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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

4.6.20 PPP slow roll-out; Stimulus check updates; Companies helping people; Creating a will right now

4/7/2020
The PPP is off to a really slow start. Clark discusses. We've got more information on stimulus checks. Clark discusses what we know now. Some companies are doing great work right now helping their customers. Clark highlights a few. Creating a will is a great idea right now. Clark tells you how to proceed. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:14

4.3.20 Important Covid-19 economic updates; Sheltering in place works; Zoom privacy issues and alternatives; Robo Advisors

4/3/2020
Clark talks about the important updates on how PPP is being implemented and what the latest is with unemployment insurance claims. Sheltering in places works to keep us safer...and it's better for the future of our economy. Zoom has gotten some flack for their lack of proper privacy protections for users. Clark mentions some alternatives you should consider. Robo advisors are seeing people sign up in droves. They do a good job helping people allocate their investments properly. Learn more...

Duration:00:42:03

4.2.20 Stimulus check updates; Unemployment compensation problems; Fake Covid-19 remedies; Stores stepping up delivery abilities

4/2/2020
Clarifications have been made about who will receive stimulus money from the government and when that money will come. State unemployment agencies are still trying to figure out how they process all of the new unemployment claims. Some people are touting Covid-19 remedies that don't work. Watch out for this. Stores are stepping up deliveries. Clark talks about how Walgreens is expanding its delivery services right now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:13

4.1.20 Paycheck Protection Program and SBA disaster relief; What happens if you can't pay rent; Health insurers waive individual Covid-19 health costs; AirBnb helping hosts

4/1/2020
The details of the PPP and EIDL programs are a little murky. Clark brings as much clarity as possible to a situation that is rapidly moving trying to help small businesses stay afloat during these difficult times. This article from the Wall Street Journal gives some important details on Paycheck Protection. You can also learn more on the SBA website about PPP here. And if you qualify for an EIDL, this is where you can apply for that relief loan. What happens if you can't pay rent? Clark...

Duration:00:41:56

3.31.20 Going to SBA.gov for small business relief money; Employees walking out on the job; Juggling your finances until stimulus money kicks in; Covid-19 scams proliferate

3/31/2020
SBA.gov is the place to apply for economic injury disaster loans. And $10k in funds can be received in the form of a grant if spent on paid leave, maintaining payroll, increased business costs due to Coronavirus disruption, and mortgage or lease obligations that can't currently be met. Amazon, Whole Foods, and Instacart employees are not happy about current working conditions. Some are walking out on the job. Amazon employees are saying that they aren't being given proper safety aids like...

Duration:00:41:56

3.30.20 More unemployment details; Stock market volatility; Real ID implementation delayed; 401k disbursements part of stimulus bill

3/30/2020
Funds will soon be flowing to the states for Americans filing for unemployment. Clark discusses more of the details we now know. The stock market continues to be volatile. Clark tells you what this means for your investments. Gas prices are down although Americans are driving far less these days. And the Real ID law implementation has been delayed for a year. Thanks to the stimulus bill, you can take money out of your 401k without penalty. But should you? Probably not. Learn more about your...

Duration:00:43:53

3.27.20 Small business and non-profit stimulus relief; Getting travel refunds; Barren grocery store shelves will be filling soon

3/27/2020
Small businesses and non-profits are seeing real financial relief in the recent stimulus bill. Clark talks about some of the details. Some of the travel refunds being offered by the airlines aren't that great. Clark tells you how to approach the conversation to get the refund you deserve. The supply chain is still in working order. It's consumer pre-buying that has led to barren grocery store shelves. But that is a temporary problem that will soon be remedied. Learn more about your ad...

Duration:00:44:04

3.26.20 Helicopter $ and unemployment compensation details; Student loan stimulus details; IRS filing updates; Taking care of those around you

3/26/2020
Stimulus checks are coming. Clark details the Senate bill and what these stimulus payments will look like and who will receive them. The stimulus bill also includes provisions for everyone who has a federal student loan. Clark details the benefit for those people too. You don't have to file your taxes until July 15 now. But what about the contribution deadline for an IRA? The IRS has clarified some of the specifics about filing taxes this year and Clark discusses. It's so important to take...

Duration:00:43:49

3.25.20 Specifics on relief bill; Talking to your credit card company; Healthcare exchanges reopening; Which companies are hiring

3/25/2020
Clark discusses the stimulus bill deal that finally came together on Wednesday morning. It has not yet become law but some of the details of what this bill looks like have become clear. If you need relief from credit card bills right now Clark has advice for having that conversation with your credit card company. Healthcare exchanges might reopen in the face of the Coronavirus pandemic. Job losses are mounting. But some employers have stepped up their hiring right now. Clark gives you the...

