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Broken down car
Should you buy an extended warranty on your car? Cars August 14, 2019
If you've ever owned a vehicle that was getting anywhere close to the age where the manufacturer's warranty was up,…
Home fix-it bill
Why you need a home fix-it fund Homes & Real Estate August 8, 2019
If you own your home or are thinking about buying one, are you prepared for the costs associated with fixing…
Global Entry
Traveling overseas soon? You should know about the Global Entry backlog Travel August 7, 2019
If you have international travel coming up and were planning to either apply for the Global Entry program or renew…
Top-rated workplaces in America
Looking for a job? Here are the top workplaces in America in 2019 Jobs August 7, 2019
For many of us, our place of employment is a home away from home for a number of reasons. The…
Save money
How to start saving money in 5 easy steps Save Money August 2, 2019
You probably know that instead of just spending everything you make, you should also be saving money for the future.…
401(k) loan
Ask Clark: Should you ever take a loan from your 401(k)? Investing & Retirement August 1, 2019
If you are facing a large amount of debt or a big unexpected expense and have a sizeable amount of…
Capital One data breach
Capital One data breach affects more than 100 million customers Protect Your Identity July 30, 2019
A massive data breach at Capital One Financial Corporation is impacting more than 100 million people in the U.S. and Canada,…
Credit cards
The 5 best cash back credit cards right now Credit Cards July 25, 2019
If you’re looking for a simple way to earn rewards with your credit cards, cash back is the way to…
FaceApp
Warning: Take these steps to protect your privacy on FaceApp Privacy July 17, 2019
If you've been on social media at all over the last few days, you've probably noticed your friends, family and…
Work From Home Guide: A list of legitimate work-at-home job opportunities
Work From Home Guide: Legitimate work-at-home job opportunities Jobs July 17, 2019
Looking for real work from home jobs that won't rip you off? Team Clark has reviewed many of the options…
Moving company
How to find a good moving company Homes & Real Estate July 17, 2019
If you've ever done a big move, you know that it can be a stressful experience. A big part of…
Family buying house
Clark Howard: This is the only reason to buy a house Homes & Real Estate July 10, 2019
If you're thinking about buying a house with visions of exponentially growing your net worth and setting yourself up for…
Honda Passport
Here are the best American-made cars in 2019 Cars July 3, 2019
Many people feel the term "American-made" is an anomaly when it comes to the automotive industry these days — but…
Job alert: These 10 companies are hiring like crazy in August
Job alert: These 10 companies are hiring like crazy in August Jobs July 2, 2019
As Back to School season begins, the job market continues the strong showing it's had all summer. In fact, U.S.…
Doctor''s office
The one thing you should never do at your doctor’s office Protect Your Rights & Identity July 1, 2019
Going to the doctor can be a stressful experience. Between concerns about your health and the expenses you might incur,…
Chick-fil-a storefront
New report: These are America’s favorite chain restaurants Shopping & Retail June 28, 2019
If you're picky about where you eat, you might appreciate a newly released report that sheds light on which restaurants…
Citi credit card
Have a Citi credit card in your wallet? You might be in for some big (bad) changes… Credit Cards June 27, 2019
If you're one of the millions of Americans who carry a Citi credit card, you might have gotten some bad…
The top auto insurance companies with affinity discounts
Are you taking advantage of auto insurance affinity discounts? Deals & Savings June 27, 2019
Auto insurance companies often have somewhat hidden ways for customers to save on their premiums. One those ways is through…
Mortgage refinance loan
Should you refinance your mortgage now? Homes & Real Estate June 26, 2019
Mortgage refinancing rates in recent weeks have been dropping at a pace we haven't seen in quite a long time.…
How to get out of a house or apartment lease
5 ways to get out of a house or apartment lease Homes & Real Estate June 26, 2019
If you happen to be dealing with an uncooperative landlord, it's normal to want to just break the lease to…
Should I replace or repair my broken air conditioning system?
Should I replace or repair my broken air conditioning system? Homes & Real Estate June 26, 2019
The summer heat can mean a painful rise in energy bills, but that's nothing compared to the strain on your…
9 things to know before you buy a car at Costco
10 things to know before you buy a car through the Costco Auto Program Cars June 25, 2019
Let's be honest: Costco probably isn't the first place that comes to mind when you're thinking about buying a car.…
Amazon Prime Day
Team Clark’s predictions for Amazon Prime Day 2019 Shopping & Retail June 24, 2019
Online retailer Amazon announced today that its annual Prime Day mega-sale will begin this year on July 15 and last…
Bright Rewards
Bright Rewards: Save money at Gap, Old Navy and more Shopping & Retail June 17, 2019
If you're a fan of The Gap, Old Navy or any of the other four stores operated by Gap Inc.,…
Is my air conditioning system going to be obsolete soon?
Is your air conditioning system going to be obsolete soon? Homes & Real Estate June 14, 2019
Aside from knowing how much the energy bill is, relatively few people concern themselves with what flows through the coils…
Report: Gas prices to drop just in time for summertime
Report: Gas prices to drop just in time for summer Travel June 14, 2019
As the mercury continues to rise this year, expect prices at the pump to fall. That's according to a recent…
Chase logo
Big change coming to Chase credit cards: Should you opt out? Credit Cards June 11, 2019
EDITOR'S NOTE: The deadline for mailing your opt-out letter to JPMorgan Chase was August 7. If you want to opt…
Fundrise
What is Fundrise and should I invest in it? Investing & Retirement June 7, 2019
Fundrise is a startup financial company that advertises itself as "a real alternative to investing in the stock market." The…
Unison Home Co-Investing
Is Unison home co-investing legit? Homes & Real Estate June 6, 2019
You may have seen ads for or heard about fairly new company called Unison, which offers an alternative to home…
Credit freeze
Can freezing your credit hurt your credit score? Credit June 6, 2019
Anyone who follows money expert Clark Howard knows that his number one suggestion for keeping your finances safe from criminals…