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Clark’s Money Challenge: How to save $3,000 this year
Clark’s Money Challenge: How to save $3,000 this year Money & Credit January 9, 2019
Do you ever feel like you have more month than money? If so, you are not alone! Monthly bills can…
Toyota SUVs
New report: The top 15 cars that people keep for 15 years or more Cars January 3, 2019
If you're looking for a reliable vehicle that will stand the test of time, there's good reason to consider a…
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Retail alert: 800+ Gymboree stores to be closed Shopping & Retail January 2, 2019
2019 looks like it's shaping up to be another tough year for some traditional retailers. After shutting down nearly 5,000…
Happy New Year from Clark!
Happy New Year from Clark! Life December 31, 2018
Clark's 2019 mission and message If your resolution is to save more and spend less this year, we're right here…
Job interview
The 10 most common job interview questions & how to answer them Jobs & Military December 17, 2018
Whether you're just starting your career, thinking about a job change or looking to re-enter the workforce after some time…
11 purchases that could change your life for less than $30
11 purchases that could change your life for less than $30 Shopping & Retail December 14, 2018
Everybody loves a bargain — it's a wonderful thing when you feel like you get more than what you paid…
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The inventor of index funds lives by these 3 simple money rules Money & Credit December 10, 2018
In a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal, John Bogle, founder and former chairman of index-fund behemoth Vanguard Group,…
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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,…
iPhones
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…
Target gift card
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…
Loan application
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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Message board image May 10, 2018
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…