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.

World’s first self-driving car insurance policy becomes a reality
World’s first self-driving car insurance policy becomes a reality Insurance June 21, 2016
Drivers everywhere were aghast last year when hackers managed to remotely take control of a Jeep on a highway and…
Warehouse club rewards credit cards: Who is king of the hill?
Warehouse club rewards credit cards: Who is king of the hill? Money & Credit June 20, 2016
If you're a warehouse club member, you're used to getting great value for every purchase you make in your favorite…
12 cheap places to retire that offer great quality of life
12 cheap places to retire that offer great quality of life Money & Credit June 20, 2016
When it comes to retirement, you want to live in a place where you'll enjoy a great quality of life…
4 hidden factors that help determine your auto insurance premiums
4 hidden factors that help determine your auto insurance premiums Insurance June 19, 2016
In the continuation of a disturbing trend, your driving record is becoming less and less relevant to setting your auto…
How to make $10,000 more when you resell your home
How to make $10,000 more when you resell your home Homes & Real Estate June 17, 2016
Want to raise the value of your home? You might consider making any of several green improvements like putting in…
Study: 100% of sippy cups and bath toys have bacteria, mold and feces
Study: 100% of sippy cups and bath toys have bacteria, mold and feces Health June 16, 2016
Parents with young kids were up in arms this past February when disgusting photos of one Montreal dad's sippy cup…
Walmart wins prestigious wine award with $6 bottle of red
Walmart wins prestigious wine award with $6 bottle of red Deals & Savings June 16, 2016
When you think of fine wines, you probably don't think of Walmart. But maybe you should! Despite its down market…
10 free ways to keep your computer virus free
10 free ways to keep your computer virus free Mobile & Electronics June 16, 2016
Summer blockbuster season is here, but check out this warning first before you click around the web looking for trailers…
New mortgage lets you borrow money for energy-efficiency upgrades
New mortgage lets you borrow money for energy-efficiency upgrades Homes & Real Estate June 15, 2016
Want to make some energy-efficient upgrades to your existing home or a new one you're getting ready to buy? Maybe…
American Express makes last ditch effort to retain Costco customers
American Express makes last ditch effort to retain Costco customers Money & Credit June 15, 2016
Costco is ready to flip the switch on its new credit card partnership with Citibank come June 20. That's going…
Business owner shares details of Yelp’s alleged ratings manipulation
Business owner shares details of Yelp’s alleged ratings manipulation Business & Entrepreneurs June 15, 2016
Yelp has long faced allegations that it extorts businesses into paying to display good reviews. Now one of our forum…
TSA being sued by airline passenger over missed flight
TSA being sued by airline passenger over missed flight Travel June 14, 2016
Hooman Nikizad is doing what most every other American would probably like to do — he's suing the TSA. Man…
Walmart testing grocery delivery service with Uber and Lyft
Walmart testing grocery delivery service with Uber and Lyft Shopping & Retail June 14, 2016
For at least 30 years, people have thought there is a business in delivering your groceries to you. But nobody's…
9 tips to give effectively after the tragedy in Orlando
9 tips to give effectively after the tragedy in Orlando Scams & Rip-Offs June 13, 2016
Following the tragedy this weekend in Orlando, many across America and the world are wondering how they can help. Forty-nine…
Can you really trust that online review?
Can you really trust that online review? Shopping & Retail June 13, 2016
Have you heard about the Italian place in the Bay area where “the pizza arrived at the table with a…
6 positive attitudes that self-made millionaires share
6 positive attitudes that self-made millionaires share Money & Credit June 13, 2016
Ever wonder what it takes to be a self-made millionaire? Clearly, it's not about being born wealthy. BMO Financial Group,…
10 things you didn’t know about Chick-fil-A
10 things you didn’t know about Chick-fil-A Shopping & Retail June 10, 2016
The highest-rated restaurant in the United States is Chick-fil-A, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index. With 1,950 locations in…
12 things you didn’t know you could clean in the washing machine
12 things you didn’t know you could clean in the washing machine Appliances June 9, 2016
The washing machine is one of the humblest appliances in our homes. You take a week's worth of laundry, pop…
Help wanted: Freelance bacon critic! Work from home!
Help wanted: Freelance bacon critic! Work from home! Jobs & Military June 9, 2016
Got a hankering for something crunchy, meaty and salty? Maybe your love of bacon could land you a sweet job!…
New ways to teach your kids to code
New ways to teach your kids to code Education June 8, 2016
Want to make your kid into a mini Mark Zuckerberg? There's a new tool out that gives young kids a…
5 ways to celebrate National Dump the Pump Day on June 16
5 ways to celebrate National Dump the Pump Day on June 16 Cars June 7, 2016
Have you ever said, 'I wish I had a nickel for every time I…?' Well, imagine if you had 57…
6 beauty supplies that are a waste of your money
6 beauty supplies that are a waste of your money Health June 7, 2016
Health & beauty aids can take a big bite out of your budget. So it's important to make sure you're…
13 new car models to avoid buying
13 new car models to avoid buying Cars June 7, 2016
The average new car sells for $33,871, according to Kelley Blue Book. So when you take on an expense like…
5 ways businesses try to trick you into spending more online
5 ways businesses try to trick you into spending more online Scams & Rip-Offs June 6, 2016
How many times have you ordered something online and noticed that the company tries to slip a magazine subscription into…
9 things you didn’t know about McDonald’s
9 things you didn’t know about McDonald’s Shopping & Retail June 3, 2016
If you're into cheap food on the go, chances are you've eaten at a McDonald's once or maybe hundreds of…
Pump and dump scams make a comeback
Pump and dump scams make a comeback Scams & Rip-Offs June 3, 2016
Ever gotten a hot stock tip in your email inbox, supposedly letting you know about some undervalued and unknown company…
Parent alert: Rear-facing car seats save lives!
Parent alert: Rear-facing car seats save lives! Health June 2, 2016
For Angela Brown, keeping her babies in their rear-facing car seats for as long as possible is something she wishes…
Urine found in knockoff perfume posing as the real thing
Urine found in knockoff perfume posing as the real thing Scams & Rip-Offs June 2, 2016
If you're into buying designer fragrances on the cheap, you'd better know who's selling them to you — because five…
Fake Facebook profiles for country music stars are tricking people
Fake Facebook profiles for country music stars are tricking people Scams & Rip-Offs June 2, 2016
When you're on Facebook, be careful if you get a friend request from a big country music star thanking you…
How to tell the difference between heart attack and heartburn
How to tell the difference between heart attack and heartburn Health June 1, 2016
Heart disease is the number one killer in America. It claims 614,348 lives a year, according to the Centers for…