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.
62 shopping malls to close for Thanksgiving 2017
62 shopping malls to close for Thanksgiving 2017 Shopping & Retail October 11, 2017
For the second year in a row, CBL Properties, a major mall operator based in Chattanooga, Tennessee, plans to close…
How to stop Apple iOS 11 from draining your iPhone’s battery
How to stop Apple iOS 11 from draining your iPhone’s battery Mobile & Electronics October 11, 2017
Since Apple released its iOS 11 mobile operating system in September, iPhone users have been complaining that the upgrade is…
Warning: False information about charities is spreading on Facebook
Warning: False information about charities is spreading on Facebook Scams & Rip-Offs October 11, 2017
Following natural disasters like Irma, Harvey and the California wildfires, Americans show their true spirit as they come together to…
Clark’s TV bundle will cut your cable or satellite bill in half!
Clark’s TV bundle will cut your cable or satellite bill in half! Mobile & Electronics October 11, 2017
If you’re serious about reducing your bills to save money, start by taking a look at what you pay every…
How to fix the most annoying thing about Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8
How to fix the most annoying thing about Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 Mobile & Electronics October 11, 2017
Samsung's latest smartphones come with a feature that has really been getting on my nerves — and apparently I'm not…
4 ways Hyundai is trying to take the pain out of buying a car
4 ways Hyundai is trying to take the pain out of buying a car Cars October 10, 2017
Hyundai says it's committed to making the process of buying a new car a lot less frustrating. The automaker just…
This college just lowered its tuition by more than 30%
This college just lowered its tuition by more than 30% Financing Education October 10, 2017
With higher education costs skyrocketing across the country, Sweet Briar College, a women's liberal arts college in rural Virginia, is making…
Amazon considers selling prescription drugs online, report says
Amazon considers selling prescription drugs online, report says Shopping & Retail October 9, 2017
Amazon started out selling books online, but it has since disrupted the retail industry by moving into categories like electronics,…
Walmart is taking the headache out of online returns
Walmart is taking the headache out of online returns Shopping & Retail October 9, 2017
Returning items that you buy online can be a big hassle, but Walmart says it has come up with a…
How the new prices at Whole Foods compare to Trader Joe’s
How the new prices at Whole Foods compare to Trader Joe’s Food & Restaurants October 9, 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…
Costco is taking on Amazon with big changes to its delivery service
Costco is taking on Amazon with big changes to its delivery service Shopping & Retail October 6, 2017
After e-commerce giant Amazon purchased Whole Foods Market and promised to lower prices, Costco Wholesale is making moves to strengthen…
This amazing pasta dish has only 3 main ingredients
This amazing pasta dish has only 3 main ingredients Life October 6, 2017
Do you ever get to the end of the day and suddenly feel a rush of stress, realizing that you…
Why you should change all of your security question answers right now
Why you should change all of your security question answers right now Protect Your Rights & Identity October 6, 2017
Identity theft is on the minds of many Americans after hackers obtained the personal information of more than 145 million…
Plan your holiday shopping around these 6 days to get the best deals
Plan your holiday shopping around these 6 days to get the best deals Holiday Shopping October 5, 2017
Money expert Clark Howard said a couple of years ago that Black Friday was on its way to becoming a…
Your Netflix subscription is about to get more expensive
Your Netflix subscription is about to get more expensive Money & Credit October 5, 2017
If you're a Netflix customer or are thinking about signing up, all of that binge-watching is going to cost you…
This security feature could prevent hackers from emptying your bank account
This security feature could prevent hackers from emptying your bank account Protect Your Identity October 5, 2017
After hackers obtained the personal information of more than 145 million consumers in the Equifax data breach, Americans are wondering…
Now hiring: 7 entry-level jobs that let you work from home
Now hiring: 7 entry-level jobs that let you work from home Jobs & Military October 5, 2017
The retail industry is going on its annual hiring spree to recruit workers for the holiday season, but there are…
These 7 things could get you kicked off a flight
These 7 things could get you kicked off a flight Travel October 4, 2017
When you buy an airline ticket, do you know the terms and conditions you're agreeing to? Better read the fine…
Activate this Google feature to lower your cell phone bill
Activate this Google feature to lower your cell phone bill Mobile & Electronics October 4, 2017
The "Big Four" wireless providers have been pushing unlimited data plans lately, but millions of cell phone users are still…
Instant Pot before and after
The easiest way to clean an Instant Pot Life October 4, 2017
The Instant Pot electric pressure cooker has changed the way I cook, helping me prepare budget-friendly meals in a lot…
Recall alert: Ground turkey sold at Publix and Aldi may contain metal shavings
Recall alert: Ground turkey sold at Publix and Aldi may contain metal shavings Recalls October 3, 2017
If you shop for groceries at Aldi, Publix or Weis, you might want to check your refrigerator! Prestage Foods Inc.…
These 5 cities have the worst ATM fees
These 5 cities have the worst ATM fees 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…
How I lowered my cell phone bill to $12 per month
How I lowered my cell phone bill to $12 per month Mobile & Electronics October 3, 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…
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…
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…