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Hotel Deals
5 Steps To Getting a Good Deal on a Hotel Room Travel March 12, 2020
It’s never been easier to find and book a hotel room. But with so many options out there, finding the…
7 Ways To Prepare Your Finances for a Recession
7 Ways To Prepare Your Finances for a Recession Money & Credit March 12, 2020
Are we heading into a recession? Money expert Clark Howard has predicted that we will have some degree of recession…
Student Loans
How Do Student Loans Work? 7 Things to Know Loans March 11, 2020
If you’re considering going to college but aren’t sure how you’ll pay for it, you might be wondering if student…
Coronavirus & Your Finances: What to Know and Do
Coronavirus and Your Money: Answers and Resources Money & Credit March 10, 2020
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is affecting nearly every aspect of our daily lives. Whether you are worried about your job,…
Dispute Error on Credit Report
How To Dispute an Error on Your Credit Report and Win Credit March 10, 2020
Your credit report and credit score are vital parts of your financial health. Using credit responsibly means you can get…
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What Is a 403(b) and How Does It Work? Investing & Retirement March 5, 2020
A 403(b) plan is the public school employee's equivalent of the private sector 401(k). It's a retirement account designed to…
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What Is the Rule of 72 and Why Should You Care About It? Investing & Retirement February 14, 2020
Everybody loves the idea of doubling their money. But did you know there's a simple formula that can help you…
Interest Rates Are at the Lowest Point in Nearly 4 Years – Should You Refinance?
Interest Rates Are at the Lowest Point in Nearly 4 Years – Should You Refinance? Homes & Real Estate February 6, 2020
A four-year low in mortgage rates has triggered a 15% surge in refinance applications, according to a new report. If…
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4 Ways To Get Your Free Credit Score Credit February 5, 2020
Your credit score is important: It's one of the main factors lenders consider to determine your creditworthiness. There are multiple…
How to save on travel
How To Plan a Trip: Clark’s Best Travel Tips To Save Money Travel December 17, 2019
Most of us have to book travel at some point or another, whether it’s for work, to visit family and…
Credit Karma review
Credit Karma Review: Free Credit Score and More at Your Fingertips Credit December 10, 2019
Credit Karma is a resource that money expert Clark Howard often recommends to get free credit monitoring and to see…
Tipping
Here’s Your Holiday Tipping Guide for 2019 Money & Credit December 6, 2019
It's that time of the year again when our thoughts turn to how grateful we are for family, friends and…
Delta Airlines
How to Make the Best Use of Your Delta SkyMiles Travel December 6, 2019
Do you have Delta SkyMiles that you want to use, but are not sure how to get the best value…
How To Make Your Online Accounts Accessible When You Die
How To Make Your Online Accounts Accessible When You Die Wills & Funerals December 3, 2019
Have you thought about what will happen to all of your online accounts when you die? So much of what…
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How To Comparison Shop Drug Prices Before Your Doctor Sends in a Prescription Health November 13, 2019
We all want lower prices on our prescription medications. Fortunately, there are apps to help comparison shop so we can…
How and When To Cancel a Credit Card
How and When To Cancel a Credit Card Credit Cards November 13, 2019
Do you have a credit card you're thinking about canceling? Maybe it's one that has an annual fee or a…
Discover Card
Discover Just Announced Its 5% Cashback Bonus Categories Calendar for 2020 Credit Cards November 8, 2019
If you have a Discover card in your wallet, you'll want to know about the cashback bonus categories for 2020!…
Medical Debt
How to Deal With Medical Debt Debt November 7, 2019
If you’re having a hard time paying off medical debt, you’re not alone. It was a problem for millions of…
Refinance Student Loans
How to Refinance Your Student Loans Loans November 5, 2019
If you have student loans, have you considered refinancing them? Student loan debt can be a crushing burden on many…
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Orby TV Review: 5 Things to Know Before You Sign Up TV, Satellite & Cable November 1, 2019
Editor's Note: Orby TV service is no longer available. Use Team Clark's guide to cut the cord and explore the…
Free Trial
Warning: New Report Exposes the Downside of Free Trials Save Money October 31, 2019
Have you ever signed up for a "free trial" only to later be charged for some service or goods that…
Monitor credit
How To Monitor Your Credit Credit October 28, 2019
Way too many of us have a story about our credit card getting hacked or about being a victim of…
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Costco vs. Sam’s Club vs. BJ’s Wholesale: Which Is Best? Warehouse Clubs October 25, 2019
Want the most value for your money when you're shopping? Join a warehouse club! There are three big warehouse club…
Wi-Fi Signal
How a Mesh System Drastically Improved the Wi-Fi Coverage in My Home Internet October 25, 2019
If you find the Wi-Fi signal in your home lacking or have areas where you don't have coverage at all,…
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3 Big Changes Are Coming to Southwest Airlines Travel October 24, 2019
Southwest Airlines has announced some changes that affect their Rapid Rewards loyalty program, Companion Passes, plus A-List and A-List Preferred…
Online Car Rental Search
6 Steps To Getting the Best Car Rental Deal Travel October 23, 2019
At some point or another, most of us will need to rent a car. But how do you know you’re…
Adidas Store
America’s Favorite Brands: Shoes, Cleaning Products and More Shopping & Retail October 22, 2019
When you're making decisions about how to spend your hard-earned money, does brand loyalty come into play? Money expert Clark…
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Why You Should Be Careful About Lending Money to Family and Friends Money & Credit October 14, 2019
Have you ever loaned money to a family member or friend? If so, were you paid back? If you answered…
Credit report application
How To Get a Free Credit Report Credit October 9, 2019
Staying on top of your credit report is key to making sure you stay in good financial shape. It's also…
Cloud storage
7 Best Free Cloud Storage Options in 2022 Internet October 4, 2019
Now that most of us have extremely high-quality cameras on our phones, we're documenting more of our daily lives than…