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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

10.05.22 Fidelity’s new Robo-Advisor Service / The All-Inclusive Airline Fare Proposal

10/5/2022
Fidelity has refined their Robo-Advisor service. The new Fidelity-GO is really different. Clark explains the offerings, fees and your opportunity here. Also, Frontier Airlines recently had a zero dollar sale - but there’s a reason you didn’t see it on Clark Deals. This is a problem the Federal government is addressing with a new proposal to require full price disclosure. The game today involves bait & switch. Consumers deserve better - and there may be a comment period…. The New Fidelity GO:...

10.04.22 Holidays Sales Are NOW / CLARKONOMICS - Perspective on the Economy

10/4/2022
The ships have come in and retailers have too much merchandise - over supply. Meanwhile due to inflation, demand has lessened = SALES. Clark points to holiday shopping deals, as this year, October is the new November. Bonus - Walmart’s new return policy. Also - Clarkonomics returns. Clark sets the table on how The U.S. and world economies got to where we are now and explains the moves that are coming to get inflation under control. October Holiday Sales: Segment 1 Ask Clark: Segment 2...

Duration:00:35:00

10.03.22 Unlisted: Customer-No-Service & You / Winter Heating Bills

10/3/2022
You may have noticed how difficult it is to find a company phone number. Turns out, that is by design. For business, Clark discusses real ways to build customer loyalty. And if you’re with a company that only rewards new customers, ignoring your loyalty, play their game to protect your wallet. Also, Clark discusses the financial pressures on the cost of energy this winter in the U.S., as part of the world wide energy market, focusing on what we CAN control. Learn what you can expect to pay...

Duration:00:30:41

09.30.22 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / Reduce The Risk of Dementia

9/30/2022
Friday - Clark Stinks day! Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. Also, we all know walking is great for physical health, but it may also help ward off something we all fear - dementia. What is known about how much walking is great for your cognitive health. Clark Stinks: Segments 1 & 2 Walking for Mental Health: Segment 3 Ask Clark: Segment 4 Mentioned on the show: What Is Disability Insurance and How Does It Work? Emergency Fund Complete Guide:...

Duration:00:31:07

09.29.22 DEALS in a Time of Inflation / Inside the Mind of a Super Saver

9/29/2022
In spite of inflation, there are deals to be had. Amazon is in major overstock mode right now - offering a separate site for discounts, and a section for deals on open box returns - Clark explains. Also, there are those among us who, despite not making a lot of money, are able to save significant amounts. Clark shares how the goal of Financial Independence is achieved. Amazon Cuts Deals: Segment 1 Ask Clark: Segment 2 Secrets of Super Savers: Segment 3 Ask Clark: Segment 4 Mentioned on the...

Duration:00:35:35

09.28.22 Make A Difference: Government Jobs / Getting Control of Credit Card Debt

9/28/2022
Labor shortages are everywhere, but one sector particularly hurting affects us all - the government. Governments all over the country are short of workers, especially at state and local levels in varied capacities. Some of these jobs may come with the rare pension. You may be part of the solution. Clark paid his way through undergraduate school working for HUD - a good steady job. Also, credit card interest rates are the highest in decades. Long term credit card debt puts you in indentured...

Duration:00:30:09

09.27.22 DEADLINE: Series I Savings Bonds / Ford Changing the Game for Car Buyers

9/27/2022
The clock is ticking on the best inflation investment. Series I Savings Bonds are about to go through a reset in November. Clark explains rates and holding terms. Act now to make inflation work for you. Also, when the free market speaks, industries must respond to survive. Automaker Ford has new rules for anticompetitive dealerships - great news for car buyers. Series I Savings Bonds: Segment 1 Ask Clark: Segment 2 Ford’s new dealership rules: Segment 3 Ask Clark: Segment 4 Mentioned on the...

Duration:00:30:02

09.26.22 Illegal Nursing Home Debt Collection / Bad Investment Advice Is Everywhere

9/26/2022
A completely illegal practice is going on by nursing homes and their collectors. Under federal law - The Nursing Home Reform Act - it’s illegal to go after family members for nursing home debt. What to do if you’re contacted for this type of collection. Meanwhile, bad investment advice is being peddled to young would-be investors on TikTok and other social media channels. There are 225 professional designations people are using to pitch commission based financial advice! That’s why you must...

Duration:00:26:41

09.23.22 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / Airbnb: Opportunity & Hazard

9/23/2022
Friday - Clark Stinks day! Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. Also, Airbnb is a great concept - subject to problematic execution. Learn what potential problems await both guests and hosts and how to prepare. Clark Stinks: Segments 1 & 2 Airbnb: Opportunity & Hazard: Segment 3 Ask Clark: Segment 4 Mentioned on the show: Why You Should Never Invest With a Bank What Is a Fiduciary Financial Advisor and Do I Need One? 3 Places You Should Never...

Duration:00:28:44

09.22.22 The Truth About Manufacturers Warranties / Your Cell Phone As Lifeline

9/22/2022
Consumers are often told they must use authorized service dealers to maintain a warranty. Not so. What you need to know about parts and repairs. Also, T-Mobile and Apple are utilizing advances in satellite technology to expand communication world-wide, initially facilitating emergency alerts. Clark explains this new safety net, and where this tech is headed. The Truth About Warranties: Segment 1 Ask Clark: Segment 2 Cell Phone + Satellite Technology: Segment 3 Ask Clark: Segment 4 Mentioned...

