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.

Study: Antibiotics are wrongly prescribed 1 out of 3 times
Study: Antibiotics are wrongly prescribed 1 out of 3 times Health May 5, 2016
When's the last time you went to the doctor with a sinus infection and walked out with a prescription for…
FDA bans sales of e-cigarettes to anyone under 18
FDA bans sales of e-cigarettes to anyone under 18 Health May 5, 2016
After several years of delay, the Food and Drug Administration moved today to ban the sale of e-cigarettes to minors.…
Aeropostale closing 100 stores; liquidation sales begin this weekend
Aeropostale closing 100 stores; liquidation sales begin this weekend Shopping & Retail May 5, 2016
Yet another retailer is being put through the ringer as Aéropostale announced today that it is seeking restructuring under Chapter…
Fire hazard: iPhone burns hole into notebook
Fire hazard: iPhone burns hole into notebook Mobile & Electronics May 4, 2016
Modern technology is great, but it apparently comes with some safety hazards! Read more: 8 ways to make your smartphone…
When does a 0% purchase plan make sense for you?
When does a 0% purchase plan make sense for you? Money & Credit May 4, 2016
Sellers of big ticket items know that for many people a good price isn't enough. Buying an expensive big screen…
Parents may face $1,000 in fines for kids’ bully behavior
Parents may face $1,000 in fines for kids’ bully behavior Education May 2, 2016
Parents in one small Wisconsin town could soon be on the hook for just north of $1,000 in fines if…
4 simple entry points into home energy savings
4 simple entry points into home energy savings Homes & Real Estate April 28, 2016
Everybody wants to go green and save money, but how exactly do you do it if it’s all new to…
96-year-old hates “retirement,” becomes body builder and runner
96-year-old hates “retirement,” becomes body builder and runner Life April 27, 2016
While so many of us dream of the day we can walk away from work, 'retirement' is a four-letter word…
EXPIRED: $29 flights from Frontier Air
EXPIRED: $29 flights from Frontier Air Travel April 27, 2016
Get ready to pack your carry-on bag! There's a new airfare sale from Frontier with one-way fares starting at $29.…
5 ways to avoid ATM fees
5 ways to avoid ATM fees Money & Credit April 27, 2016
Bank robbery used to mean that a desperado would go into a bank, all guns blazing, and steal money. Today,…
Metro PCS: 6GB of data for $30!
Metro PCS: 6GB of data for $30! Deals & Savings April 26, 2016
Not a week goes by without another price cut in the cell phone world! Here's the latest one... Read more:…
Laundry pods pose hidden danger to kids
Laundry pods pose hidden danger to kids Health April 26, 2016
Got kids in your house younger than 6 years old? Then you'll want to be careful what kind of laundry…
Top 25 highest paying companies in America
Top 25 highest paying companies in America Jobs & Military April 26, 2016
Glassdoor has just released their list of the 25 highest-paying companies in America for 2016. For those not familiar with…
The good news about college graduate hiring rates
The good news about college graduate hiring rates Jobs & Military April 25, 2016
Good news for new college grads! Employers are planning to hire you this year, according to a new CareerBuilder survey.…
Top 10 jobs with tons of openings over the next 10 years
Top 10 jobs with tons of openings over the next 10 years Jobs & Military April 20, 2016
Looking for more economic opportunity going forward? Take a look at this list of jobs that employers won't be able…
6 best mattresses for couples
6 best mattresses for couples Homes & Real Estate April 20, 2016
When you're picking a mattress with your spouse or significant other, you want that bed to be comfortable. But you…
Top 20 most reputable companies in America
Top 20 most reputable companies in America Business & Entrepreneurs April 19, 2016
It's been said that a good reputation is worth its weight in gold. For the Top 20 companies on the…
Amazon unbundles streaming Prime video and starts a price war
Amazon unbundles streaming Prime video and starts a price war Mobile & Electronics April 19, 2016
Amazon has announced it will unbundle the streaming content portion of a Prime membership in an effort to compete directly…
10 things to know about getting the cheapest summer airfare
10 things to know about getting the cheapest summer airfare Travel April 18, 2016
Good news for summer leisure travelers: Airfares are likely to be 3% cheaper this summer versus last year, according to…
AT&T’s fraud detector app just blocked its 1 billionth scam call
AT&T’s fraud detector app just blocked its 1 billionth scam call Mobile & Electronics April 17, 2016
If you hate robocalls, AT&T's got your back with a free app designed to shut the spam calls down cold…
Phony locksmiths ripping people off with bait-and-switch pricing
Phony locksmiths ripping people off with bait-and-switch pricing Homes & Real Estate April 15, 2016
Phony locksmiths who populate the top of search results pages are ripping people off with outrageous bait-and-switch pricing. Picture this:…
A look at the fake landlord scam
A look at the fake landlord scam Homes & Real Estate April 15, 2016
If you're in the market for a new apartment, beware of criminals acting as bogus landlords who may try to…
Top 10 highest paying work-at-home careers
Top 10 highest paying work-at-home careers Jobs & Military April 14, 2016
It used to be taken as an article of faith: Working from home doesn't pay all that well and isn't…
5 tips for starting a business with a partner
5 tips for starting a business with a partner Business & Entrepreneurs April 14, 2016
Starting a business on your own can be difficult. Sometimes finding a partner with the right skills set is a…
How I went from paying $50/month for phone service to FREE!
How I went from paying $50/month for phone service to FREE! Deals & Savings April 14, 2016
Free cell phone service has been a subject on the Clark Howard Show for years. But after some early stumbles,…
6 free ways to learn how to code
6 free ways to learn how to code Education April 13, 2016
The future of education is all about lifelong learning, but too many people don't further their education after they get…
Women only ridesharing app launches
Women only ridesharing app launches Mobile & Electronics April 13, 2016
Hey ladies, how many times have you felt creeped out by your Uber driver? There's a new startup that aims…
Five Below vs. the dollar stores: Who’s better?
Five Below vs. the dollar stores: Who’s better? Deals & Savings April 13, 2016
In the world of dollar stores, there are two kinds of players. There are the true dollar stores like Dollar…
How to feed a family of 4 for $101/week
How to feed a family of 4 for $101/week Shopping & Retail April 12, 2016
The average American family of four eating a low-cost meal plan spends $182.85 per week on groceries, according to the…
3 ways to protect yourself from unwanted search results
3 ways to protect yourself from unwanted search results Home April 11, 2016
A couple of European hard discount airlines are taking Google to task for putting third-party sites way up in the…