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Team Clark’s favorite thrift shop finds
Team Clark’s favorite thrift shop finds Shopping & Retail August 17, 2018
In honor of National Thrift Store Day today, we wanted to share our favorite finds with you — and maybe inspire…
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Recall alert: 235,000 hair dryers sold by Walmart, Amazon pose burn and fire hazard Recalls August 16, 2018
Xtava LLC, a domestic distributor of Chinese-made hair dryers, is voluntarily recalling a quarter-million units following hundreds of reports of…
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How ‘returnships’ are helping older people get back into the workforce Jobs & Military August 16, 2018
Are you a mid-to-late-career professional who has been out of the workforce for a while? There may be a new…
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Heads up: These products you use every day are about to get more expensive Shopping & Retail August 16, 2018
Kimberly-Clark says it's getting ready to roll out price increases across a variety of product lines beginning later this year…
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Walgreens virtual doctor visits: 5 things to know Health August 14, 2018
The nation's biggest pharmacy chains are locked in a battle to bring health care right to the palm of your…
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Warning: Rules governing oversight of military lending may be changing Military August 13, 2018
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's ability to proactively ferret out financial abuses of our nation's military looks set to be…
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Warning: At-home genetic testing could influence some insurance rates Disability Insurance August 9, 2018
When you do an at-home genetic test like 23andMe, you may get more than you bargained for. Turns out when…
Kroger’s strategy reset: 6 big changes coming to the grocer
Kroger’s strategy reset: 6 big changes coming to the grocer Shopping & Retail August 9, 2018
Times haven't exactly been kind to Kroger. The pressure of fierce competition from Walmart, Aldi, Lidl and Amazon's Whole Foods…
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CVS MinuteClinic virtual visits: 5 things to know Health August 8, 2018
CVS Health will begin making virtual house calls across the country later this year through an expansion of its existing…
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How to get free dental care for your kids at school Health August 7, 2018
With back-to-school season here, now is the time when qualifying families in almost half of the United States can sign…
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Is your home underinsured if disaster strikes? Insurance August 6, 2018
If you've been in a house for five years or longer, chances are you may be grossly underinsured for homeowners…
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Simple browser add-on lets you know if your password is safe Protect Your Rights & Identity August 6, 2018
It's no secret that many of the companies we do business with every day aren't doing a great job protecting…
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New list: The biggest consumer complaints of 2017 Protect Your Rights & Identity August 6, 2018
Auto issues topped a new survey of top consumer complaints across the country in 2017, according to the Consumer Federation…
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22 retailers on bankruptcy watch for 2018 and 2019 Shopping & Retail August 3, 2018
Right now is a critical time in the retail calendar. The back-to-school shopping season is often a bellwether for holiday…
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Ask Clark: What should you do when your term life insurance rates skyrocket? Insurance August 2, 2018
When consumers have financial problems in their lives, they turn to a trusted source for information like Clark.com. Such was…
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Free or reduced school meals: Income eligibility guidelines for 2018-2019 Education August 2, 2018
It's back to school time and for cash-strapped families, the cost of breakfast and lunch for children can really put…
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The top 10 things Clark Howard does to save money Money & Credit August 2, 2018
His name is synonymous with being cheap. But do you really know all the ways Clark Howard stretches a buck…
Back-to-school shopping at Amazon, Walmart, Target: Who is cheapest?
Back-to-school shopping at Amazon, Walmart, Target: Who is cheapest? Shopping & Retail August 1, 2018
With parents across the country busier than ever, shopping online for school supplies is a smart way to save time…
Warning: This oft-forgotten expense could wreck your retirement plan
Warning: This oft-forgotten expense could wreck your retirement plan Money & Credit July 31, 2018
There's a rarely discussed danger that threatens to tarnish your golden years: Parents supporting financially unstable adult children! RELATED: Americans…
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These are the most and least expensive states for Medigap coverage Insurance July 31, 2018
They say location is everything when it comes to real estate. Well, the same could be said of what you…
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9 simple things you can do every day to stretch a buck Money Saving Advice July 31, 2018
Looking for some quick and easy ways to stretch the money in your life? Check out these ideas... RELATED: Clark’s…
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5 things to know about Matador — the free social investing app Money & Credit July 30, 2018
Have you ever felt like the stock market is an opaque beast that you're better off steering clear of? If…
14 places where kids eat free (or nearly free)!
14 places where kids eat free (or nearly free)! Deals & Savings July 30, 2018
It's no secret that kids are expensive — and keeping them full is one of the biggest costs parents face.…
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What is the HUD ‘Good Neighbor Next Door’ program? Homes & Real Estate July 27, 2018
Every day, first responders put their lives on the line on our streets while educators shape the future leaders of…
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VIN decoder: Where to find a good one online for free Cars July 27, 2018
A VIN decoder can help you make sense of the seemingly random string of numbers and letters that make up…
Remembering Leon Socol, friend and longtime Consumer Action Center volunteer
Remembering Leon Socol, friend and longtime Consumer Action Center volunteer Consumer Action Center July 27, 2018
Leon Socol, a friend and beloved Team Clark volunteer for 22 years passed away recently at the age of 92.…
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The upcoming U.S. Census: 6 common questions answered Life July 26, 2018
“Representatives and direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States which may be included within this Union, according to…
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Student loans: When should you refinance? Education July 26, 2018
Student loans can be a terrible burden when you're just starting out in life. The average 2016 graduate is now wrestling…
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Expectant parents: You can now add life insurance to your baby registry Insurance July 26, 2018
Editor's note: An earlier version of this story indicated that the life insurance being offered through Babylist was intended to…
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FHA 203(k): This fixer-upper rehab loan could put you in the home of your dreams! Homes & Real Estate July 23, 2018
Do you have your eye on an older home that needs a little TLC, but you think the cost of…