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.

8 foods you should never reheat in the microwave
8 foods you should never reheat in the microwave Health December 18, 2017
Reheating food in the microwave is a common kitchen ritual in modern America. We all know about the dangers of…
14 red flags that will get you audited by the IRS
14 red flags that will get you audited by the IRS Money & Credit December 18, 2017
Had a great year last year and suddenly enjoyed a surge in income? You could have a target on your…
Hallmark e-card for Christmas
Hallmark warning: Beware of fake seasonal e-cards Scams & Rip-Offs December 18, 2017
E-greeting cards should be a pleasant thing that family and friends send to each other to spread holiday cheer. Unfortunately,…
Western Union remission envelope
Get this letter in the mail? It means Western Union owes you some money! Scams & Rip-Offs December 18, 2017
It's a plea we hear often at Team Clark headquarters... "Please, can you help me? I wired hundreds of dollars…
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Sun burn: Tesla takeover of Solar City dampened installs nationwide Homes & Real Estate December 15, 2017
Tesla envisioned a bright future for solar energy in the United States when it took over Solar City in 2016.…
Google Flight price prediction tips
3 ways Google Flights just got more robust Travel December 15, 2017
Next time you want to get the best deal on a flight or a hotel, Google will be there for…
Survey: 86% of people want biometrics instead of passwords
Survey: 86% of people want biometrics instead of passwords Protect Your Identity December 15, 2017
You might want to get ready to say goodbye to passwords forever — a majority of people asked in a…
5 things to know about the Disney/Fox deal and what it could mean for you
5 things to know about the Disney/Fox deal and what it could mean for you Business & Entrepreneurs December 14, 2017
The media landscape was shaken up Thursday with the announcement that Disney will acquire 21st Century Fox's entertainment assets in…
Walmart now allows workers to collect pay in real time
Walmart now allows workers to collect pay in real time Jobs & Employment December 14, 2017
Ever heard the phrase "more month than money" to describe times when you run out of cash before the next…
Target buys same-day grocery delivery service Shipt for $550M
Target buys same-day grocery delivery service Shipt for $550M Shopping & Retail December 13, 2017
The battle for same-day grocery delivery supremacy is on! Target has announced it plans to acquire same-day delivery grocery app…
Real-life story: How Clark Howard saved me 43% on my auto insurance!
Real-life story: How Clark Howard saved me 43% on my auto insurance! Car Insurance December 13, 2017
Reddit user "little_pete_wrigley" was paying $210 for his auto insurance policy through Liberty Mutual and wanted to see if he could…
Movie Pass
Act fast: Costco teams with MoviePass and Fandor for limited-time $89.99 subscription Deals & Savings December 12, 2017
After making a big splash over the summer, MoviePass is looking for a second wind by bundling itself with a…
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ALERT: Ravin Crossbows recalls arrow nocks after 23 injury reports Recalls December 12, 2017
Got a hunter on your Christmas list this year? Make sure you don't gift them this recalled crossbow product! RELATED:…
9 ways to make your laundry routine cheaper and more effective
9 ways to make your laundry routine cheaper and more effective Clothing & Fashion December 12, 2017
Unless you wear your clothing only once before discarding it, dirty laundry is just a fact of life! But your…
Warning: Clark Howard’s name used in new phone scam
Warning: Clark Howard’s name used in new phone scam Scams & Rip-Offs December 11, 2017
Money expert Clark Howard's goal is to serve you and help you save more, spend less and avoid ripoffs. But…
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RECALL ALERT: Portable generators by Westinghouse could overheat and catch fire Recalls December 11, 2017
Portable generators can give you peace of mind in the event of a natural disaster or when unexpected winter weather…
The #1 most important thing to do before buying a used car
The #1 most important thing to do before buying a used car Cars December 11, 2017
The next time you're buying a used car, there's a new service you can use for a free vehicle identification…
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29 items to pack in your financial emergency kit and bug out bag Life December 6, 2017
With wildfires once again ravaging Southern California, residents threatened by the fires are facing the difficult proposition that they may…
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UPS to customers: Some holiday deliveries will be late this year Shopping & Retail December 5, 2017
The packages you ordered online during Cyber Monday may be a few days late arriving if they're coming via UPS.…
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Cinemark introduces new discount movie membership club Entertainment December 5, 2017
Movie membership clubs are all the rage these days. That's prompted the nation's third-largest theater chain to step up with…
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5 things to know about CVS buying Aetna for $69B Health December 5, 2017
The future of health care as we know it could be changing now that CVS has announced plans to buy…
Aldi
9 things to know before your first trip to Aldi Food & Restaurants December 4, 2017
2018 is going to be a big year for Aldi! The German discount grocer plans to build up store count…
5 ways Wells Fargo ripped people off in 2017
5 ways Wells Fargo ripped people off in 2017 Banks & Banking December 1, 2017
Big banks. Two words that make consumer expert Clark Howard's skin crawl! And no "giant monster mega-bank" — as Clark…
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Disney sues Redbox over sales of digital movies Entertainment December 1, 2017
The House of Mouse is seeing red over Redbox selling digital copies of its flicks for less than what they…
Macy’s to hire 7,000 more holiday workers
Macy’s to hire 7,000 more holiday workers Employment Trends & Job Market December 1, 2017
Look like reports of the early demise of Macy's have been greatly exaggerated! Because of strong customer traffic, the iconic…
You won’t believe how much money LED Christmas lights can save you!
You won’t believe how much money LED Christmas lights can save you! Life November 29, 2017
When it's time to deck the halls (and exterior) of your home with Christmas lights, the kind of bulb you…
Vanguard: 70% chance of imminent stock market decline — here’s why you shouldn’t care
Vanguard: 70% chance of imminent stock market decline — here’s why you shouldn’t care Investing & Retirement November 28, 2017
If you're a fan of money expert Clark Howard's style of investing, you're probably familiar with Vanguard, the $5 trillion…
Buffalo Wild Wings
Arby’s owner buying Buffalo Wild Wings for $2.9 billion Food & Restaurants November 28, 2017
Looks like Arby's is about to add some Buffalo to its menu! The parent company of the "we have the…
Report: GAP insurance for auto loans lands lender in hot water
Report: GAP insurance for auto loans lands lender in hot water Cars November 27, 2017
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is expected to sue auto lender Santander over its GAP (guaranteed auto protection) insurance practices,…