Duration:00:28:21

09.21.22 Breaking Inflation / Moving & Homeowners Insurance ALERT

9/21/2022
The average American is spending around $15 more a day - all things being equal vs. a year ago. Clark updates the economic lay of the land including housing, gasoline, service businesses and jobs - in global context as we endure inflation rotation. Also, if you’re considering moving, there are new considerations that are absolutely vital now. Homeowners insurance has become a complete wildcard. Clark has MUST DO advice before you buy in an area new to you. Inflation Update: Segment 1 Ask...

Duration:00:27:19

09.20.22 An IRS Break on Late-Filing Penalties / SAVE on Healthcare

9/20/2022
Many failed to file taxes in 2019 and/or 2020. Well the IRS will forgive those penalties, IF you can hit a fast approaching deadline. Already paid the penalty? More good news. Clark explains. Also, big players like Amazon and CVS are getting into the healthcare industry. But Walmart Health Centers offer unique services and savings to more people. IRS Cuts Late Filers A Break: Segment 1 Ask Clark: Segment 2 SAVE on Healthcare: Segment 3 Ask Clark: Segment 4 Mentioned on the show: There’s an...

Duration:00:26:42

09.19.22 New Info On Standing Desks / Inflation Fighter: The Resale Market

9/19/2022
There’s a right way to use standing desks, and to deal with a traditional sitting desk job - to improve your health. Clark explains. Also - Inflation and supply shortages have made buying used much more popular. Clark shares the secondhand market’s best categories, and a new offering from Walmart - to help you save more. Sit-Stand Desks: Segment 1 Ask Clark: Segment 2 Explore the Resale Market: Segment 3 Ask Clark: Segment 4 Mentioned on the show: Your Biggest Questions About Standing Desks,...

Duration:00:26:52

09.16.22 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / Trade School & Apprenticeship Resources

9/16/2022
Friday - Clark Stinks day! Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. Also - Clark shares some valuable resources for those considering trade school and apprenticeship programs towards a new solid career path. Clark Stinks: Segments 1 & 2 Trade School & Apprenticeship Resources: Segment 3 Ask Clark: Segment 4 Mentioned on the show: Cancel for Any Reason - Travel Insurance Benefit - InsureMyTrip 4 Things To Know Before You Buy Renters Insurance How Do...

Duration:00:31:04

09.15.22 DANGER ZONES: The Top Scam Takes Many Forms / The Credit Card Trap

9/15/2022
We’re here to help you avoid rip-offs and scams. Pretext, aka imposter & impersonation scams comprise the top rip-offs and they come in many forms. Be in the know so you don’t get taken. Also, credit card interest rates haven’t been this high since the 1990s - while the banks are pushing offers to get you hooked. Solicitations are as sky high as interest rates. They want to own you! Impersonation Scams: Segment 1 Ask Clark: Segment 2 The Credit Card Trap: Segment 3 Ask Clark: Segment 4...

Duration:00:31:53

09.14.22 Home Renovation & Contractors / Audible Change- OTC Hearing Aids

9/14/2022
Transformational shifts are underway in how we buy and own homes.. There’s a home improvement boom in progress around the country, but timing is everything. Get Clark smart about when to renovate and how to choose a contractor. And - Now hear this! The average price of hearing aids in the U.S. is around $2700, compared to $200 in the rest of the world. The long awaited end of this pricing cartel will bring both opportunity and some pitfalls over the next few weeks. Home Renovation: Segment 1...

Duration:00:30:55

09.13.22 Customer Service Comes to Airlines! / Beware Training Repayment Agreements

9/13/2022
The airline industry has been a mess, stretched thin by labor shortages as the travel industry rebounds. Thanks to DOT and public pressure, for the first time in 40 years passengers have a clear guide to their rights when flights are canceled or delayed. Clark walks you through the new DOT - Airline Customer Service Dashboard and what YOU need to do when grounded. Also, a worker warning: Why you need to be cautious when an employer offers you any kind of internal training. DOT Airline...

Duration:00:29:46

09.12.22 Rising Rents & The Rental Housing Outlook / Peer-To-Peer Car Rental - Pros & Cons

9/12/2022
Rents have increased dramatically in a short period of time, the biggest rise since the aftermath of WWII. Clark explains how we got here today and the idea of rent control, plus, some good news on the rental front. Also - Is renting out your car on a peer-to-peer platform to make extra money a good idea? Clark breaks down the pros and cons. The Rental Housing Outlook: Segment 1 Ask Clark: Segment 2 Peer-To-Peer Car Rental: Segment 3 Ask Clark: Segment 4 Mentioned on the show: AAA...

Duration:00:31:09

09.09.22 Clark Answers His Critics on Clark Stinks / Stock Market Fears & Your Retirement

9/9/2022
Friday - Clark Stinks day! Christa shares Clark Stinks posts with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. Also - Recent stock market volatility has many worried about their retirement. In the short term, markets go through downturns - as they should. Clark addresses these concerns based on the long term play and your proximity to retirement. Clark Stinks: Segments 1 & 2 Market Fears-Retirement: Segment 3 Ask Clark: Segment 4 Mentioned on the show: The $10 Travel Essential Clark Howard...

Duration:00:33:03

09.08.22 For Students: A Key Extracurricular / Save On Gym Membership

9/8/2022
School is in session and many teens worry about having enough extracurriculars on their activities resume. But there's another very important route for students that should be top of mind. Also, learn why people are rediscovering gyms now and some guidelines for selecting the right gym for you. For Students: A Key Extracurricular: Segment 1 Ask Clark: Segment 2 Selecting A GYM: Segment 3 Ask Clark: Segment 4 Mentioned on the show: 5 Things To Know About Series I Savings Bonds USHIP -...

Duration:00:33:19