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.
Where’s my money? How to check the status of your federal and state tax refunds
Where’s my money? How to check the status of your federal and state tax refunds Taxes February 16, 2018
If you've filed your federal and state tax returns already, you may be checking your bank account frequently to see…
Just announced: Southwest Airlines is adding new routes in 2018
Just announced: Southwest Airlines is adding new routes in 2018 Travel February 16, 2018
Southwest Airlines has announced that it’s adding several new nonstop routes to its schedule later this year. The airline known…
JC Penney storefront
Retail alert: J.C. Penney closing 8 stores and a distribution center Shopping & Retail February 15, 2018
The new year is shaping up to be another difficult one for traditional retailers. After shutting down more than 5,000 stores…
New report: The most and least reliable car brands for 2018
New report: The most and least reliable car brands for 2018 Cars February 14, 2018
J.D. Power is out with its 2018 Vehicle Dependability Study and there are some surprises on the list. The study…
Should you sign up for YouTube TV?
Should you sign up for YouTube TV? TV, Satellite & Cable February 14, 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…
YouTube TV adds more channels and markets, increases price
YouTube TV adds more channels and markets, increases price TV, Satellite & Cable February 14, 2018
YouTube TV, the live TV streaming service that launched in April 2017, is adding more channels and more markets — but…
Just announced: 3 big changes coming to Sam’s Club in 2018
Just announced: 3 big changes coming to Sam’s Club in 2018 Shopping & Retail February 14, 2018
After abruptly closing 63 locations nationwide, Sam's Club is moving forward with some big changes that will affect members. The…
New report: The 3 best SUVs under $30,000
New report: The 3 best SUVs under $30,000 Cars February 13, 2018
If you're looking to buy a new vehicle soon, Consumer Reports is out with a list of the best SUVs on…
Move the decimal vs. double the tax: Which restaurant tipping method is better?
Move the decimal vs. double the tax: Which restaurant tipping method is better? Food & Restaurants February 13, 2018
When you go out to eat with family or friends, how much do you generally tip a restaurant server? Although etiquette…
American Express is hiring and you can work from home
American Express is hiring and you can work from home Jobs & Military February 13, 2018
UPDATE: As of February 14, this position is no longer available. Check jobs.americanexpress.com for other work-from-home opportunities with American Express. …
Travel deal alert: The best cheap Spring Break destinations for 2018
Travel deal alert: The best cheap Spring Break destinations for 2018 Travel February 12, 2018
After a long, cold and snowy winter, Spring Break season is just around the corner! Want to get away? According…
New report names best wireless network for video streaming
New report names best wireless network for video streaming Mobile & Electronics February 12, 2018
Don't you just hate it when you're trying to watch your favorite TV show on your smartphone and the video…
15 credit cards that will pay to replace your stolen or damaged cell phone
15 credit cards that will pay to replace your stolen or damaged cell phone Credit & Debit Cards February 12, 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…
5 skills recruiters love to see on your resume
5 skills recruiters love to see on your resume Jobs & Military February 9, 2018
Job recruiters may spend only a few seconds looking at your resume, but career experts say a well-crafted skills section…
22 vehicles with the lowest projected ownership costs after 5 years
22 vehicles with the lowest projected ownership costs after 5 years Cars February 9, 2018
When you’re shopping for a new car, you may spend a lot of your time negotiating the best purchase price…
Clark Howard’s top 5 retailers to watch in 2018
Clark Howard’s top 5 retailers to watch in 2018 Shopping & Retail February 9, 2018
Major retailers are closing more than 1,000 stores so far in 2018, but it's not all doom and gloom for…
Hyundai takes money-back guarantee national
Hyundai takes money-back guarantee national Cars February 8, 2018
The car-buying experience is something that many people dread, but Hyundai is making some big changes so that it's less…
New Prime perk: Amazon launches free two-hour delivery from Whole Foods
New Prime perk: Amazon launches free two-hour delivery from Whole Foods Shopping & Retail February 8, 2018
Amazon has just announced a new benefit for some Prime customers: free two-hour grocery delivery from Whole Foods Market. Prime…
3 secret ways to save even more money at Aldi
3 secret ways to save even more money at Aldi Deals & Savings February 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…
Budgeting with cash: How to make the envelope method work in 2018
Budgeting with cash: How to make the envelope method work in 2018 Budgeting & Saving February 7, 2018
If you're trying to get out of credit card debt, managing your money the old-fashioned way is what money expert…
Your neighborhood bank may be closing soon (and that might be a good thing)
Your neighborhood bank may be closing soon (and that might be a good thing) Shopping & Banking February 7, 2018
Bank branches across America are being shut down at the fastest pace in decades and money expert Clark Howard says…
Top recruiters share 5 strategies for landing a work-from-home job
Top recruiters share 5 strategies for landing a work-from-home job Jobs & Military February 6, 2018
Remote jobs are highly coveted these days as busy Americans try to balance work and family life. FlexJobs, a job…
Why everyone is sharing their first Amazon purchases
Why everyone is sharing their first Amazon purchases News February 5, 2018
Do you remember the first thing you bought on Amazon? A woman named Casey Fiesler recently made a fun game…
New Medicare cards are coming soon! Here’s when yours will be mailed
New Medicare cards are coming soon! Here’s when yours will be mailed Health February 5, 2018
New Medicare cards will be showing up in mailboxes before you know it! In a move to combat medical identity…
This simple trick helped me save an extra $600 in 3 months
This simple trick helped me save an extra $600 in 3 months Budgeting & Saving February 2, 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…
New report: The 9 best vehicles to buy new over used
New report: The 9 best vehicles to buy new over used Cars February 1, 2018
Money expert Clark Howard has been telling you for years that it's best to buy a car that's two or…
12 home improvement projects you can do on a budget
12 home improvement projects you can do on a budget Homes & Real Estate February 1, 2018
A recent Trulia study found that 76% of Americans are planning to renovate or remodel their homes — with bathrooms,…
The foolproof way to get the most pizza for your money
The foolproof way to get the most pizza for your money Shopping & Retail February 1, 2018
Think a bigger pizza is always a better value? Before you place your next delivery order, check out this handy…
Should guests be expected to pay to attend birthday parties, baby showers and other celebrations?
Should guests be expected to pay to attend birthday parties, baby showers and other celebrations? Life February 1, 2018
You're invited to a birthday party and show up with a gift, but then you're expected to pay for your…
How to block unwanted ads with this Google feature
How to block unwanted ads with this Google feature Mobile & Electronics January 31, 2018
Are annoying ads ruining your experience when you're surfing the web? There's no way to remove all of them, but…