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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Listen Now: Recent Episodes

Download Episode 11.20.20 GM to offer car insurance based on driving habits; Clark Stinks General Motors is set to offer insurance to…Read more
Download Episode 11.19.20 Apple announces changes to app store pricing; Black Friday deals abound Apple will be reducing fees for smaller companies…Read more
Download Episode 11.18.20 Amazon launches an online pharmacy; The Boeing Max is returning to the skies Clark gives the details on Amazon's new online…Read more
Download Episode 11.17.20 Surprise bills for Covid tests; Google Photos ends lifetime free storage People are receiving unexpected bills just for getting…Read more
Download Episode 11.16.20 Moderna vaccine buoys hopes; Picking the right health plan during open enrollment Preliminary data from the Moderna trials show that…Read more
Download Episode 11.13.20 Grocery stores limiting purchase quantities; Clark Stinks Major grocery stores are starting to limit quantities…Read more
Download Episode 11.12.20 Credit card companies are offering majorly high sign-up bonuses; Rents rising in the burbs The major credit card companies like American Express…Read more
Download Episode 11.11.20 California voters turn down higher business taxes; Scammers target people running out of money California is a notoriously high tax state. But…Read more
Download Episode 11.10.20 Veterans Day and the deals happening tomorrow; Clark’s Christmas Kids Clark talks about celebrating our veterans and also…Read more
Download Episode 11.9.20 The impact a Covid vaccine will have on the economy; Holiday hotel deals Promising vaccine news has caused the stock market…Read more
Download Episode 11.6.20 The US is poised for a big economic recovery in 2021; Clark Stinks It looks like 2021 will be a year…Read more
Download Episode 11.5.20 Stock market soars with divided election results; Important ballot measure results across America Rates for savers and borrowers are going down…Read more
Download Episode 11.4.20 The appliance repair industry is booming; Credit card companies are soliciting new customers As people are spending more time in their…Read more
Download Episode 11.3.20 Cruise lines can sail again; Labor department bans ESG investing Cruise ships are now allowed to sail again,…Read more
Download Episode 11.2.20 Debt collectors can now reach you through social media; HSA rules for 2021 Debt collectors will now be allowed to contact…Read more
Download Episode 10.30.20 How to pick a contractor when renovating; Clark Stinks People are spending meaningful amounts of money to…Read more
Download Episode 10.29.20 Tax bracket changes; 30-40 million Americans facing eviction Clark discusses the tax bracket changes for 2020…Read more
Download Episode 10.28.20 Stock market selloff; T-Mobile’s new streaming offering + Boost cuts cell plan price again The stock market is having a tough day.…Read more
Download Episode 10.27.20 How to handle student loans in 2021; Where you can travel now + middle seat restrictions In the absence of political action, people with…Read more
Download Episode 10.26.20 What will happen to oil & gas?; Cable data caps burn people working from home What will happen to oil and gas as…Read more
Download Episode 10.23.20 Why you should use all your vacation days; Clark Stinks As we get closer to the end of…Read more
Download Episode 10.22.20 What you need to know about open enrollment; How to sell your old cell phone Open enrollment starts in early November. Clark tells…Read more
Download Episode 10.21.20 Scam election emails; Fake reviews plague major websites Scam emails are flooding inboxes as we draw…Read more
Download Episode 10.20.20 Justice department sues Google; What’s happening with the economy right now? The major tech companies are in hot water…Read more
Download Episode 10.19.20 The jobs in high demand; Boeing Max returning to the skies Some jobs are actually in high demand right…Read more
Download Episode 10.16.20 When the best Black Friday deals are coming; Clark Stinks Walmart has just announced its Black Friday plans.…Read more
Download Episode 10.15.20 Small business optimism; Rents are rising in the suburbs Small businesses are more optimistic. Some of this…Read more
Download Episode 10.14.20 The airlines are losing massive amounts of money; Protecting your brokerage account Delta Airlines just announced that they lost over…Read more
Download Episode 10.13.20 The election & your investments; Tax breaks for working from home How should the upcoming election change your investments?…Read more
Download Episode 10.12.20 Robinhood disastrous account hacking; New PPP loan forgiveness form Investing app Robinhood has acknowledged that some of…Read more
Download Episode 10.9.20 The skinny on meal delivery kits; Clark Stinks Clark has discussed grocery delivery and curbside pickups,…Read more
Download Episode 10.8.20 Southwest wants pay cuts, not layoffs; Beware payroll advance apps Southwest asks employees to accept pay cuts to…Read more
Download Episode 10.7.20 Why you should get the flu shot; When the Holiday deals are happening Clark discusses the importance of getting a flu…Read more
Download Episode 10.6.20 New Verizon home internet option; The impact of Trump’s Covid diagnosis Verizon has a new offering that will help…Read more
Download Episode 10.5.20 Census bureau report about widening income gap; New credit card doesn’t look at your credit score Roughly 80% of Americans have less purchasing power…Read more
Download Episode 10.2.20 PPP loan forgiveness gets underway; Clark Stinks Small business owners that took out PPP loans…Read more
Download Episode 10.1.20 Teachers are underpaid; Fake debt collectors A new report finds that teachers are paid…Read more
Download Episode 9.30.20 Massive layoffs at Disney and the airlines; Where to turn for health insurance after job loss The airlines are set to lay off tens…Read more
Download Episode 9.29.20 Supermarkets are stocked for Fall; How to negotiate rent with your landlord Supermarkets are stocking up before Fall hits in…Read more
Download Episode 9.28.20 Voters are less divided than our politicians; Amazon Prime Day + Ring drone camera Americans are actually less divided than our elected…Read more
