Cars with the cheapest 5-year cost (2 16 24)

💵 Today’s Top Stories
Car Buying

Forget sticker price. The cost of five-year ownership is where it’s at. Here’s the best value across 11 different vehicle categories, including electric car, pickup truck, luxury car and even minivan. Read more.

Duck Duck Go

Tired of giving up so much info to Google in exchange for search results? Try anti-Google search engine DuckDuckGo, which focuses on protecting your data and privacy. Read more.


If price hikes have sent your grocery budget into a tailspin, you can use this list of Team Clark’s top money-saving grocery apps to fight back and save. Read more.


Clark prefers local expertise when choosing a mortgage lender. But Schwab does offer good prices (and discounts) to account holders. Still, comparison shopping is critical. Read more.

💵 4 Can't-Miss Deals Today

From credit cards to phone plans, here are the top four limited-time deals as of February 16, 2024.

Credit Cards

  • Southwest Companion Pass: Earn a Companion Pass® good through 2/28/25 plus 30,000 points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. (Learn more.)

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

Phone Plans

  • AT&T Prepaid: Students can save $10 per month on unlimited (online only).

  • Boost Mobile: New customers can get a month of unlimited data (30GB high-speed) for $12.50.

📊 Stat of the Day

🏠️ $295 million: The listing price for 22,800 square feet of living space on a nine-acre waterfront compound in Naples, Florida. Citadel CEO Ken Griffin bought a Manhattan penthouse for $240 million in 2019, the current all-time record for a residential property in the U.S. No matter what the final price, good luck with those insurance premiums.

💰️ Deal Alert: Today’s Top Deals
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🎙️ Podcast

When you’re planning a trip, you may consider purchasing travel insurance. But Clark shares a special warning for you, especially if you are going on a cruise. Also, there’s a big scam on Visa “Vanilla” gift cards that you really need to know.

☎️ 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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