WTOP Saves You Money
Moms are on the front lines of doling out allowances and shaping their children's money habits.
Remember the days when a cup of coffee cost just 11 cents? Well, those days may not be so far gone - if you're willing to brew your own.
Kris Van Cleave, ABC7, 7-On-Your-Side
Don't limit liquid dishwashing detergent to the kitchen. It can be useful all kinds of places around the house.
To have a home security system installed and monitored for three years Washington Consumers' Checkbook secret shoppers received estimates as low as $2,600 and as high as $6,500.
The better you are able to describe your car troubles, the easier it will be for a mechanic to help solve your problem.
WTOP's Veronica Robinson
Smartphones can pull off a growing number of high-tech tasks, but the cost of cellphone service is growing as well.
Tax Day has arrived, but it's no longer a day to dread. Many restaurants and shops are eager to treat tax-weary customers to freebies and deals, and WTOP put together a handy list for you. These offers are available Tuesday, April 17 only, unless otherwise noted.
It's a sinking feeling. You've done your taxes and they're in the mail and you realize you've made a mistake.
Hollywood wants your money.
There's more involved in rising gas prices than you might suspect.
Airfares can seem like they're roughly the same -- but hidden fees can lurk everywhere from baggage check to seat selection and even booking over the phone versus online.
The typical family tosses out $600 in food a year, but there are ways to keep a few of those dollars from disappearing.
The U.S. Travel Association has a collection of discount offers on everything from theme parks to hotel stays and car rentals for cities near and far.
The latest WTOP Pain in the Gas survey shows the average price of a gallon of unleaded regular is up 4 cents to $4.11 over the past week. Compared to the same week a year ago, gas prices increased 29 cents.
Peter Moore, Men's Health editor
Avivah Litan, Vice President and Security Expert Gartner Research
Summer is just around the corner, and unless you're taking your dog or cat with you on vacation, you're probably looking for a kennel.
The Internet and shopping comparison apps are making shoppers smarter and more empowered than ever, which may make haggling a thing of the past.
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