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Clark's Bargains

Being cheap means finding deals wherever you look. Yet a deal isn't necessarily about being cheap. A bargain could be a $3 sweatshirt, but it could also be a $500 roundtrip plane fare to Tokyo or a great rate at a 4-star hotel here at home. Get tips on how to find the best deals in your life, no matter if you're a real penny-pincher or you have a ton of extra cash to spend.

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Smartphone and Data Plan Guide for 2014

The cost of monthly cell phone service is dropping. The change for your wallet is the best since the last big wave of discounting began 15 years ago. Plans and services are morphing in many different directions at once. That makes saving money more complicated and requires you to decide ...

Buying a Car at Auction - Frugal or Foolish?

For nearly 10 years, I've taken calls at Clark Howard’s Consumer Action Center. The calls can be about anything, but the calls that have been the most difficult to deal with are those where the caller has purchased a car or truck from a "buy here/pay here" lot and they ...

Deals abound in this area of real estate

Deals abound in this area of real estate

Your chance to land a bargain in real estate hasn't ended yet. The screaming deals are still available in at least one segment of the housing market...

The #1 Threat To Your Dollar Store Savings

I'm a big dollar store shopper. I love both Dollar Tree and 99 Cent Only stores. Both are true dollar stores, where all merchandise is priced at $1 or less.   But the merchandise at Dollar Tree is going through a "Honey, I shrunk the kids" moment. Item by item, ...

Get The Best Deal On Back To School Supplies

I was in the stores 2 days ago and the back-to-school goods are on the shelves. A lot of what I saw out there is a real bargain. Both Target and Walmart have bargain aisles, sometimes called "Action Alley." There are true deals on pens, pencils, paper, notebooks, folders, all ...

Why Malt O Meal Is Not Among The Cheapest Cereal Brands

When it comes to saving money, every penny counts. There are a plethora of different ways in which families can save money on their groceries, but sometimes the myths and assumptions about food pricing, especially when it comes to brand names and organics, can actually deter shoppers away from some ...

4 Items To Always Buy Used

Buying second hand has become a first choice for saving money, either out of necessity for people or because they're thrifty. But second hand doesn't have to necessarily mean rummaging around a musty old thrift store. Here are 4 items you can shop for used online from the comfort of ...

T-Mobile offering unlimited free music

T-Mobile offering unlimited free music

If music on the go is your thing, T-Mobile is a cell provider to look at. Clark explains how the mobile carrier is bring the music to the people.

Channel Master Offers DVR Without Subscription

How much are you paying each month for your TiVo? There's a new competitor that has no monthly fee and lets you record your favorite shows in HD! I have never used a TiVo-branded DVR even though I'm all about getting TV over the air instead of through pay TV ...

Walmart Vs. The Dollar Stores: Who Is Cheapest?

Mirror, mirror, on the wall…who's the cheapest of them all? A new head-to-head comparison of Walmart, Family Dollar, and Dollar General says Wally World is 6.6% cheaper than either of the dollar stores in the food category. The price research done by investment firm Sterne, Agee & Leach found Walmart ...

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