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.
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…
Warning: What you need to know about the so-called ‘license plate scam’
Warning: What you need to know about the so-called ‘license plate scam’ Scams & Rip-Offs January 31, 2018
Do you have your license plate number memorized? Here's a good reason why you should! The Fishers Police Department in…
Traditional vs online banks: This chart shows how $5,000 can grow over 10 years
Traditional vs online banks: This chart shows how $5,000 can grow over 10 years Online Banking January 30, 2018
A few months ago, money expert Clark Howard and the entire team at Clark.com encouraged you to switch to a…
5 of the best Ikea furniture hacks to try in 2018
5 of the best Ikea furniture hacks to try in 2018 Homes & Real Estate January 30, 2018
If you're shopping around for new furniture that won't break your budget, Ikea's prices are hard to beat — and…
New report: The 25 best jobs in America for 2018
New report: The 25 best jobs in America for 2018 Jobs & Military January 29, 2018
If you're looking to make a big career move, there's no time like the present! January and February are typically…
FDA warning: Do not give this type of cough syrup to children
FDA warning: Do not give this type of cough syrup to children Health January 25, 2018
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning about the use of prescription codeine and tramadol medications in…
14 things Americans are wasting a lot of money on
14 things Americans are wasting a lot of money on Money & Credit January 24, 2018
If you’ve been following Clark's advice for a while, you’ve probably developed some pretty impressive penny-pinching habits throughout the years. Over…
How Amazon Prime members can get lots of samples for practically free!
How Amazon Prime members can get lots of samples for practically free! Online Shopping January 23, 2018
They're not technically free, but Amazon Prime's sample boxes come pretty close! The online giant sells a number of sample boxes…
The live TV streaming service you really need to know about in 2018
The live TV streaming service you really need to know about in 2018 TV, Satellite & Cable January 23, 2018
Flipping through the channels at night, you're likely to see ads for live TV streaming services like DirecTV Now, Sling…
12 cheap brands of coffee that people really love
12 cheap brands of coffee that people really love Food & Restaurants January 23, 2018
There was a study done a few years back that found the average American spends more than $1,000 a year — which is…
7 things I learned while using my Instant Pot for 14 days straight
7 things I learned while using my Instant Pot for 14 days straight Food & Restaurants January 23, 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…
Google Drive: What to do about photos stuck ‘Waiting to upload’ for hours
Google Drive: What to do about photos stuck ‘Waiting to upload’ for hours Mobile & Electronics January 22, 2018
Google Drive offers 15 GB of free online storage for your photos, videos, audio, documents and other files. It's a…
Why you should add an extra day to your next vacation
Why you should add an extra day to your next vacation Travel January 19, 2018
After spending a wonderful week of rest and relaxation, you arrive home from vacation and start going through the to-do…
Work from home: Top 100 companies with remote jobs in 2018
Work from home: Top 100 companies with remote jobs in 2018 Jobs & Military January 18, 2018
Working from home is a goal for many job seekers, but where should you begin your search? We have some…
11 ways to get the most out of your Costco membership
11 ways to get the most out of your Costco membership Shopping & Retail January 18, 2018
What’s your strategy for saving money at Costco Wholesale? That's the question I asked Clark.com readers at the end of…
Big news: Comcast’s Xfinity Mobile is addressing one of its greatest weaknesses
Big news: Comcast’s Xfinity Mobile is addressing one of its greatest weaknesses Mobile & Electronics January 18, 2018
Xfinity Mobile is making it easier for you to switch to the cell phone provider even if you don't want…
New study: Aldi, Walmart and Kroger drop prices when Lidl opens nearby
New study: Aldi, Walmart and Kroger drop prices when Lidl opens nearby Food & Restaurants January 17, 2018
Lidl, the German discount supermarket chain known for high quality and low prices, has opened dozens of stores in the…
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 January 16, 2018
The streaming service Hulu grew to more than 17 million subscribers in 2017 by expanding its on-demand library of television…
Job alert: Hilton is hiring and you can work from home
Job alert: Hilton is hiring and you can work from home Jobs & Military January 12, 2018
If you want to work part-time from the comfort of your home, Hilton is looking for someone like you! The…
Sam’s Club closings: How to request a refund for your membership
Sam’s Club closings: How to request a refund for your membership News January 11, 2018
After news spread that Sam's Club would be closing dozens of locations nationwide, many customers wondered what that would mean…
Retail alert: Sam’s Club is abruptly closing locations nationwide
Retail alert: Sam’s Club is abruptly closing locations nationwide News January 11, 2018
Bad news for Sam's Club members! The Walmart-owned warehouse club is abruptly closing multiple locations across the country, according to…