WTOP Saves You Money
Tom Parsons, Bestfares.com CEO and founder
Don't drain your broadband databank sending mom huge pictures when lower resolutions will do.
Except for Halloween candy and costumes, October is a quiet time for retailers. That can mean substantial savings on clearance items as stores prepare for the holidays.
One reader suggests recycling saved greeting cards by adding new messages. Another advises cutting single ripped legs off of two pairs of pantyhose and layering them to create one pair that's good as new.
Improving your vehicle's gas mileage can help save money and cut expenses.
If you're in the market for new eyeglasses or contacts some shopping and research can save you hundreds of dollars.
If you are someone who's received an offer for a gold or platinum card, beware of how much you have to charge to get the rewards and the fees that come with them.
WTOP rounds up tips that may save you money when you plan your vacation.
Summer is slipping away, but it's not too late for a great rental.
The break should give some parents a tax reprieve with back-to-school clothing shopping, but school supplies such as laptops, binders, pens and paper are not included in the tax break.
There are many ways to cut costs when buying back-to-school tech supplies for high school and college.
Fans can find great deals at the ballpark, this year, where the cheap seats are cheaper than ever.
Late summer is great time to travel and save money. Book before Labor Day to take advantage of some unbeatable deals.
Virginia's holiday is set for Aug. 5-7 and Maryland's from Aug. 14-20.
Remember, the dorm room is only so big. You probably don't need everything advertised as a "must have."
Traveling abroad? Watch out for wallet-busting roaming charges on cell phones and laptop wireless cards.
"It's unfortunately very common for consumers that you go to check out and you realize after the fact that you've been overcharged for something," says SmartMoney.com's Kelly Grant.
Despite what your statement says afterwards, your credit card could save you money the next time you take a trip.
For many, pets are part of the family. And, while pet health insurance may seem like a good idea, it may not be in the long run.
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