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.

View a transcript of every episode of The Clark Howard Show here. Please note that transcriptions are automated.

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Latest Podcasts

09.23.22  Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks  /  Airbnb: Opportunity & Hazard
09.23.22 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / Airbnb: Opportunity & Hazard Podcasts September 23, 2022
Friday - Clark Stinks day! Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. Also, Airbnb is a…
09.22.22  The Truth About Manufacturers Warranties  /  Your Cell Phone As Lifeline
09.22.22 The Truth About Manufacturers Warranties / Your Cell Phone As Lifeline Podcasts September 22, 2022
Consumers are often told they must use authorized service dealers to maintain a warranty. Not so. What you need to…
09.21.22  Breaking Inflation   /   Moving & Homeowners Insurance ALERT
09.21.22 Breaking Inflation / Moving & Homeowners Insurance ALERT Podcasts September 21, 2022
The average American is spending around $15 more a day - all things being equal vs. a year ago. Clark updates…
09.20.22  An IRS Break on Late-Filing Penalties  /  SAVE on Healthcare
09.20.22 An IRS Break on Late-Filing Penalties / SAVE on Healthcare Podcasts September 20, 2022
Many failed to file taxes in 2019 and/or 2020. Well the IRS will forgive those penalties, IF you can hit…
09.19.22  New Info On Standing Desks  /  Inflation Fighter: The Resale Market
09.19.22 New Info On Standing Desks / Inflation Fighter: The Resale Market Podcasts September 19, 2022
There’s a right way to use standing desks, and to deal with a traditional sitting desk job - to improve…
09.16.22  Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks  /   Trade School & Apprenticeship Resources
09.16.22 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / Trade School & Apprenticeship Resources Podcasts September 16, 2022
Friday - Clark Stinks day! Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. Also - Clark shares some…
09.15.22  DANGER ZONES: The Top Scam Takes Many Forms  /   The Credit Card Trap
09.15.22 DANGER ZONES: The Top Scam Takes Many Forms / The Credit Card Trap Podcasts September 15, 2022
We’re here to help you avoid rip-offs and scams. Pretext, aka imposter & impersonation scams comprise the top rip-offs and…
09.14.22  Home Renovation & Contractors  /  Audible Change- OTC Hearing Aids
09.14.22 Home Renovation & Contractors / Audible Change- OTC Hearing Aids Podcasts September 14, 2022
Transformational shifts are underway in how we buy and own homes.. There’s a home improvement boom in progress around the…
09.13.22  Customer Service Comes to Airlines! / Beware Training Repayment Agreements
09.13.22 Customer Service Comes to Airlines! / Beware Training Repayment Agreements Podcasts September 13, 2022
The airline industry has been a mess, stretched thin by labor shortages as the travel industry rebounds. Thanks to DOT…
09.12.22    Rising Rents & The Rental Housing Outlook  /  Peer-To-Peer Car Rental – Pros & Cons
09.12.22 Rising Rents & The Rental Housing Outlook / Peer-To-Peer Car Rental – Pros & Cons Podcasts September 12, 2022
Rents have increased dramatically in a short period of time, the biggest rise since the aftermath of WWII. Clark explains…
09.09.22   Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks  /  Stock Market Fears & Your Retirement
09.09.22 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / Stock Market Fears & Your Retirement Podcasts September 9, 2022
Friday - Clark Stinks day! Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. Also - Recent stock…
09.08.22  For Students: A Key Extracurricular   /   Save On Gym Membership
09.08.22 For Students: A Key Extracurricular / Save On Gym Membership Podcasts September 8, 2022
School is in session and many teens worry about having enough extracurriculars on their activities resume. But there's another very…
09.07.22   Teen Drivers & Accident Ethics  /  A Money Saving Mortgage Strategy
09.07.22 Teen Drivers & Accident Ethics / A Money Saving Mortgage Strategy Podcasts September 7, 2022
Clark shares a personal story concerning something every parent worries about - their teenager having a car accident. Also -…
09.06.22   Unprecedented September Clearances  /  Student Loan Forgiveness
09.06.22 Unprecedented September Clearances / Student Loan Forgiveness Podcasts September 6, 2022
Retailers have been fighting from behind since March 2020. Suddenly supply chains are moving and stores have goods aplenty. In…
09.02.22  Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks  /  SAVE On Holiday Shipping
09.02.22 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / SAVE On Holiday Shipping Podcasts September 2, 2022
