Mike Timmermann

Michael Timmermann paid off his mortgage in two years. Now, he shares his money-saving tips on his blog, Save on Almost Everything.
Sneak peek: 9 things to know about Homesense, the new HomeGoods spinoff chain
Sneak peek: 9 things to know about Homesense, the new HomeGoods spinoff chain Shopping & Retail July 21, 2017
The TJX Companies Inc. is just weeks away from opening its first Homesense location in the United States! The new…
Job alert: Hertz is hiring and you can work from home
Job alert: Hertz is hiring and you can work from home Jobs & Employment July 21, 2017
If you’re looking for a full-time job that you can do from the comfort of your own home, you should…
New list: 20 in-demand jobs that pay at least $100,000
New list: 20 in-demand jobs that pay at least $100,000 Jobs & Military July 20, 2017
If you’re looking for a six-figure job, there are plenty of companies hiring qualified workers who have the right skills.…
Applebee’s just announced a major change to its menu
Applebee’s just announced a major change to its menu Food & Restaurants July 20, 2017
Applebee's is hoping that a new limited-time menu will help the struggling casual restaurant chain reverse a sales slump. In…
10 dollar store packing hacks you’ve probably never tried
10 dollar store packing hacks you’ve probably never tried Travel July 20, 2017
If you’re planning a vacation soon, you're probably looking forward to the rest and relaxation — but not packing your suitcase.…
How to improve the Wi-Fi signal throughout your home
How to improve the Wi-Fi signal throughout your home Internet Service July 20, 2017
Do you have trouble getting a fast and reliable Wi-Fi connection throughout your entire home? The problem could be with…
Frontier Airlines is adding 21 new cities, 85 routes
Frontier Airlines is adding 21 new cities, 85 routes Travel July 19, 2017
Denver-based Frontier Airlines has just announced a massive expansion that includes 21 new cities and 85 new routes. According to…
Best and worst cities for Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint mobile networks
Best and worst cities for Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint mobile networks Mobile & Electronics July 19, 2017
Your cell phone bill can easily cost $50 a month or more, so you're right to expect to get reliable…
12 things that are cheaper at T.J. Maxx than on Amazon
12 things that are cheaper at T.J. Maxx than on Amazon Best of Shopping & Retail July 19, 2017
All year long, Clark.com’s Michael Timmermann is sharing quick and easy ways to save money as part of our Michael Saves…
Norovirus outbreak: What you need to know about the stomach bug
Norovirus outbreak: What you need to know about the stomach bug Health July 19, 2017
When you hear about a norovirus outbreak, cruise ships may be the first thing that comes to mind. But the nasty…
These are the most and least expensive states for car repairs
These are the most and least expensive states for car repairs Cars July 18, 2017
If you’ve ever had your vehicle’s check engine light come on, you can relate to the unsettled feeling of not…
BurgerFi adds plant-based Beyond Burger to its menu
BurgerFi adds plant-based Beyond Burger to its menu Food & Restaurants July 18, 2017
BurgerFi has become the first national burger chain to serve the plant-based Beyond Burger. In July, Florida-based BurgerFi introduced the…
7 big changes coming to Subway’s newest restaurants
7 big changes coming to Subway’s newest restaurants Food & Restaurants July 18, 2017
Faced with slumping sales, Subway is rolling out a new restaurant design, fresh menu items and digital enhancements to keep…
Consumer Reports: These popular insect repellents just don’t work
Consumer Reports: These popular insect repellents just don’t work Life July 17, 2017
When you’re spending time outside this summer, it’s important to protect yourself from mosquitoes, ticks and other bugs that could…
A secret Aldi savings trick you probably haven’t tried
A secret Aldi savings trick you probably haven’t tried Deals & Savings July 17, 2017
All year long, Clark.com’s Michael Timmermann is sharing quick and easy ways to save money as part of our Michael Saves…
Recall alert: 7 million pounds of hot dogs may contain bone fragments
Recall alert: 7 million pounds of hot dogs may contain bone fragments Recalls July 17, 2017
Before you throw another hot dog on the grill, you'll want to know about a major new recall. New York-based…
Big Lots, Coral Springs, Florida
10 surprising ways to save at Big Lots Money Saving Advice July 17, 2017
All year long, Clark.com’s Michael Timmermann is sharing quick and easy ways to save money as part of our Michael Saves series. Check…
11 social media posts that can hurt your career
11 social media posts that can hurt your career Jobs & Military July 14, 2017
Whether you’re looking for a job or already have one, things you’ve posted on social media can come back to…
Growing number of states, counties sue drug manufacturers over opioid crisis
Growing number of states, counties sue drug manufacturers over opioid crisis Health July 13, 2017
Should pharmaceutical companies be held legally responsible for America’s opioid epidemic? Palm Beach County, Florida, is looking into suing the…
Target says shoppers are finally coming back
Target says shoppers are finally coming back Shopping & Retail July 13, 2017
After a year of declining sales and foot traffic, Target says its turnaround strategy is resonating with shoppers. The discount retail…
Clark’s #1 tip to avoid being stranded by overbooked car rental reservations
Clark’s #1 tip to avoid being stranded by overbooked car rental reservations Car Rentals July 13, 2017
When you make a car rental reservation, you expect there to be a vehicle available when you arrive at the…
These major retailers are closing more than 4,000 stores in 2017
These major retailers are closing more than 4,000 stores in 2017 Shopping & Retail July 13, 2017
If you’ve been following Clark.com lately, you may have noticed that 2017 hasn't been a good year for some retailers that many…
Retail alert: Children’s clothing giant to close 350 stores
Retail alert: Children’s clothing giant to close 350 stores Shopping & Retail July 12, 2017
The Gymboree Corporation is moving forward with plans to close hundreds of locations as it works to restructure in Chapter…
Convicted burglar reveals 9 secrets to keep your home safe
Convicted burglar reveals 9 secrets to keep your home safe Homes & Real Estate July 12, 2017
Expensive security cameras and alarm systems may not be enough to keep burglars away! Speaking from behind bars, convicted burglar…
Traveling Verizon Wireless customers hit with hundreds in surprise fees
Traveling Verizon Wireless customers hit with hundreds in surprise fees Mobile & Electronics July 11, 2017
Verizon says its TravelPass program is an "economical way to stay connected while you travel," but some customers would beg…
Can heartburn be relieved without medication?
Can heartburn be relieved without medication? Health July 11, 2017
If you’re one of the millions of Americans who gets heartburn, medical hypnosis may be the answer to your problems.…
This algorithm could one day save your life
This algorithm could one day save your life Health July 11, 2017
Your smartphone could soon help you identify or rule out skin cancer without a trip to the dermatologist. Skin cancer…
Attention shoppers: UPS is adding a new delivery surcharge
Attention shoppers: UPS is adding a new delivery surcharge Shopping & Retail July 11, 2017
UPS is adding a new surcharge that will affect your holiday shipments this year. According to a news release, the…
7 things to know about Amazon Prime Day
7 things to know about Amazon Prime Day Online Shopping July 10, 2017
The time has come. Amazon Prime Day is off and running. The summer online shopping extravaganza promises to be bigger…
New report: The best tippers usually leave around 20%
New report: The best tippers usually leave around 20% Money & Credit July 10, 2017
When you go out to dinner, how much do you tip your restaurant server? A new CreditCards.com report found that…