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

04.11.22  Navigating Airline Chaos  /   Wanted: Your Spare Change
04.11.22 Navigating Airline Chaos / Wanted: Your Spare Change Podcasts April 11, 2022
As people return to travel, the airlines are caught with staff shortages in all positions, canceling thousands of flights in…
04.08.22  Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks  /   Housing Solutions: ADUs
04.08.22 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / Housing Solutions: ADUs Podcasts April 8, 2022
Friday - Clark Stinks day! Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. Also, 20% of Americans…
04.07.22  Hiring a Fiduciary Financial Advisor  /   Reducing Food Waste
04.07.22 Hiring a Fiduciary Financial Advisor / Reducing Food Waste Podcasts April 7, 2022
Financial advisors - even if you think you have a good one, you may be spending way more money than…
04.06.22  Best Printers of the Year  /  E-Bikes & Scooters – Gas Alternatives for Getting Around
04.06.22 Best Printers of the Year / E-Bikes & Scooters – Gas Alternatives for Getting Around Podcasts April 6, 2022
Clark discusses how to choose a printer for work or home, considering your usage and the high price of ink! Consumer…
04.05.22  The New Nature of Work & Opportunity  /  Top 10 Tax-Friendly States
04.05.22 The New Nature of Work & Opportunity / Top 10 Tax-Friendly States Podcasts April 5, 2022
The pandemic reassessment of work continues to evolve, with many older workers returning to phased retirement jobs. Clark discusses the…
04.04.22  College Decisions & Direction  /  High Travel Cost Strategies
04.04.22 College Decisions & Direction / High Travel Cost Strategies Podcasts April 4, 2022
Clark explains why you shouldn’t freak out if you get rejections from the colleges of your choice. And what to…
04.01.22  Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks  /  Rising Interest Rates
04.01.22 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / Rising Interest Rates Podcasts April 1, 2022
Friday - Clark Stinks day! Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. Also, Clark discusses how…
03.31.22  Shop Till You Drop INFLATION Costs  /  DANGER: QR Codes
03.31.22 Shop Till You Drop INFLATION Costs / DANGER: QR Codes Podcasts March 31, 2022
Clark shares back to basics info on how to shop wisely and tell what’s truly a deal and what is…
03.30.22  Colleges Ripping Off Veterans  /  New Streaming TV Savings.
03.30.22 Colleges Ripping Off Veterans / New Streaming TV Savings. Podcasts March 30, 2022
Clark has a special RIP OFF ALERT concerning veterans and members of our military seeking to further their education. AND - STREAMING…
03.29.22  Affordable Cities For Renters   /   Where The Deals Are.
03.29.22 Affordable Cities For Renters / Where The Deals Are. Podcasts March 29, 2022
The pandemic has changed costs of living around housing and transportation. Americans are on the move again. This is a…
03.28.22  Clark’s Consumer Fight for His $  /  Changes: Medical Debt & Your Credit
03.28.22 Clark’s Consumer Fight for His $ / Changes: Medical Debt & Your Credit Podcasts March 28, 2022
Clark shares 2 new cell phone deals and then explains how he fought a 6 month battle for his wallet,…
03.25.22 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks  /  Summer Car Rentals
03.25.22 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / Summer Car Rentals Podcasts March 25, 2022
Clark Stinks day! Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. Also, the state of car rental…
03.24.22  TAXES: Refunds & Free Filing  /  TRAVEL: Airline Miles & Hotel Points
03.24.22 TAXES: Refunds & Free Filing / TRAVEL: Airline Miles & Hotel Points Podcasts March 24, 2022
Clark talks taxes including why you should check your refund whether you’ve filed yet or not, and free filing. Also…
03.23.22  Here’s To The Four Day Workweek  /  The Death of Overdraft Fees
03.23.22 Here’s To The Four Day Workweek / The Death of Overdraft Fees Podcasts March 23, 2022
Word to employers: We’re in an experimental, reset time for employees. Flex schedules and 4-day workweeks are well worth considering…
