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Download Episode 02.26.21 Clark answers his critics on Clark Stinks / A trend in the supermarket industry that can save you up to 50%  Christa shares Clark Stinks posts on the site…Read more
Download Episode 02.25.21 Privacy Protection: WhatsApp alternatives / The Kroger data breach part of something deep – your assignment Facebook owned WhatsApp is changing terms of service…Read more
Download Episode 02.24.21 The Power of the Pivot-Knowing where your transferable skills are needed. Also, your options when your employer doesn’t offer a 401K match or any retirement account. The Power of the Pivot: Job demand is…Read more
Download Episode 02.23.21 A new way to invest that doesn’t involve buying stocks hyped on Reddit. Also, a new charge is appearing on bills of all kinds. What to watch for. Clark recommends long-term investing and welcomes Marcus Invest…Read more
Download Episode 02.22.21 Car buyer update for new and used vehiciles / A stand out cell phone plan How Ford's new Blue Advantage car buying program…Read more
Download Episode 02.19.21 Clark answers his critics on Clark Stinks / Jobs that pay a great starting salary for college grads Christa shares Clark Stinks posts on the site…Read more
Download Episode 02.18.21 Renters’ Rights and the Mortgage Forebearance extension / Auto theft and breakins-Prevention Rule changes for renters and home buyers have…Read more
Download Episode 02.17.21 Stock trading tax issues + index funds / Employment prospects as the economy recovers If you must do high-frequency stock trades, Clark…Read more
Download Episode 02.16.21 Vaccine scams are proliferating- can you spot them? / A new way to save on high cost generic drugs The Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company offers…Read more
Download Episode 02.15.21 State & local revenues not terrible / Ponzi fraud is booming Clark explains how state and local revenues are…Read more
Download Episode 2.12.21 Clark Stinks; Payment apps like Venmo and Cash App need to serve customers better! Christa shares the Clark Stinks posted on the…Read more
Download Episode 2.11.21 People are being taxed for fraudulent unemployment benefits; Foreclosure moratorium extended The Consumer Action Center is being inundated with…Read more
Download Episode 02.10.21 The high cost of chasing tech; Life insurance for younger adults in the age of Covid How much it would cost if you bought…Read more
Download Episode 02.09.21 Harmful, false posts about people online; The cheapest home security system Google yourself to see what is out there…Read more
Download Episode 02.08.21 Who Are the REAL bargain retailers; Protect yourself from proliferating phone scams To stretch your dollar further, it's important to…Read more
Download Episode 02.05.21 Clark Stinks; February deals and the best Presidents’ Day bargains Christa shares the Clark Stinks posted on the…Read more
Download Episode 02.04.21 Future of the stock market; Chase credit card terms; Clark’s Amazon saga update Clark's latest take on the GameStop and other…Read more
Download Episode 2.3.21 Do you need an 8k TV!?; Here’s what you should do if you’ve fared well through this pandemic In recent years we've been buying 4k tv's…Read more
Download Episode 2.2.21 How vaccines will affect employment and travel; Paramount+ prelaunch discount Being vaccinated will be a green light for…Read more
Download Episode 2.1.21 Producer Joel announces his departure; The pandemic has changed the way you should think about auto insurance. Producer Joel is moving on to pursue his…Read more
Download Episode 1.29.21 Clark Stinks; How people are handling stimulus funds Christa and Joel share the Clark Stinks posted…Read more
Download Episode 1.28.21 Where Americans are moving right now; Retailer closings mean you need to use your gift cards now A new report from Uhaul shows which states…Read more
Download Episode 1.27.21 Gamestop & the stock market; How to sign up for healthcare if you lost your job Despite store closings, Gamestop stock has climbed rapidly…Read more
Download Episode 1.26.21 Higher mortgage rates are coming; Medical tourism is rebounding in a big way Mortgage rates are likely to rise in the…Read more
Download Episode 1.25.21 Buy a used car with a 30-day return policy; Food delivery app fees are absurd and they hurt restaurants Carmax has a generous new return policy. You…Read more
Download Episode 1.22.21 Clark Stinks; How to avoid losing your FSA funds Christa and Joel share the Clark Stinks posted…Read more
Download Episode 1.21.21 Free tax filing is open on the IRS website now; Getting paid to get vaccinated IRS free file is the place to go…Read more
Download Episode 1.20.21 Annuity options will soon be available in your 401k; As streaming prices rise, how you can pay less Clark is not a fan of annuities. But…Read more
Download Episode 1.19.21 High shipping costs lead to generous return policies; Buy now & pay later grows in popularity Bigger retailers like Amazon and Walmart are letting…Read more
Download Episode 1.18.21 How to file your taxes for FREE; The best online banks you should consider having an account with Clark discusses how most people can file their…Read more
Download Episode 1.15.21 Why some borrowers are missing out on student loan forgiveness; Clark Stinks Some borrowers aren't getting their student loans forgiven…Read more
Download Episode 1.14.21 The jobs recovery has stalled out; Clark’s take on Bitcoin’s volatile ride The newest jobs report was not looking very…Read more
Download Episode 1.13.21 How to get fewer annoying robocalls + The appliance shortage is still raging Robocalls are the worst! And it feels like…Read more
Download Episode 1.12.21 The FAFSA gets simplified + Parental guilt causes financial insecurity by taking out PLUS loans There will be some major changes to the…Read more
