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.
Petition calls for national holiday on Monday after the Super Bowl: Here’s how to sign it!
Petition calls for national holiday on Monday after the Super Bowl: Here’s how to sign it! Life February 1, 2017
Football fans look forward to Super Bowl Sunday every year, but the day after the big game can be brutal…
10 vehicles that drivers complain about the most
10 vehicles that drivers complain about the most Cars January 31, 2017
The Toyota Prius is among the vehicles that drivers complain about the most, according to a new study from iSeeCars.com.…
This iPhone scam is tricking people into handing over their Apple ID and password
This iPhone scam is tricking people into handing over their Apple ID and password Mobile & Electronics January 31, 2017
If you or someone you know has an iPhone, there’s a new version of a classic phishing scam that Clark…
There’s nothing wrong with splitting a bunch of bananas to save money
There’s nothing wrong with splitting a bunch of bananas to save money Shopping & Retail January 31, 2017
Have you ever picked up a bunch of bananas at the supermarket, let’s say five or six, only to have…
Walmart’s free 2-day shipping: 5 things you need to know
Walmart’s free 2-day shipping: 5 things you need to know Shopping & Retail January 31, 2017
In a move tocompete withAmazon, the world's largest online retailer,Walmartis now offering free two-day shipping on more than two million…
This slow cooker recipe is going viral! How to make it for $1 a serving
This slow cooker recipe is going viral! How to make it for $1 a serving Life January 30, 2017
Do you like burrito bowls from Chipotle? A recipe that’s going viral on Pinterest will feed a family of six…
McDonald’s is giving away bottles of its Big Mac sauce
McDonald’s is giving away bottles of its Big Mac sauce Shopping & Retail January 25, 2017
If you love McDonald’s Big Mac Special Sauce, you may be able to take a bottle home with you this…
Where’s your tax refund? How to get a personalized refund date
Where’s your tax refund? How to get a personalized refund date Money & Credit January 25, 2017
If you’re expecting a tax refund this year, there’s a simple way to find out exactly when you’ll get your…
Mysterious bug is still shutting down iPhones with 30% battery left
Mysterious bug is still shutting down iPhones with 30% battery left Mobile & Electronics January 25, 2017
Some iPhone users are fed up with Apple because their phones are apparently shutting down for no reason with 30%…
10 ways to save money on cat litter
10 ways to save money on cat litter Money & Credit January 25, 2017
Around 30% of American households have at least one cat, and each of those precious felines will cost about $500…
Bob Evans is selling all restaurant locations
Bob Evans is selling all restaurant locations Shopping & Retail January 25, 2017
Bob Evans is selling every single one of its more than 500 full-service restaurants nationwide. Golden Gate Capital, aprivate equity…
HP recalls over 100,000 laptop batteries over fire hazard
HP recalls over 100,000 laptop batteries over fire hazard Mobile & Electronics January 24, 2017
HP has expanded a recall of batteries used in notebook computers because theycan overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. According…
These 10 vehicles are the cheapest to repair
These 10 vehicles are the cheapest to repair Cars January 24, 2017
When you’re shopping for a new or used car, it's important to consider the long-term costs and choose areliable vehicle…
Shake Shack is giving away free burgers! Here’s how to get one
Shake Shack is giving away free burgers! Here’s how to get one Deals & Savings January 24, 2017
How does a free burger sound right about now? Shake Shack is giving away a free single ShackBurger to anyone…
Warning: This is not the utility company calling you!
Warning: This is not the utility company calling you! Scams & Rip-Offs January 24, 2017
A financially devastating utility scam that Clark warned you about a couple of years ago is back this winter --and…
These are the 13 most popular Trader Joe’s items
These are the 13 most popular Trader Joe’s items Shopping & Retail January 23, 2017
Trader Joe’s prides itself on offering great food at a great price, and you don’t need to join any special…
Just announced: Kroger is hiring 10,000 new store employees
Just announced: Kroger is hiring 10,000 new store employees Jobs & Military January 23, 2017
Kroger is going on a hiring spree in 2017! The company says it’s planning to hire10,000 employees to fill permanent…
Top 5 job interview deal-breakers
Top 5 job interview deal-breakers Jobs & Military January 23, 2017
When you’re looking to make a career change, an interview is your best opportunity to prove to a hiring manager…
How to make liquid soap from leftover bar soap
How to make liquid soap from leftover bar soap Life January 23, 2017
All year long, Clark.com’s Michael Timmermann is sharing quick and easy ways to save money as part of our Michael Saves…
The 10 least stressful jobs of 2017
The 10 least stressful jobs of 2017 Jobs & Military January 20, 2017
Constant deadlines, meetings, presentations and a bad boss are just a few of the things that can make your job…
Pizza Hut is hiring 11,000 workers by Super Bowl Sunday
Pizza Hut is hiring 11,000 workers by Super Bowl Sunday Jobs & Military January 19, 2017
Pizza Hut is going on a massive hiring spree leading up to theSuper Bowl and hopes to add 11,000 new…
Which pack of soap is a better deal? Here’s what you should know
Which pack of soap is a better deal? Here’s what you should know Shopping & Retail January 19, 2017
Shopping at warehouse clubs has programmed a lot of us to believe that buying in bulk is better for your…
McDonald’s just made a major menu change
McDonald’s just made a major menu change Shopping & Retail January 19, 2017
If you love the taste of a McDonald’s Big Mac, you’ll have two new options to choose from the next…
Student loan giant cheated borrowers, new lawsuit says
Student loan giant cheated borrowers, new lawsuit says Money & Credit January 19, 2017
Navient, formerly part of Sallie Mae, is accused of “systematically” and “illegally” failing borrowers who were trying to repay their…
Restaurant recession? Here’s why the industry is in big trouble
Restaurant recession? Here’s why the industry is in big trouble Shopping & Retail January 18, 2017
If you like to eat out, you can expect a lot more deals and promotions this year as struggling restaurants…
American Apparel is expected to close all 110 stores soon
American Apparel is expected to close all 110 stores soon Shopping & Retail January 18, 2017
Made in the USA clothing manufacturer American Apparel is expected to close all of its remaining 110 stores in the…
Clark’s take: Here’s why I canceled DirecTV Now
Clark’s take: Here’s why I canceled DirecTV Now Mobile & Electronics January 18, 2017
DirecTV Now, AT&T’s new streaming service, made headlines in late 2016 when the companyannounced an introductory offer of $35 a…
These airlines are most likely to delay or cancel your flight
These airlines are most likely to delay or cancel your flight Travel January 18, 2017
A delayed or canceled flight can derail your dream vacation before it really begins, especially if it’s going to make…
Patients are 3X more likely to die at America’s worst hospitals
Patients are 3X more likely to die at America’s worst hospitals Health January 17, 2017
If you choose a hospital based solely on convenience, you could be making a deadly mistake. A comprehensive new study…
Walmart to add 10,000 jobs, open 59 stores this year
Walmart to add 10,000 jobs, open 59 stores this year Jobs & Military January 17, 2017
If you’re looking for a new job, Walmart is going to be doing a lot of hiring this year! The…