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

06.27.22   Crypto Crash In The Pioneer Phase    /   The Housing Market Is Changing
06.27.22 Crypto Crash In The Pioneer Phase / The Housing Market Is Changing Podcasts June 27, 2022
Overall, crypto has lost about 70% of its value. Many crypto lending organizations have gone insolvent. Digital money is a…
06.24.22  Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks  /  Great Opportunity Awaits All Grads – All Levels
06.24.22 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / Great Opportunity Awaits All Grads – All Levels Podcasts June 24, 2022
Friday - Clark Stinks day! Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. Also, high school, trade…
06.23.22   FRAUD ALERTS: Perpetual Sight Unseen Scams  /  Job Listing Scams
06.23.22 FRAUD ALERTS: Perpetual Sight Unseen Scams / Job Listing Scams Podcasts June 23, 2022
Puppy fraud was a constant during the pandemic and continues unabated. Google is going after these scamsters, but their efforts…
06.22.22  Attention Shoppers: Discount Categories Abound  /  Office Space Opportunity
06.22.22 Attention Shoppers: Discount Categories Abound / Office Space Opportunity Podcasts June 22, 2022
The inflation of 40 years ago was significantly worse than now. Clark describes the unusual distortions in today’s market, resulting…
06.21.22  Clark Smart Car Rental  /  Homeowners Insurance & Natural Disasters
06.21.22 Clark Smart Car Rental / Homeowners Insurance & Natural Disasters Podcasts June 21, 2022
It’s officially summer today. Get Clark smart strategies for saving money on car rentals, and learn how those under age…
06.20.22   A New Era For Entrepreneurs  /  Cruise Ship Retirement
06.20.22 A New Era For Entrepreneurs / Cruise Ship Retirement Podcasts June 20, 2022
The Economist reports that many are making a fresh start by becoming entrepreneurs. Clark describes how the climate is favorable…
06.17.22  Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks  /  Your Big Data Dossier
06.17.22 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / Your Big Data Dossier Podcasts June 17, 2022
Friday - Clark Stinks day! Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. Also, Clark talks about big…
06.16.22  Drones & Automation Advances  /  New Traditional IRA Inheritance Tax Rules
06.16.22 Drones & Automation Advances / New Traditional IRA Inheritance Tax Rules Podcasts June 16, 2022
Clark has talked about delivery drones, driverless cars, and robots for years. Well, it’s happening for real now. Clark updates…
06.15.22  TRAVEL: Gas Prices & Airfare Sticker Shock
06.15.22 TRAVEL: Gas Prices & Airfare Sticker Shock Podcasts June 15, 2022
Clark explains what is happening with gas prices at home and abroad, and suggests ways to adapt, including modification of…
06.14.22  Bear Market Perspective & Strategy  /   Student Loan News & Your Education
06.14.22 Bear Market Perspective & Strategy / Student Loan News & Your Education Podcasts June 14, 2022
Yesterday we officially entered a bear market. This is not a total surprise. Clark explains how stock values are measured,…
06.13.22  Warning: Buying Online Sight Unseen  /  SAVE on TVs & Video Content
06.13.22 Warning: Buying Online Sight Unseen / SAVE on TVs & Video Content Podcasts June 13, 2022
A disturbing trend - buying certain things online - sight unseen. Don’t believe what you see on the internet. It’s…
06.03.22  Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks  /  A New Era of World Trade
06.03.22 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / A New Era of World Trade Podcasts June 3, 2022
Friday - Clark Stinks day! Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. Also, Clark discusses the…
06.02.22  Your Safety and Dietary Supplements  /  Car Market Update
06.02.22 Your Safety and Dietary Supplements / Car Market Update Podcasts June 2, 2022
Dietary supplements, vitamins and herbal remedies are unregulated. Clark clarifies which labels to trust. Learn about labels that lie vs…
06.01.22  Payroll Advances: Perils & Alternatives   /   Update: Robocalls & Messaging Scams
06.01.22 Payroll Advances: Perils & Alternatives / Update: Robocalls & Messaging Scams Podcasts June 1, 2022
Employers have outsourced companies to handle pay advances, many of which charge junk fees. Dave is a payroll advance company…
05.31.22  Our Power Grid & Portable Generators  / FREE Online Books, TV & Movies
05.31.22 Our Power Grid & Portable Generators / FREE Online Books, TV & Movies Podcasts May 31, 2022
It could be a rocky summer for power blackouts and we’ve got some vulnerabilities with our energy grid around the…
05.27.22  Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks  /   Where The Deals Are!