Friday - Clark Stinks day! Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. Also, this year Clark…
09.01.22   Act Now for Holiday Travel  /  Job Market Trends & Work-Life Balance
09.01.22 Act Now for Holiday Travel / Job Market Trends & Work-Life Balance Podcasts September 1, 2022
After a chaotic summer, the outlook for fall travel looks better on every front. September is your cue to start…
08.31.22  The Newest Text Message Scams  /   Family Loans & Taxes
08.31.22 The Newest Text Message Scams / Family Loans & Taxes Podcasts August 31, 2022
Text message scams keep coming and keep morphing. Know what the latest barrage looks like - deploying new ways to…
08.30.22   Undisclosed: Podcast Influencers  /  Prime Perk: Amazon Layaway
08.30.22 Undisclosed: Podcast Influencers / Prime Perk: Amazon Layaway Podcasts August 30, 2022
People are being hoodwinked by paid influencers on social media. Clark shares how this often works with podcasting, unbeknownst to…
08.29.22  Streaming Changes And FREE TV   /   Recalculation For Home Sellers
08.29.22 Streaming Changes And FREE TV / Recalculation For Home Sellers Podcasts August 29, 2022
Saving money on streaming TV is an area of expertise at Clark.com. Clark has industry news explaining the current streaming…
08.26.22  Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks  /  Important & Cheap! Renters Insurance
08.26.22 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / Important & Cheap! Renters Insurance Podcasts August 26, 2022
Friday - Clark Stinks day! Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. Also, overlooked and extremely…
08.25.22  The Best Rates On Savings  /  Pros & Cons: Worker Productivity Scores
08.25.22 The Best Rates On Savings / Pros & Cons: Worker Productivity Scores Podcasts August 25, 2022
The big banks persist in paying no real interest on savings. Meanwhile Clark just got 3.3% on a CD from…
08.24.22   Eating Out: Supermarket Vs. Restaurant Inflation  /  Airline Seat Sizes
08.24.22 Eating Out: Supermarket Vs. Restaurant Inflation / Airline Seat Sizes Podcasts August 24, 2022
Market forces have increased supermarket costs by 13% over the past year, while restaurant price increases have gone up roughly…
08.23.22   A $10 Life Saver + Home Protection   /  WRONG: An Automaker’s Mandatory Option
08.23.22 A $10 Life Saver + Home Protection / WRONG: An Automaker’s Mandatory Option Podcasts August 23, 2022
Reported this year - tragic loss of life due to hotel carbon monoxide poisoning. Clark has a new safety device…
08.22.22  Prescription Price Changes & Workarounds  /  2 Great New Cell Plan Deals
08.22.22 Prescription Price Changes & Workarounds / 2 Great New Cell Plan Deals Podcasts August 22, 2022
New meds are the most expensive ever. 8 of 13 new drugs cost over $200K per year! Clark explains how…
08.19.22  Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks  /  Artificial Lawns – Pros & Cons
08.19.22 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / Artificial Lawns – Pros & Cons Podcasts August 19, 2022
Friday - Clark Stinks day! Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. Also - Many are…
08.18.22   Inflation Defense: Store Brands /  Your Retirement Age
08.18.22 Inflation Defense: Store Brands / Your Retirement Age Podcasts August 18, 2022
Inflation has made us smarter about shopping. People are changing their buying habits. Learn how much you can save buying…
08.17.22   Home & Auto Insurance: The Prevention Approach  /  OPPORTUNITY: Restoring the Great Middle Class
08.17.22 Home & Auto Insurance: The Prevention Approach / OPPORTUNITY: Restoring the Great Middle Class Podcasts August 17, 2022
As claims become more expensive, home and auto insurance premiums are rising. Learn how forward thinking insurers are looking to…
08.16.22  Best States to Start a Business  /  National Scandal: Military Ripoffs
08.16.22 Best States to Start a Business / National Scandal: Military Ripoffs Podcasts August 16, 2022
The formation of new businesses is way up. Clark is a lifelong entrepreneur. America has the resources and our greatest…
08.15.22  Freelance Pay Equity  /  Moving To Save Money – A Clark Smart Relocation Rule
08.15.22 Freelance Pay Equity / Moving To Save Money – A Clark Smart Relocation Rule Podcasts August 15, 2022
Bloomberg reports women working as skilled freelancers / independent contractors make half as much as men doing the same job.…
08.12.22   Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks  /  DIY Wireless Home Security
08.12.22 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / DIY Wireless Home Security Podcasts August 12, 2022
Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. Also - An uptick in crime has more people…