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The Clark Howard Podcast

Clark Howard is the watchdog for consumers everywhere, and we feel Clark is a perfect fit. Protecting your wallet and keeping you apprised of the latest in consumer technology every weekday.

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: Clark.com/ClarkStinks.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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