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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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 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
Download Episode 8.26.19 Labor Day gas prices; Beware this romance email scam; Amazon 3rd party sellers warning Oil and in turn gas prices which were…Read more
Download Episode 8.23.19 Internet speeds are vastly overrated; Clark Stinks Clark's neighborhood recently got 1gig internet service. He…Read more
Download Episode 8.22.19 Beware college student debit cards; Expensive Nike subscription service; Facebook history eraser College students and their parents are being ripped…Read more
Download Episode 8.21.19 Southwest Airlines cancelling routes; MoviePass data breach; Series I savings bonds are a good place to stash cash. The 737 Max remains grounded as Boeing struggles…Read more
Download Episode 8.20.19 New ways to sell your home; Wells Fargo does it again; Fighting for your Equifax breach money iBuyers are the real estate organizations that can…Read more
Download Episode 8.19.19 Be vigilant when fighting for student loan forgiveness; Disney admission discount!; Your phone number and ID theft The student loan forgiveness program has failed, denying…Read more
Download Episode 8.16.19 Why everyone hates customer service; Clark Stinks According to the ACSI, pay TV, internet service…Read more
Download Episode 8.15.19 Owning a home isn’t always the way to go; Teacher retirement plans stink; Private labels taking over Housing prices have gone up way beyond income.…Read more
Download Episode 8.14.19 Prepare your personal finances for a possible recession; Vaping warning; The best single person cell phone plan deals Bond rates are at all time record lows…Read more
Download Episode 8.13.19 Movie theater subscription services; Zombie debt on the rise; Beware the dent repair scam Movie Pass and Sinemia are both effectively out…Read more
Download Episode 8.12.19 Crazy good interest rates; Fake Equifax settlement sites; New cheap streaming services Credit card interest rates are at an all-time…Read more
Download Episode 8.9.19 DOT rules for flight passengers with food allergies; Buyers market for SUVs; When to take Social Security Complaints against American Airlines have been filed for…Read more
Download Episode 8.9.19 DOT rules for flight passengers with food allergies; Clark Stinks Complaints against American Airlines have been filed for…Read more
Download Episode 8.8.19 Social Security account hacking; School hours for teens; Best family cell plans Social security hacking is a rare but ongoing…Read more
Download Episode 8.7.19 Employee relief funds; Major landlord accused of ponzi scheme; Car-sharing apps on the rise Way too often people will raid their 401(k)…Read more
Download Episode 8.6.19 Do bigger houses make us happier?; How you get manipulated to buy things online American debt and delinquency are increasing in a…Read more
Download Episode 8.5.19 Where to watch free movies online; Will your AC be obsolete soon with freon phase-out? Check out our new free online movie guide.…Read more
Download Episode 8.2.19 Should you eat expired food?; Clark Stinks Food company CEO Scott Nash spent a year…Read more
Download Episode 8.1.19 How to buy a home; Do you need cell phone insurance?; Working while in college People have issues with financing, builders, selling, and…Read more
Download Episode 7.31.19 Back to school sales; Medical bill shock; Free fitness classes Back to school sales have begun in much…Read more
Download Episode 7.30.19 Buying term life insurance; Clark shares an inspiring story; Rules for financial freedom There's much confusion surrounding life insurance - Who…Read more
Download Episode 7.29.19 More people are ditching home internet; Watch out for these fake charges; You might actually need flood insurance The cost of home broadband has gotten so…Read more
Download Episode 7.26.19 The app stores are ripping people off; Clark Stinks The app Tinder has changed the way you…Read more
Download Episode 7.25.19 Solar power becoming a slam dunk decision; Kids with credit cards? Oh no; Ditch your big bank for a better online one Solar prices have plummeted. More consumers should strongly…Read more
Download Episode 7.24.19 T-Mobile merger details; Don’t trust anonymous surveys; When should you call customer service? The T-Mobile merger is likely to be approved…Read more
Download Episode 7.23.19 Could fake grass save you money?; The CFPB sides with business over consumers; Cheap contact lenses Putting in fake grass could be better for…Read more
Download Episode 7.22.19 Equifax settlement reached; School lunch madness; Best payment apps Clark tells you what you need to know…Read more
Download Episode 7.19.19 Surf the web without being extensively tracked; Clark Stinks Google's Chrome browser is tracking you more than…Read more
Download Episode 7.18.19 Microchip implants are here ; Lawsuit over deceptive hotel fees; Discount prescription drug tool The Swedes are getting microchip implants to pay…Read more
Download Episode 7.17.19 Fidelity slashes expenses again; Beware the popular Face app; What to know when moving Fidelity is taking their fees even lower; The…Read more
