Mike Timmermann

Michael Timmermann paid off his mortgage in two years. Now, he shares his money-saving tips on his blog, Save on Almost Everything.
These mysterious fees are driving up your cell phone bill
These mysterious fees are driving up your cell phone bill Mobile & Electronics May 18, 2018
Have you ever looked at your cell phone bill and wondered why your $50 a month plan really costs $60…
Ask Clark: Why are my Amazon Prime orders showing up late?
Ask Clark: Why are my Amazon Prime orders showing up late? Online Shopping May 18, 2018
The main perk of an Amazon Prime membership is unlimited free two-day shipping on more than 100 million items, but…
30 jobs in 30 days: Work from home with Amazon Mechanical Turk
30 jobs in 30 days: Work from home with Amazon Mechanical Turk Jobs & Military May 17, 2018
All year long, Clark.com’s Michael Timmermann is sharing quick and easy ways to save money as part of our Michael Saves series. Check…
7 things to know before you fly Allegiant Air
7 things to know before you fly Allegiant Air Travel May 17, 2018
Allegiant Air is a budget carrier that specializes in flights from smaller regional airports to popular vacation destinations across the…
New Amazon Prime perk can save you money at Whole Foods
New Amazon Prime perk can save you money at Whole Foods Shopping & Retail May 17, 2018
If you're an Amazon Prime member who likes to shop at Whole Foods Market, here's a new way to cut…
AT&T makes 3 big changes to DirecTV Now’s live TV streaming service
AT&T makes 3 big changes to DirecTV Now’s live TV streaming service TV, Satellite & Cable May 15, 2018
With about 1.5 million subscribers, AT&T's DirecTV Now is a fast-growing live TV streaming service that provides an affordable alternative…
Clark Howard reviews AT&T’s DirecTV Now live TV streaming service
Clark Howard reviews AT&T’s DirecTV Now live TV streaming service TV, Satellite & Cable May 15, 2018
When AT&T's DirecTV Now launched in late 2016, money expert Clark Howard was among the first to sign up for…
The best live TV streaming plans and deals in 2018
The best live TV streaming plans and deals in 2018 TV, Satellite & Cable May 15, 2018
Are you paying more than $100 a month for cable or satellite TV service? You may be able to cut…
New $40/month unlimited cell phone plan runs on Verizon’s network
New $40/month unlimited cell phone plan runs on Verizon’s network Mobile & Electronics May 15, 2018
If you're looking to lower your cell phone bill, how would you like an unlimited plan on Verizon's #1 wireless…
Best paper towels: Bounty vs. Costco vs. Viva vs. Walmart
Best paper towels: Bounty vs. Costco vs. Viva vs. Walmart Shopping & Retail May 11, 2018
When you're cleaning up spills around the house, you want a paper towel that's both strong and absorbent. The quality…
Retail alert: Macy’s Star Rewards loyalty program just got better
Retail alert: Macy’s Star Rewards loyalty program just got better Online Shopping May 11, 2018
When Macy's launched its new and improved Star Rewards loyalty program late last year, only customers with the retailer's credit…
Employees reveal 7 secrets about shopping at Trader Joe’s
Employees reveal 7 secrets about shopping at Trader Joe’s Shopping & Retail May 10, 2018
Trader Joe's has brought the treasure hunt shopping experience to the grocery store and customers really love it! The retailer…
Cheap and easy way to remove yellow sweat stains from your clothes
Cheap and easy way to remove yellow sweat stains from your clothes Life May 10, 2018
If you’ve ever thrown out a shirt because of yellow sweat stains in the underarm area, there’s a simple solution…
Amazon’s new snack sample box is already a #1 bestseller
Amazon’s new snack sample box is already a #1 bestseller Online Shopping May 10, 2018
If you're an Amazon Prime member who's trying to get the most out of your membership, you'll want to know…
4 things to know about Hulu’s live TV streaming service
4 things to know about Hulu’s live TV streaming service TV, Satellite & Cable May 10, 2018
The streaming service Hulu has grown to more than 20 million U.S. subscribers by expanding its on-demand library of television shows…
HealthWarehouse.com review: This online pharmacy can save you money on prescription drugs
HealthWarehouse.com review: This online pharmacy can save you money on prescription drugs Health May 9, 2018
When's the last time you shopped around for a lower price on your prescription drugs? You may be able to…
The 6 best alternatives to the cars Ford is phasing out
The 6 best alternatives to the cars Ford is phasing out Cars May 8, 2018
If you've always driven Ford sedans, you're going to have fewer new vehicles to choose from pretty soon. The Dearborn, Michigan-based…
Scam alert: The new way thieves are stealing credit card info
Scam alert: The new way thieves are stealing credit card info Scams & Rip-Offs May 8, 2018
Criminals have come up with a new way to steal your payment information when you use a chip credit card,…
Amazon Prime vs. Walmart price comparison: Which is cheaper?
