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.
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 October 3, 2017
Want lower fees, higher returns, more convenience and better customer service from your bank? Join our #SwitchDitchSave movement and make…
Here’s a long list of retailers that will be closed on Thanksgiving this year
Here’s a long list of retailers that will be closed on Thanksgiving this year Holiday Shopping October 2, 2017
Many retailers will once again start their Black Friday sales on Thanksgiving Day, but dozens of stores are choosing to…
Whole Foods data breach: 3 things you need to know
Whole Foods data breach: 3 things you need to know Money & Credit October 2, 2017
If you shop at Whole Foods Market, you may want to check your statements carefully for unusual activity. The Amazon-owned…
Job alert: Toys R Us is hiring toy demonstrators for the holidays
Job alert: Toys R Us is hiring toy demonstrators for the holidays Jobs & Military September 29, 2017
Toys R Us filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection earlier this month, but the iconic toy retailer is open for…
Top 10 travel destinations for Fall 2017
Top 10 travel destinations for Fall 2017 Travel September 28, 2017
Time is running out to book a cheap flight for the holidays, but you may be able to find a…
4 big changes coming to Designer Shoe Warehouse
4 big changes coming to Designer Shoe Warehouse Shopping & Retail September 28, 2017
Designer Shoe Warehouse (DSW), a footwear and accessories retailer with more than 500 locations nationwide, is making some big changes that…
Equifax to offer free lifetime credit lock service
Equifax to offer free lifetime credit lock service Money & Credit September 28, 2017
Equifax's interim CEO apologized in a Wall Street Journal op-ed piece for the massive data breach that may have exposed…
Travel deal alert: Time is running out to book a cheap holiday flight
Travel deal alert: Time is running out to book a cheap holiday flight Travel September 27, 2017
If you haven't finalized your Thanksgiving and Christmas/Hanukkah travel plans, get on it! Great airfare deals are passing you by…
5 things to know about Macy’s new loyalty program
5 things to know about Macy’s new loyalty program Shopping & Retail September 27, 2017
After closing dozens of stores this year due to falling sales, Macy's is making some big changes to its loyalty…
Warning: This Netflix scam could empty your bank account
Warning: This Netflix scam could empty your bank account Scams & Rip-Offs September 27, 2017
If you have a Netflix account, you need to know about a convincing new scam that could leave you with…
Just announced: Delta to offer free in-flight mobile messaging
Just announced: Delta to offer free in-flight mobile messaging Travel September 27, 2017
Delta is offering passengers a way to stay connected on flights — without having to pay for Wi-Fi access. Starting…
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…
Equifax Inc.
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…
Equifax Inc.
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…