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.
5 things you can do to keep listeria out of your kitchen
5 things you can do to keep listeria out of your kitchen Health September 1, 2016
It seems that every few weeks there's another food recall due to concerns over listeria contamination. Hot dogs, ice cream,…
More than 60 hotels and restaurants hit by data breach
More than 60 hotels and restaurants hit by data breach Protect Your Rights & Identity September 1, 2016
Another hotel chain is warning its customers that their payment card information may have been compromised in a malware attack.…
SCAM ALERT: This one email could wipe out a home buyer’s life savings
SCAM ALERT: This one email could wipe out a home buyer’s life savings Scams & Rip-Offs August 30, 2016
A fast-spreading email and money wiring scam is targeting home buyers, according to a warning from the Federal Trade Commission…
Looking for a job? Starting salaries are going up!
Looking for a job? Starting salaries are going up! Jobs & Military August 30, 2016
There’s good news if you’re planning to switch jobs next year. Starting salaries for professional occupations are expected to increase…
Here’s the #1 way car rental companies are ripping people off
Here’s the #1 way car rental companies are ripping people off Insurance August 29, 2016
If you only rent a car a few times a year, Clark says you’re more likely to fall for some…
Listeria prompts vegetable recall at Walmart, Publix and other stores
Listeria prompts vegetable recall at Walmart, Publix and other stores Health August 29, 2016
Listeria concerns have led to the recall of 30,000 cases of fresh-cut vegetables that are soldat some of the nation’s…
This is one expense dog owners say is worth every penny
This is one expense dog owners say is worth every penny Insurance August 26, 2016
If you’re thinking about welcoming a new doginto your home, you might be curious about the impact it could have…
This popular app is going to share your phone number with Facebook
This popular app is going to share your phone number with Facebook Mobile & Electronics August 26, 2016
As part of an update to its terms and privacy policy, the popular messaging service WhatsApp will start sharing data…
There’s only going to be one of these restaurants left in America
There’s only going to be one of these restaurants left in America Shopping & Retail August 25, 2016
Come September, there will only be one Howard Johnson Restaurant and Lounge in the U.S. Howard Johnson's restaurant to close…
Things are not looking good for Sears right now
Things are not looking good for Sears right now Shopping & Retail August 25, 2016
Sears has reported that the companywent in the red this past fiscal quarter, but will this already shrinking retailer have…
7 cheap brands of coffee that people really love
7 cheap brands of coffee that people really love Deals & Savings August 24, 2016
There was a study done a few years back that found the average American spends more than $1,000 a year – which…
McDonald’s recalls faulty Happy Meal activity wristbands
McDonald’s recalls faulty Happy Meal activity wristbands Shopping & Retail August 23, 2016
McDonald’s has recalled all of its “Step-iT” activity wristbands due to the risk of skin irritations and burns, according to…
Could your bank start charging you for this free service?
Could your bank start charging you for this free service? Money & Credit August 23, 2016
People love their mobile banking apps so much that they may be willing to pay a few dollars a month…
Here’s the salary you need to afford a home in 12 major cities
Here’s the salary you need to afford a home in 12 major cities Homes & Real Estate August 22, 2016
With mortgage rates near historic lows, there are a lot of first-time homebuyers looking for the right opportunity to make…
Facebook is giving you more control over the ads you see
Facebook is giving you more control over the ads you see Mobile & Electronics August 22, 2016
If Facebook ads annoy you, the social media giant has a new tool to explain how you’re being targeted –…
Top 10 end-of-summer new car deals
Top 10 end-of-summer new car deals Cars August 22, 2016
If you’re in the market for a brand new car, now may be the time to buy! A report from…
10 money-saving tips to know about Kohl’s
10 money-saving tips to know about Kohl’s Money & Credit August 20, 2016
If you’ve ever shopped at Kohl’s, you probably already know that paying full priceis paying too much at this department…
Slurpee lovers: Bring Your Own Cup Day is back at 7-Eleven!
Slurpee lovers: Bring Your Own Cup Day is back at 7-Eleven! Deals & Savings August 19, 2016
If youlove a Slurpee, get to 7-Eleven right now! To celebrate the surprise return of Bring Your Own Cup Day,…
How this baby earned 1 million airline points
How this baby earned 1 million airline points Travel August 19, 2016
One lucky newborn has already racked up more airline points than most of us will ever earn in a lifetime…
10 cheap and easy ways to beat the summer heat
10 cheap and easy ways to beat the summer heat Life August 19, 2016
If you’ve had enough of the scorching summer weather, these tips and tricks are going to make things a bit…
These 28 Macy’s locations are at high risk of closing
These 28 Macy’s locations are at high risk of closing Shopping & Retail August 19, 2016
The department store Macy's recently announced plans to close 100 stores by early 2017 to focus on improving the retailer's…
Why your AT&T bill might be going up
Why your AT&T bill might be going up Mobile & Electronics August 18, 2016
Wireless carrier AT&T is changing up its data plans, which will save some customers money and result in higher monthlybills…
Target is adding private bathrooms to all stores
Target is adding private bathrooms to all stores Shopping & Retail August 17, 2016
Responding to backlash over its restroom policy for transgender individuals, Target will install private bathrooms in all stores by next…
These are the top 10 friendliest cities in America
These are the top 10 friendliest cities in America Travel August 17, 2016
When you return from a vacation, maybe your friends and family have asked, “How were the people there?” Readers of…
Dollar Tree’s $1 steak is selling for 33 cents
Dollar Tree’s $1 steak is selling for 33 cents Shopping & Retail August 16, 2016
If you’re a regular shopper at Dollar Tree, you’ve probably seen the sign in the window advertising a $1 ribeye…
Rule of 752: How small expenses can destroy your budget
Rule of 752: How small expenses can destroy your budget Money & Credit August 16, 2016
Small expenses can sneak up on you when you’re not paying close attention to your budget, but here’s a simple…
How to create a strong password that you can actually remember
How to create a strong password that you can actually remember Mobile & Electronics August 16, 2016
We have passwords to protect our online accounts from hackers, but creating a hard-to-crack password that’s easy to remember can…
These hotels were hacked in 10 different states
These hotels were hacked in 10 different states Scams & Rip-Offs August 15, 2016
Hackers may have targeted guests of HEI Hotels & Resorts, which has properties under brands including Marriott, Westin and Sheraton.…
Is the department store business dead?
Is the department store business dead? Shopping & Retail August 15, 2016
With the announcement of plansto close 100 stores in early 2017, the department store Macy’s acknowledged that America is “over-stored.”…
These are the most and least expensive places to rent a car
These are the most and least expensive places to rent a car Cars August 15, 2016
If you do a lot of traveling, you know that the cost of renting a car can vary drastically – depending…