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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.

Small businesses and non-profits are seeing real financial relief in the recent stimulus bill. Clark talks about some of the details.

Some of the travel refunds being offered by the airlines aren’t that great. Clark tells you how to approach the conversation to get the refund you deserve.

The supply chain is still in working order. It’s consumer pre-buying that has led to barren grocery store shelves. But that is a temporary problem that will soon be remedied.

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Stimulus checks are coming. Clark details the Senate bill and what these stimulus payments will look like and who will receive them.

The stimulus bill also includes provisions for everyone who has a federal student loan. Clark details the benefit for those people too.

You don’t have to file your taxes until July 15 now. But what about the contribution deadline for an IRA? The IRS has clarified some of the specifics about filing taxes this year and Clark discusses.

It’s so important to take care of those closest to you right now. Clark has thoughts on how to do that and how to do it well.

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Clark discusses the stimulus bill deal that finally came together on Wednesday morning. It has not yet become law but some of the details of what this bill looks like have become clear.

If you need relief from credit card bills right now Clark has advice for having that conversation with your credit card company.

Healthcare exchanges might reopen in the face of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Job losses are mounting. But some employers have stepped up their hiring right now. Clark gives you the information.

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Clark talks about the Senate relief bill that is still being negotiated. It looks like American families will be receiving direct payments from the government. But how long until we get them in our bank accounts? That is still up in the air.

Automakers are stepping up their efforts to help by making respirators instead of cars.

Clark talks about how to approach your student loans right now. There’s help for people with federal student loans but you might have to press to get any help from a private lender.

Volunteer efforts will likely start mobilizing in April to help victims of Coronavirus. Clark discusses what he thinks those efforts will entail.

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In a tsunami of economic turmoil, Clark talks about the companies that are hiring and where to turn if you are in need of work.

The Fed announced this morning that they will be supporting the markets with massive amounts of quantitative easing.

Work from home scams are popping up in a big way right now. What to watch out for.

Working from home with kids is hard – especially since you are likely having to help them with their schoolwork too. Clark talks about finding a family rhythm during this time.

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Clark talks about how Taiwan is handling Covid 19. There’s a lot of uncertainty right now and economic difficulties are increasing in light of the stricter quarantine situations.

Clark talks about how the mortgage market has changed in recent days. Rates have actually swung UP a good bit – but they won’t stay up for long.

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The market is still experiencing a lot of volatility. Clark discusses how you should approach your retirement account in light of the current turmoil.

Clark discusses what the Coronavirus relief bill means for the American public.

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Clark discusses how the grocery stores are doing and the unique way human beings come together in crisis.

Some travel companies are doing a good job of responding to their customers. Others, not so much. Clark talks about how to approach the travel bookings you already have.

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