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.
The biggest threat to your grocery budget in 2018
The biggest threat to your grocery budget in 2018 Food & Restaurants December 8, 2017
If you've been following money expert Clark Howard for a while, you've probably heard him talk about how competition has…
New report: The 15 safest cars and SUVs for 2018
New report: The 15 safest cars and SUVs for 2018 Cars December 7, 2017
Only 15 vehicles received the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's top safety award after stricter requirements were put in place…
Job alert: 50 best places to work in 2018
Job alert: 50 best places to work in 2018 Jobs & Military December 7, 2017
If you're planning to make a career-related move in 2018, finding a new job may be one of your New…
These are the 10 best hotel loyalty programs
These are the 10 best hotel loyalty programs Travel December 6, 2017
Hotels get people to book travel through their loyalty programs by offering free breakfast, complimentary Wi-Fi service and even free…
Instant Pot helped this woman lose 125 pounds and save $200 a month
Instant Pot helped this woman lose 125 pounds and save $200 a month Food & Restaurants December 6, 2017
Brittany Williams tried just about everything to lose weight — fasting, working out and even diet pills — but she…
The best of Amazon’s 12 Days of Deals for Christmas 2017
The best of Amazon’s 12 Days of Deals for Christmas 2017 Online Shopping December 5, 2017
If you haven't wrapped up your Christmas shopping yet, Amazon has kicked off "12 Days of Deals" to help you…
Warning: Do NOT buy these gift cards this holiday season
Warning: Do NOT buy these gift cards this holiday season Holiday Shopping December 5, 2017
If you’re struggling to figure out what to get somebody on your Christmas list this year, money expert Clark Howard…
Top 10 jobs for 2018 that don’t require a college degree
Top 10 jobs for 2018 that don’t require a college degree Jobs & Military December 5, 2017
Earning a traditional four-year degree will give you an edge in the competitive job market — and often results in higher…
The one and only exception to Clark Howard’s ‘no gift card’ rule
The one and only exception to Clark Howard’s ‘no gift card’ rule Money & Credit December 4, 2017
A selfie of Clark Howard that was uploaded to our Facebook page has led to confusion among his loyal viewers,…
Should you sign up for YouTube TV?
Should you sign up for YouTube TV? TV, Satellite & Cable December 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…
4 secrets to finding the best parking spot this holiday season
4 secrets to finding the best parking spot this holiday season Holiday Shopping December 1, 2017
If you're planning a trip to your local mall or shopping center before Christmas — and most of us are…
9 foods that never really expire
9 foods that never really expire Life December 1, 2017
Between 30% and 40% of the nation’s food supply goes to waste every year, according to the USDA. That means…
How much have you spent on Amazon over the years? Here’s how to tell
How much have you spent on Amazon over the years? Here’s how to tell Online Shopping December 1, 2017
Are you spending too much money on Amazon.com? There's a little-known way to find out the exact amount you've spent…
2017 Holiday Tipping and Gift Guide: What to give your boss, hair stylist, babysitter and more!
2017 Holiday Tipping and Gift Guide: What to give your boss, hair stylist, babysitter and more! Life November 30, 2017
The holiday season is a time when many people will give a tip or gift to the service providers who…
Deal alert: Best Buy announces 20 days of December doorbusters
Deal alert: Best Buy announces 20 days of December doorbusters Holiday Shopping November 30, 2017
If you're still shopping for electronics after Black Friday and Cyber Monday, you may be able to find great deals…
Online shopping: New tools promise to protect your credit card info
Online shopping: New tools promise to protect your credit card info Credit & Debit Cards November 30, 2017
If you're doing any online shopping this holiday season, there's a new tool to keep hackers from stealing your personal…
Late Amazon Prime delivery? Here’s what you can get for free!
Late Amazon Prime delivery? Here’s what you can get for free! Online Shopping November 29, 2017
Free two-day shipping is one of the main benefits of a $99 annual Amazon Prime membership, but what happens when…
Use this simple trick to defrost your windshield in seconds
Use this simple trick to defrost your windshield in seconds Cars November 29, 2017
There's no need for that ice scraper anymore! Here's a simple trick to clear your windshield in a matter of seconds —…
These major retailers are closing 1,000 stores in 2018
These major retailers are closing 1,000 stores in 2018 Shopping & Retail November 28, 2017
The new year could be another difficult one for traditional retailers. After closing more than 5,000 stores in 2017, we're…
Warning: Why you should never eat raw cookie dough!
Warning: Why you should never eat raw cookie dough! Health November 28, 2017
If you can’t resist sneaking a taste of raw cookie dough before baking cookies this holiday season, the Food and…
Why your Christmas tree may cost more this year
Why your Christmas tree may cost more this year Holiday Shopping November 27, 2017
Be prepared to pay a little bit more — and perhaps search a little bit longer — for the perfect…
Use this free tool to spot fake Amazon and Yelp reviews
Use this free tool to spot fake Amazon and Yelp reviews Mobile & Electronics November 27, 2017
When you’re looking for a good deal on a product or service, it’s important to check reviews on websites like…
This simple trick helped me save an extra $150 this month
This simple trick helped me save an extra $150 this month Budgeting & Saving November 27, 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…
The best days to shop between now and Christmas, according to Clark Howard
The best days to shop between now and Christmas, according to Clark Howard Holiday Shopping November 24, 2017
Forget everything you've been told about finding the best holiday deals! Black Friday 2017 wasn't going to be quite the…
Clark’s holiday season 2017 survival guide: Ad scans, retail ripoffs, store hours and more!
Clark’s holiday season 2017 survival guide: Ad scans, retail ripoffs, store hours and more! Holiday Shopping November 24, 2017
Black Friday 2017 deals are already getting started! If you're planning to hit the stores Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday or…
The best and worst stores for Black Friday weekend 2017 discounts
The best and worst stores for Black Friday weekend 2017 discounts Holiday Shopping November 22, 2017
If you've been reading through the Black Friday ad scans, you probably already know where you'll want to be on…
Retail alert: J. Crew is closing dozens of stores
Retail alert: J. Crew is closing dozens of stores Shopping & Retail November 22, 2017
Some of the biggest names in traditional retail have closed more than 5,000 stores this year amid slumping sales and…
12 of the best holiday gifts at T.J. Maxx
12 of the best holiday gifts at T.J. Maxx Holiday Shopping November 22, 2017
T.J. Maxx doesn't advertise doorbuster deals on Black Friday like the major department stores, but savvy shoppers know there's never…
This simple trick will clear your stuffy nose without medicine
This simple trick will clear your stuffy nose without medicine Health November 21, 2017
It seems like everyone is coming down with a cold this time of the year, which inevitably means a stuffy…
Norovirus outbreak: What you need to know about the stomach bug
Norovirus outbreak: What you need to know about the stomach bug Health November 21, 2017
When you hear about a norovirus outbreak, cruise ships may be the first thing that comes to mind. But the nasty…