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.

5 “healthy” beverages that aren’t as healthy as you thought
5 “healthy” beverages that aren’t as healthy as you thought Health June 27, 2016
Need to stay hydrated or want to lose some weight? Then you're apt to grab one of the drinks. But…
8 foods that ward off bug bites
8 foods that ward off bug bites Health June 27, 2016
As you go outside this summer, the mosquitos are sure to bite you. Fortunately, there are some simple ways to…
Common heartburn medications have more risks than previously thought
Common heartburn medications have more risks than previously thought Health June 27, 2016
A new study in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology has found an association in the use of…
How to fix your Mac or iPhone after being infected with fake tech support popups
How to fix your Mac or iPhone after being infected with fake tech support popups Mobile & Electronics June 24, 2016
A new round of ransomware is freezing up Mac computers and iPhones in a criminal attempt to get you to…
Costco’s first week with Visa isn’t going as seamlessly as planned
Costco’s first week with Visa isn’t going as seamlessly as planned Money & Credit June 23, 2016
Costco shoppers who were expecting a smooth transition when the warehouse club flipped the switch Monday (June 20) on its…
Kia is new king of J.D. Power’s Initial Quality Study
Kia is new king of J.D. Power’s Initial Quality Study Cars June 23, 2016
A new reliability study by J.D. Power and Associates finds cars are just about the most dependable they've ever been,…
Study: Playgrounds are dirtier than bathroom toilets
Study: Playgrounds are dirtier than bathroom toilets Health June 23, 2016
Ever feel like kids today grow up in a bubble? Well, when you read this, you might understand why! Read…
Circuit City ready for comeback as both a brick-and-mortar and e-tailer
Circuit City ready for comeback as both a brick-and-mortar and e-tailer Mobile & Electronics June 23, 2016
What's old is new again in the world of electronics retailing. After seven years of extinction, Circuit City is getting…
Amazon poised to overtake Best Buy as #1 seller of electronics
Amazon poised to overtake Best Buy as #1 seller of electronics Mobile & Electronics June 22, 2016
Move over, Best Buy! Amazon is angling to capture your crown as the top seller of consumer electronics. Read more:…
Top health insurers for 2016
Top health insurers for 2016 Insurance June 22, 2016
As a country, we spend more than twice what other developed nations do on health care. Our health care costs…
7 free or cheap cell phone plans for people who don’t need a lot of data
7 free or cheap cell phone plans for people who don’t need a lot of data Mobile & Electronics June 22, 2016
Free cell phone service has been a subject on the Clark Howard Show for years. But after some early stumbles,…
Top 6 auto insurers in 2016
Top 6 auto insurers in 2016 Insurance June 21, 2016
When you're getting ready to shop for auto insurance, what considerations come into mind? For most people, it's price first…
How to tell if your doctor is being paid to steer you to certain drugs
How to tell if your doctor is being paid to steer you to certain drugs Insurance June 21, 2016
When your doctor writes you a prescription for a particular drug, do you ever wonder if he or she is…
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…
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…
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!…