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Battery tester
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CarMax review
CarMax Review: 5 Things To Know Before You Buy or Sell Cars March 26th, 2021
CarMax promises to make buying or selling a used car an easy and stress-free process through its “no haggle” policy.…
Capital One Bank offers 360 Performance Savings, Checking and CD accounts with no fees and no minimums.
5 Things to Know About Capital One Bank Online Banking June 30th, 2020
Capital One Bank offers a full suite of banking products. It's mostly an online bank, but in select states, it…
Carvana review
Carvana Review: 5 Things To Know Before You Buy or Sell Cars March 26th, 2021
Since launching in 2012, Carvana has turned the business of buying and selling used vehicles inside out. Taking cues from…
Certificates of Deposit
What Is a CD and Should You Open One? Banks & Banking June 24th, 2020
If you're looking for a safe place to keep money that you don’t intend to spend soon, you may want…
Clark Howard is 65 years old on June 20
Clark Turns 65! Read His 6 Money Tips for Seniors Money & Credit June 20th, 2020
Turning 65 years old is a blessing in many ways, especially if you've been good at minding your money through…
reverse mortgage documents on a desk surrounded by $100 bills and a calculator
What Is a Reverse Mortgage and How Does It Work? Homes & Real Estate June 27th, 2022
Reverse mortgages have long been marketed to older people who are “house rich and cash poor.” This kind of loan…
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Why Did My Credit Score Drop? Credit June 8th, 2022
You probably know that your credit score can drop if you don’t use credit responsibly. But there are also some…
Marcus by Goldman Sachs online bank with high-yield savings, CDs and more logo on laptop computer
5 Things to Know About Marcus by Goldman Sachs Online Banking June 16th, 2020
If you're looking for an online bank that's simple to use, you may want to take a look at Marcus…
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10 Ways To Save on Prescription Drugs Health Insurance February 18th, 2022
In an era of rising health care costs, almost everyone is looking to save money on prescription drugs. In this…
used cars including sedans and SUVs on sale at dealership lot
New Report: The Best Used Cars to Buy in 2020 Cars June 3rd, 2020
CarGurus is out with its fourth annual Best Used Car Awards to help you pick a winner in a crowded…
Empty pockets lead to bankruptcy
Should You File for Bankruptcy? Debt June 2nd, 2020
If you’ve found yourself unable to pay your bills because of the coronavirus pandemic, you might be wondering whether the…
Unemployment Benefits
Do I Have to Pay Taxes on Unemployment Benefits? Taxes June 1st, 2020
If you've lost your job because of the coronavirus pandemic, you might be new to collecting unemployment benefits.  Our Consumer…
Credit Score Dropping
How to Keep Student Loan Forbearance From Hurting Your Credit Credit January 21st, 2021
The federal CARES Act was passed in March 2020 and extended in January 2021 to help people who have suffered…
Costco Executive Membership
Is a Costco Executive Membership Worth It? Shopping & Retail March 2nd, 2022
If you love shopping at Costco warehouse clubs as much as money expert Clark Howard does, you may have considered…
Ladder life insurance logo on laptop computer
Ladder Life Insurance: What To Know Before Getting a Quote Life Insurance November 15th, 2022
If you're searching for a simple way to buy term life insurance online, Ladder is an option you may discover.…
Get Grocery Delivery With Amazon Fresh.
Amazon Fresh Review: 6 Things To Know Before Ordering Groceries Shopping & Retail November 15th, 2021
If you have Amazon Prime, you're paying for perks like faster delivery, the Prime Video streaming service and more. With…
Ethos life insurance logo on laptop computer
Ethos Life: What To Know Before Getting a Quote Life Insurance August 22nd, 2022
Looking for a simple way to purchase term life insurance? Ethos offers life insurance products with an easy online quote…
Uber Eats delivery and pickup app
5 Ways to Save Money With Uber Eats Save Money March 10th, 2021
Uber Eats is a popular app and website that partners with restaurants to deliver food right to your doorstep. Before…
Lowe's Home Improvement Store
5 Things to Know About Working for Lowe’s Jobs November 2nd, 2020
If you're looking for full- or part-time work during the holidays, one of America's largest home improvement chains may have…
Retirees holding sign showing retirement budget and expense categories
7 Major Expenses in Retirement (and How To Reduce Them!) Investing & Retirement July 11th, 2022
Many people spend their working years trying to save enough money for retirement. But how can you predict what your…
Stimulus Coronavirus Checks
How To Track Your Stimulus Payment Before It Arrives Money & Credit March 15th, 2021
Since the federal government announced in March 2021 that millions of Americans would be receiving additional stimulus checks to combat…
Walmart store
5 Things to Know About Working for Walmart Jobs September 24th, 2020
Millions of people have been laid off due to the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic, but there are…
Amazon logistics center
6 Things to Know About Working for Amazon Jobs September 14th, 2020
Despite the massive surge in unemployment we've seen recently because of the coronavirus pandemic, several companies have announced that they're…
Falling Behind on Bills? 8 Steps to Get Help From Creditors Fast
Falling Behind on Bills? 8 Steps to Get Help From Creditors Fast Money & Credit March 10th, 2021
Losing a job is incredibly stressful and it can be hard to figure out what to do next. Without work,…
Student loans
Should I Stop Paying My Student Loans Right Now? Loans January 21st, 2021
Team Clark has received a ton of questions through our Ask Clark service in recent days about how to handle…
Experian Credit Freeze
How to Freeze Your Credit With Experian Protect Your Identity March 30th, 2020
Freezing your credit with all three major credit bureaus is the single most important thing you can do to protect…
Equifax Credit Freeze
How to Freeze Your Credit With Equifax Protect Your Identity March 30th, 2020
Freezing your credit with all three major credit bureaus is the single most important thing you can do to protect…
TransUnion Credit Freeze
How to Freeze Your Credit With TransUnion Protect Your Identity March 30th, 2020
Freezing your credit with all three major credit bureaus is the single most important thing you can do to protect…