Michael Timmermann paid off his mortgage in two years. Now, he shares his money-saving tips on his blog, MichaelSaves.com. He can be reached at [email protected]
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YouTube TV vs. fuboTV: Which Streaming Service Is Better?
YouTube TV vs. fuboTV: Which Streaming Service Is Better? Streaming TV August 3, 2020
YouTube TV and fuboTV are the two live TV streaming services that most closely resemble a traditional cable package, but…
T-Mobile unlimited plan deal
New T-Mobile Unlimited Deal Offers 4 Lines for $100 a Month Cell Phones July 23, 2020
One of T-Mobile's unlimited data plans is getting cheaper. Starting July 24 and for a limited time, you can get…
TV displaying Sling TV logo in front of a channel guide offering options to upgrade Sling TV and still pay less than YouTube TV
5 Ways to Upgrade Sling TV and Still Pay Less Than YouTube TV Streaming TV July 8, 2020
After YouTube TV raised its monthly price by $15, many cord-cutters may be giving Sling TV a second look. YouTube…
Sling TV logo over streaming service channel guide explaining the new price guarantee announcement
Sling TV Launches Price Guarantee After YouTube TV’s Price Hike Streaming TV July 1, 2020
Sling TV is responding to YouTube TV's price hike by offering new and existing subscribers a one-year price guarantee. Here's…
YouTube TV Price Hike
YouTube TV Is Raising Its Price to $65 a Month Streaming TV June 30, 2020
YouTube TV has confirmed that the starting price for its live TV streaming service is going up by $15 a…
Things to Know Before You Sign Up for Verizon Prepaid
5 Things to Know Before You Sign Up for Verizon Prepaid Cell Phones June 29, 2020
If you're happy with the service you get from Verizon Wireless but want a lower price, Verizon Prepaid may be…
Things to Know Before You Sign Up for fuboTV
fuboTV Is Adding ESPN and These Disney-Owned Networks to Its Lineup Streaming TV June 24, 2020
fuboTV, a sports-focused live TV streaming service, is adding ESPN to its channel lineup starting this summer. In a news…
Things to Know Before You Sign Up for fuboTV
5 Things to Know Before You Sign Up for fuboTV Streaming TV June 5, 2020
If you want to cut the cord to save money, fuboTV is a sports-heavy live TV streaming service that you…
Answer These 5 Questions to Choose a Live TV Streaming Service
Answer These 5 Questions to Choose a Live TV Streaming Service Streaming TV May 29, 2020
If you're trying to cut the cord, you may not know how to choose a live TV streaming service for…
Amazon Fire tablet
New Streaming Perk for Select Amazon Customers Streaming TV May 27, 2020
Millions of Amazon customers can get 12 months of free access to the Food Network Kitchen Premium app right now.…
Tipping for delivery during COVID-19
How Much to Tip During the Coronavirus Pandemic Money & Credit May 26, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic is forcing many Americans to shift their spending habits in ways they never have before. Some people…
YouTube TV possible price hike
Is YouTube TV Going to Raise Prices Soon? Streaming TV May 22, 2020
After a deal was announced to bring 14 additional ViacomCBS networks to YouTube TV, many subscribers are wondering if a…
Comcast's Xfinity Mobile cell phone service
Xfinity Mobile Adds 5G Data Plans and Changes Its Pricing Cell Phones May 18, 2020
If you've been thinking about switching to Xfinity Mobile, you'll want to know about changes to its data plans and…
YouTube TV live TV streaming service
YouTube TV Is Adding These 14 Networks to Its Channel Lineup Streaming TV May 7, 2020
YouTube TV is about to add more networks to its channel lineup. A new deal will bring 14 additional ViacomCBS…
Stimulus Coronavirus Checks
How to Return a Stimulus Check You Weren’t Supposed to Get Money & Credit May 7, 2020
If you received a coronavirus stimulus payment that you weren't supposed to get, don't cash that check! The IRS has…
Costco face mask policy
Costco Just Announced a New Requirement for All Shoppers Shopping & Retail April 30, 2020
All Costco Wholesale members must follow a new rule amid the coronavirus pandemic. Starting May 4, Costco is requiring shoppers…
Uber Eats delivery and pickup app
5 Ways to Save Money With Uber Eats Save Money April 23, 2020
Uber Eats is a popular app and website that partners with restaurants to deliver food right to your doorstep. Before…
Sling TV
Sling TV Is Offering Free TV Every Night From 5 p.m. Until Midnight Streaming TV April 17, 2020
Sling TV is offering free access to dozens of live TV channels every night as Americans stay in due to…
Watch Local TV No Cable
How to Watch Local Channels Without Cable Streaming TV April 15, 2020
If you've cut the cord or are thinking about it to save money during the coronavirus pandemic, you may be…
T-Mobile Connect
5 Things to Know Before You Sign Up for T-Mobile Connect Cell Phones April 10, 2020
If you want to lower your cell phone bill to about $15 a month, T-Mobile Connect is a new option…
AT&T TV Now price drop
AT&T TV Now Just Dropped Its Price by $10 a Month Streaming TV April 6, 2020
AT&T TV Now is changing its prices again! The live TV streaming service that was formerly called DirecTV Now has…
Costco Wholesale
Costco Is Making a Big Change to Control Crowds Shopping & Retail April 2, 2020
If you're relying on Costco Wholesale to stock up on groceries and household essentials during the coronavirus pandemic, you should…
Stimulus Coronavirus Checks
What You Need to Know About Your Coronavirus Stimulus Check Money & Credit March 26, 2020
The $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act includes direct payments to most Americans. President Trump signed…
How to make soap for cheap at home
How to Make Liquid Soap From Leftover Bar Soap Life March 25, 2020
I was flipping through the channels the other day when I stopped to watch a story about a single mother…
Coronavirus Finances: What You Can Do Now
7 Ways to Improve Your Finances While Self-Isolating Save Money March 24, 2020
If you're staying at home due to the coronavirus pandemic, you may have extra time on your hands. In this article,…
T-Mobile phone
T-Mobile Is Launching a New $15/Month Cell Phone Plan Cell Phones March 23, 2020
T-Mobile is launching its lowest priced smartphone plan ever — and it's coming ahead of schedule! Starting March 25, T-Mobile…
Sling TV free lineup and previews during COVID-19
Sling TV Is Making Changes to Its Channel Lineup Amid COVID-19 Streaming TV March 20, 2020
Sling TV is responding to the COVID-19 health crisis by offering a lineup of free channels to everyone and additional…
Streaming services no sports during coronavirus pandemic
Why You May Want to Switch Live TV Streaming Services Right Now Streaming TV March 19, 2020
If you've cut the cable TV cord and aren't 100% happy with your streaming TV service, now is a good…
Lower credit card interest rates
How I Got 3 Major Credit Card Issuers to Lower My Interest Rates Credit Cards March 18, 2020
If you're concerned about the possibility of carrying a credit card balance during the coronavirus pandemic, you may be able…
Cut expenses
5 Expenses I’m Cutting Because of Coronavirus Save Money March 17, 2020
If you've lost your job or are worried about a layoff due to the coronavirus pandemic, now is the time…