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Clark Howard is a consumer expert whose goal is to help you keep more of the money you make. His national radio show and website show you ways to put more money in your pocket, with advice you can trust. More about Clark
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Clark’s Christmas Kids Gift Drive 2018
Clark’s Christmas Kids Gift Drive 2018 About Clark November 29, 2018
2018 marks 28 years collecting toys and gifts for foster kids across Georgia! Every Christmas, Clark Howard and News/Talk WSB…
Free ways to transfer money within the U.S. and overseas
Free & cheap ways to send money within the U.S. and overseas Money & Credit November 13, 2018
Looking to send money from person to person without spending a fortune? There are more options available for free or…
4 things you need to know about open enrollment for 2019
4 things you need to know about open enrollment for 2019 Insurance October 31, 2018
It's that time again: Open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act Marketplace starts November 1 and runs through December 15…
Christmas shopping
Clark’s Black Friday/Christmas shopping predictions & tips for 2018 Shopping & Retail October 31, 2018
We've got to talk Christmas shopping calendars, okay? There are certain cycles each year —  that are slightly different this…
Why hitting the lottery could leave you broke
Why hitting the lottery could leave you broke Money & Credit October 23, 2018
How could you possibly go broke after winning hundreds of million of dollars? It's a lot easier than you may…
Should you sell or stay put in the stock market?
Should you sell or stay put in the stock market? Investing & Retirement October 23, 2018
After following a stock market that's been on a pretty steady upward climb since late March 2018 — and has recently…
DuckDuckGo: The search engine that values your privacy
Want to guard your privacy online? Search the web with DuckDuckGo Protect Your Identity October 19, 2018
You'd be forgiven if you think the internet search engine game starts and ends with Google. While the Mountain View,…
The best 529 plans with low fees_Clark.com
529 plan guide: Here are the best places to invest your education savings Education October 15, 2018
Looking for the best 529 plan to help you save for education expenses? Here's my annual list of the top…
Now hiring sign
Clark Howard: Seasonal holiday jobs are everywhere, but don’t fall for gimmicks Jobs & Military October 11, 2018
In the history of the shopping recreation season — also known as Christmas shopping — I have never seen people…
Equifax data breach - Clark Howard credit freeze guide
Credit Freeze Guide: The best way to protect yourself against identity theft Money & Credit September 20, 2018
If you haven't already frozen your credit, what are you waiting for? Credit freezes are one of the most effective…
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Clark’s take on trade wars and tariffs Money & Credit September 19, 2018
President Trump just announced a new round of tariffs on another $200 billion in Chinese imports — with the promise…
Lightbulbs: Watt-to-lumen conversion chart
Lightbulbs: Watt-to-lumen conversion chart Mobile & Electronics September 14, 2018
We all know how much light a 60-watt bulb will produce. But the brightness of new CFL and LED lightbulbs…
Military and Veterans Guide: Free resources for getting your finances in order
Military and Veterans Guide: Free resources for getting your finances in order Military September 13, 2018
Here at Team Clark, we very much appreciate the sacrifices made by our all-volunteer military. To the brave young men…
Military and Veterans Guide: Free resources for getting your finances in order
Travel e-Scapes: August 31, 2018 Travel August 31, 2018
DESTINATION & DEAL OF THE DAY: NYC HURRY! Round-trip from Atlanta (one-way permitted): $120 Newark, or $60 each way Valid…
Military and Veterans Guide: Free resources for getting your finances in order
Travel e-Scapes: August 28, 2018 Travel August 28, 2018
DESTINATION & DEAL OF THE DAY: Utah HURRY! Round-trip from Atlanta (one-way permitted): $98 Salt Lake City, or $49 each…
Military and Veterans Guide: Free resources for getting your finances in order
Travel e-Scapes: August 24, 2018 Travel August 24, 2018
DESTINATION & DEAL OF THE DAY: Ontario, Canada Round-trip from Atlanta: $267 Ottawa, Ontario Depart September 29-December 15 with final…
Military and Veterans Guide: Free resources for getting your finances in order
Travel e-Scapes: August 21, 2018 Travel August 21, 2018
DESTINATION & DEAL OF THE DAY: China HURRY! Round-trip from Atlanta: $465 Beijing Depart October 15-December 4 Final travel by…
Military and Veterans Guide: Free resources for getting your finances in order
Travel e-Scapes: August 17, 2018 Travel August 17, 2018
DESTINATION & DEAL OF THE DAY: Portland, Maine HURRY! Round-trip from Atlanta: $180 Portland Depart September 3-November 14 Final travel…
Military and Veterans Guide: Free resources for getting your finances in order
Travel e-Scapes: August 14, 2018 Travel August 14, 2018
DESTINATION & DEAL OF THE DAY: Europe! HURRY! Round-trip from Atlanta: $420 Dublin Depart September 11-November 11 or January 8-July…
50+ places to get free food on your birthday
50+ places to get free food on your birthday Food & Restaurants August 10, 2018
Restaurants offering free food promotions on your birthday: (Please verify with the restaurant in your area to make sure, though!)…
50+ places to get free food on your birthday
Travel e-Scapes: August 10, 2018 Travel August 10, 2018
DESTINATION & DEAL OF THE DAY: San Francisco HURRY! Round-trip from Atlanta (one-way permitted): $148-$178 San Francisco, or $74-$89 each…
50+ places to get free food on your birthday
Travel e-Scapes: August 7, 2018 Travel August 7, 2018
DESTINATION & DEAL OF THE DAY: Canada HURRY! Round-trip from Atlanta: $290 Toronto, Ontario Depart Tuesday, Saturday from September 8-November…
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Aldi weekly ad: The best of Aldi’s middle aisle this week Deals & Savings August 6, 2018
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Aldi weekly ad: The best of Aldi’s middle aisle this week Deals & Savings August 6, 2018
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Travel e-Scapes: August 3, 2018 Travel August 3, 2018
DESTINATION & DEAL OF THE DAY: New Mexico HURRY! Round-trip from Atlanta (one-way permitted): $106 Albuquerque, or $53 each way…
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Travel e-Scapes: July 31, 2018 Travel July 31, 2018
DESTINATION & DEAL OF THE DAY: Oregon & Washington HURRY! Round-trip from Atlanta: $186 Portland, Oregon Depart most dates from…
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Travel e-Scapes: July 27, 2018 Travel July 27, 2018
DESTINATION & DEAL OF THE DAY: Australia HURRY! Round-trip from Atlanta: $769 Melbourne Depart October 23-November 13 with final travel…
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Travel e-Scapes: July 24, 2018 Travel July 24, 2018
DESTINATION & DEAL OF THE DAY: Alaska HURRY! Round-trip from Atlanta (one-way permitted): $460 Juneau, Alaska, or $230 each way…
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Travel e-Scapes: July 20, 2018 Travel July 20, 2018
DESTINATION & DEAL OF THE DAY: Ireland HURRY! Round-trip from Atlanta: $440 Cork Depart September 29-May 9 with final travel…
Businessman Brainstorming About Retirement Planning
Ask Clark: What should I look for in a retirement destination? Money & Credit July 20, 2018
In addition to the question of when you're going to retire, where is a big issue. You may vacation to…