Download Episode 9.25.20 Cheaper batteries are lowering energy costs; Clark Stinks Tesla is leading the charge towards cheaper batteries.…Read more
Download Episode 9.24.20 Housing market inventory is crazy low, driving up prices; Car insurance claim estimator Fewer Americans are listing their homes for sale.…Read more
Download Episode 9.23.20 New independent contractor rule; Southwest companion pass offer A new rule gives employers more leeway when…Read more
Download Episode 9.22.20 What to do with overwhelming hospital bills; How small businesses are faring Clark discusses how to handle overwhelming hospital bills.…Read more
Download Episode 9.21.20 Fighting back against an unlawful eviction; Walmart raising pay There is a federal moratorium on evicting tenants…Read more
Download Episode 9.18.20 Why delaying social security payments is so important; Clark Stinks A lot of Americans opt to take social…Read more
Download Episode 9.17.20 The telemedicine boom; Good news for job seekers Telemedicine is taking off right now. And it's…Read more
Download Episode 9.16.20 Employees love working from home, but many employers don’t love it; Football is back! Stats show that Americans who have been able…Read more
Download Episode 9.15.20 Americans are saving more right now; USPS prescription delivery delays Many Americans who can are saving more of…Read more
Download Episode 9.14.20 The wildfires in California; The cell phone price wars intensify Clark talks about what has led to the…Read more
Download Episode 9.11.20 Special Edition: Navigating Your Finances in the Pandemic Economy Clark talks about how the economy has changed…Read more
Download Episode 9.10.20 Christmas sales in October; The used car shortage Retailers are likely to start offering bargains earlier…Read more
Download Episode 9.9.20 Mint Mobile launches cheap unlimited cell plan; FedEx is hiring If you need unlimited data, Mint Mobile just…Read more
Download Episode 9.8.20 The unbalanced stock market; How the eviction moratorium works The stock market has started to experience some…Read more
Download Episode 9.7.20 New car recall tool; Dollar stores become more popular as consumers are still hurting NHTSA has released a new free app that…Read more
Download Episode 9.4.20 Walmart Plus takes aim at Amazon Prime; Clark Stinks Walmart Plus just launched with a $98 annual…Read more
Download Episode 9.3.20 Why you should wait to buy an iPhone; States are having financial difficulties Apple will be releasing 5G iPhones in the…Read more
Download Episode 9.2.20 Federal reserve won’t worry about inflation; Companies forbid employees to talk about Covid diagnosis The Federal reserve has signaled that it won't…Read more
Download Episode 9.1.20 Executive order confusion and stimulus package progress; More airlines drop change fees + flying cars Clark talks about how the executive orders are…Read more
Download Episode 8.31.20 Clark talks prostate cancer and improving your eating habits; United scraps ticket change fees Clark was diagnosed with prostate cancer over a…Read more
Download Episode 8.28.20 Now is an ideal rate to shop around for car/home insurance; Clark Stinks Insurance companies are raking in the profit right…Read more
Download Episode 8.27.20 New refinance fee postponed; Why freezing your credit is SO important now The new refi fee that Clark talked about…Read more
Download Episode 8.26.20 Knowing your home’s flood risk; Rip-off schools FloodFactor.com is a great website that can help…Read more
Download Episode 8.25.20 IRS to stop sending tax notices for now; Schwab’s new free planning tool IRS will stop sending tax notices for now…Read more
Download Episode 8.24.20 Zoom crash this morning + alternatives; The K-shaped look of the economic recovery Zoom experienced a big crash this morning on…Read more
Download Episode 8.21.20 Click & collect is the present and the future; Clark Stinks Retailers like Target are crushing it right now…Read more
Download Episode 8.20.20 Amazon’s sale of faulty goods; What’s up with the next stimulus bill? A court has just ruled that Amazon can…Read more
Download Episode 8.19.20 Stock market reaches new highs; Flexible leases are more common The stock market has fully rebounded since its…Read more
Download Episode 8.18.20 New fees for refinancing; Apple & Google’s monopolistic tendencies Mortgage refinancing just got more expensive thanks to…Read more
Download Episode 8.17.20 What’s happening with the post office?; Student loan executive order details + a new proposal for student loan forgiveness There are some big issues with the postal…Read more
Download Episode 8.14.20 Cutting items from your budget to save more; Clark Stinks Clark encourages people to look over their spending…Read more
Download Episode 8.13.20 iBonds could be a great savings vehicle; Grocery shortages With rates dropping quickly for savers, iBonds could…Read more
Download Episode 8.12.20 How unemployment benefits will work under the executive order; Prepaid cell phone plan deals The President's executive order extends federal unemployment benefits.…Read more
Download Episode 8.11.20 Watch out for these bill scams; Insurance company access to your medical records People are getting bill collection notifications via text…Read more
Download Episode 8.10.20 Eviction fears & potential for stimulus action; Chaotic start to school year Clark discusses the difficulty many are having as…Read more
Download Episode 8.7.20 Gold and precious metals have been on a tear; Clark Stinks Gold prices have been soaring. And the gold…Read more
Download Episode 8.6.20 Credit lines being cut; AT&T rapidly losing customers Credit card limits are being cut for many…Read more
Download Episode 8.5.20 Self storage units having a tough time; Half of Americans see income drop With more Americans staying put and hunkering down,…Read more
Download Episode 8.4.20 Why Roth 401k’s are better; Fast food rewards programs Roth 401k's make more sense than traditional 401k's…Read more
Download Episode 8.3.20 Qualifying for food stamps; Protecting your email privacy Are you eligible for food stamps? Many more…Read more
Download Episode 7.31.20 Overworked pharmacists making more prescription mistakes; Clark Stinks CVS in Oklahoma was fined for prescription errors…Read more