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.
Black Friday 2016 store hours: Here’s when to shop!
Black Friday 2016 store hours: Here’s when to shop! Shopping & Retail November 23, 2016
Will you be waking up early on Black Friday for those doorbuster deals? If so, you have to know when…
The best days to shop between now and Christmas
The best days to shop between now and Christmas Shopping & Retail November 23, 2016
Have you started your holiday shopping yet? If not, there's a period of about two weeks when you'll be able…
Toyota recalls 744,000 vehicles to fix doors
Toyota recalls 744,000 vehicles to fix doors Cars November 22, 2016
Toyota is recalling about 744,000 model year 2011 to 2016 Sienna vehicles in the United States due to a problem…
This retailer is donating 100% of its Black Friday sales
This retailer is donating 100% of its Black Friday sales Shopping & Retail November 22, 2016
The outdoor clothing retailer Patagonia plans to donate 100% of its Black Friday sales to grassroots environmental groups, the company…
Apple to replace faulty iPhone batteries for free
Apple to replace faulty iPhone batteries for free Mobile & Electronics November 21, 2016
Apple has announced that it will provide free repairs for some iPhones that suddenly stop working. Apple to replace bad…
Holiday tipping: Who to tip and who to skip
Holiday tipping: Who to tip and who to skip Money & Credit November 21, 2016
When you’re setting your holiday budget, don’t forget about the people who’ve gone out of their way to make your…
Sabra recalls hummus over listeria concerns
Sabra recalls hummus over listeria concerns Life November 20, 2016
Sabra is recalling its popular hummus due to concerns over Listeria monocytogenes, the Food and Drug Administration has announced. Read…
The 12 best cars to buy for 2017
The 12 best cars to buy for 2017 Cars November 18, 2016
If you want to buy a new car that’s a great value, consider the 2017 Honda Civic, which has been…
And the top 25 toys for the holidays are…
And the top 25 toys for the holidays are… Shopping & Retail November 18, 2016
Christmas is right around the corner, and Walmart has released its annual Chosen By Kids list of 25 toys that…
Safety group: These are the 10 worst toys of 2016
Safety group: These are the 10 worst toys of 2016 Shopping & Retail November 18, 2016
Just in time for the holidays, the toy safety group World Against Toys Causing Harm (W.A.T.C.H.) has revealed its 10…
Office Depot workers caught on camera pushing unnecessary computer repairs
Office Depot workers caught on camera pushing unnecessary computer repairs Mobile & Electronics November 17, 2016
Office Depot technicians allegedly tried to persuade customers to pay for expensive repairs tobrand new computers, an investigation by KIRO-TV…
Warning: Why children shouldn’t wear winter coats in car seats
Warning: Why children shouldn’t wear winter coats in car seats Cars November 16, 2016
Many parents don’t think twice about strapping their child into a car seat with their winter coat on, but experts…
There’s now an even cheaper way to fly
There’s now an even cheaper way to fly Travel November 16, 2016
If a low price is the most important factor to you when booking a flight, this may help you snag…
Only 3 of Mall of America’s 520 stores will open on Thanksgiving
Only 3 of Mall of America’s 520 stores will open on Thanksgiving Holiday Shopping November 15, 2016
Only three of Mall of America’s 520 stores will open on Thanksgiving, according to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Read more:25 secret…
Chili’s manager snatches free meal from veteran
Chili’s manager snatches free meal from veteran Shopping & Retail November 14, 2016
Chili’s has come under fire after the manager of a Dallas-area location took away a free meal provided to a…
This state is getting rid of plastic grocery bags forever
This state is getting rid of plastic grocery bags forever Shopping & Retail November 14, 2016
California has become the first state in the country to ban single-use plastic bags at most grocery stores. Voters narrowly…
Stores are raising prices on the exact same Black Friday deals from last year
Stores are raising prices on the exact same Black Friday deals from last year Shopping & Retail November 14, 2016
If you’ve noticed some familiar deals while browsingthis year’s Black Friday ads, it’s probably because you’ve seen them before. Holiday…
Sunroofs can suddenly explode while you’re driving
Sunroofs can suddenly explode while you’re driving Cars November 13, 2016
Can you imagine what it would be like to have your sunroof spontaneously break into thousands of pieces while you're…
Retail rumor: Is this major department store about to go bankrupt?
Retail rumor: Is this major department store about to go bankrupt? Shopping & Retail November 11, 2016
The holiday shopping season is the most important time of the year for retailers, and this year, one iconic department…
Now hiring: These 11 jobs pay $100,000 or more
Now hiring: These 11 jobs pay $100,000 or more Jobs & Military November 11, 2016
If you think it’s about time that you made $100,000 a year or more, then give these jobs a closer…
9 things you forget to clean in your kitchen
9 things you forget to clean in your kitchen Life November 11, 2016
Tidy home, tidy mind! There’s something about keeping a clean kitchen that just makes you feel good,buteven clean freaks can…
73 shopping malls to close for Thanksgiving
73 shopping malls to close for Thanksgiving Shopping & Retail November 10, 2016
CBL & Associates, a major mall operator based in Chattanooga,Tennessee, will close 73 of its malls andshopping centers nationwide on…
73% of Americans don’t want to receive this Christmas gift
73% of Americans don’t want to receive this Christmas gift Shopping & Retail November 10, 2016
If you’re planning to do most of your Christmas shopping at one of those gift card kiosks, a new Bankrate.com…
Toblerone fans outraged over shrinking chocolate bars
Toblerone fans outraged over shrinking chocolate bars Shopping & Retail November 10, 2016
Chocolate lovers around the world are furious after Toblerone reduced the size of two of its chocolate bars – and…
10 cities where you can live large on a $60,000 salary or less
10 cities where you can live large on a $60,000 salary or less Money & Credit November 9, 2016
You work hard for your money, but have you ever thought about how where you live impacts your quality of…
Never start an email with this greeting
Never start an email with this greeting Mobile & Electronics November 9, 2016
From scouring online postingsto tedious applications and questionnaires, the process of looking for a new job can be a nerve-wracking…
Is the difference in these photos worth $600 to you?
Is the difference in these photos worth $600 to you? Mobile & Electronics November 9, 2016
Most smartphones do a pretty good job of making calls, sending text messages and getting you on the Internet –…
Car recalls: 18 automakers ranked from best to worst
Car recalls: 18 automakers ranked from best to worst Cars November 9, 2016
It seems like we can’t go a full week without news of another major car recall, manytimes for defects that…
How to stop Facebook from sending you these new ads
How to stop Facebook from sending you these new ads Mobile & Electronics November 9, 2016
If you use Facebook, you’ll want to know about a new way that advertisers may be able to contact you…
This iPhone feature will solve your poor signal problem
This iPhone feature will solve your poor signal problem Mobile & Electronics November 8, 2016
Don’t you just hate it when you go to make a phone call and there’s no signal? Now there’s an…