Duration:00:41:39

3.24.20 Senate relief bill implications; Automakers making ventilators; Handling student loans; Volunteer efforts will ramp up

3/24/2020
Clark talks about the Senate relief bill that is still being negotiated. It looks like American families will be receiving direct payments from the government. But how long until we get them in our bank accounts? That is still up in the air. Automakers are stepping up their efforts to help by making respirators instead of cars. Clark talks about how to approach your student loans right now. There's help for people with federal student loans but you might have to press to get any help from a...

Duration:00:43:28

3.23.20 Which companies are hiring right now; Fed supporting markets; Beware work from home scams; Finding a work from home routine

3/23/2020
In a tsunami of economic turmoil, Clark talks about the companies that are hiring and where to turn if you are in need of work. The Fed announced this morning that they will be supporting the markets with massive amounts of quantitative easing. Work from home scams are popping up in a big way right now. What to watch out for. Working from home with kids is hard - especially since you are likely having to help them with their schoolwork too. Clark talks about finding a family rhythm during...

Duration:00:41:45

3.20.20 Places handling coronavirus threat well, quarantine leading to more economic difficulties; Mortgage market update

3/20/2020
Clark talks about how Taiwan is handling Covid 19. There's a lot of uncertainty right now and economic difficulties are increasing in light of the stricter quarantine situations. Clark talks about how the mortgage market has changed in recent days. Rates have actually swung UP a good bit - but they won't stay up for long. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:03

3.19.20 Stock market volatility and your 401k; Government passes a Coronavirus relief bill

3/19/2020
The market is still experiencing a lot of volatility. Clark discusses how you should approach your retirement account in light of the current turmoil. Clark discusses what the Coronavirus relief bill means for the American public. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:33

3.18.20 Supply chain updates & human resiliency as Covid 19 spreads; How travel companies are responding to customers

3/18/2020
Clark discusses how the grocery stores are doing and the unique way human beings come together in crisis. Some travel companies are doing a good job of responding to their customers. Others, not so much. Clark talks about how to approach the travel bookings you already have. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:36

3.17.20 Coronavirus causes recession, major job market dysfunction; How government relief is coming during economic upheaval

3/17/2020
Clark continues to talk about the fallout from the Coronavirus pandemic. There won't be a way of avoiding a recession, and many American jobs and small businesses are at risk right now. The government is working on ways to prop up the economy during the pandemic. But they seem to be more focused on big business than individual Americans. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:20

3.16.20 Coronavirus special: Clark's stock market reaction, small business difficulties, and how to handle your personal finances

3/16/2020
The stock market had a rough day. But the impacts of the Coronavirus extend far beyond that. Clark discusses stock market reaction, small business difficulties, and how to handle your personal finances in these uncertain times. Clark also discusses the Fed injecting cash into the economy, mortgage refinancing, and the current travel situation as well. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:57

3.13.20 Why savings bonds are GREAT!; Ikea dresser recall

3/13/2020
Savings bonds are great place to put money these days. They could be a better option for you instead of a savings account or CD. Ikea is recalling more dressers. Clark tells you what to watch out for and how to keep your kids safe. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:19

3.12.20 Historically low mortgage rates; Fifth Third bank in hot water; Officially in a bear market

3/12/2020
Mortgage rates have sunk to historic lows. But there's a LOT you need to know before you pull the trigger on a refinance. Fifth Third Bank is being sued by the CFPB stating that the bank opened up fraudulent accounts in customers names without their knowledge. Sounds like Fifth Third took a page out of the Wells Fargo playbook! We officially hit bear market territory yesterday. Clark tells you what to do with your investments and how to think about Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:34:43

3.11.20 Coronavirus wide-ranging impacts; Travel cancellation policies changing

3/11/2020
As the WHO has called coronavirus a pandemic, there are many ways this impacts individual Americans. Clark says that our politicians are failing us and should be putting a higher priority on public health. He also talks about how we should approach our personal finances in light of the current scary health conditions. Travel companies are having a difficult time and the travel cancellation policies are being changed as coronavirus facts come in. Clark tells you what you need to know. Learn...

Duration:00:34:59

3.10.20 Hidden advisor fees; Hoarding in the wake of coronavirus; Keep your internet browsing private

3/10/2020
It's hard to know how your financial advisor is being paid. And it recently became even more difficult to figure it out. The CFP board is no longer noting how planners are paid on the site LetsMakeAPlan.org. Since the CFP board isn't going to help consumers out, you'll need to help yourself and ask your advisor specific questions before you enter into a relationship. And make sure that any planner you choose to work with is a fee-only planner who has a fiduciary responsibility to his or her...

Duration:00:34:23