Amazon Prime worth it?; Keep your car as long as possible Members of Amazon Prime pay $119 per year…Read more
Download Episode 8.30.19 Paying your mortgage bi-weekly to save money; Clark Stinks Watch out for a pitch that claims you…Read more
Download Episode 8.29.19 Best cars for resale value; Resort fees are the worst; Focusing on preventative care JD Power reports on which vehicles best hold…Read more
Download Episode 8.28.19 Natural gas rates plummeting; Disney streaming discount; Travel insurance for Fall Travel Problems in the energy industry are working to…Read more
Download Episode 8.27.19 Targeted promo codes abound online; Ford offers relief for defective transmissions; Change of address scam Individual discount codes are hit or miss these…Read more