The Clark Howard Show

The Clark Howard Show

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Radio Pocket Protector, Clark Howard. Howard has carved out a formidable following as the foremost authority on all things economic. In 1993, Clark opened the Consumer Action Center, a fully staffed service that answers consumers' questions located here in Atlanta, Georgia.

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The Clark Howard Podcast

The Clark Howard Podcast

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.

04.18.24 Discounters & Dollar Stores / New Career Considerations

Dollar stores and other discounters are reconfiguring. Clark clears media confusion surrounding closures and discusses what makes some discount retail operations more successful than others. Also - If you want job stability with a pension, this job sector wants you! Dollar Store Closures: Segment 1 Ask Clark: Segment 2 Who Offers A Pension?: Segment 3 Ask Clark: Segment 4 Mentioned on the show: Dollar stores are shutting down across America. They did this to themselves 99 Cents Only Stores to close all 371 spots in 'extremely difficult decision,' CEO says - USA TODAY Dollar Tree Raises Max Price to $7: Which Items Will Cost More? Clark Howard's 5 Money Tips for Couples How to Freeze Your Child's Credit Research shows federal workers are effective and committed, not subversive — The Conversation [The Washington Post] The government has a workforce crisis. One of its best-kept secrets can fix it. Portfolio Lender: Meaning, Overview, Pros and Cons Thank you for listening today, Clarkies! If you want to be part of our “Clarkie” segment, call 404-981-2071 to leave a comment or story. We may play it during a future episode! Clark.com resources Episode transcripts Community.Clark.com Clark.com daily money newsletter Consumer Action Center Free Helpline: 636-492-5275 Learn more about your ad choices: megaphone.fm/adchoices Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

04.17.24 EV Deals Now Include Tesla / The Digital Wallet Option

Clark updates EV deals with Tesla now in the mix. Also, what to know about digital wallet options including Paze, a new entry from the big banks. Tesla Deals: Segment 1 Ask Clark: Segment 2 Digital Wallets: Segment 3 Ask Clark: Segment 4 Mentioned on the show: What’s wrong with Tesla? [The Washington Post] Ready or not, self-driving semi-trucks are coming to America’s highways Should You Take Your Pension in a Lump Sum or Monthly Payments? Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation: Home Page Best Secured Credit Cards for 2024: Top Picks for Building or Repairing Credit The Family Digital Wallet Is A $26 Billion Deposit Opportunity For Banks NYTimes: The Youths Have Spoken: Wallets Are Lame. Go Digital. Millions of small businesses have a new reporting requirement. Here's what to know. Bogleheads Investing Advice and Info Thank you for listening today, Clarkies! If you want to be part of our “Clarkie” segment, call 404-981-2071 to leave a comment or story. We may play it during a future episode! Clark.com resources Episode transcripts Community.Clark.com Clark.com daily money newsletter Consumer Action Center Free Helpline: 636-492-5275 Learn more about your ad choices: megaphone.fm/adchoices Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

04.16.24 Point-Of-Sale Donations / New & Egregious: Medical Facility Fees

Often at checkouts, we’re asked to donate to a cause by rounding up our payment or contributing one dollar. How do you decide when to give? Also, as a result of giant hospital systems buying up practices, you may be charged a significant “facility fee” at doctors appointments. Be ready by asking the right question in advance. Plus, out-of-network charges are being manipulated by private equity, costing patients more. Checkout Charity: Segment 1 Ask Clark: Segment 2 Medical Facility Fees: Segment 3 Ask Clark: Segment 4 Mentioned on the show: How To Choose the Best Charities for Your Donations What's the Best Way To Donate to a Charity? That spare change you donate at checkout is adding up to millions for charities A Simple Trick To Paying Off Your Credit Card Faster How To Open a Roth IRA This Small U.S. City Was Just Named the Best Place to Retire With No Savings. The Best Places to Retire in the World Hospitals Are Adding Billions in ‘Facility’ Fees for Routine Care - The WSJ NYTimes: In Battle Over Health Care Costs, Private Equity Plays Both Sides NYTimes: Health Insurers’ Lucrative, Little-Known Alliance: 5 Takeaways NYTimes: Insurers Reap Hidden Fees by Slashing Payments. You May Get the Bill. What Is a Backdoor Roth IRA? CarEdge | Buy, Sell, and Protect New & Used Cars - CarEdge Thank you for listening today, Clarkies! If you want to be part of our “Clarkie” segment, call 404-981-2071 to leave a comment or story. We may play it during a future episode! Clark.com resources Episode transcripts Community.Clark.com Clark.com daily money newsletter Consumer Action Center Free Helpline: 636-492-5275 Learn more about your ad choices: megaphone.fm/adchoices Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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