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What Is an Index Fund and Why Should I Invest in One? Investing & Retirement July 1, 2020
If you're new to investing, you may have heard about index funds but maybe you're not exactly sure what they…
Haven Life offers a variety of term life insurance products where you shop entirely only and typically don't need a medical exam to get a policy.
Haven Life Insurance Review: What to Know Before Getting a Quote Life Insurance June 18, 2020
Haven Life is one of a new breed of life insurance players aiming to streamline the life insurance shopping process.…
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5 Things to Know About FNBO Direct Online Banking June 9, 2020
FNBO Direct is an online bank that offers solid interest rates if you need a place to park some cash…
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5 Things to Know About Schwab Bank Online Banking June 2, 2020
When you hear the name Charles Schwab, you probably think of investing. But did you know the discount brokerage also…
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Ladder Life Insurance: What to Know Before Getting a Quote Life Insurance May 26, 2020
If you're searching for a simple way to buy term life insurance online, you may want to give Ladder a…
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6 Things to Know About Refinancing Your Mortgage Mortgages May 21, 2020
Wondering whether you should refinance your mortgage, how to do it and when? We’ve put together answers to some of…
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Liability vs. Full Coverage: Which Auto Insurance Do You Need? Insurance May 8, 2020
If you're looking to save every penny you can on auto insurance, you may be thinking about dropping full coverage…
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Clark’s Must-Hear Advice if Your Cruise Has Been Canceled Travel April 30, 2020
With the cruise industry on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic, Team Clark has been getting a lot of questions…
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Ask Clark: What Will We Be Paying at the Pump Next? Cars April 21, 2020
COVID-19 has reshaped our economy in so many ways. You've already heard about — and maybe even personally been touched…
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Ask Clark: Should I Take Money From My 401(k) Right Now? Investing & Retirement April 20, 2020
The economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic is staggering. Millions of Americans have joined the ranks of the unemployed. As…
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Ask Clark: Should I Be Buying Savings Bonds Right Now? Investing & Retirement April 13, 2020
At a time when there's a lot of instability in the stock market, people are looking for a safe haven.…
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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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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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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…
Rakuten and Ebates
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…