Download Episode 7.16.19 Credit card companies cutting benefits; Ford transmission issues; Consumer debt at all-time high Credit card companies are torching the secondary benefits…Read more
Download Episode 7.15.19 Smart speakers spying; Watch out for this new credit card scam; Texas makes college free for some Google smart speakers are ALSO spying on you.…Read more
Download Episode 7.12.19 Watch out for credit card companies lowering limits; Clark Stinks Credit card companies are lowering the limits of…Read more
Download Episode 7.11.19 New confusing W-4 form; Freaky blood transfusion scam; Obesity rate tumbling What to do with the new (and confusing)…Read more
Download Episode 7.10.19 New CVS health hubs; Wells Fargo cheated their auto loan customers; Fall travel deals on the way CVS is launching new "health hubs" in multiple…Read more
Download Episode 7.9.19 When car brands no longer exist; Beware USB charging ports; Finding a good side hustle What do you do if you own a…Read more
Download Episode 7.8.19 Why you need a dash cam; Getting compensation for airline delays; Personal finance education comes to Harvard Dash cams are cheap insurance. They can provide…Read more
Download Episode 7.5.19 Where people go when housing gets too expensive; Cheaper phone calls from prison Some folks in San Francisco are living on…Read more
Download Episode 7.4.19 Financing a car in the current interest rate environment; How to navigate a job search later in life How should you go about financing a car…Read more
Download Episode 7.3.19 3D printing replacement car parts; Fake kidnapping scams on the rise 3D printing replacement car parts is becoming a…Read more
Download Episode 7.2.19 How to complain about credit bureau issues; Your privacy at stake while shopping You have to know where to go to…Read more
Download Episode 7.1.19 Amazon unhappy about negative reviews; Why backseats aren’t as safe as they used to be Amazon doesn't like people saying that its review…Read more
Download Episode 6.28.19 Blue collar workers receiving better treatment; Clark Stinks Blue collar workers receiving better perks on many…Read more
Download Episode 6.27.19 Non-compete clauses are awful; 55% of Americans have a credit card balance; Major medical advances in 3-d printing Non-compete clauses are really bad - yet they…Read more
Download Episode 6.26.19 How to become a 401k millionaire; Cryptocurrency scams; Carry on bag rules Clark talks about how you too can become…Read more
Download Episode 6.25.19 Consumer Reports car buying service; Social security imposter scams; Debit cards on campus Clark discusses the Consumer Reports car buying service…Read more
Download Episode 6.24.19 Apartment complexes lending money; Excessive hospital billing; Fintech tools to help elderly parents Some apartment complexes are now lending money to…Read more
Download Episode 6.22.19 Special Episode: Clark answers your investment and retirement planning questions From Clark: "I get so many investing questions…Read more
Download Episode 6.21.19 Americans growing more concerned about smart speakers; Clark Stinks Smart speakers seem to be losing some of…Read more
Download Episode 6.20.19 Bogus credit card fees; Privacy policies are impossible to read; Watch out for ‘scam’ health insurance plans Clark talks with David Lazarus of the LA…Read more
Download Episode 6.19.19 Facebook’s new cryptocurrenty – Libra; Buying Insulin in Canada; Climate initiative rollbacks Clark discusses what the new Facebook backed cryptocurrency…Read more
Download Episode 6.18.19 Discover eliminates banking fees; Google calendar scam; Cheaper grocery delivery Discover is eliminating all banking fees. Woo hoo!;…Read more
Download Episode 6.17.19 SIM card hijacking is a major problem; Drug manufacturers sue over pricing rule; Cars becoming safer Criminals are taking over your phone and stealing…Read more
Download Episode 6.14.19 Resort fees are outrageous but Booking.com is taking a stance; Clark Stinks Booking.com is attempting to crack down on resort…Read more
Download Episode 6.13.19 Samsung releasing cheaper phones; Timeshare exit company scams; Reverse mortgages are really bad Samsung is releasing a line of great phones…Read more
Download Episode 6.12.19 Dollar Tree raising prices; Massive issues with Zelle app; Facial recognition comes with privacy concerns Dollar Tree is having to raise prices in…Read more
Download Episode 6.11.19 Amazon offering a secured credit card; Burger King Impossible Burger snafu; Gas prices are dipping Amazon is offering a secured credit card for…Read more
Download Episode 6.10.19 Stopping cell phone robocalls; Quest labs data breach; Misleading broker labels The FCC has just made it easier for…Read more
Download Episode 6.7.19 What to do about uninsured motorist coverage; Clark Stinks What should you do about uninsured motorist coverage?…Read more
Download Episode 6.6.19 Reverse mortgages are awful; Teen credit card use; The high cost of basic medical care Reverse mortgages are incredibly costly and are a…Read more
Download Episode 6.5.19 Charter school offers incredible personal finance course; Wells Fargo shady brokers; Exercise makes people happy There's a charter school in a poor Philadelphia…Read more
Download Episode 6.4.19 Where the jobs are; Police donation scam; Credit card losses are piling up There are some new stats out on where…Read more
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