WTOP Saves You Money
The initial price of a car and the interest on a car loan are only part of the cost equation when it comes to buying a new vehicle.
Janet Bodnar, Editor of Kiplinger Personal Finance
The WTOP Pain the Gas survey finds the average price is 29 cents higher than one year ago this week.
A depressed economy, high gas prices and limited incomes make it difficult for some motorists to adhere to a vehicle maintenance schedule, but keeping cars maintained goes a long way in reducing fuel consumption, several local mechanics said Wednesday.
The first rule of thumb for a haggler is to be firm. If shoppers see an item go on sale within 10 days of buying it full price, ask for the difference.
American Express is offering exclusive deals to its 97 million existing card holders through Twitter. For AmEx, it's a way to attract new customers.For Twitter, it's the latest step to create a moneymaking business model through advertising and promotions.
The latest WTOP Pain in the Gas survey shows the average price of a gallon of regular went up by 3 cents to $3.81 a gallon over the past week.
There may be more to e-books than consumers realize, and those things add up.
A fee of roughly two percent to two and a half percent can be applied to your annual transaction.
When a debt collector goes after you for a late medical bill, your credit can suffer _ even if you quickly pay up.
Some items you have around the house might be worth a couple of bucks.
Good vehicle maintenance, streamlining luggage and knowing when to idle and when to turn the car off are only some of the ways to save on gas mileage.
As gas prices keep rising, there are ways to ease the pump pain. Making the most of credit card rewards programs is one way to save on gas.
Those born on Feb. 29 can get deals that will fill them up.
"Something old, something new, something borrowed," goes the familiar refrain. But when it comes to buying power, some things really can be purchased second hand.
Cook the meat in the fridge over the weekend so it's ready to throw into a weekday dish, suggests financial coach Mindy Crary.
For the sixth year in a row, IHOP is celebrating National Pancake Day by giving away a short stack of Buttermilk pancakes Tuesday.
Instead of running to the doctor or the drug store, many turn to home remedies to cure ailments.
The latest WTOP Pain in the Gas survey shows the average price of a gallon of regular went up 3 cents to $3.70 over the past week, and up 48 cents over one year ago. Tweet where the best gas prices are. Use #WTOPgas.
In some countries, the price of gas is over $9 a gallon.
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