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Job alert: These 10 companies are hiring like crazy in December Jobs & Military December 7, 2018
December is a great month to look for a job. While everyone else is taking time off for the holidays,…
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Why now is a great time to buy an iPhone Mobile & Electronics December 6, 2018
We told you back in September that it was the absolute worst time of the year to buy a new…
Netflix spam
Free Netflix for a year? Don’t fall for this phishing scam using the movie service as bait Scams & Rip-Offs December 5, 2018
Netflix has become an everyday part of life for many of us, with its huge library of movies on demand…
Best online banks: Free checking and high-interest savings accounts
Best online banks: Free checking and high-interest savings accounts Online Banking December 3, 2018
With interest rates on the rise, now is a great time to switch from a traditional bank to an online…
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Break Clark’s rule: Buy your Target gift cards this Sunday Shopping & Retail November 30, 2018
Money expert Clark Howard warned us not to buy gift cards — for good reason. “There has never been a…
‘Tis the time of year for ticket scams: 5 ways to spot the fakes
‘Tis the time of year for ticket scams: 5 ways to spot the fakes Scams & Rip-Offs November 29, 2018
You drive, Uber or take public transportation to the ballgame and present your coveted ticket to the front gate attendant…
Tip jar
Here’s your holiday tipping guide for 2018 Money & Credit November 28, 2018
It's that time of the year again when our thoughts turn to how grateful we our for family, friends and…
Christmas tree farm
Why you shouldn’t buy your Christmas tree this weekend Shopping & Retail November 21, 2018
The Thanksgiving holiday is upon us and this long weekend is one that millions of Americans use to select and…
Here’s your Black Friday Shopping Strategy tracker!
Here’s your Black Friday Shopping Strategy tracker! Shopping & Retail November 21, 2018
It's the biggest day for deals: Black Friday! Hopefully, you can shop with no regrets because EVERYTHING you buy will…
Recall alert: Popular Duncan Hines cake mixes for possible Salmonella risk
Recall alert: Popular Duncan Hines cake mixes for possible Salmonella risk Recalls November 6, 2018
Four kinds of popular Duncan Hines cake mixes have been recalled by parent company Conagra Brands after a retail sample…
Uber, Lyft giving free rides to the polls on Election Day
Uber & Lyft are offering free rides to the polls — but here’s what they don’t tell you Life November 2, 2018
Much has been made recently about the good deed being offered by two of America's most popular ridesharing services. Uber…
Work From Home Guide: A list of legitimate work-at-home job opportunities
Work From Home Guide: A list of legitimate work-at-home job opportunities Jobs & Military October 30, 2018
With the dramatic changes in the employment landscape in recent years, more people are looking to work from home and…
Uber, Lyft giving free rides to the polls on Election Day
Uber & Lyft are giving free rides to the polls on Election Day Mobile & Electronics October 24, 2018
A 2017 Pew Research Center study on why registered voters refrained from casting ballots in the 2016 elections found that that…
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How to cut your Verizon Wireless bill in half Mobile & Electronics October 9, 2018
If you're a Verizon customer, there's an easy way to lower your cell phone bill without sacrificing coverage and reliability.…
Credit cards
6 things you should never do with your credit card Credit Cards September 28, 2018
Credit cards, used wisely, can be an important tool in your financial toolbox. But with Americans’ credit card debt at…
Phone scam
6 common phone scams and how to recognize them Scams & Rip-Offs September 26, 2018
A recent report says that by 2019, nearly half of all cell phone calls will be scam calls. That shocking…
Reverse mortgage
4 alternatives to a reverse mortgage Homes & Real Estate August 20, 2018
Long-time followers of money expert Clark Howard know that he is not a fan of reverse mortgages. What is a…
Buying books on Amazon? Save money with this nifty browser extension
Buying books on Amazon? Save money with this nifty browser extension Shopping & Retail August 14, 2018
In an era when basically anything we want is available to purchase with the click of a button, it can…
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Home equity loans & lines of credit: 7 common questions answered Homes & Real Estate August 10, 2018
If you've been in your home for a while and the value of your property has held steady or increased,…
How to switch to a better bank for you
How to switch to a better bank for you Money & Credit June 15, 2018
Choosing the right bank can be tricky, especially if you aren't quite sure what to look for. With so many…
9 ways to pay for college without student loans
9 ways to pay for college without student loans Education May 30, 2018
Student loan debt in the U.S. has reached nearly $1.5 trillion — including both federal and private student loans. It's no…
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Why you might be washing your clothes all wrong
Why you might be washing your clothes all wrong Life April 19, 2018
When it comes to best practices for washing clothes, there are some traditional rules of thumb. But according to some insight…
Overdraft protection | Why you should opt out immediately
Overdraft protection | Why you should opt out immediately Commoncents March 28, 2018
Disclosure: Team Clark is adamant that we will never write content influenced by or paid for by an advertiser. To…
Life insurance
Clark Your Life: Buying life insurance Insurance March 21, 2018
It's not something most people really like to think or talk about, but anyone who has a financial dependent should…
These restaurant chains offer the best rewards programs
These restaurant chains offer the best rewards programs Deals & Savings February 20, 2018
It's no secret that many retailers and restaurants are struggling to maintain same-store sales year-over-year -- with many being forced…
Presidents Day 2018: Where to find the best deals
Presidents Day 2018: Where to find the best deals Shopping & Retail February 18, 2018
Presidents Day — in addition to honor some of our country's past great leaders — is known for a time…
Clark Your Life: A guide to a healthier, wealthier 2018
Clark Your Life: A guide to a healthier, wealthier 2018 Money & Credit January 26, 2018
Are you ready to take control of your financial life? We're here to help! Financial change is all about discipline.…
Happy New Year from Clark Howard
Happy New Year from Clark! Life January 1, 2018
Clark's 2018 mission and message If your resolution is to save more and spend less this year, we're right here…
Clark’s Italian adventure!
Clark’s Italian adventure! Travel November 17, 2017
Earlier this month, Clark and his wife celebrated their wedding anniversary with a trip to Italy! They had a blast,…