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

4.8.20 What to do if you can’t pay rent; SBA lending progress update; What is happening in the housing market; Private student loan forbearance Podcasts April 8, 2020
Clark tells you how to handle a scenario in which you can't pay rent. The key is communication. The SBA…
4.7.20 Clark interviews SBA rep; Unemployment relief updates; Free mental health resources; Getting mortgage relief Podcasts April 7, 2020
Clark interviews Ashley Bell from the SBA in order to find out more on the Paycheck Protection Program and Economic…
4.6.20 PPP slow roll-out; Stimulus check updates; Companies helping people; Creating a will right now Podcasts April 7, 2020
The PPP is off to a really slow start. Clark discusses. We've got more information on stimulus checks. Clark discusses…
4.3.20 Important Covid-19 economic updates; Sheltering in place works; Zoom privacy issues and alternatives; Robo Advisors Podcasts April 3, 2020
Clark talks about the important updates on how PPP is being implemented and what the latest is with unemployment insurance…
4.2.20 Stimulus check updates; Unemployment compensation problems; Fake Covid-19 remedies; Stores stepping up delivery abilities Podcasts April 2, 2020
Clarifications have been made about who will receive stimulus money from the government and when that money will come. State…
4.1.20 Paycheck Protection Program and SBA disaster relief; What happens if you can’t pay rent; Health insurers waive individual Covid-19 health costs; AirBnb helping hosts Podcasts April 1, 2020
The details of the PPP and EIDL programs are a little murky. Clark brings as much clarity as possible to…
3.31.20 Going to SBA.gov for small business relief money; Employees walking out on the job; Juggling your finances until stimulus money kicks in; Covid-19 scams proliferate Podcasts March 31, 2020
SBA.gov is the place to apply for economic injury disaster loans. And $10k in funds can be received in the…
3.30.20 More unemployment details; Stock market volatility; Real ID implementation delayed; 401k disbursements part of stimulus bill Podcasts March 30, 2020
Funds will soon be flowing to the states for Americans filing for unemployment. Clark discusses more of the details we…
3.27.20 Small business and non-profit stimulus relief; Getting travel refunds; Barren grocery store shelves will be filling soon Podcasts March 27, 2020
Small businesses and non-profits are seeing real financial relief in the recent stimulus bill. Clark talks about some of the…
3.26.20 Helicopter $ and unemployment compensation details; Student loan stimulus details; IRS filing updates; Taking care of those around you Podcasts March 26, 2020
Stimulus checks are coming. Clark details the Senate bill and what these stimulus payments will look like and who will…
3.25.20 Specifics on relief bill; Talking to your credit card company; Healthcare exchanges reopening; Which companies are hiring Podcasts March 25, 2020
Clark discusses the stimulus bill deal that finally came together on Wednesday morning. It has not yet become law but…
3.24.20 Senate relief bill implications; Automakers making ventilators; Handling student loans; Volunteer efforts will ramp up Podcasts March 24, 2020
Clark talks about the Senate relief bill that is still being negotiated. It looks like American families will be receiving…
3.23.20 Which companies are hiring right now; Fed supporting markets; Beware work from home scams; Finding a work from home routine Podcasts March 23, 2020
In a tsunami of economic turmoil, Clark talks about the companies that are hiring and where to turn if you…
3.20.20 Places handling coronavirus threat well, quarantine leading to more economic difficulties; Mortgage market update Podcasts March 20, 2020
Clark talks about how Taiwan is handling Covid 19. There's a lot of uncertainty right now and economic difficulties are…
3.19.20 Stock market volatility and your 401k; Government passes a Coronavirus relief bill Podcasts March 19, 2020
The market is still experiencing a lot of volatility. Clark discusses how you should approach your retirement account in light…
3.18.20 Supply chain updates & human resiliency as Covid 19 spreads; How travel companies are responding to customers Podcasts March 18, 2020
Clark discusses how the grocery stores are doing and the unique way human beings come together in crisis. Some travel…
3.17.20 Coronavirus causes recession, major job market dysfunction; How government relief is coming during economic upheaval Podcasts March 17, 2020
Clark continues to talk about the fallout from the Coronavirus pandemic. There won't be a way of avoiding a recession,…
3.16.20 Coronavirus special: Clark’s stock market reaction, small business difficulties, and how to handle your personal finances Podcasts March 16, 2020
The stock market had a rough day. But the impacts of the Coronavirus extend far beyond that. Clark discusses stock…
3.13.20 Why savings bonds are GREAT!; Ikea dresser recall Podcasts March 13, 2020
Savings bonds are great place to put money these days. They could be a better option for you instead of…
3.12.20 Historically low mortgage rates; Fifth Third bank in hot water; Officially in a bear market Podcasts March 12, 2020
Mortgage rates have sunk to historic lows. But there's a LOT you need to know before you pull the trigger…