Gas prices 34 cents higher than a year ago

Gas prices usually drop in the weeks after Labor Day but not this year.

Thursday - 09/20/2012, 01:22pm EDT

Talk your way to more savings at the grocery store

Everyone knows that coupon clipping or finding deals on a smartphone can save cash at the grocery store but talking to the right people at the store could also save a bundle.

Thursday - 09/13/2012, 09:47am EDT

Gas 26 cents higher than a year ago

Gas prices are the same this week as last, but still 26 cents a gallon higher than a year ago.

Thursday - 09/13/2012, 04:32am EDT

Gas 24 cents higher than a year ago

Gas didn't go up in the last week. The WTOP Pain in the Gas Survey shows the regional average for regular unleaded gas remained at $3.90 a gallon.

Thursday - 09/06/2012, 09:39am EDT

Fall deals follow summer's end

As summer draws to a close, companies are lowering prices to make room for new product versions or to get rid of seasonal items.

Thursday - 09/06/2012, 08:04am EDT

Renters need to ask questions

Searching for an apartment may be more challenging now than it's been for a while. Vacancies are down and rental rates up. Here are some tips for potential renters.

Tuesday - 09/04/2012, 06:55am EDT

Think loyalty counts with insurance? Think again

Most people assume loyalty matters when it comes to patronizing a business. But when it comes to insurance, sticking with the same company can cost you.

Monday - 09/03/2012, 12:00pm EDT

Gas prices back on the rise

Gas prices are up yet again. After holding steady for the past week, WTOP's Pain in the Gas survey shows prices are up across the board.

Thursday - 08/30/2012, 09:01am EDT

Storms raise homeowners insurance prices in the region

A series of destructive storms that hit the Washington region over the last 15 years has raised the price of homeowners insurance for everyone, whether their homes had damage or not.

Monday - 08/27/2012, 01:52pm EDT

Labor Day sales best time for back-to-school shopping

Labor Day weekend is the time to buy clothes.

Monday - 08/27/2012, 06:02am EDT

Prepaid cards charge high fees for students

It's back to school time for college students and chances are, they have already been hit by a few credit card offers. But students need to be wary of another popular card that comes with heavy fees -- prepaid debit cards.

Monday - 08/27/2012, 05:39am EDT

Where to sell your old iPhone to pay for the new iPhone

Even though Apple won't admit it yet, the next iPhone is expected to be announced next month. If you're looking to subsidize the cost of your new iPhone, you might want to consider selling the one in your pocket.

Sunday - 08/19/2012, 08:47am EDT

Back-to-school shopping: Tips to save money, avoid stress

Some say it's a great time to connect, but parents can find it stressful. One solution may be to involve kids in the back-to-school budget.

Sunday - 08/19/2012, 06:17am EDT

Save money on a mortgage with a simple change

Plenty of homeowners are refinancing their mortgages to take advantage of lower interest rates. But just changing the way you pay your current mortgage can save you money.

Friday - 08/17/2012, 07:03am EDT

Back-to-school shopping: Online vs. in-person

A study answers the question of whether it's cheaper to shop online or in-person.

Wednesday - 08/15/2012, 08:37am EDT

Travel prices drop after Labor Day

If London has long been on your list of travel destinations, September may be the month to do it. Not only do travel prices drop after Labor Day, but following the Olympics, Europe will need people to fill hotel rooms.

Tuesday - 08/14/2012, 05:41am EDT

Before cutting TV services, consider viewing habits

Smart Money offers tips on whether you should drop your cable service.

Monday - 08/13/2012, 07:36am EDT

Shop tax-free in Maryland this week

Clothing and shoes under $100 are part of Maryland's tax-free week.

Monday - 08/13/2012, 04:45am EDT

Shop cheaply with these tried and true tips

Grocery shopping can bust the family budget. How you shop can make a difference.

Friday - 08/10/2012, 03:43am EDT

Study: Credit cards vary on rental car coverage

Insurance for rental cars may be covered if drivers use certain credit cards to pay, but coverage is more complicated than a simple swipe.

Wednesday - 08/08/2012, 11:24am EDT
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