Save more and spend less is more than just a motto for money expert Clark Howard; it’s a way of life. Clark and his crew — Team Clark — are on a mission to empower people to take control of their personal finances by providing money-saving tips, consumer advice, hot deals and economic news to help everyone achieve financial freedom. Clark is a nationally syndicated radio talk show host and a consumer reporter for television stations around the country. His podcast, The Clark Howard Show, rec ...
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How does changing weather affect the price of commodities and everything we buy? Probably, more than you think. In case you weren’t aware, we’ve been experiencing mostly "El Niño" weather conditions for the past ten years. El Niño is characterized by warmer ocean temperatures which affect weather patterns around the world. It has nothing to do with climate change, but rather is a natural result of the massive swirling of warmer and cooler ocean waters, leading to atmospheric pressure changes. Here's the problem: El Niño’s cooler sister, La Niña—is moody. She brings cooler ocean water temperatures, and…. she has officially arrived. La Niña, in fact, is shaking up agriculture in an already-tumultuous year for commodity markets, says the Wall Street Journal. We've got the fascinating Journal report for you today, then Medicare expert Shelley Grandidge joins us...MASTERING MONEY is on the air!!!