Amazon Prime vs. Walmart price comparison: Which is cheaper? Online Shopping May 7, 2018
All year long, Clark.com’s Michael Timmermann is sharing quick and easy ways to save money as part of our Michael Saves series. Check…
These are the worst things you can do on an airplane
These are the worst things you can do on an airplane Travel May 7, 2018
Millions of Americans will be taking off for summer vacation destinations to get some rest and relaxation, but sometimes flying…
Work from home: Williams-Sonoma is hiring 1,000 customer service associates
Work from home: Williams-Sonoma is hiring 1,000 customer service associates Jobs & Military May 4, 2018
Williams-Sonoma, the home furnishings and gourmet cookware specialty retailer, is going on a hiring spree and looking for 1,000 full-time customer service associates…
Coming soon: Macy’s big change to compete with T.J. Maxx and Ross Dress for Less
Coming soon: Macy’s big change to compete with T.J. Maxx and Ross Dress for Less Shopping & Retail May 3, 2018
After announcing plans to close 100 underperforming stores back in August 2016, Macy's has been working hard to turn its…
Job alert: These 10 companies are hiring like crazy in May
Job alert: These 10 companies are hiring like crazy in May Jobs & Military May 2, 2018
The job hunt kicks into high gear this month for millions of Americans who are graduating from college and just…
How to cancel private mortgage insurance years ahead of schedule
How to cancel private mortgage insurance years ahead of schedule Home Ownership May 2, 2018
If you're a homeowner who's fed up with paying private mortgage insurance, also known as PMI, there's an unusual opportunity…
New report: The best and worst days of the week to buy gas in 2018
New report: The best and worst days of the week to buy gas in 2018 Cars May 2, 2018
With the busy summer travel season right around the corner, drivers are starting to notice higher prices at the pump! Right…
12 things to consider before you renew Amazon Prime
12 things to consider before you renew Amazon Prime Online Shopping May 1, 2018
After Amazon announced that it's increasing the price of an annual Prime membership by $20 from $99 to $119, many Americans…
5 things to know before you sign up for Sling TV
5 things to know before you sign up for Sling TV TV, Satellite & Cable May 1, 2018
If you're trying to cut costs this year, reducing your $100 monthly pay TV bill is a great way to…
Dream summer job: This airline will pay you $4,000 a month to travel the world
Dream summer job: This airline will pay you $4,000 a month to travel the world Jobs & Military April 30, 2018
Love to travel? Wow Air has the perfect summer job for you! The low-cost airline is looking for someone to…
Ask Clark: How do I get the cheapest internet service?
Ask Clark: How do I get the cheapest internet service? Internet Service April 30, 2018
The cost of home internet service is such a frustrating thing because the market is not truly competitive. In so…
No one will believe you paid $1 for these Dollar Tree finds
No one will believe you paid $1 for these Dollar Tree finds Shopping & Retail April 27, 2018
If you’re a regular Dollar Tree shopper — or someone who just stops by occasionally — you know the store is filled…