05.27.22 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / Where The Deals Are! Podcasts May 27, 2022
Friday - Clark Stinks day! Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. Plus, there are deals…
05.26.22  Money & The Happiness Quotient  /   Concert Ticket Pricing
05.26.22 Money & The Happiness Quotient / Concert Ticket Pricing Podcasts May 26, 2022
A perpetual debate: Can money buy happiness? Clark discusses survey findings on the matter and the role of money in…
05.25.22  Summer Air Travel Saving Strategies   /  Cooling You Home This Summer
05.25.22 Summer Air Travel Saving Strategies / Cooling You Home This Summer Podcasts May 25, 2022
Memorial Day and the summer travel season is upon us. Airfares have gone way up due to pent up demand…
05.24.22  Turbulent Crypto Currents  /  Prostate Cancer Update and Self-Advocacy
05.24.22 Turbulent Crypto Currents / Prostate Cancer Update and Self-Advocacy Podcasts May 24, 2022
Learn Clark’s position on crypto and why it’s not yet ready for prime time. Most people who’ve put money into…
05.23.22  A New AMEX Travel Benefit  /  Save More on Weddings
05.23.22 A New AMEX Travel Benefit / Save More on Weddings Podcasts May 23, 2022
Clark discusses how travel insurance and cancellations generally work, and a void in the market that AMEX is filling. Then,…
05.20.22  Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks  /  Summer Jobs Galore for Teens
05.20.22 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / Summer Jobs Galore for Teens Podcasts May 20, 2022
Friday - Clark Stinks day! Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. Also, jobs are abundant…
05.19.22  Bogus Financial Advisors Cost You  /  Cell Phone Plan Deals
05.19.22 Bogus Financial Advisors Cost You / Cell Phone Plan Deals Podcasts May 19, 2022
While investment costs have never been lower, some investors pay really high costs to non-fiduciaries. Clark explains a sneaky trick…
05.18.22  Self-Employed Retirement Planning  /  Road Trip Auto Maintenance Tips
05.18.22 Self-Employed Retirement Planning / Road Trip Auto Maintenance Tips Podcasts May 18, 2022
Learn how to save for the future when you freelance, work side hustles or own your own business and don’t…
05.17.22  Airbnb: New Rules & Guidelines for Potential Hosts  /  Profitable College Degrees
05.17.22 Airbnb: New Rules & Guidelines for Potential Hosts / Profitable College Degrees Podcasts May 17, 2022
Party rentals have become a huge problem for Airbnb, so they’re launching an anti-party crackdown. What to expect when booking -…
05.16.22  Entrepreneurs: Being Your Own Boss  /  Control: Vehicle A.I. Tracking Drivers
05.16.22 Entrepreneurs: Being Your Own Boss / Control: Vehicle A.I. Tracking Drivers Podcasts May 16, 2022
If you feel you can serve a need in the marketplace, this is a golden era for entrepreneurs. Clark discusses the…
05.13.22  Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks  /   Travel Warnings
05.13.22 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / Travel Warnings Podcasts May 13, 2022
Friday - Clark Stinks day! Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. And - Clark has…
05.12.22  Education: Going The Distance  /  Google’s New Privacy Tool
05.12.22 Education: Going The Distance / Google’s New Privacy Tool Podcasts May 12, 2022
College isn’t the only path to success. Clark summarizes the skills education landscape including Google IT training programs. But for…
05.11.22  SAVE MORE: Reduce Energy Consumption  /  Diamonds Are Cheaper Forever
05.11.22 SAVE MORE: Reduce Energy Consumption / Diamonds Are Cheaper Forever Podcasts May 11, 2022
The cost of solar is down 80% from a decade ago - a way to defray energy cost, along with…
05.10.22  Medicare Disadvantage Plans  /  An ARM & a Leg: Adjustable Rate Mortgages
05.10.22 Medicare Disadvantage Plans / An ARM & a Leg: Adjustable Rate Mortgages Podcasts May 10, 2022
Two special warnings this episode - The first deals with confusion around Medicare Advantage plans, a choice many regret. Heed this…
05.09.22  The Wawa Wow Factor  /  Inflation Supermarket Strategy
05.09.22 The Wawa Wow Factor / Inflation Supermarket Strategy Podcasts May 9, 2022
The big runup in gas is getting people more focused on where they buy. The market is becoming dominated by…