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The Clark Howard Podcast

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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.

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.

Location:

Atlanta, GA

Networks:

Panoply

Description:

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.

Twitter:

@ClarkHoward

Language:

English

Contact:

1601 W. Peachtree St., N.E. Atlanta, GA 30309 404-892-8227


Episodes

8.14.20 Cutting items from your budget to save more; Clark Stinks

8/14/2020
Clark encourages people to look over their spending for the past month or two. Are you still spending on gym memberships or other recurring subscriptions that you aren't really using right now? Cancel them out of your life! Kim and Joel share the Clark Stinks posted on the web and share with Clark. Submit yours to: Clark.com/ClarkStinks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:47

8.13.20 iBonds could be a great savings vehicle; Grocery shortages

8/13/2020
With rates dropping quickly for savers, iBonds could be a great place to put some money you want liquid in order to get a better return. Some items are still hard to find at the grocery store. Clark talks about what is going on and the price inflation we're starting to see on lots of grocery items. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:43

8.12.20 How unemployment benefits will work under the executive order; Prepaid cell phone plan deals

8/12/2020
The President's executive order extends federal unemployment benefits. But what will that look like on the ground in the states? Clark discusses. Boost Mobile has a new $10 a month plan! Clark talks about that and some of the other best deals right now on cell service. You could save hundreds of dollars a year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:52

8.11.20 Watch out for these bill scams; Insurance company access to your medical records

8/11/2020
People are getting bill collection notifications via text or email that are scams. Especially in these emotional times, be vigilant for scam artists trying to get your personal or financial information. Life insurance companies want access to medical records in order to speed up life insurance purchases. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:41

8.10.20 Eviction fears & potential for stimulus action; Chaotic start to school year

8/10/2020
Clark discusses the difficulty many are having as federal unemployment benefits run dry in the absence of another stimulus bill. It could lead to an increase in evictions if the federal government doesn't pass another bill soon. The school year is getting off to a rocky start in many places. As some kids are doing remote learning, others have gone back in person. And the difference in safety precautions varies greatly by school district. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:34:41

8.7.20 Gold and precious metals have been on a tear; Clark Stinks

8/7/2020
Gold prices have been soaring. And the gold bugs are touting gold to the masses as the best investment strategy. Clark talks about how you should think about gold in your investment portfolio. Kim and Joel share the Clark Stinks posted on the web and share with Clark. Submit yours to: Clark.com/ClarkStinks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:54

8.6.20 Credit lines being cut; AT&T rapidly losing customers

8/6/2020
Credit card limits are being cut for many customers by the banks. This is going to drastically hurt the credit scores of many - and in the midst of a pandemic. AT&T is having an incredibly tough time. The company is losing massive amounts of subscribers which is crushing revenue. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:48

8.5.20 Self storage units having a tough time; Half of Americans see income drop

8/5/2020
With more Americans staying put and hunkering down, the storage unit industry is hurting in a big way. A new survey from Bankrate shows that almost 50% of Americans have had a reduction in income because of Covid. Pay cuts and furloughs have made things much harder on a lot of folks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:21

8.4.20 Why Roth 401k's are better; Fast food rewards programs

8/4/2020
Roth 401k's make more sense than traditional 401k's for a lot of people. Clark discusses why that is the case. Wendy's has launched a rewards program. Starbucks just made changes to its rewards program. Clark talks about which ones he uses and how he's able to use these rewards programs and apps in order to score discounts and free food. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:14

8.3.20 Qualifying for food stamps; Protecting your email privacy

8/3/2020
Are you eligible for food stamps? Many more Americans might qualify right now. A new email service will charge you $100 a year for an email address but they offer you privacy in return. Clark has other free options that he shares also. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:50

7.31.20 Overworked pharmacists making more prescription mistakes; Clark Stinks

7/31/2020
CVS in Oklahoma was fined for prescription errors and poor staffing. Pharmacists need to be treated better! Kim and Joel share the Clark Stinks posted on the web and share with Clark. Submit yours to: Clark.com/ClarkStinks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:32

7.30.20 Websites that help end of life planning; Major discounts available for monitored driving

7/30/2020
Lantern and Cake are newer websites that do a great job helping people plan for the future and do some estate planning. If you will let your insurance company monitor your driving you can score some major discounts and save a lot of money. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:48

7.29.20 Amazon & Walmart changing checkout experience and robots that cook; Acorns Early to save for your child

7/29/2020
Amazon has created a new shopping cart that allows you to skip the checkout line. Walmart is working on something similar that will create efficiency and limit human contact. Acorns has created Acorns Early to help you start invest for your child's future. If you have a child born in 2020 the account is free until they turn 18! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:54

7.28.20 How to handle health insurance if you've been laid off; Is now a good time to buy a home?

7/28/2020
In some states, almost 1/4 of citizens are without health coverage due to the pandemic and having lost their job. Clark talks about where to look for healthcare coverage. You should specifically look to the healthcare exchange at Healthcare.gov. You may be eligible for a heavily subsidized policy if your income has been drastically reduced. Clark discusses the state of the housing market and how things are shaping up in regards to inventory and pricing. Learn more about your ad choices....

Duration:00:34:45

7.27.20 Walgreens is adding doctors offices across the country; Credit card debt is shrinking

7/27/2020
Pharmaceutical chain Walgreens will be adding doctors offices to stores around the country. The Walgreens model will be unique as you'll be able to see a primary care doctor there. People are paying down credit card debt in a big way since the pandemic began. This is great news. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:01

7.24.20 Garmin breach has major ramifications; Clark Stinks

7/24/2020
Garmin services went down after a ransomware attack. This affects user data for Garmin users but the implications of this breach go even further. Clark discusses. Kim and Joel share the Clark Stinks posted on the web and share with Clark. Submit yours to: Clark.com/ClarkStinks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:40

7.23.20 Unemployment & possible stimulus measures; Instacart customer data leak

7/23/2020
Stimulus bill talks are heating up in Washington. As Covid cases are increasing in many states, legislators are starting to talk about what it should look like to provide further financial relief to affected Americans. Buzzfeed News is reporting that the personal information of Instacart shoppers is being sold online. This includes names, addresses, credit card data, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:49

7.22.20 Walmart won't be open on Thanksgiving; College tuition cuts

7/22/2020
Black Friday is going to be very different this year. Walmart has announced that they won't be open on Thanksgiving and that will likely cause a lot of other retailers to follow suit. Some universities are offering tuition discounts this year. Others aren't. Clark gives alternatives to consider if the school you or your child attends isn't offering a Covid discount. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:47

7.21.20 Getting out of a lease; Crowded flights

7/21/2020
As states and municipalities begin to do away with eviction moratoriums, it's important to know how to protect yourself. Clark discusses how you can work with your landlord to potentially get out of a lease. Flights are getting more crowded as more people get back onto airplanes. Clark discusses the specific airline passenger limits and what you need to know before you fly. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:54

7.20.20 Potential Covid stimulus package; Retailer mask requirements

7/20/2020
Different stimulus proposals are making the rounds. Clark discusses what he believes will be a part of the next relief package. Major retailers are now requiring that you wear a mask in order to shop in person. And as the biggest retailers in the country have developed policies, many smaller businesses are following suit. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:02