Theo Thimou

Theo is director of content for clark.com. He has co-written 2 books with Clark Howard, including the #1 New York Times bestseller Clark Howard's Living Large in Lean Times.

Target announces $18.5 million data-breach settlement
Target announces $18.5 million data-breach settlement Protect Your Rights & Identity May 24, 2017
It's been four years since Target suffered through one of the biggest retail data breaches of customer info ever. On…
Gillette and Schick battle with dueling razor subscription plans
Gillette and Schick battle with dueling razor subscription plans Deals & Savings May 24, 2017
"Clark, do you really use a 10-cent razor and make it last 10 months? I find that impossible to believe."…
Chili's restaurant exterior
5 big changes coming to Chili’s Shopping & Retail May 24, 2017
Like a lot of struggling fast casual restaurants, Chili's experienced a same-store sales drop of 2.3% at company-owned stores during…
Study: Daily glass of wine or beer can increase breast cancer risk by nearly 10%
Study: Daily glass of wine or beer can increase breast cancer risk by nearly 10% Health May 23, 2017
Ladies, do you routinely have a drink a day? A new study finds that doing so can give you a…
Clark Howard warns customers away from AT&T/DirecTV
Clark Howard warns customers away from AT&T/DirecTV Mobile & Electronics May 23, 2017
If there's one thing money expert Clark Howard hates, it's what he calls "customer no-service." You've heard of customer service,…
Redbox will have your favorite movies for rent 7 days after retail release
Redbox will have your favorite movies for rent 7 days after retail release Life May 23, 2017
Summer is almost here and we're coming up fast on blockbuster movie season. Redbox has a new solution if you've…
Walmart sweetens the deal for employees who want to serve in the military
Walmart sweetens the deal for employees who want to serve in the military Jobs & Military May 23, 2017
Most companies say they love veterans and value their service to our country. But Walmart really put its money where…
How to save money on Disney if you’re a military family
How to save money on Disney if you’re a military family Travel May 23, 2017
When it's time to don the Mouse ears, military members have special ways to save on Disney vacations! Read more:…
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Summer savings alert: Get $200 in coupons at Dollar General! Shopping & Retail May 22, 2017
Ready to save some money? Dollar General's got you covered all summer long! With more than 13,600 locations in 44…
VIDEO: How to get a ring that fell down the sink
VIDEO: How to get a ring that fell down the sink Homes & Real Estate May 22, 2017
Remember the story a few years back about the man who went dumpster diving for his wife's $10,000 ring when…
Nathan's hot dogs
RECALL: Nathan’s hot dogs may be contaminated with metal objects Health May 22, 2017
Head's up, Memorial Day grill masters! More than 210,000 pounds of the iconic Nathan's hot dogs are being recalled over…
10 free or cheap Social Security calculators to help you plan retirement
10 free or cheap Social Security calculators to help you plan retirement Money & Credit May 18, 2017
The question of when to take Social Security is a vexing one. If you claim your benefit too early, you…
11 retirement planning tips for people in their 60s
11 retirement planning tips for people in their 60s Money & Credit May 17, 2017
Congratulations! You've reached your 60s. Now you have a great retirement to look forward to — wait, you say you…
10 things you should never post on social media
10 things you should never post on social media Mobile & Electronics May 17, 2017
Are you putting yourself at risk for identity theft by sharing too much info on social media? Read more: Don’t…
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Lidl — Aldi’s archrival — announces first store openings Shopping & Retail May 17, 2017
Look out, Aldi... You're about to get some competition from another German hard-discount grocery store! Read more: 10 surprises you…
10 ways you can be as frugal as famous billionaires
10 ways you can be as frugal as famous billionaires Money & Credit May 16, 2017
Think the super rich spend their money freely on anything they want? Think again. Read more: 5 frugal activities that…
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7 ways to save more for retirement in your 50s Money & Credit May 16, 2017
A lot of people get a later start in life when it comes to saving. It's human nature that most…
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How to change your HVAC filter Homes & Real Estate May 16, 2017
Some tasks around the house are so simple that there's almost no need to call in a professional to do…
The one thing people hide from long-term care insurers could drive prices even higher
The one thing people hide from long-term care insurers could drive prices even higher Insurance May 15, 2017
As if long-term care insurance (LTC) wasn't already expensive enough, the industry is bracing for costs to be driven higher…
Need to go back to school? This state is making college free for all adults
Need to go back to school? This state is making college free for all adults Education May 15, 2017
It's no secret that we have a skills gap in the United States. Millions of high-paying jobs go unfilled because…
senior discount
17 senior restaurant discounts for those 50 and older Deals & Savings May 15, 2017
While age may be just a number, some ages can help you keep more money in your wallet! Reaching a…
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Get fidget spinners for as low as $1 Shopping & Retail May 15, 2017
True story: I'm a 42-year-old father of two who's so out of the loop when it comes to what's hip…
Security experts: WannaCry ransomware attack may just be getting started
Security experts: WannaCry ransomware attack may just be getting started Mobile & Electronics May 15, 2017
The WannaCry ransomware attack that hit nations around the world over the weekend may just be warming up, according to…
Tesla solar roof on home
12 things to know about Tesla’s solar roof — including how much it costs! Homes & Real Estate May 12, 2017
Finally, the wait is over. Tesla is now accepting orders for its solar roofing shingles — about a month after…
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How to degunkify the bottom of your dishwasher — no tools needed! Homes & Real Estate May 12, 2017
Life as a dishwasher is thankless. You work tirelessly each day and all you have to show for it is…
20 best job markets for new college graduates
20 best job markets for new college graduates Jobs & Military May 12, 2017
When it comes to starting your career, you want to live in a place where there are a lot of…
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Office Depot and OfficeMax announce national hiring event Jobs & Military May 12, 2017
Looking for a flexible job this summer that can last into the back-to-school season and beyond? Office Depot is about…
Want to love your auto insurance company? Shop these insurers!
Want to love your auto insurance company? Shop these insurers! Insurance May 10, 2017
You may be in love with your car, but are you in love with your car insurance? Great customer service,…
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A bill for nearly $7,000 to treat a cut — without stitches?! Insurance May 10, 2017
Need quick medical care for an emergency? Be careful what type of facility you walk into. There's a big difference…
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Your computer’s antivirus protection software may have a virus itself: What you can do to protect yourself May 10, 2017
Microsoft is winning plaudits from the tech security community over its quick response to a surprise vulnerability in Windows Defender.…