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.
This one cleaning mistake can ruin your computer
This one cleaning mistake can ruin your computer Mobile & Electronics July 23, 2016
If you’ve ever glanced down at your computer’s keyboard while typing and reached immediately for a bottle of Windex to…
10 tips, tricks and secrets to know about Facebook Messenger
10 tips, tricks and secrets to know about Facebook Messenger Mobile & Electronics July 21, 2016
Facebook Messenger just hit a major milestone: One billion users around the world use the app every month. But if you…
Why newer cars are breaking down at an alarming rate
Why newer cars are breaking down at an alarming rate Cars July 21, 2016
AAA says it had to rescue a record-breaking 32 million drivers in 2015, and it wasn’t just drivers of older…
Pizza chain data breach leaves customers in 17 states at risk
Pizza chain data breach leaves customers in 17 states at risk Money & Credit July 21, 2016
If you’ve eaten at Cicis in the past year, a data breach may have put your personal information at risk.…
Need a vacation? These are the 10 cheapest cities for summer travel
Need a vacation? These are the 10 cheapest cities for summer travel Travel July 20, 2016
If you’re looking to get some rest and relaxation before the summer is over, TripAdvisor has a new list that…
Sports Authority is closing stores sooner than expected
Sports Authority is closing stores sooner than expected Shopping & Retail July 20, 2016
If you were waiting until the last minute to shop Sports Authority’s going-out-of-business sale, the Wall Street Journal says that…
Could these products make your hair fall out?
Could these products make your hair fall out? Health July 19, 2016
The Food and Drug Administration is investigating reports that a popular line of hair care products could lead to bad…
8 things to know about Top Tier detergent gasoline
8 things to know about Top Tier detergent gasoline Cars July 19, 2016
A new study from AAA found that detergent additives really do make a difference in the quality of gas that you…
6 things you should never put in the dryer
6 things you should never put in the dryer Life July 18, 2016
A dryer makes laundry day so much easier, but many people don't realize that some things can't withstand all that heat.…
Clark’s take on Tesla’s controversial Autopilot feature
Clark’s take on Tesla’s controversial Autopilot feature Cars July 15, 2016
Consumer Reports is calling on Tesla to disable its automatic steering feature after a driver was killed in a Tesla…
Nearly 80% of drivers are guilty of this dangerous behavior
Nearly 80% of drivers are guilty of this dangerous behavior Cars July 14, 2016
Nearly 80% of drivers admit to making rude gestures, yelling, honking and other types of angry or aggressive behaviors behind…
7 foods you never want to eat before a flight
7 foods you never want to eat before a flight Travel July 13, 2016
If you’ve ever stopped by the food court before catching a flight, you know there are so many quick and…
Denny’s pancakes just got 50% fluffier: Here’s the new recipe
Denny’s pancakes just got 50% fluffier: Here’s the new recipe Shopping & Retail July 12, 2016
The 24-hour breakfast chain Denny’s is hoping that you’ll flip for its new buttermilk pancakes, which are made with fresh…
Living near this can increase the value of your home
Living near this can increase the value of your home Homes & Real Estate July 12, 2016
Living down the street from a rowdy concert outlet could have benefits for more than just music lovers! Music to…
Most and least dangerous states for senior drivers
Most and least dangerous states for senior drivers Cars July 12, 2016
If you have an elderly loved one who is driving into their 80s or 90s, it’s only normal to worry…
These used cars are 26% cheaper right now
These used cars are 26% cheaper right now Cars July 8, 2016
Small cars are dropping in value faster than any other type of vehicle, according to Black Book data. And that…
Top-rated sunscreens sold on Amazon could leave you with a bad sunburn
Top-rated sunscreens sold on Amazon could leave you with a bad sunburn Health July 7, 2016
Customer reviews on Amazon are a great way to research things like shoes, electronics and household products -- but maybe…
Thieves are using laptop computers to steal cars
Thieves are using laptop computers to steal cars Cars July 7, 2016
Thieves are using laptop computers to hack into the electronic ignitions of late-model cars, and one recent incident was caught…
Your Verizon bill is going up again: Here’s how much it’ll cost you
Your Verizon bill is going up again: Here’s how much it’ll cost you Mobile & Electronics July 6, 2016
Verizon just announced new plans that will provide at least 30% more data, but it’s going to cost you! Read…
Gas selling below $2 a gallon in 32 states
Gas selling below $2 a gallon in 32 states Cars July 5, 2016
If you filled up your gas tank this week, you were probably pleasantly surprised by the price you paid. In…
Quick and easy way to fold a fitted sheet
Quick and easy way to fold a fitted sheet Life July 5, 2016
If you’ve ever tried to fold a fitted sheet and failed miserably, we found the one and only tutorial you'llhave…
4 mobile banking alerts you’ll want to activate right away
4 mobile banking alerts you’ll want to activate right away Mobile & Electronics July 5, 2016
If you don’t have mobile banking alerts set up on your smartphone, there are a few of them that can…
Banks collect $14 billion from this one fee (but you can avoid paying it)
Banks collect $14 billion from this one fee (but you can avoid paying it) Money & Credit July 5, 2016
If you've ever been hit with an overdraft fee on your personal checking account, you'll probably never forget it. The…
Walmart is giving away one month of free shipping
Walmart is giving away one month of free shipping Deals & Savings June 29, 2016
If you like shopping on Walmart.com, you’re going to love this offer: 30 days of free shipping! It's a promotion…
196 of the best and worst cities for retirement
196 of the best and worst cities for retirement Money & Credit June 29, 2016
If you’re looking forthe best place to retire, there are a lot of factors to consider. Bankratejust releasednew rankings of196…
3 big changes coming to Republic Wireless
3 big changes coming to Republic Wireless Mobile & Electronics June 28, 2016
If you’re looking to save money on your cell phone bill, there’s a good chance you’ve heard about Republic Wireless…
Sam’s Club is offering free access to Costco customers
Sam’s Club is offering free access to Costco customers Money & Credit June 28, 2016
Sam’s Club is trying to lure in Costco members who aren’t too happy with the warehouse club’s credit card switch…
Ikea recalls 29 million dressers due to deadly tip-over hazard
Ikea recalls 29 million dressers due to deadly tip-over hazard Money & Credit June 27, 2016
Ikea is recalling 29 million chests and dressers that can easily tip over onto children, injuring or killing them. Three…
Quick and easy way to remove pet hair from your furniture
Quick and easy way to remove pet hair from your furniture Life June 27, 2016
This is the time of year when cats and dogs can shed like crazy, but you don’t have to spend…
These traffic tickets will hike your auto insurance rates the most
These traffic tickets will hike your auto insurance rates the most Insurance June 27, 2016
Nearly 43 million Americans will travel this year for the Fourth of July, according to AAA, and most of them…