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, cons

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7.14.20 The economy, jobs, and the potential for more stimulus; Travel safety and booking

Clark talks about what is currently happening in the economy as Covid cases rise in many states.Booking travel is still fraught with issues right now. Clark discusses how to think about safety when traveling and booking travel in the midst of the pandemic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

7.13.20 Tax filing deadline quickly approaching; Ford promises to buy back cars if you lose your job

The deadline to file your taxes is on Wednesday. And Clark discusses the importance of filing a return no matter what your situation is.Auto manufacturer Ford promises to take back any Ford car that you buy if you lose your job - as long as you finance your vehicle with Ford as well. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

7.10.20 Why you need to drive your car even if you have nowhere to go; Getting conference calls right

Because of Covid, cars are being driven a lot less. And some animals are finding a new home. So Clark discusses how to take care of your car and keep it in good shape even if you don't have anywhere you need to drive.Conference calls can be a frustrating new part of your daily life. Clark talks about how you can make them easier and less annoying. Learn...

7.9.20 People are adopting pandemic puppies; Investing gets cheaper as fund fees fall

People are buying a lot of puppies and other pets because of the pandemic. Clark makes a pitch for getting a rescue puppy.Investing continues to get cheaper for the average American. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

7.8.20 How you bank will change because of Covid; How restaurants will survive - takeout

It seems like every sector of the economy is impacted by Covid in one way or another. Banking is no different. Clark talks about how your relationship with your bank will change because of the virus.Takeout is becoming incredibly important to the survival of local restaurants. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

7.7.20 Companies now doing curbside pickup; 71% of Americans think their retirement is destroyed

Curbside pickup is becoming more normal these days. And even major companies like Aldi and Sam's Club have both started doing curbside pickup. A large percentage of Americans feel like their retirement has been destroyed because of Covid's effects on the economy and the stock market. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

7.6.20 Best customer service cell phone companies; Cities redesigning streets for bike commuting

The ACSI just came out and lists the cell phone companies that have the best customer service.Covid-19 has caused some cities to look at how they design for alternative forms of transportation - and many are prioritizing bike commuting right now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

7.3.20 Community college saves you money; Clark Stinks

Community college is a big time money saver. And it might make even more sense for lots of kids in the Fall.Kim and Joel share the Clark Stinks posted on the web and share with Clark. Submit yours to: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

7.2.20 Millions of loan payments being skipped; How to approach investing if you are near retirement

Millions of loan payments aren't being made right now. But it's actually not as bad as some people thought it might be.Many near-retirees are having a hard time thinking about how they should handle their investments right now. Clark gives his thoughts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

7.1.20 Travel insurance problems; People are moving all across the country

The travel insurance industry has had massive problems during the pandemic. Clark tells you how to buy travel insurance moving forward.People are moving across the country in much greater numbers right now for more opportunities or a better life. Remote work is definitely contributing to this as well. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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