03.22.22  Summer Jobs / In Praise of a Big Bank!
03.22.22 Summer Jobs / In Praise of a Big Bank! Podcasts March 22, 2022
Opportunity knocks this summer! Whether you’re a teacher, student, or just looking to make extra money, the marketplace has taken…
03.21.22  Current Strategies for the 2 Biggest Purchases: Auto & Home
03.21.22 Current Strategies for the 2 Biggest Purchases: Auto & Home Podcasts March 21, 2022
Clark offers direction for car buyers of both new and used vehicles in the market now as shortages persist. Also,…
03.18.22  Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks  /  Going From a Traditional to Roth 401(k)
03.18.22 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / Going From a Traditional to Roth 401(k) Podcasts March 18, 2022
Friday - Clark Stinks day! Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. Also, If you’ve had…
03.17.22   Saving-Spending Reset  /  Tax Records: An Overview
03.17.22 Saving-Spending Reset / Tax Records: An Overview Podcasts March 17, 2022
Historically Americans are the worst savers but many improved during lockdown. Now, many are saving less and taking on more…
03.16.22  Special Edition: Gasoline & Home Energy Prices
03.16.22 Special Edition: Gasoline & Home Energy Prices Podcasts March 16, 2022
Clark discusses how the war in Ukraine is affecting us all with higher energy prices, from gasoline to home energy.…
03.15.22   Student Loan Forgiveness Corrected  /  Hearing and Vision Apps
03.15.22 Student Loan Forgiveness Corrected / Hearing and Vision Apps Podcasts March 15, 2022
Student loan forgiveness was a promise made 15 years ago to those going into public service. That promise was broken…
03.14.22   Wells Fargo’s FINRA Review   /  2 Ways to Offset Inflation
03.14.22 Wells Fargo’s FINRA Review / 2 Ways to Offset Inflation Podcasts March 14, 2022
Clark explains why you should never invest through a bank. And then there’s Wells Fargo. Their latest foray into criminal…
03.04.22  Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks  /  Clark’s Health Lesson
03.04.22 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / Clark’s Health Lesson Podcasts March 4, 2022
Friday - Clark Stinks day! Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. Also, Clark has a…
03.03.22 Ukraine: Donation Guidance and Economic Impact /  Update: Vehicle Pricing & Purchasing
03.03.22 Ukraine: Donation Guidance and Economic Impact / Update: Vehicle Pricing & Purchasing Podcasts March 3, 2022
Clark offers legitimate resources for assisting Ukraine and discusses the economic impact. Also, current new & used car pricing info…
03.02.22  Fraud Alerts: Romance Scams Hit Fever Pitch  /  ZELLE No
03.02.22 Fraud Alerts: Romance Scams Hit Fever Pitch / ZELLE No Podcasts March 2, 2022
Romance scams have skyrocketed with hundreds of millions lost to criminals exploiting pandemic vulnerability. And they’re stealing via untraceable fake…
03.01.22  Paid to Learn: Apprenticeship Programs  /   Walmart & Amazon Healthcare
03.01.22 Paid to Learn: Apprenticeship Programs / Walmart & Amazon Healthcare Podcasts March 1, 2022
The solution to the nation’s skilled worker shortage has been there all along, as more industries step up to participate…
02.28.22  Predatory FinTech Loans Target Small Business  /  Financial Infidelity
02.28.22 Predatory FinTech Loans Target Small Business / Financial Infidelity Podcasts February 28, 2022
A new trick of the predatory lending trade: Banks team with fintechs to make 225% loans. Beware these online offers…
02.25.22  Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks  /  Internet Service: Clarity & Choice
02.25.22 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / Internet Service: Clarity & Choice Podcasts February 25, 2022
Friday - Clark Stinks day! Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. Also, shopping internet plans…
02.24.22  Labor Shortage Outlook  /  Early Retirement Compromise
02.24.22 Labor Shortage Outlook / Early Retirement Compromise Podcasts February 24, 2022
Labor shortages are so pervasive, it will take innovation and automation to fill the gaps. Clark talks about life in…
02.23.22  Power Outage: Solar Backup & Home Generators  /  Amazon Prime Increase Vs Walmart+
02.23.22 Power Outage: Solar Backup & Home Generators / Amazon Prime Increase Vs Walmart+ Podcasts February 23, 2022
Severe weather can cause lengthy power outages. Clark discusses solar with backup battery power and generator use. Also, Amazon is…
02.22.22  The Ukraine Invasion: Economic Effect   /  2 Tech Topics: 3G Shutdown & A New Tech Connect Standard
02.22.22 The Ukraine Invasion: Economic Effect / 2 Tech Topics: 3G Shutdown & A New Tech Connect Standard Podcasts February 22, 2022
Clark discusses some possible economic implications around the stock market and gas prices, as the invasion of Ukraine unfolds. Also,…