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

02.18.22  Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks  /  Summer Travel & Wedding Planning
02.18.22 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / Summer Travel & Wedding Planning Podcasts February 18, 2022
Friday - Clark Stinks day! Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. Meanwhile, Covid fatigue is…
02.17.22  The Equifax Data Breach Settlement  /   2 Great New Cell Plan Options
02.17.22 The Equifax Data Breach Settlement / 2 Great New Cell Plan Options Podcasts February 17, 2022
5 years later, the Equifax class action settlement over the massive 2017 breach - is finalized. Many are receiving claim…
02.16.22  No Surprises: A New Medical Benefit  /  New Rewards Checking
02.16.22 No Surprises: A New Medical Benefit / New Rewards Checking Podcasts February 16, 2022
The No Surprises Act for medical billing includes a bonus benefit most don’t know about, and it can help you save…
02.15.22   Update: Gas Prices  /  Sticker Shock: Auto Insurance Recommendation
02.15.22 Update: Gas Prices / Sticker Shock: Auto Insurance Recommendation Podcasts February 15, 2022
The story on gas prices - pandemic to now - explains where we are and where prices at the pump…
02.14.22  Saving Strategies for Financial Independence   /   Home Title Protection
02.14.22 Saving Strategies for Financial Independence / Home Title Protection Podcasts February 14, 2022
Great saving strategies to build financial independence. Step 1: Defining your goals. Also, home title fraud is a devastating crime.…
02.11.22  Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks  /  Apple AirTags Revisited
02.11.22 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / Apple AirTags Revisited Podcasts February 11, 2022
Friday - Clark Stinks day! Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. Also, there have been…
02.10.22  Citi Double Cash Visa Changes Explained  /  The Frontier / Spirit Airlines Merger
02.10.22 Citi Double Cash Visa Changes Explained / The Frontier / Spirit Airlines Merger Podcasts February 10, 2022
The Citi Double Cash card was simple and intensely popular. But recent changes have created confusion. You now have Thank…
02.09.22  Mark Cuban’s New Rx Savings  /  AUTO LOANS: 2 Clark Rules.
02.09.22 Mark Cuban’s New Rx Savings / AUTO LOANS: 2 Clark Rules. Podcasts February 9, 2022
Mark Cuban’s direct to consumer drug manufacturing company is up and running. Clark contrasts Cuban’s CostPlusDrugs and Costco pricing, to…
02.08.22  Create Your Own Credit File  /   Cruise Update: Hazard & Opportunity.
02.08.22 Create Your Own Credit File / Cruise Update: Hazard & Opportunity. Podcasts February 8, 2022
As part of the evolution of evaluating credit risk, for those with no credit report Experian has a way to…
02.07.22  STOCK MARKET: Ride the Decline Fortified  /  Valentines Day Planning.
02.07.22 STOCK MARKET: Ride the Decline Fortified / Valentines Day Planning. Podcasts February 7, 2022
Stocks are going through a cyclical decline and investors are nervous. Whether nearing retirement or younger, you can be positioned…
02.04.22  Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks  /   New Tax Rule for Small Business.
02.04.22 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / New Tax Rule for Small Business. Podcasts February 4, 2022
Friday - Clark Stinks day! Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. Also - A 2022…
02.03.22  Clark Howard – Deal Hunter – Spills Trade Secrets  /   Clark Smart Assignment: Restore Vanishing Money
02.03.22 Clark Howard – Deal Hunter – Spills Trade Secrets / Clark Smart Assignment: Restore Vanishing Money Podcasts February 3, 2022
Clark shares how & where he saves money, teaching you to crack the price label codes at warehouse clubs -…
02.02.22 The New Angie’s List  /  Retail & the Organized Theft Ring Problem
02.02.22 The New Angie’s List / Retail & the Organized Theft Ring Problem Podcasts February 2, 2022
Hiring a contractor is a big challenge. Angie's List - now Angi - is undertaking a new business model seeking…
02.01.22  Flying Cars! An Imminent Game Changer  /   Beating Inflation in the Supermarket.
02.01.22 Flying Cars! An Imminent Game Changer / Beating Inflation in the Supermarket. Podcasts February 1, 2022
The future is almost here. Today, big players are perfecting electric flying taxis. Clark discusses the market adoption and possible…
01.31.22  Don’t Get Taken on Eyeglasses  /  Here’s to Vertical Farming.
01.31.22 Don’t Get Taken on Eyeglasses / Here’s to Vertical Farming. Podcasts January 31, 2022
Americans are spending more than ever on eyeglasses. Clark discusses the industry cartel at work & multiple ways you can…
01.28.22  Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks  /  Airport Self-Screening.
