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.
How one man made $35 worth of food last an entire month
How one man made $35 worth of food last an entire month Money Saving Advice March 31, 2017
If you’re looking for ways to trim the fat from your budget, start with your grocery spending! According to government…
Use Clark’s secret weapon to avoid surprise car rental fees
Use Clark’s secret weapon to avoid surprise car rental fees Car Rentals March 31, 2017
If you only rent a car once or twice a year while on vacation, it can be difficult to find…
This man paid off $50,000 of debt by reselling stuff online
This man paid off $50,000 of debt by reselling stuff online Money & Credit March 31, 2017
For Glen Zubia, there's nothing like the thrill of the hunt. The 30-year-old from Texas spends 15 to 20 hours…
Secret ‘Medicine Ball’ drink added to Starbucks menu: Here’s the recipe
Secret ‘Medicine Ball’ drink added to Starbucks menu: Here’s the recipe Health March 30, 2017
A secret Starbucks menu item became such a hit with cold sufferers that the company just recently made it part…
Robots could replace some fast-food workers in 10 years, CEO says
Robots could replace some fast-food workers in 10 years, CEO says Employment Trends & Job Market March 30, 2017
The experience you have at a fast-food restaurant is expected to change dramatically over the next 10 years thanks to…
The 10 best and worst states to retire in 2017
The 10 best and worst states to retire in 2017 Investing & Retirement March 30, 2017
If you’re thinking about moving to a new state for retirement, Florida may be the first place that comes to…
12 money-saving secrets to know about T.J. Maxx and Marshalls
12 money-saving secrets to know about T.J. Maxx and Marshalls Shopping & Retail March 29, 2017
If you’ve ever stepped foot inside a T.J. Maxx or Marshalls, you know these stores offer great ways to save…
10 people you should never forget to tip while traveling
10 people you should never forget to tip while traveling Travel March 29, 2017
When you’re saving up for a trip, you probably factor in the cost of airfare, hotel accommodations, food and entertainment…
5 big changes coming to Macy’s in 2017
5 big changes coming to Macy’s in 2017 Shopping & Retail March 28, 2017
After closing nearly 70 stores earlier this year, Macy’s says it’s focused on investing in remaining locations to make your…
Harbor Freight Tools may owe you money! How to claim your refund
Harbor Freight Tools may owe you money! How to claim your refund Shopping & Retail March 28, 2017
If you shopped at Harbor Freight Tools over the past several years, you may be eligible to get some of…
This secret iPhone code unlocks a hidden feature that may come in handy
This secret iPhone code unlocks a hidden feature that may come in handy Mobile & Electronics March 28, 2017
If you have an iPhone, there’s a secret code that you’ll want to know about, especially if your signal is…
This simple chart will help you save $1,000 in a year
This simple chart will help you save $1,000 in a year Money & Credit March 27, 2017
If you had a financial emergency, could you come up with $1,000 in a hurry? According to a GoBankingRates.com survey…
Recall alert: Nearly 1 million pounds of chicken may be contaminated with metal
Recall alert: Nearly 1 million pounds of chicken may be contaminated with metal Life March 27, 2017
OK Foods, Inc. has recalled nearly a million pounds of breaded chicken products because they may be contaminated with metal,…
How to make a $12 smoothie bowl at home for $3 or less!
How to make a $12 smoothie bowl at home for $3 or less! Life March 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…
This is the #1 wireless network in America
This is the #1 wireless network in America Mobile & Electronics March 26, 2017
Verizon is once again the best performing wireless network, according to extensive nationwide testing by RootMetrics. Wireless networks put to…
The #1 secret to finding the best deals at HomeGoods
The #1 secret to finding the best deals at HomeGoods Shopping & Retail March 26, 2017
With 568 stores in 45 states, HomeGoods has become the go-to décor destination for millions of people who love a…
17 easy ways to improve your finances this weekend
17 easy ways to improve your finances this weekend Money & Credit March 26, 2017
If you’ve ever spent your entire paycheck just hours after the direct deposit hit your account, we have some tips and…
15 things every bargain shopper needs to know about Aldi
15 things every bargain shopper needs to know about Aldi Shopping & Retail March 25, 2017
If you’re trying to reduce your expenses, your grocery budget is a great place to start. And shopping at Aldi,…
7 little-known Facebook hacks you’ve probably never tried
7 little-known Facebook hacks you’ve probably never tried Mobile & Electronics March 25, 2017
The average Facebook user spends about 50 minutes every day on the social media network – liking, commenting and sharing…
T.J.  Maxx and Marshalls are opening new stores in these 88 locations
T.J. Maxx and Marshalls are opening new stores in these 88 locations Shopping & Retail March 24, 2017
As traditional department stores close thousands of locations and lay off employees, off-price retailers are continuing to thrive across the…
Do you clean these reusable grocery bags every week? Here’s why you should
Do you clean these reusable grocery bags every week? Here’s why you should Life March 23, 2017
Many of us buy reusable grocery bags because they can be better for the environment, compared to disposable plastic bags. But…
Is someone stealing your mail? There’s a new way to find out
Is someone stealing your mail? There’s a new way to find out Home March 23, 2017
If you’ve ever had problems with your USPS mail delivery, there’s a new program that could make your life a…
Warning: Never mix these common household cleaners
Warning: Never mix these common household cleaners Life March 23, 2017
If you’re trying to save money, brand name household cleaners are one expense that you can easily cut from your…
Use this packing trick to avoid a checked bag fee
Use this packing trick to avoid a checked bag fee Travel March 23, 2017
Think you can’t travel with just a carry-on bag? Then this unusual packing technique is just for you! Read more: 3 ways…
Follow these 5 steps to prevent a hotel bed bug attack
Follow these 5 steps to prevent a hotel bed bug attack Travel March 23, 2017
Immediately after you check in to a hotel room, what’s the first thing you do? Taking a few minutes to…
Follow this one simple rule to tidy up your entire home
Follow this one simple rule to tidy up your entire home Life March 22, 2017
If you want to get organized this spring, you have to hear about one expert’s method for a perfectly tidy…
Travel alert: Why you should take a picture of your hotel room
Travel alert: Why you should take a picture of your hotel room Travel March 22, 2017
Taking just a few pictures of your hotel room could help police fight sex trafficking. Traffickers often post photographs of…
Can Sears and Kmart survive? Owner says there is ‘substantial doubt’
Can Sears and Kmart survive? Owner says there is ‘substantial doubt’ Shopping & Retail March 22, 2017
Could the end be near for Sears and Kmart? In a March 21 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission,…
There’s now a way to get your Costco order delivered to your door
There’s now a way to get your Costco order delivered to your door Shopping & Retail March 21, 2017
If you love all the deals that Costco Wholesale has to offer but don't like standing in long lines at the warehouse club,…
Apple just unveiled a special edition iPhone: Here’s what you need to know
Apple just unveiled a special edition iPhone: Here’s what you need to know Mobile & Electronics March 21, 2017
Apple has just revealed special edition iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus phones in a stunning red finish.   The new…