America’s best & worst hotel chains (2 2 24)

💵 Today’s Top Stories

Planning your next vacation? Check out the best and worst hotel chains in the U.S. based on customer satisfaction scores. Read more.


The deadline to file your 2023 tax return is approaching. What documents can you shred? What should you keep for six years? And what does Clark want you to keep forever? Read more.


Clark encourages people to figure out end-of-life plans to avoid burdening your family in the future while they grieve. He wants you to consider an alternative option that can save you major bucks. Read more.

Delta Air Lines

Delta is raising annual fees for most of its American Express credit cards. But there are some new perks for cardholders (as well as new sign-up bonus offers). Read more.


Free is great, even if it’s for a limited time. But free trials continue to exist for a reason. Here’s how to avoid the pratfalls and whether they’re right for you. Read more.

💸 5 Can't-Miss Deals Today

From credit cards to phone plans to streaming services, here are the top five limited-time deals as of February 2, 2024.

Credit Card Bonuses

  • Citi Premier® Card: Earn 60,000 bonus ThankYou® Points after you spend $4,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening.

  • Discover it® Cash Back: Unlimited dollar-for-dollar match of all the cash back you’ve earned at the end of your first year.

  • Wells Fargo Active Cash® Card: Earn a $200 cash rewards bonus when you spend $500 in purchases in the first 3 months.

Phone Plan Deals

  • Visible: Get Visible’s basic unlimited plan for $20 per month for the first two years with promo code VISIBLE24.

  • Mint Mobile: New customers can get any plan for $45 for the first three months (50% off unlimited!)

📊 Stat of the Day

💻️ $7,300: The amount of money the original MacBook computer would cost today, adjusted for inflation. Apple debuted the original Mac 40 years ago for $2,495.

💰️ Deal Alert: Today’s Top Deals
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🎙️ Podcast

It can be hard to ignore the headlines around the stock market. Clark shares his outlook on the market in 2024 and his approach to investing. Also, we’re in the middle of tax season. Clark has resources to help you file for free or cheap.

☎️ Need Money Help?

The Team Clark Consumer Action Center is a free helpline that can help you navigate your money questions. Call 636-492-5275. Visit for more information.

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