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Len Penzo’s Consumer Blog on ClarkHoward.com Money & Credit April 18, 2013
Why Some Who Cut Expenses to the Bone Still Can't Make Ends Meet by Len Penzo of Len Penzo dot…
Longer lifespans invite questions about paying for extra years
Longer lifespans invite questions about paying for extra years Life February 27, 2013
A new study I read about in The Financial Times of London finds that we have made more progress with…
Sandwich generation members need to save more than ever
Sandwich generation members need to save more than ever Senior Care February 19, 2013
If you have aging parents and kids you're still raising, then you're a member of the "sandwich generation." People in…
Sandwich generation members need to save more than ever
Clark Howard University About Clark January 15, 2013
Clark’s No-Giftcard Gift Certificate
Clark’s No-Giftcard Gift Certificate Shopping & Retail December 23, 2012
Clark can't stand gift cards! He'd rather you give cash so your friends and family never have to hassle with…
Exercise is the key to mental agility for senior citizens
Exercise is the key to mental agility for senior citizens Health October 24, 2012
Want to stave off brain deterioration as you age? Then you'll need to get your heart rate up on a…
Exercise is the key to mental agility for senior citizens
Sandwich generation impacts home sales, building trends Homes & Real Estate October 19, 2012
Get ready to take a bite out of the great American sandwich! As if raising children weren't hard enough, many…
What kind of life insurance do you need, if any?
What kind of life insurance do you need, if any? Insurance October 15, 2012
Do you need life insurance? Clark tells you how to determine the answer, and he offers advice about the best…
What kind of life insurance do you need, if any?
Purchasing power belongs to an aging population Shopping & Retail August 15, 2012
Who watches the most TV in America? Nielsen says people who are 65 and older watch 7 hours of television…
A policy more important than life insurance?
A policy more important than life insurance? Insurance July 9, 2012
People have gotten used to hearing Clark stress the importance of buying level term life insurance if you have dependents.…
Adult children may be on the hook for nursing home bills
Adult children may be on the hook for nursing home bills Life June 25, 2012
Got a parent in a nursing home? A surprise big bill could be headed your way even if you haven't…
Student loan debt now burdening the elderly
Student loan debt now burdening the elderly Education April 10, 2012
Student loans have moved from burdening the young to plaguing the old. Student loan debt is a pox on the…
Alternative care options for aging parents
Alternative care options for aging parents Life April 9, 2012
The cost of assisted living for seniors is going up and up. But there's a more dignified option that's often…
Annuity salesperson sentenced to jail time
Annuity salesperson sentenced to jail time Scams & Rip-Offs March 26, 2012
For as many years as I can remember, I have had so much anger about insurance salespeople who sell annuities…
Scam targeting seniors by promising bogus tax credits
Scam targeting seniors by promising bogus tax credits Scams & Rip-Offs March 19, 2012
Senior citizens are being ripped off by crooks promising them bogus tax credits if they file a tax return this…
Scam targeting seniors by promising bogus tax credits
New online funeral shopping site launches Life February 17, 2012
Shopping for a funeral online could become commonplace if two entrepreneurs have their way. Cleveland residents Mike Belsito and Bryan…
Scam targeting seniors by promising bogus tax credits
Advance directive forms available for free online Life January 13, 2012
If you want to save your family from making important but difficult decisions about your end-of-life wishes, I recommend that…
Scam targeting seniors by promising bogus tax credits
Keys to optimal brain functioning as you age Health December 13, 2011
The advancing of the years does not have to mean lower brain function, according to some of the new cutting…
Scam targeting seniors by promising bogus tax credits
Big banks target grieving widows over debts they don’t owe Protect Your Rights & Identity December 6, 2011
The nation's biggest banks are specifically and strategically targeting grieving widows with harassing attempts to collect on the debts of…
Emergency Help for Traveling Seniors
Emergency Help for Traveling Seniors Life November 11, 2011
Emergency help for seniors who are away from home is now available at the touch of a button. Clark shares…
Emergency Help for Traveling Seniors
Direct deposit of Social Security checks safe again Money & Credit September 26, 2011
Senior citizens who had their direct deposits of Social Security either seized or freezed by banks will now have additional…
Emergency Help for Traveling Seniors
Clark Howard’s Featured Videos About Clark August 26, 2011
Emergency Help for Traveling Seniors
Do calorie-restricted diets equal longer life? Health July 18, 2011
Years ago on the show, I talked about the theory that if you restrict your caloric intake, you might be…
Emergency Help for Traveling Seniors
Senior care for elders who live in the suburbs Life May 13, 2011
My mom and stepdad live in the suburbs and are no longer driving. Both of them are in their late…
NTSB tackling the question of aging drivers on the road
NTSB tackling the question of aging drivers on the road Cars March 9, 2011
Editor's note: This segment originally aired in Dec. 2010. Should aging drivers be tested annually to ensure they still have…
NTSB tackling the question of aging drivers on the road
Medicare shortfall for average worker sits at $250,000 Health January 6, 2011
We as a country face the terrible responsibility -- and I call it "terrible" because we haven't met the challenge…
NTSB tackling the question of aging drivers on the road
Senior Planning Senior Care November 11, 2010
Senior Planning Checklists & Form Letters A Checklist of Things To Do After a Person Dies Vanguard's Surviving Spouse Checklist…
NTSB tackling the question of aging drivers on the road
Clark Howard: Long Term Care Insurance Help Insurance October 15, 2010
Long term care insurance is a smart decision for many people. It helps pay for long-term nursing home care or…
NTSB tackling the question of aging drivers on the road
Internet use makes you smarter no matter your age Health January 1, 2010
Want to stay mentally sharp even in old age? Start surfing the Internet! A team of UCLA researchers presented that…
NTSB tackling the question of aging drivers on the road
Reverse mortgages continue to be a bad deal for seniors Senior Care August 19, 2009
Reverse mortgages have been very popular as of late with seniors. With a reverse mortgage, an elder gets to stay…