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Phone scam - Social Security scam targets these 10 cities and area codes
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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Hotel booking on computer
Find out what Priceline or Hotwire hotel you’re getting before you book Travel April 24, 2018
Money expert Clark Howard has long said that if you really want to save money the next time you need…
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…
3 key things to know about the student loan forgiveness program
3 key things to know about the student loan forgiveness program Money & Credit April 4, 2018
New federal rules aimed at giving student loan borrowers a chance to have their service loans forgiven have been approved…
New report: 10 vehicles most likely to last 200,000 miles
New report: 10 vehicles most likely to last 200,000 miles Cars April 2, 2018
If you're shopping around for a new or used vehicle, finding a reliable set of wheels is probably at the…
How to turn your old CDs, DVDs and games into cash!
How to turn your old CDs, DVDs and games into cash! Money & Credit March 29, 2018
If you've got old CDs, DVDs, video games and tech gadgets laying around, there's an easy way for you to…
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…
Keurig
How to clean your Keurig (because it’s probably full of germs) Life February 19, 2018
If you haven't cleaned your Keurig or other pod system coffee maker in a while, it's probably dirty — like, really dirty.…
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…
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 bargains? Money expert Clark Howard doesn't necessarily…
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.…
make more money
7 ways to make an extra $5,000 fast Money & Credit January 14, 2018
Are you living within your means and using a budget to help you track spending and cut costs — yet…
Low fuel light
Why you shouldn’t drive around with your low fuel light on Cars December 19, 2017
Driving around with the low fuel light on is one of those things that we know we shouldn't do but…
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,…
Apple users: Beware of these Apple scams that gives hackers access to all your info
Apple ID scams: How to avoid becoming a victim Mobile & Electronics November 13, 2017
Apple is one of the most popular tech brands out there, so it's not surprising that Apple scams are popular,…
10 cars that will almost certainly last 200,000 miles
10 cars that will almost certainly last 200,000 miles Cars October 10, 2017
Americans are keeping cars the longest we ever have since the automobile was invented. The average age of a car…
36 spring cleaning hacks you’ll wish you’d known sooner
36 spring cleaning hacks you’ll wish you’d known sooner Life October 5, 2017
Spring is officially here and you know what that means: It's time to do some spring cleaning! Whether you constantly clean your…
Want to earn more on your savings? | Switch to an online bank!
Want to earn more on your savings? | Switch to an online bank! Commoncents October 3, 2017
Disclosure: Team Clark is adamant that we will never write content influenced by or paid for by an advertiser. To…
Online banking | 5 ways to make your online banking experience safer
Online banking | 5 ways to make your online banking experience safer Money & Credit September 23, 2017
Want lower fees, higher returns, more convenience and better customer service from your bank? Join our #SwitchDitchSave movement and make…
House destroyed by Hurrican Irma
What lenders are doing to help storm-hit homeowners Mortgages September 19, 2017
In the wake of the damage and disruptions caused in Texas, Florida and other parts of the Deep South by…
best low-cost investing options
Invest for less | Here are the best investment companies for your money Money & Credit September 19, 2017
Want lower fees, higher returns, more convenience and better customer service from your bank? Join our #SwitchDitchSave movement and make…
The average American commuter spent 9 whole days on the road last year
The average American commuter spent 9 whole days on the road last year Jobs September 18, 2017
Long commutes aren't the most enjoyable parts of out lives — and unfortunately for most of us, the amount of…