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Save more and spend less is more than just a motto for money expert Clark Howard; it’s a way of life. Clark and his crew — Team Clark — are on a mission to empower people to take control of their personal finances by providing money-saving tips, consumer advice, hot deals and economic news to help everyone achieve financial freedom. Clark is a nationally syndicated radio talk show host and a consumer reporter for television stations around the country. His podcast, The Clark Howard Show, receives more than one million downloads each month and is a hub for listeners to get valuable advice on-demand any time. Clark answers questions on the most popular business and consumer topics including; how to buy a cars, financing a home, retirement planning, shopping for insurance and getting the most out of your savings. Join the conversation and submit your question to www.clark.com/askclark . Clark spearheads two free resources — Clark.com and ClarkDeals.com — to encourage consumers to save more, spend less and avoid ripoffs.

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    • 4.6 • 3.4K Ratings

Save more and spend less is more than just a motto for money expert Clark Howard; it’s a way of life. Clark and his crew — Team Clark — are on a mission to empower people to take control of their personal finances by providing money-saving tips, consumer advice, hot deals and economic news to help everyone achieve financial freedom. Clark is a nationally syndicated radio talk show host and a consumer reporter for television stations around the country. His podcast, The Clark Howard Show, receives more than one million downloads each month and is a hub for listeners to get valuable advice on-demand any time. Clark answers questions on the most popular business and consumer topics including; how to buy a cars, financing a home, retirement planning, shopping for insurance and getting the most out of your savings. Join the conversation and submit your question to www.clark.com/askclark . Clark spearheads two free resources — Clark.com and ClarkDeals.com — to encourage consumers to save more, spend less and avoid ripoffs.

    10.15.21 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / Operational Difficulties: Southwest Airlines

    10.15.21 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / Operational Difficulties: Southwest Airlines

    Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. / Why Clark loves our largest domestic airline - Southwest, what’s going on with the recent meltdowns, and Clark smart advice for travelers.
    Clark Stinks and Ask Clark topics include: Social Security / CREDIT CARDS - Clark.com / 5 Steps To Getting a Good Deal on a Hotel Room / Wawa Launches “Tap, Pay & Save 15 Cents Per Gallon” with the Wawa App through Oct. 31 \\
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    • 37 min
    10.14.21 Challenges of Going Cashless / Bottled Water: $ Down the Drain.

    10.14.21 Challenges of Going Cashless / Bottled Water: $ Down the Drain.

    The disappearance of cash brings new ways to tip - and challenges teaching kids about money. // The average bottled water drinker spends $1400 a year on bottled water - which may not be as safe as tap water! And bottled water IS overwhelmingly tap water! Clark explains - and suggests a WAY cheaper middle ground solution.
    Ask Clark topics include: What Is a Backdoor Roth IRA? / MTurk Review: How to Make Money Online With Amazon Mechanical Turk - Survey Junkie Review: 3 Things to Know Before You Sign Up / Trust Definition - Investopedia / Best Investment Companies for Investors in 2021 - Clark Howard \\

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    • 29 min
    10.13.21 Device Addiction vs. Being In The Moment / Beware Stalkerware.

    10.13.21 Device Addiction vs. Being In The Moment / Beware Stalkerware.

    How many times do you pick up your smartphone each day? Surprising statistics about how much we’re engrossed in these devices, and something else to think about. // Both Androids & iPhones are being invaded by various types of malicious apps. 10 million got hit with fake charges on their cell phone bills. Learn the number 1 way to know a rogue app is lurking & how to protect yourself from this growing type of spyware.
    Ask Clark topics include: What Is a 403(b) / Umbrella Insurance / 401(k) Rollover / How To Find and Choose a Financial Advisor / How to Protect Your Phone Against a SIM Swap Attack | WIRED / CDARS® has been renamed IntraFi Network Deposits. / Clark Deals 2021 Sweepstakes

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    • 29 min
    10.12.21 Credit Card Rewards / Don’t Pay for FREE Credit Info.

    10.12.21 Credit Card Rewards / Don’t Pay for FREE Credit Info.

    If you’re willing to pivot for credit card perks in the marketplace, it’s a win. Learn about new Amex and Navy Federal offerings. / $500 a year for a credit score subscription!? No. DO NOT allow anyone to rip you off for credit monitoring, reports or scores. Clark reveals secrets about the business, including how you can get all that info for FREE.

    Ask Clark topics include: 6 Tips for Hiring a Contractor - Cnet - Working with contractors: How to hire a qualified pro / MDsave.com Shopping online for healthcare has arrived. / Clark Deals 2021 Sweepstakes / Best Cell Phone Plans and Deals in 2021 / Save up to $20 with a new Costco membership \\
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    • 27 min
    10.11.21 High Tech Comes to Insurance Claims / Rideshare Costs & Alternatives.

    10.11.21 High Tech Comes to Insurance Claims / Rideshare Costs & Alternatives.

    Learn how insurers are using AI, drones and robots to assess auto and property claims. This brings up concerns you need to know about. // Uber & Lyft costs are up by 1/3rd on average. Surge pricing makes these rideshare costs unpredictable. You’re not a sitting duck. Clark mentions several alternatives.
    Ask Clark topics include: 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime Road Test - Consumer Reports / The 3 Truths of Wealth Creation - It's OK to splurge on things important to you, even when saving for retirement - Clark’s addendum: CORE & KEY: Live on less than what you make. Investment savings need to stay on target for retirement. / The Clark.com editorial process. \\
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    • 27 min
    10.08.21 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / Early Bird Holiday Shopping a Must This Year.

    10.08.21 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / Early Bird Holiday Shopping a Must This Year.

    Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. / Holiday shopping - in October? Several factors make that a good idea this year, including current deals.
    Clark Stinks and Ask Clark topics include: The Free Account Everyone Needs To Set Up Before Retirement / Read This Before You Sign Up for Health Insurance at Work / How to decide if medical tourism is a viable option for you / The 14 Cheapest and Best Grocery Stores / Report: The #1 Supermarket for Customer Satisfaction - Automatic Bill Pay: How It Works and How to Do It Safely \\

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    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
3.4K Ratings

3.4K Ratings

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Best Money Advice Made Simple

Clark breaks down everything so it’s easy to understand and has great advice!

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Great show!

Clark, host of the Clark Howard Podcast, highlights all aspects of finance and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

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Simply explained financial tips.

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