Download Episode The FAFSA gets simplified + Parental guilt causes financial insecurity by taking out PLUS loans There will be some major changes to the…Read more
Download Episode Saving big on monthly expenses in 2021 + The high cost of food delivery Clark believes that if you take some important…Read more
Download Episode 1.11.21 Saving big on monthly expenses in 2021 + The high cost of food delivery Clark believes that if you take some important…Read more
Download Episode What’s happening with minimum wage increases + Clark Stinks New minimum wage laws are going into effect…Read more
Download Episode Why you need to avoid spending too much on transportation in your budget New car prices have shot through the roof…Read more
Download Episode Where to go if you haven’t received your stimulus money + How increased unemployment compensation is going to work There's a new spot on the IRS website…Read more
Download Episode How to save more on what you pay for housing + Clark answers your questions about refinancing and getting a mortgage Housing is typically the biggest line item in…Read more
Download Episode How to actually achieve your money goals this year + Clark talks about his history A lot of people are setting New Year's…Read more
Download Episode What to do with leftover FSA funds; How your personality affects your savings habit Haven't spent all your FSA dollars? Clark talks…Read more
Download Episode 12.31.20 Best used cars under $5k; How to get cheaper hearing aids Consumer Reports has just released its list of…Read more
Download Episode 12.30.20 Dollar stores are getting fancy; Even small amounts of exercise can make a big difference There are some newer and fancier dollar stores…Read more
Download Episode 12.29.20 How to combat our recycling issues; HP ends “free ink for life” plan Recycling isn't working out very well right now.…Read more
Download Episode 12.28.20 Most reliable used cars; Why you shouldn’t buy gift cards right now There's a new list of the most reliable…Read more
Download Episode 12.25.20 Parents are clueless about tobacco and e-cig usage; Americans are worried about government tracking Parents tend to not know when their kids…Read more
Download Episode 12.24.20 Shopping online vs. shopping in stores; Moving could drastically cut your income Clark discusses the benefits of each. Curbside pickup…Read more
Download Episode 12.23.20 Comcast imposes data caps; Spying on your kid while they are driving Clark is not a fan of the new…Read more
Download Episode 12.22.20 How to tell if clothing was made for a factory outlet; Tough times create better savers Some items are made specifically for factory outlet…Read more
Download Episode 12.21.20 Apartment renting in the virtual world; Which banks rank the highest in customer satisfaction? Renting an apartment has changed because of Covid.…Read more
Download Episode 12.18.20 Transitioning to clean energy and EV’s; Clark Stinks Clark talks about the transition to clean energy…Read more
Download Episode 12.17.20 Making more as a gig worker; Ditching high-cost mutual funds Clark talks about which delivery services pay gig…Read more
Download Episode 12.16.20 Disney+ raising prices; Rent a timeshare to save on your next vacation Disney+ is looking to add more content while…Read more
Download Episode 12.15.20 Last minute Christmas deals; How a massive federal data breach impacts you Clark talks about some of the best sales…Read more
Download Episode 12.14.20 Healthcare signup deadline; Vaccine scam warning If you need healthcare in 2021, the deadline…Read more
Download Episode 12.11.20 Store credit cards are awful – avoid them; Clark Stinks Store credit cards can be poison for your…Read more
Download Episode 12.10.20 Don’t save for retirement in a savings account; GM opens an electric vehicle plant Half of Americans are saving for retirement in…Read more
Download Episode 12.9.20 The IRS has 1 million unprocessed tax returns; Travel insurance may now cover Covid The IRS has a major backlog of unprocessed…Read more
Download Episode 12.8.20 Christmas shipping is getting messy; Covid is changing college in a big way There's a shipping logjam and it doesn't bode…Read more
Download Episode 12.7.20 Watch out for this Amazon Prime scam; Student loan payment freeze extended Scammers are targeting Amazon Prime members specifically in…Read more
Download Episode 12.4.20 Tesla Model S no longer recommended by Consumer Reports; Clark Stinks Consumer Reports has detailed some of the problems…Read more
Download Episode 12.3.20 Does it pay to install solar?; Divvy rent to own homes is expanding A recent article in Wired detailed a solar…Read more
Download Episode 12.2.20 Delta to block middle seats through March; State and local government layoffs coming Clark's wife is going to fly on a…Read more
Download Episode 12.1.20 Vetting charities on Giving Tuesday; Vaccine news is causing Americans to spend Clark talks about how to make your generosity…Read more
Download Episode 11.30.20 Cyber Monday deals abound; Look out for these Holiday scams Clark talks about the best deals that are…Read more
Download Episode 11.27.20 Hulu raises the price of live TV streaming…again; Beware “Trumpcare” health options Hulu is charging more for its live TV…Read more
Download Episode 11.26.20 Chocolate & Peloton are hot commodities right now; Painless ways to save more right now Chocolate and workout equipment are being consumed in…Read more
Download Episode 11.25.20 Clark’s credit card number was stolen; Americans are saving a lot Clark tells the story of his credit card…Read more
Download Episode 11.24.20 Walmart and others tighten Covid policies; Digital license plates Many major retailers are ramping up their Covid…Read more
Download Episode 11.23.20 Your TV is spying on you; How companies are combating worker burnout Advertisers want the ability to target audiences better…Read more
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