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.

Chip Shield reduces the risk of getting your card number stolen online
Chip Shield reduces the risk of getting your card number stolen online Mobile & Electronics May 23, 2016
We all know about the importance of security and protecting yourself online. Chip Shield is a personal EMV reader for…
Low gas prices + these hotel deals = cheap Memorial Day vacation!
Low gas prices + these hotel deals = cheap Memorial Day vacation! Travel May 23, 2016
Remember when gas prices hit a national average of $4.11 a gallon in the summer of 2008? Well, don't worry...we…
Strategies for buying the best washer and dryer
Strategies for buying the best washer and dryer Shopping & Retail May 20, 2016
With Memorial Day just around the corner, there will be deals galore on appliances. If you're shopping for a new…
What’s the ideal bedtime for kids?
What’s the ideal bedtime for kids? Health May 20, 2016
If you have children, you know that kids and bedtime typically don't mix. Kids are usually so amped up with…
You shouldn’t post photos during vacation…but it’s not for the reason you think!
You shouldn’t post photos during vacation…but it’s not for the reason you think! Travel May 17, 2016
You probably know all about the dangers of posting vacation pictures while you're still out of town. To sum it…
Get paid for non-refundable hotel reservations you can’t use
Get paid for non-refundable hotel reservations you can’t use Travel May 17, 2016
Ever lost money on a non-refundable hotel reservation? Now there's a way you may be able to get some of…
Facebook is now more popular than the Bible
Facebook is now more popular than the Bible Mobile & Electronics May 17, 2016
John Lennon once famously quipped that the Beatles were 'more popular than Jesus.' Now it seems that Facebook has usurped…
How many times should you wash your face each day?
How many times should you wash your face each day? Health May 16, 2016
Skin care is a multi-billion industry in the United States. By 2018, the market is expected to reach nearly $11…
6 best tires for your money
6 best tires for your money Cars May 16, 2016
Your tires are a big part of what keeps you and your family safe on the road. So you want…
8 things you probably didn’t know about Trader Joe’s
8 things you probably didn’t know about Trader Joe’s Shopping & Retail May 14, 2016
In the supermarket industry, there's a new champion: Trader Joe's. The quirky grocer with the staffers in Hawaiian shirts and…
Add this secret ingredient to your tea for whiter teeth
Add this secret ingredient to your tea for whiter teeth Health May 12, 2016
If you want whiter teeth, you might consider taking your tea the way the British do! Read more: Best toothpaste…
3 cheaper alternatives to cell phone insurance through your carrier
3 cheaper alternatives to cell phone insurance through your carrier Home May 11, 2016
Cell phone insurance policies say they'll protect you if your phone is lost, stolen or brokenbut will they really? Read…
7 most resold new cars
7 most resold new cars Cars May 11, 2016
Your car is the second most expensive purchase you're likely to make after your home. Now a new survey from…
Best toothpaste for your money
Best toothpaste for your money Dental Care May 10, 2016
Walk down the health & beauty aisle in any grocery store and you're immediately overwhelmed with choices when it comes…
Bride feeds needy kids at luncheon when prenup blow-up cancels the wedding
Bride feeds needy kids at luncheon when prenup blow-up cancels the wedding Life May 9, 2016
Talk about making lemonade out of lemons. A New York bride didn't let a breakdown in her marriage get in…
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.…
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…