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Ask Clark: Should I Buy Life Insurance Right Now? Life Insurance April 1, 2020
With the news of an increasing death toll from the coronavirus pandemic, you might be thinking about buying life insurance.…
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Ask Clark: Should I Convert a Traditional IRA to a Roth IRA? Investing & Retirement April 1, 2020
We all know there's not a lot of good news economically coming out of the coronavirus pandemic right now. But…
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Ask Clark: Should I Still Close on My Residential Real Estate Purchase? Homes & Real Estate April 1, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has put a real damper on so many parts of our economy, from restaurants to travel to…
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What Should I Do if I Can’t Pay My Credit Card Bills? Money & Credit March 24, 2020
With a lot of Americans facing layoffs or fewer hours at work, credit card issuers are gearing up for questions…
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Ask Clark: Should I Buy Stocks Right Now? Investing & Retirement March 23, 2020
If you're a younger investor, you may be wondering if you should use money you've saved for another purpose to…
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What Should I Do if I Can’t Pay My Mortgage or Rent? Mortgages March 18, 2020
Have you been laid off or had your hours cut at work? Maybe you're worried about how you'll pay your…
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Ask Clark: What Does the Federal Reserve Interest Rate Cut Mean to You? Money & Credit March 16, 2020
The Federal Reserve made an emergency rate cut this weekend for the first time since the 2008 financial crisis. Clark:…
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What Is a Bear Market? Investing & Retirement March 16, 2020
According to the Chinese calendar, 2020 is supposed to be the year of the rat. But if you ask anyone…
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7 Best Free Checking Accounts in 2020 Banks & Banking January 14, 2020
Looking for the best free checking accounts that come with no fees and easy access to your money? It’s getting…
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IRS Announces Beginning of Tax Season for 2020 Taxes January 7, 2020
Ladies and gentlemen, mark your calendars! The Internal Revenue Service has announced it will begin accepting tax returns on January…
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8 of the Best Savings Accounts in 2020 Banks & Banking January 2, 2020
Looking for the best savings account to grow your money in a safe way? There are a lot of choices…
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2020 Retirement Contribution Limits: 401(k), Roth IRA, Traditional IRA and More Investing & Retirement November 14, 2019
Ready to save money for retirement? It's helpful to be aware of current retirement contribution limits so you know how…
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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…
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Southwest Airlines cutting nearly 20 nonstop routes, adding more Hawaii flights Travel August 20, 2019
Southwest Airlines is discontinuing almost 20 nonstop routes at the beginning of 2020 as they expand their service to Hawaii,…
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Clark’s birthday wish: Start saving for your financial future today About Clark June 20, 2019
Today is money expert Clark Howard's birthday, and he only wants one thing to celebrate: You to start saving for…
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How to pick the best video doorbell for you Mobile & Electronics June 9, 2019
As video doorbells like the Ring become more and more popular for people looking for additional home security options, many…
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When is the best time to buy a home DNA testing kit? Shopping & Retail May 22, 2019
If you've been considering buying one of those home DNA testing kits like 23andMe or AncestryDNA that have become so…
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What is Rakuten? Big changes coming to your Ebates account Shopping & Retail May 22, 2019
If you're a member of the cash back and shopping rewards website Ebates, you're going to notice a new name…
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How to get a patent on your invention without getting scammed Scams & Rip-Offs May 21, 2019
If you're a would-be inventor, you've probably seen ads on TV promising patent help and offering to take your invention…
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Should you ever buy a used mattress? Shopping & Retail May 7, 2019
When it comes to ways to save money, have you ever considered buying a used mattress? Unfortunately, it's one of…
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Why You Should Never Get a Mortgage From a Big Bank Mortgages May 6, 2019
When it's time to get a mortgage, there are any number of places you can shop: Credit unions, online lenders…
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How to shop for a mortgage Homes & Real Estate May 3, 2019
When you're shopping for a mortgage, there are a lot of moving parts to the process. In this article, we'll…
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4 basic money questions most college grads can’t answer — can you? Money & Credit May 3, 2019
College graduates are supposed to emerge from school armed with the knowledge to take on the world, and with the…
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How to sell your house by owner Homes & Real Estate May 2, 2019
Spring home selling season is here and you may be wondering about how to sell your house by owner. Truth…
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What is a SEP IRA? Money & Credit May 2, 2019
A SEP IRA is a great tool that self-employed individuals and small business owners can use to save for retirement.…
What Is Long-Term Care Insurance and Do You Need It?
What Is Long-Term Care Insurance and Do You Need It? Insurance May 2, 2019
Long-term care insurance is an important part of financial planning that's too often overlooked as you're getting ready for the…
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Why you should keep paying off your student loan debt Education April 23, 2019
One presidential hopeful wants to do student loan forgiveness in a big, bold way — but does that mean you…
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Ask Clark: Is it still a bad idea to buy annuities? Investing & Retirement April 22, 2019
Insurance companies and other financial institutions love to sell annuities to deal with one of the biggest fears in many…
Side jobs to supplement your income
7 summer job ideas for teachers Jobs April 19, 2019
While we all know it's vitally important, teaching isn't really one of the highest paying professions. So it's no surprise…
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How much does it cost to sell your house? Homes & Real Estate April 19, 2019
Spring is upon us and that means home selling season is here! But before you list your home on the…