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Michael Timmermann paid off his mortgage in two years. Now, he shares his money-saving tips on his blog, Save on Almost Everything.
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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…
These are the most and least expensive cars to maintain
These are the most and least expensive cars to maintain Cars September 7, 2017
When shopping for a new or used car, the price tag is something that many of us haggle over to get…
Just announced: Some T-Mobile customers are getting a free Netflix subscription
Just announced: Some T-Mobile customers are getting a free Netflix subscription Mobile & Electronics September 6, 2017
T-Mobile's unlimited deal just got better for anyone on a T-Mobile ONE family plan! The wireless provider has announced that through…
This hidden tool will help troubleshoot your slow PC
This hidden tool will help troubleshoot your slow PC Mobile & Electronics September 6, 2017
If you’re frustrated because your computer is running slow or crashing all the time, there’s a hidden Windows tool that…
Do you clean your dishwasher every month? Here’s why you should and 3 steps to make it sparkle
Do you clean your dishwasher every month? Here’s why you should and 3 steps to make it sparkle Life September 6, 2017
Cleaning the appliance that cleans your dishes may seem unnecessary, but regular maintenance is actually very important to keep your…
Millennials discover the TV antenna’s money-saving power
Millennials discover the TV antenna’s money-saving power TV, Satellite & Cable September 5, 2017
Millennials across the country are discovering how digital TV antennas can save them hundreds of dollars a year! The Wall…
How mileage impacts auto insurance rates in all 50 states
How mileage impacts auto insurance rates in all 50 states Car Insurance September 5, 2017
When it comes to the price you pay for auto insurance every month, mileage really does matter! According to a…
This cell phone feature could save your life
This cell phone feature could save your life Mobile & Electronics September 5, 2017
Following the destruction Harvey left in Texas, we wanted to share an important reminder about updating emergency contact information in…
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 5, 2017
If you’re looking for a job, Amazon is once again hiring for its virtual customer service center! The e-commerce giant…
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How to get 10 days off work by using just 4 vacation days Travel September 4, 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…
10 companies hiring work-at-home customer service representatives
10 companies hiring work-at-home customer service representatives Jobs & Military September 1, 2017
If you're looking for a job that you can do from the comfort of your own home, there are plenty…
What Clark wants you to know about GasBuddy’s new payment option
What Clark wants you to know about GasBuddy’s new payment option Cars September 1, 2017
A number of people have contacted Team Clark recently to ask about Pay with GasBuddy, the new payment option that…
These 8 dollar store hacks can save you money
These 8 dollar store hacks can save you money Deals & Savings September 1, 2017
If you love searching for amazing deals at the dollar store, you probably already have a pretty good idea about…
Retirees: What we should’ve done differently before retirement
Retirees: What we should’ve done differently before retirement Money & Credit August 31, 2017
If you or someone you love is just starting out in the workplace, retirement is probably the last thing on…
Cracker Barrel’s new menu is a pumpkin spice lover’s dream
Cracker Barrel’s new menu is a pumpkin spice lover’s dream Food & Restaurants August 31, 2017
If you'll be hitting the road for the upcoming Labor Day weekend, Cracker Barrel's new fall menu may give you…
Warning: 10 ways to spot Harvey relief scams
Warning: 10 ways to spot Harvey relief scams Scams & Rip-Offs August 31, 2017
People across the country and around the world are opening up their wallets to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey.…
Clark’s secret to finding the best Priceline and Hotwire hotel deals
Clark’s secret to finding the best Priceline and Hotwire hotel deals Travel August 31, 2017
The other day I was talking with money expert Clark Howard about an upcoming trip I'm taking and how I've…