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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, cons

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9.18.20 Why delaying social security payments is so important; Clark Stinks

A lot of Americans opt to take social security when they are first eligible. But this can cost you a whole lot of money in the long run. Clark discusses why it is so important to delay taking social security if that is possible in your life.Kim and Joel share the Clark Stinks posted on the web and share with Clark. Submit yours to:

9.17.20 The telemedicine boom; Good news for job seekers

Telemedicine is taking off right now. And it's actually better for your health, too.There are all sorts of positive signs in the job market. Clark talks about Hobby Lobby raising its minimum wage to $17 an hour, new job training programs, and more.Want more money advice? Sign up for Clark’s free daily newsletter! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

9.16.20 Employees love working from home, but many employers don't love it; Football is back!

Stats show that Americans who have been able to work from home during the pandemic would love to be able to continue doing so when things get back to normal. But a large number of employers are ready to bring their employees back into the office.Football is Clark's favorite sport. And he is so glad that it's back!Want more money advice? Sign up for...

9.15.20 Americans are saving more right now; USPS prescription delivery delays

Many Americans who can are saving more of their income. This bodes well as the economy continues to recover as the spenders will be able to meaningfully support that recovery.USPS delays are having a real impact on the delivery of important medications. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

9.14.20 The wildfires in California; The cell phone price wars intensify

Clark talks about what has led to the wildfires in California and what policies need to be implemented to avoid such devastation in the future.Link for a listener - Marketwatch's Best Places to Retire tool.Verizon just bought Tracfone. This will intensify the price cutting in the industry. That's great news for consumers! Learn more about your ad choices....

9.11.20 Special Edition: Navigating Your Finances in the Pandemic Economy

Clark talks about how the economy has changed since Covid-19 became a reality in our lives. And his wife Lane joins him to pose your questions - all of which are related to how you should navigate the financial waters given the current state of things. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

9.10.20 Christmas sales in October; The used car shortage

Retailers are likely to start offering bargains earlier than normal this year. You could find some great bargains in October instead of having to wait until November!There is a used car shortage in our country which is pushing up the value of older vehicles. If you have an older car sitting around that you don't need, consider selling it. Learn more...

9.9.20 Mint Mobile launches cheap unlimited cell plan; FedEx is hiring

If you need unlimited data, Mint Mobile just launched one of the best plans that is pretty inexpensive - only $30 a month when you pay up front. Check it out on their website.FedEx is going on a hiring spree ahead of the holidays. If you are looking for work, check out the job postings from FedEx. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

9.8.20 The unbalanced stock market; How the eviction moratorium works

The stock market has started to experience some volatility - particularly in the tech sector. Clark talks about how that should impact how you invest your money.If you cannot afford to pay your rent right now, you can avoid eviction by filling out this CDC form. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

9.7.20 New car recall tool; Dollar stores become more popular as consumers are still hurting

NHTSA has released a new free app that makes it easy for consumers to check for any outstanding recalls on their vehicle.Dollar store chains are starting to get more in-store traffic as a large segment of hurting consumers turn there for lower prices. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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