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.
Safety alert: Graco recalls more than 25,000 car seats
Safety alert: Graco recalls more than 25,000 car seats Recalls May 24, 2017
Graco is recalling more than 25,000 car seats that may not adequately restrain children during a crash. According to Graco’s…
How to see everything Google knows about you
How to see everything Google knows about you Mobile & Electronics May 24, 2017
Google knows a lot more about you than you probably realize – and it’s collecting more data every single day.…
Warning: 3 big problems with Visa gift cards
Warning: 3 big problems with Visa gift cards Money & Credit May 24, 2017
When you’re looking to buy someone a gift but don’t know what to get, money expert Clark Howard wants you…
Clark Howard opens up about life-threatening health scare
Clark Howard opens up about life-threatening health scare Health May 23, 2017
Clark wants to personally thank his readers, listeners and viewers who’ve expressed concern after his life-threatening health scare. Last week,…
Ibotta makes 3 big changes to its shopping app
Ibotta makes 3 big changes to its shopping app Shopping & Retail May 23, 2017
Ibotta, the popular shopping app that can save you money at grocery stores and other retailers, has announced a series…
Liquidation sales underway at these 138 J.C. Penney locations
Liquidation sales underway at these 138 J.C. Penney locations Shopping & Retail May 22, 2017
Liquidation sales have started at 138 J.C. Penney department store locations that will soon be closing forever. On May 22,…
Android alert: How to stop your phone from tracking your every move
Android alert: How to stop your phone from tracking your every move Mobile & Electronics May 22, 2017
If you have a smartphone, one of the features that makes it so smart is location history — a list…
25 secret teen texting codes parents need to know
25 secret teen texting codes parents need to know Mobile & Electronics May 22, 2017
If your teenage son or daughter has a smartphone, they may be using a series of secret codes to communicate…
5 ways my Instant Pot pressure cooker makes life so much easier
5 ways my Instant Pot pressure cooker makes life so much easier Money Saving Advice May 22, 2017
All year long, Clark.com’s Michael Timmermann is sharing quick and easy ways to save money as part of our Michael Saves…
Warning: Read this before you book a trip with a discount travel site
Warning: Read this before you book a trip with a discount travel site Travel May 19, 2017
If you’re planning a vacation soon, money expert Clark Howard has a warning about third-party travel booking websites that you…
This drink could be better than water on a hot day
This drink could be better than water on a hot day Health May 19, 2017
Summer is right around the corner and temperatures are rising! You're probably drinking a lot of water to stay hydrated,…
3 big changes coming to T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods
3 big changes coming to T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods Shopping & Retail May 18, 2017
The TJX Companies Inc., owner of T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods, is one of the few success stories in retail…
CDC warning: Alarming rise in outbreaks of parasitic infection linked to swimming pools
CDC warning: Alarming rise in outbreaks of parasitic infection linked to swimming pools Health May 18, 2017
Before you take another dip in the pool, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has a warning about something…
Your iPhone may be tracking your every move: Here’s how to delete the data!
Your iPhone may be tracking your every move: Here’s how to delete the data! Mobile & Electronics May 18, 2017
If you have an iPhone, there's a hidden feature that is likely keeping a running list of all the places…
In-N-Out vs. Five Guys: America has a new favorite burger chain!
In-N-Out vs. Five Guys: America has a new favorite burger chain! Food & Restaurants May 17, 2017
The burger restaurant that money expert Clark Howard loves the most just lost its title as America’s #1 favorite. According…
7 of the best gas station loyalty programs
7 of the best gas station loyalty programs Fuel Costs and Tips May 17, 2017
If you’re someone who frequents the same gas station because of either price or convenience, signing up for a free…
Buying gas from a station on this list is better for your car
Buying gas from a station on this list is better for your car Cars May 17, 2017
Engine-cleaning additives in gasoline are worth the extra price to keep your car healthy, according to independent laboratory testing from AAA. The…
Retail alert: Another major clothing retailer files for bankruptcy
Retail alert: Another major clothing retailer files for bankruptcy Shopping & Retail May 17, 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…
Skin cancer warnings: 3 lessons from a melanoma survivor
Skin cancer warnings: 3 lessons from a melanoma survivor Health May 16, 2017
Norah O’Donnell, host of “CBS This Morning,” will never forget the day her dermatologist gave her the news that she…
Warning: Woman loses $3,200 in resurfacing phone scam
Warning: Woman loses $3,200 in resurfacing phone scam Scams & Rip-Offs May 16, 2017
Authorities are warning about a common phone scam that's back again this year, according to media reports across the country.…
Recall alert: Baby wipes recalled over concerns about mold
Recall alert: Baby wipes recalled over concerns about mold Recalls May 16, 2017
The Honest Company is recalling certain lots of its baby wipes due to the possible presence of mold. In a…
Chick-fil-A just made 2 big changes to its menu
Chick-fil-A just made 2 big changes to its menu Food & Restaurants May 16, 2017
Just in time for summer, Chick-fil-A is adding two new items to its menu! Now through August 19, the fast-food…
10 best cities for first-time homebuyers
10 best cities for first-time homebuyers Homes & Real Estate May 15, 2017
Saving up enough money for a down payment is challenging enough for most first-time homebuyers, but the red-hot housing market…
Clark’s top 10 restaurant apps for free food and discounts
Clark’s top 10 restaurant apps for free food and discounts Deals & Savings May 15, 2017
All year long, Clark.com’s Michael Timmermann is sharing quick and easy ways to save money as part of our Michael Saves…
Just announced: Republic Wireless offers 6 months of free service
Just announced: Republic Wireless offers 6 months of free service Mobile & Electronics May 15, 2017
If you’re looking for a new cell phone carrier, Republic Wireless has a special deal that you may want to…
Clark’s 11-year-old son shares iPhone 8 predictions on new YouTube channel!
Clark’s 11-year-old son shares iPhone 8 predictions on new YouTube channel! Life May 12, 2017
Clark’s youngest child, Grant, appears to be following in his father’s footsteps! The 11-year-old has started a new YouTube channel,…
Fiat Chrysler recalls 1 million Ram trucks over fatal flaw
Fiat Chrysler recalls 1 million Ram trucks over fatal flaw Auto Recalls May 12, 2017
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is recalling one million Ram pickup trucks in the U.S. due to a software error that…
Mother’s Day deal: Get a free mimosa at any restaurant or bar this Sunday only
Mother’s Day deal: Get a free mimosa at any restaurant or bar this Sunday only Deals & Savings May 12, 2017
If you’re planning to take your mom to brunch this Mother’s Day, here’s a way to save some money. Ibotta,…
Aldi just revealed its secret plan to beat Walmart’s low prices
Aldi just revealed its secret plan to beat Walmart’s low prices Food & Restaurants May 11, 2017
Aldi and Walmart are two retailers that are different in so many ways, but they’re both being extremely disruptive to…
GoodRx vs. LowestMed: Which app saves you the most money on prescription drugs?
GoodRx vs. LowestMed: Which app saves you the most money on prescription drugs? Health May 10, 2017
Prescription drug prices have skyrocketed to the point where studies have found that nearly a third of patients don’t get…