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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

5.28.20 Average monthly expenses survey; What foods are making a comeback right now

5/28/2020
Clark goes over a survey that shows what the average monthly expenses are for Americans. Some of the big food products, especially snack foods, are coming back in vogue these days. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:46

5.27.20 Staying safe in hotels this Summer; Fiduciary disclosure coming to your mailbox

5/27/2020
When you are traveling this Summer, if you are staying in a hotel, it's important to stay safe. Clark tells you how to do that. An awkward and opaque letter will be coming to investors in the coming weeks. Clark bring some clarity to what this fiduciary disclosure means. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:06

5.26.20 Navigating Cobra insurance benefits; How students should think about school in the Fall

5/26/2020
Cobra benefits are going to be offered to you if you lose your job in many cases. But those benefits can be EXPENSIVE. Clark discusses what the decision to get Cobra should entail. Should you go back to school in the Fall? That's a very real question. You might not be getting what you are paying for if Zoom calls are the likely classroom. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:50

5.25.20 Walmart Express offers 2-hour delivery; Home prices are actually rising right now

5/25/2020
Walmart just launched Walmart Express which promises 2-hour delivery. Many people assumed that home prices would fall as a result of the pandemic and increased unemployment. But home prices have actually gone up. Clark explains. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:27

5.22.20 Restaurants incur higher expenses start surcharging customers; Clark Stinks

5/22/2020
Some restaurants have come under fire for charging Covid-related surcharges. But the revenue is down and expenses are up for most local restaurants. Clark Stinks makes a return to the show this week! If you have a Clark Stinks to share go to Clark.com/ClarkStinks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:06

5.21.20 How the life insurance industry is changing; Where the hiring is actually happening

5/21/2020
At-home exams for life insurance are starting to become the norm instead of being the exception to the rule. Buy life insurance on the internet in order to avoid the hassle. A lot of hiring isn't going to take place on the giant career websites. Look to horizontal job platforms for sector-specific job opportunities during the recovery. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:25

5.20.20 Getting debt relief from financial institutions is hard right now; Second home communities will hurt for a while

5/20/2020
The phone lines could be tied up at your bank or lender as MANY people are seeking relief. Clark tells you what to do. Second home communities will likely have a tough time for a while. Prices will likely go down for homes in these locations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:14

5.19.20 Walmart earnings soar; Cyber insurance is more necessary now - and more costly

5/19/2020
Walmart has been one of the biggest quarantine winners as earnings have gone up substantially. Cyber insurance is becoming an even bigger necessity as more people are working from home. But it's also getting more expensive. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:08

5.18.20 New mortgage forbearance rules; Stock market pivoting positive on vaccination progress

5/18/2020
New mortgage forbearance rules are great for people who are having a hard time paying their mortgage right now. The stock market is doing well today thanks to progress on a potential vaccine for Covid. This shows how much we all want good news right now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:04

5.15.20 Retail sales plummet 16% in April; Clark Stinks

5/15/2020
Retail sales were even worse in April than economists expected. Clark Stinks is back! You can contribute to this segment by sharing the ways you think Clark Stinks at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:52

5.14.20 New PPP loan guidance; Credit report protections in the CARES Act

5/14/2020
Some really helpful guidance on the PPP loans just came out. In particular, the SBA is providing safe harbor for PPP loans under $2 million. Your credit should not be negatively affected if you can't pay your bill right now. If you've seen your credit score take a hit, stand up for your rights. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:54

5.13.20 Grocery costs have soared; Watch out for Coronavirus misinformation

5/13/2020
Clark talks about how consumer purchasing has changed...and groceries have quickly gotten more expensive. Misinformation about the virus is rampant - in particular on social media sites. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:55

5.12.20 New safety rules when traveling; Student loan forbearance affecting people's credit

5/12/2020
Airlines and airports are instituting safety requirements if you plan to travel in the near future. Student loan forbearance has been great for people with student loans. But some people are having their credit negatively affected. Not good. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:33

5.11.20 Manufacturing plants opening back up; Life insurance is harder to get right now

5/11/2020
Unemployment has climbed and is worse than the headline number shows. Clark also discusses how manufacturing is opening back up. Some Americans are being turned away from buying life insurance. Overall, life insurance is harder to get than it was just last month. The ClarkRave today mentioned Rhonda Roland Shearer's GoFundMe to cut red tape for heroes. You can find that here. Clark also mentions how to return an economic income payment on this episode. Check out FAQ #41 on IRS.gov in order...

Duration:00:34:50

5.8.20 What to do when mortgage forbearance is over; Clark Stinks; Bikes are selling like hot cakes

5/8/2020
Planning ahead for how to handle the end of mortgage forbearance is smart. Clark tells you how to talk to your mortgage provider if you need more time too. Clark Stinks makes a return to the show this week! If you have a Clark Stinks to share go to Clark.com/ClarkStinks. Consumer spending has been different since the pandemic hit. In particular, home workout equipment and bicycles are incredibly popular. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:29

5.7.20 Private student loan compact; Contact tracing improvements; Masks required at many businesses

5/7/2020
Millions of people are covered by a multi-state agreement that will allow individuals with private student loans to put a pause on payments for 90 days. Google and Apple are helping in a big way with their contact tracing app. Clark discusses what they've done and the potential privacy issues you could encounter. Many businesses are now requiring that customers wear masks in order to shop there. This has created a really strong backlash in some cases. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:38:09

5.6.20 Meat shortage; Humana waiving copays; Travel reward cards are offering additional incentives.

5/6/2020
Costco and some grocery stores are limiting meat purchases as we're experiencing a meat shortage in the country. Humana is waiving copays for members right now. Travel reward credit cards are having a hard time getting customers to renew. So they are having to offer additional benefits to keep customers around. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:55

5.5.20 Spending habit changes during Covid; Age discrimination more prevalent; Americans saving money; Maintaining your car during quarantine

5/5/2020
Spending habits have changed during the coronavirus outbreak. But it appears that everyone has cut spending no matter what your state's approach has been to locking things down. Age discrimination could become an even bigger issue post-Covid. Americans are saving a much bigger chunk of their money right now. This is good! How can you keep your car in good running order if you aren't driving it!? Clark discusses. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:50

5.4.20 Corporate liability shields; Airline stocks hammered; Micro businesses; Cash-out refi or 401k withdrawal?

5/4/2020
Employers fear liability from as they bring employees back into the office. Virtual volunteering might be a great use of your time right now. Warren Buffet has sold all shares in the major airlines. Their stocks are getting hit hard. Clark talks about the long-term projections for air travel. Micro businesses are helping keep people afloat in difficult financial times. Starting a super-small side hustle might make sense for you. Should you take cash out of your home or out of your retirement...

Duration:00:44:08

5.1.20 Clark's quarantine life; People avoiding doctor offices; Truck drivers face big hurdles; Don't take money from your 403b

5/1/2020
Clark talks about what his life looks like right now and how his family is handling being cooped up together. There have been some positive benefits! People are avoiding doctors or going to the hospital right now. That is not safe! Truck drivers have done a great job keeping the supply chain going but it hasn't been without a lot of hardships and obstacles. Taking money from your 403b is a particularly terrible idea. You could face massive surrender charges in addition to the taxes you'll...

Duration:00:43:39