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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.

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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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.

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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.

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Walmart Plus just launched with a $98 annual fee in an attempt to take market share from Amazon. The perks will include fast shipping on a lot of items – many of which you can get the same day you place the order!

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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Apple will be releasing 5G iPhones in the Fall. Don’t buy an iPhone until those are released!

Clark talks about the states that are having the most financial difficulty right now and how that will affect you. Taxes could go up and services could get cut.

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The Federal reserve has signaled that it won’t do much to reign in inflation right now. Clark discusses what that means for your money in the near future. Savers, in particular, are getting their clocks cleaned.

Some companies are putting employees under a gag order if they have symptoms of Covid. Clark is not in favor of companies adopting these sorts of policies. They are unsafe!

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Clark talks about how the executive orders are rolling out. And will there be another stimulus package? It’s likely. But it’s hard to know when Congress will come to an agreement.

Delta, Alaska, and American Airlines join United in dropping airline change fees & a flying car was tested successfully in Japan!

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