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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.
Follow these 5 rules before reclining your airplane seat
Follow these 5 rules before reclining your airplane seat Travel September 26, 2017
With another busy travel season right ahead of us, thousands of infrequent fliers will be taking off for family vacations. But before…
Equifax CEO Richard Smith is out after massive data breach
Equifax CEO Richard Smith is out after massive data breach Money & Credit September 26, 2017
Breaking news in the Equifax data breach: The Atlanta-based company's CEO, Richard Smith, is retiring effective immediately after 12 years…
Costco’s CEO shares 13 secrets with Clark to help you save money
Costco’s CEO shares 13 secrets with Clark to help you save money Shopping & Retail September 26, 2017
More than 87 million people are Costco Wholesale members, paying either $60 or $120 a year for full access to…
The first thing to do when you add a position to your resume
The first thing to do when you add a position to your resume Jobs & Military September 25, 2017
If you haven’t looked at your resume in more than a year, there’s no time like the present to dust…
Save a fortune with Apple’s secret iPhone discounts
Save a fortune with Apple’s secret iPhone discounts Mobile & Electronics September 25, 2017
Not ready to pay $1,000 for the new iPhone X? There's a way to carry a fancy iPhone around for…
Target raises minimum wage to $11/hour in time for holiday hiring
Target raises minimum wage to $11/hour in time for holiday hiring Jobs & Military September 25, 2017
Target is raising its minimum hourly wage for all team members to $11 in October, the discount retailer announced Monday.…
Need extra cash? Amazon is hiring and you can work from home
Need extra cash? Amazon is hiring and you can work from home Jobs & Military September 25, 2017
If you’re looking for a job, Amazon is once again hiring for its virtual customer service center! The e-commerce giant…
11 credit cards that will pay to replace your stolen or damaged cell phone
11 credit cards that will pay to replace your stolen or damaged cell phone Credit & Debit Cards September 25, 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…
Switching your direct deposit | A quick and easy step-by-step guide
Switching your direct deposit | A quick and easy step-by-step guide Money & Credit September 24, 2017
Want lower fees, higher returns, more convenience and better customer service from your bank? Join our #SwitchDitchSave movement and make…
Experian uses security freeze frenzy to push $25/month credit monitoring
Experian uses security freeze frenzy to push $25/month credit monitoring Money & Credit September 22, 2017
Ever since Equifax revealed that criminals stole the personal information of 143 million Americans, money expert Clark Howard has urged…
Use this money-saving trick to remove dead leaves from your yard
Use this money-saving trick to remove dead leaves from your yard Life September 22, 2017
If you can’t stand the sight of dead leaves on your lawn, here’s a way to get rid of them…
Delta’s basic economy service was nothing like I expected
Delta’s basic economy service was nothing like I expected Travel September 22, 2017
The next time you search for a cheap flight online, there’s a good chance you’ll find an option for “basic…
Job alert: UPS is hiring 95,000 workers for the holidays
Job alert: UPS is hiring 95,000 workers for the holidays Jobs & Military September 21, 2017
UPS is staffing up in a big way to handle all of those holiday deliveries this year! The package delivery…
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Equifax data breach: 3 things Congress must do to protect consumers Money & Credit September 21, 2017
After the Equifax data breach exposed the personal information of 143 million Americans, money expert Clark Howard has called on…
Save $1,000 before Christmas with this 12-week money challenge
Save $1,000 before Christmas with this 12-week money challenge Budgeting & Saving September 21, 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…
Williams-Sonoma is hiring and you can work from home
Williams-Sonoma is hiring and you can work from home Jobs & Military September 21, 2017
If you want to make some extra money around the holidays, Williams-Sonoma is hiring seasonal customer service associates to work…
Toys R Us store in Luton, England. Photo credit: Getty Images
Toys R Us files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, stores closing after holidays? Shopping & Retail September 20, 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…
Better banking habits | How I use 4 bank accounts to save more money
Better banking habits | How I use 4 bank accounts to save more money Money & Credit September 18, 2017
Want lower fees, higher returns, more convenience and better customer service from your bank? Join our #SwitchDitchSave movement and make…
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Equifax data breach: Frustrated consumers report credit freeze problems Money & Credit September 13, 2017
After the Equifax data breach potentially exposed 143 million Americans' personal information — including Social Security numbers — money expert…
AT&T expands free HBO access to even more wireless customers
AT&T expands free HBO access to even more wireless customers Mobile & Electronics September 13, 2017
Just days after T-Mobile announced it was offering free Netflix to some wireless subscribers, AT&T is giving away free HBO…
Equifax data breach: 5 things to expect when you freeze your credit
Equifax data breach: 5 things to expect when you freeze your credit Money & Credit September 13, 2017
I drove past Equifax’s corporate headquarters in Atlanta for the first time since the data breach and realized that I’ll…
Don’t rush to pre-order a new iPhone 8 or iPhone X! Wait for this better deal instead
Don’t rush to pre-order a new iPhone 8 or iPhone X! Wait for this better deal instead Mobile & Electronics September 12, 2017
Apple celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the iPhone by announcing its most expensive phone ever. The $999 iPhone X (pronounced…
Equifax is waiving credit freeze fees for 30 days
Equifax is waiving credit freeze fees for 30 days Money & Credit September 12, 2017
Following the Equifax data breach that has potentially exposed the personal information of 143 million Americans, money expert Clark Howard…
Equifax changes fine print for TrustedID Premier free credit monitoring
Equifax changes fine print for TrustedID Premier free credit monitoring Money & Credit September 12, 2017
Equifax, one of the three main credit reporting companies, has faced widespread criticism over its response to a massive data…
Warning: False information about charities is spreading on Facebook
Warning: False information about charities is spreading on Facebook Scams & Rip-Offs September 12, 2017
Following natural disasters like Irma and Harvey, Americans show their true spirit as they come together to help those impacted…
Irma: Download this app to see which stations still have gas
Irma: Download this app to see which stations still have gas Cars September 11, 2017
Irma has struck a serious blow to Florida and other parts of the Deep South. If you're in one of…
This new tool negotiates with your cable and internet provider to lower your bill
This new tool negotiates with your cable and internet provider to lower your bill TV, Satellite & Cable September 11, 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…
Target is lowering prices on thousands of items
Target is lowering prices on thousands of items Shopping & Retail September 9, 2017
Facing competition from online sellers like Amazon, Target has announced that it's lowering prices on thousands of items throughout the…
Don’t sign up for Equifax’s free credit monitoring! Here’s what to do instead
Don’t sign up for Equifax’s free credit monitoring! Here’s what to do instead Money & Credit September 8, 2017
After Equifax revealed that a “cybersecurity incident” has potentially exposed the personal information of 143 million Americans, the credit reporting…
Walmart’s top 25 holiday toys for 2017
Walmart’s top 25 holiday toys for 2017 Holiday Shopping September 7, 2017
Christmas will be here before you know it! And Walmart has just released its annual Top Rated by Kids list…