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Budgeting
The #1 thing you can do to improve your financial situation right now Save Money May 30, 2019
Do you look at your social media feeds and marvel at how your friends can afford those fancy vacations to…
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You can book your holiday travel on Southwest Airlines now Travel May 30, 2019
If you're anxious to get an early start on making your holiday travel plans and live in or near a…
Lower your cell phone bill
9 Easy Ways to Lower Your Cell Phone Bill Cell Phones May 29, 2019
Are you ready to lower your cell phone bill? Unlimited plans from the major wireless providers cost around $80 a…
Online shopping
The best and worst online retailers, according to shoppers Shopping & Retail May 24, 2019
When it comes to shopping online, we all have our go-tos. Hopefully, you're using all of the available tools to…
Beverly Harzog
How One Woman Paid Off $20,000 of Credit Card Debt in 2 Years Debt May 23, 2019
Beverly Harzog is a former shopaholic who maxed out seven credit cards and racked up more than $20,000 worth of…
Saving money
Where to put your cash now Banks & Banking May 20, 2019
If you've successfully managed to set up your household budget such that you have some extra money saved up for…
Quitting smoking
How Much Money You Could Save Quitting Smoking Save Money May 20, 2019
Cigarette smoking is responsible for nearly a half-million deaths each year in the United States. And more than 16 million…
#1 investment mistake to avoid
The Biggest Mistake People Make When Opening an Investment Account Investing & Retirement May 17, 2019
When opening an investment account such as a traditional or Roth IRA, there's a common mistake people make that could…
Airplane seats
How to choose the best seat on any airplane Travel May 16, 2019
Followers of money expert Clark Howard knows that he loves to travel, but he doesn't love having to spend a…
How many bank accounts should you have?
How Many Bank Accounts Should You Have? Banks & Banking May 16, 2019
If you've gotten a bank sign-up bonus offer in the mail, you might be thinking about opening a new bank…
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How to Save $500 or More a Year Growing Your Own Fruits and Vegetables Food & Restaurants May 14, 2019
With the "farm-to-table" movement sweeping the U.S. over the last decade or so, more and more Americans are rediscovering the…
Bitcoin and marijuana together as alternative investments
Clark’s #1 Rule on Investing in Things Like Gold, Marijuana and Bitcoin Investing & Retirement May 13, 2019
We've recently been in the midst of the longest ever bull market in U.S. history, with stocks hitting several all-time…
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Should I Get a Second Mortgage? Homes & Real Estate May 10, 2019
If you've been in your home for a while, chances are the value has increased or at least held steady…
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4 Things to Know Before You Buy a TV From Costco Shopping & Retail May 9, 2019
Costco Wholesale can be a great option when you're looking to buy your next TV. Here's What You Need to…
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What Is a Good Credit Score? Credit May 9, 2019
Your credit score — that sometimes mysterious number that reflects how responsible you are with your credit — plays a…
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Why You Should Never Use a Debit Card To Pay for Anything Money & Credit April 11, 2019
Banks love to pitch debit cards as a way to avoid spending money you don’t have. But there are many…
Straight Talk Review: Is This Cheap Cell Phone Provider Worth It?
Straight Talk Review: Is This Cheap Cell Phone Provider Worth It? Cell Phones April 8, 2019
Many of money expert Clark Howard'sfans have turned to TracFone-owned Straight Talk for cheap cell phone service. Should you make…
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Save $100 or more a month with this simple change Save Money April 5, 2019
Fans of money expert Clark Howard know that his mission is to help you "Save more, spend less and avoid…
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22 Ways To Save Money on Groceries Save Money March 29, 2019
Ever get that sinking feeling at the supermarket as you watch the clerk ringing up your purchase? Before you know…
Can you trust Zillow or Redfin to know your home's value?
Zillow vs Redfin: Can you trust either to know your home’s true value? Homes & Real Estate March 26, 2019
One of the first things you'll want to determine if you're buying or selling a home is its true value.…
Don’t Pay Extra for Organic Versions of These Fruits and Vegetables
Don’t Pay Extra for Organic Versions of These Fruits and Vegetables Health March 25, 2019
Spring is in full swing and that means it's produce season! If you want to maintain a healthy wallet and…
How To Talk to Your Partner About Money Before Marriage
How To Talk to Your Partner About Money Before Marriage Money & Credit March 25, 2019
Before you walk down the aisle, are you willing to have a frank discussion about money and marriage with your…
How to Wash Those ‘Dry Clean Only’ Clothes at Home
How to Wash Those ‘Dry Clean Only’ Clothes at Home Shopping & Retail March 20, 2019
When you own special or delicate clothing, it's important to know that you can save a bundle of money if…
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You Can Save Big Money on Caskets at Costco, Walmart and Amazon Life March 18, 2019
Caskets are a big, expensive end-of-life purchase, but there are ways to cut the cost without sacrificing quality. In this…
Walmart’s Savings Catcher program is going away this month
Walmart’s Savings Catcher program is going away this month Shopping & Retail March 16, 2019
Walmart has announced that its Savings Catcher rebate feature will be discontinued soon. Walmart's popular program allowed customers to get…
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Costco Travel: 5 Things To Know Before You Book Travel March 11, 2019
If you're anything like money expert Clark Howard, you're probably used to getting almost everything -- from clothes to food…
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New report: These are the most reliable vehicles you can buy right now Cars March 1, 2019
Buying a vehicle is a major investment — often the second biggest expense in most people's lives after you account…
Clark Howard
Clark Howard and the Prostate Cancer Foundation Health February 18, 2019
Followers of money expert Clark Howard may know that he was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2009 at the age…
The best wireless network in America is…
The best wireless network in America is… Mobile & Electronics February 13, 2019
If you're trying to lower your monthly bills, switching cell phone providers can save you money — but which wireless…
Automatic Bill Pay: How It Works and How to Do It Safely
Automatic Bill Pay: How It Works and How to Do It Safely Money & Credit February 13, 2019
No one really likes paying bills, so automating the process can be very appealing. Automatic bill pay lets you set…