01.28.22 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / Airport Self-Screening. Podcasts January 28, 2022
It’s Friday - Clark Stinks day! Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. Also - Airport…
01.27.22  Virtual Credit Card Protection  /  Solar Shingle Innovation.
01.27.22 Virtual Credit Card Protection / Solar Shingle Innovation. Podcasts January 27, 2022
Clark explains how virtual credit card numbers work to protect you while shopping online. Check to see if any of…
01.26.22  Streaming Services Price Creep  /  Vehicles: 3 Great Developments.
01.26.22 Streaming Services Price Creep / Vehicles: 3 Great Developments. Podcasts January 26, 2022
Netflix just went up and price increases overall for streaming services continue due to original programming production costs. Clark has…
01.25.22  Home Ownership vs. Renting  /  Restaurants & Retail: Limited Hours & Merchandise.
01.25.22 Home Ownership vs. Renting / Restaurants & Retail: Limited Hours & Merchandise. Podcasts January 25, 2022
Clark describes retiree regret when resettling in vacation spots. How to avoid costly moves using Clark’s “training wheels” strategy. Plus, a…
01.24.22  Military Bonuses  /  Good News on the Energy Front.
01.24.22 Military Bonuses / Good News on the Energy Front. Podcasts January 24, 2022
Right now opportunities & incentives are plentiful in many sectors because of worker shortages. The military is employing retention incentives,…
01.21.22   Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks  /  Dealerships Vs. the Free Market Sale of Vehicles.
01.21.22 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / Dealerships Vs. the Free Market Sale of Vehicles. Podcasts January 21, 2022
It’s Friday - Clark Stinks day! Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. Also, Clark shares…
01.20.22   Special Retirement Advice For Women  /  Warning: Banks Pushing Credit Card Offers.
01.20.22 Special Retirement Advice For Women / Warning: Banks Pushing Credit Card Offers. Podcasts January 20, 2022
Clark outlines several factors that lead to one conclusion: Women need to save more of their paycheck for retirement than…
01.19.22  Credit Report Errors  /  Walmart Vs. Amazon – Grocery Delivery Options.
01.19.22 Credit Report Errors / Walmart Vs. Amazon – Grocery Delivery Options. Podcasts January 19, 2022
Inaccuracy of credit reports is a longstanding problem. More than half of all complaints to the CFPB were about the…
01.18.22  Travel Warnings: Cruises & Lodgings  /  Furniture Orders & Deposits in Limbo.
01.18.22 Travel Warnings: Cruises & Lodgings / Furniture Orders & Deposits in Limbo. Podcasts January 18, 2022
Pandemic cruise scenarios call for a backup plan. Clark explains what can happen with cruises and with lodging cancellation policies.…
01.14.22  Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks  /  Tax Season Strategy & Inflation.
01.14.22 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / Tax Season Strategy & Inflation. Podcasts January 14, 2022
It’s Friday! Clark Stinks day -Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. Also, this tax year…
01.13.22   Invasion of Privacy: Cell Phone Service  /  When You Need To Buy a Car – Now.
01.13.22 Invasion of Privacy: Cell Phone Service / When You Need To Buy a Car – Now. Podcasts January 13, 2022
Verizon trades in customer data - apps, browsing etc. to sell for profit. Clark breaks down the opt-out, and suggests…
01.12.22  New Advice About 401(k)s  /  YOUR SAFETY: Criminal Tracking of People & Cars.
01.12.22 New Advice About 401(k)s / YOUR SAFETY: Criminal Tracking of People & Cars. Podcasts January 12, 2022
More companies are offering the Roth 401(k). What you need to know about this retirement savings option. // Crooks are…
01.11.22   HOUSING: Cost, Supply & Building Innovation  /  Life Insurance Guidelines.
01.11.22 HOUSING: Cost, Supply & Building Innovation / Life Insurance Guidelines. Podcasts January 11, 2022
We remain in short supply of housing units, both apartments and single family homes, while housing costs continue to rise.…
01.10.22  The End of  ER Bill Shock?  /  What’s Behind the American Labor Shortage.
01.10.22 The End of ER Bill Shock? / What’s Behind the American Labor Shortage. Podcasts January 10, 2022
The “No Surprises Act” consumer protection law is now in effect. Clark explains new consumer rights surrounding out of network…
01.07.22  Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks  /  Clark’s 2022 Money Challenge.
01.07.22 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / Clark’s 2022 Money Challenge. Podcasts January 7, 2022
Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. / Nearly half of us have no money for…