Beth  Marcinko About the author:
Beth loves to save on clothing and travel. She also enjoys cooking, hosting and television — just don't ask her to pick a favorite. She happily lives in Atlanta, despite the humidity and traffic. You can reach her at [email protected]
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DIY furniture savings: How to reupholster seat cushions
DIY furniture savings: How to reupholster seat cushions Home & Garden August 3, 2018
An outdated or worn out chair cushion is no reason to go shopping for new furniture. Instead of giving up…
DIY savings: Make your old furniture look like new in a few easy steps!
DIY savings: Make your old furniture look like new in a few easy steps! Home July 26, 2018
We all have that one piece of furniture in our house that's perfectly sturdy, but just doesn't look right. While…
How to switch to a cheaper cell phone carrier
How to switch to a cheaper cell phone carrier Mobile & Electronics July 20, 2018
You never want to get stuck paying more than you need to and cell phone service is no exception. Luckily,…
How to make easy money on your work commute with Wrapify
How to make easy money on your work commute with Wrapify Jobs & Military June 18, 2018
Our radio producer Joel has turned his commute into cash with the Wrapify app! Wrapify is a company that pays…
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Clark Howard’s Memorial Day, Military Appreciation Month message Jobs & Military May 28, 2018
This Military Appreciation Month, Captain Howard of the Georgia State Defense Force wants to thank everyone who serves or has…
The best bug sprays for your skin — and your wallet
The best bug sprays for your skin — and your wallet Health May 25, 2018
Memorial Day weekend it the unofficial start of summer and many of us will be trying to enjoy it in…
Make money origami to personalize cash gifts
Make money origami to personalize cash gifts Life May 9, 2018
When weddings and graduations roll around there's always a question of what to get your loved ones. Money expert Clark…
DIY laundry detergent: Save money every time you do chores!
DIY laundry detergent: Save money every time you do chores! Life April 30, 2018
You have to wash your clothes, but you can spend less on this chore by making your own liquid laundry…
Clark Howard ice cream taste test
Can Clark tell the difference between name and store brand ice cream? Shopping & Retail April 13, 2018
Clark Howard may be a money expert, but he has a weakness for premium ice cream. Should he really be…
Can Clark tell the difference between his favorite diet soda and a discount store knockoff???
Can Clark tell the difference between his favorite diet soda and a discount store knockoff??? Food & Restaurants March 27, 2018
Clark loves his diet soda — it's one of the few things he splurges on! His go-to is Coke Zero Sugar,…
Should you really buy a mattress on Presidents Day?
Should you really buy a mattress on Presidents Day? Shopping & Retail February 18, 2018
Deals on mattresses always crop up around Presidents Day, but are they really worth it? Money expert Clark Howard doesn't…
Brandless.com wants you to stop paying the ‘name tax’
Brandless.com wants you to stop paying the ‘name tax’ Online Shopping January 22, 2018
Do you pay too much for everyday items because you insist on buying name brands? A new website wants to…
Listen up: Wraps headphones are a stylish solution to tangled headphones
Listen up: Wraps headphones are a stylish solution to tangled headphones Mobile & Electronics January 22, 2018
With all the devices we use every day, headphones can be some of the most frustrating. You put them in…
CES 2018: These tech transportation startups are using disruption to drive the future
CES 2018: These tech transportation startups are using disruption to drive the future Cars January 10, 2018
For the past century, many Americans have been accustomed to only the Big 3 — Ford, Chrysler and GM —…
CES 2018: TouchPoints are designed to put the wraps on stress
CES 2018: TouchPoints are designed to put the wraps on stress Health January 10, 2018
People in all stations of life are stressed out these days for a variety of reasons. The bills could be…
DIY dollar store Halloween decorating made easy!
DIY dollar store Halloween decorating made easy! Home October 23, 2017
You can spook your space on a budget with these DIY decorations all made from dollar store materials! Making a…
Bad news: Fewer small businesses are offering health benefits
Bad news: Fewer small businesses are offering health benefits Business & Entrepreneurs September 20, 2017
Healthcare is something we all need at some point in our lives, so why are fewer small businesses offering it?…
Starbucks helps employees in wake of Harvey and Irma
Starbucks helps employees in wake of Harvey and Irma Business & Entrepreneurs September 18, 2017
After the devastation caused by hurricanes Harvey and Irma, individuals, organizations and businesses have stepped up to help those trying…
The best and worst states for teacher salaries
The best and worst states for teacher salaries Jobs & Military August 30, 2017
There's no doubt that teachers are an important part of society and have tremendous influence on our children. But is…
Why you soon might be paying more for your favorite frozen treats
Why you soon might be paying more for your favorite frozen treats Food & Restaurants August 28, 2017
According to the International Dairy Foods Association, vanilla is the most popular flavor of ice cream in the U.S. Unfortunately,…
Your car make could have a huge long-term impact on your wallet
Your car make could have a huge long-term impact on your wallet Car Maintenance & Repair August 23, 2017
Choosing a car can be tough, especially when new models and limited-time offers from dealers can be so tempting. It's…
One simple step to avoid a drain on your bank account
One simple step to avoid a drain on your bank account Credit & Debit Cards August 22, 2017
We all lose and misplaces things things sometimes, but the cause for alarm is the worst when you can't find…
How to tell if your eclipse glasses are safe
How to tell if your eclipse glasses are safe Health August 21, 2017
The big day is finally here! Today is the day when parts of the U.S. will get the chance to…
Amazon’s new instant pickup service launches near college campuses
Amazon’s new instant pickup service launches near college campuses Online Shopping August 16, 2017
Amazon's new service could make quick pickups a lot easier on you. Amazon launches instant pickup locations Amazon lockers already…
Consumer Reports: We don’t recommend these Microsoft products anymore
Consumer Reports: We don’t recommend these Microsoft products anymore Mobile & Electronics August 11, 2017
We want our electronics to be quick and reliable, right? Well, Consumer Reports has stopped recommending Microsoft Surface laptops and…
11 things we learned in college (but not in class)
11 things we learned in college (but not in class) College & University August 9, 2017
Going to college for the first time is a unique experience that forces students to take on multiple new responsibilities …
Vietnam vet threatened by homeowners association for U.S. flag mailbox
Vietnam vet threatened by homeowners association for U.S. flag mailbox August 9, 2017
Vietnam veteran John Ackert received notice from his homeowners association threatening to put a lien on his home if he…
Why an unused apartment might be perfect for your next vacation stay
Why an unused apartment might be perfect for your next vacation stay Travel August 4, 2017
Cities across the country have new, vacant apartment buildings and not enough people to fill them yet — so some…
30 essential items for college students
30 essential items for college students Shopping & Retail August 1, 2017
Going to college usually means moving out of the house and into a dorm or apartment. Whether they're just starting…
Clark participates in the WSB Care-a-Thon!
Clark participates in the WSB Care-a-Thon! July 28, 2017
Money expert Clark Howard does more than just work to help you save money — he's also dedicated to charitable…