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.
Buying gas from a station on this list is better for your car
Buying gas from a station on this list is better for your car Cars May 17, 2017
Engine-cleaning additives in gasoline are worth the extra price to keep your car healthy, according to independent laboratory testing from AAA. The…
Skin cancer warnings: 3 lessons from a melanoma survivor
Skin cancer warnings: 3 lessons from a melanoma survivor Health May 16, 2017
Norah O’Donnell, host of “CBS This Morning,” will never forget the day her dermatologist gave her the news that she…
Warning: Woman loses $3,200 in resurfacing phone scam
Warning: Woman loses $3,200 in resurfacing phone scam Scams & Rip-Offs May 16, 2017
Authorities are warning about a common phone scam that's back again this year, according to media reports across the country.…
Recall alert: Baby wipes recalled over concerns about mold
Recall alert: Baby wipes recalled over concerns about mold Recalls May 16, 2017
The Honest Company is recalling certain lots of its baby wipes due to the possible presence of mold. In a…
Chick-fil-A just made 2 big changes to its menu
Chick-fil-A just made 2 big changes to its menu Food & Restaurants May 16, 2017
Just in time for summer, Chick-fil-A is adding two new items to its menu! Now through August 19, the fast-food…
10 best cities for first-time homebuyers
10 best cities for first-time homebuyers Homes & Real Estate May 15, 2017
Saving up enough money for a down payment is challenging enough for most first-time homebuyers, but the red-hot housing market…
Clark’s top 10 restaurant apps for free food and discounts
Clark’s top 10 restaurant apps for free food and discounts Deals & Savings May 15, 2017
All year long, Clark.com’s Michael Timmermann is sharing quick and easy ways to save money as part of our Michael Saves…
Just announced: Republic Wireless offers 6 months of free service
Just announced: Republic Wireless offers 6 months of free service Mobile & Electronics May 15, 2017
If you’re looking for a new cell phone carrier, Republic Wireless has a special deal that you may want to…
Clark’s 11-year-old son shares iPhone 8 predictions on new YouTube channel!
Clark’s 11-year-old son shares iPhone 8 predictions on new YouTube channel! Life May 12, 2017
Clark’s youngest child, Grant, appears to be following in his father’s footsteps! The 11-year-old has started a new YouTube channel,…
Fiat Chrysler recalls 1 million Ram trucks over fatal flaw
Fiat Chrysler recalls 1 million Ram trucks over fatal flaw Auto Recalls May 12, 2017
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is recalling one million Ram pickup trucks in the U.S. due to a software error that…
Mother’s Day deal: Get a free mimosa at any restaurant or bar this Sunday only
Mother’s Day deal: Get a free mimosa at any restaurant or bar this Sunday only Deals & Savings May 12, 2017
If you’re planning to take your mom to brunch this Mother’s Day, here’s a way to save some money. Ibotta,…
Aldi just revealed its secret plan to beat Walmart’s low prices
Aldi just revealed its secret plan to beat Walmart’s low prices Food & Restaurants May 11, 2017
Aldi and Walmart are two retailers that are different in so many ways, but they’re both being extremely disruptive to…
GoodRx vs. LowestMed: Which app saves you the most money on prescription drugs?
GoodRx vs. LowestMed: Which app saves you the most money on prescription drugs? Health May 10, 2017
Prescription drug prices have skyrocketed to the point where studies have found that nearly a third of patients don’t get…
America’s grocery stores ranked from best to worst
America’s grocery stores ranked from best to worst Food & Restaurants May 10, 2017
Publix and Wegmans tied for first place in a just-released consumer study of America’s favorite grocery stores, while Walmart was…
Meal kits are now available at some Publix locations
Meal kits are now available at some Publix locations Food & Restaurants May 10, 2017
Move over, Blue Apron! Publix is getting in on the growing meal kit trend at two of its Florida grocery…
New job alert: Hilton is hiring and you can work from home
New job alert: Hilton is hiring and you can work from home Work at Home & Telecommuting May 10, 2017
UPDATE: As of May 11, Hilton is no longer accepting applications for this position. Check jobs.hilton.com for new job postings. If…
Scam alert: Do not answer calls or texts from these area codes
Scam alert: Do not answer calls or texts from these area codes Scams & Rip-Offs May 10, 2017
If you receive a call or text message on your cell phone from an unfamiliar area code, proceed with caution!…
Drink pink: Top 3 rosé wines for under $15
Drink pink: Top 3 rosé wines for under $15 Life May 9, 2017
Clark Smart shoppers already know that you don’t have to spend a fortune for good wine! Good cheap wine is…
Amazon just made another change to its free shipping policy
Amazon just made another change to its free shipping policy Online Shopping May 9, 2017
Great news for online shoppers! Amazon has lowered the free shipping order minimum again. After dropping the minimum purchase amount…
5 big changes coming to Dunkin’ Donuts in 2017
5 big changes coming to Dunkin’ Donuts in 2017 Food & Restaurants May 9, 2017
With more than 12,000 locations around the world, Dunkin’ Donuts has become known as much for its coffee as its…
How to get 10 days off work by using only 4 vacation days
How to get 10 days off work by using only 4 vacation days Travel May 9, 2017
If you have big travel plans but only a small amount of paid time off every year, you really have…
Clark’s secret to finding the cheapest flights possible
Clark’s secret to finding the cheapest flights possible Travel May 8, 2017
If you need a summer vacation but don’t know where to go, this may be the year to test out…
The #1 way to protect yourself from ATM card skimmers
The #1 way to protect yourself from ATM card skimmers Scams & Rip-Offs May 8, 2017
For years, money expert Clark Howard has warned about thieves using skimmers at ATMs to steal your money. Now, an…
This simple list could save you if your credit cards are ever stolen
This simple list could save you if your credit cards are ever stolen Credit & Debit Cards May 8, 2017
All year long, Clark.com’s Michael Timmermann is sharing quick and easy ways to save money as part of our Michael Saves…
4 places where nasty germs are thriving in your home
4 places where nasty germs are thriving in your home Health May 5, 2017
If you’re planning to get some spring cleaning done soon, there are four spots you don’t want to forget about.…
Warning: Job applicants are receiving scam emails with fake employment offers
Warning: Job applicants are receiving scam emails with fake employment offers Scams & Rip-Offs May 5, 2017
Scammers are preying on vulnerable job seekers, sending fake employment offers through email to obtain personal information. According to a news…
The 7 best late-model used cars to buy right now
The 7 best late-model used cars to buy right now Buying May 5, 2017
When shopping for a used car, you’re usually looking for a vehicle that’s safe, reliable and a great value. Money…
Why you should change your Mint.com and other budgeting account passwords
Why you should change your Mint.com and other budgeting account passwords Protect Your Rights & Identity May 4, 2017
If you use Mint.com or a similar type of software's personal budgeting tools, money expert Clark Howard says you may…
3 big changes coming to Outback Steakhouse in 2017
3 big changes coming to Outback Steakhouse in 2017 Food & Restaurants May 4, 2017
Outback Steakhouse is making a comeback! After a sales slump in 2016, customers are returning to the casual restaurant chain…
Just announced: This cash back shopping app is going away
Just announced: This cash back shopping app is going away Mobile & Electronics May 4, 2017
Shopmium, a cash back app that people use to save money on groceries, won’t be around for much longer. Cash…