Living Social offering deals for summer camps

Some of the most sought after summer camps in the region are helping parents with the high costs by offering deals, online.

Sunday - 06/26/2011, 01:19pm EDT

Comparison shop doctors and dentists

At, users can get price quotes for dental, cosmetic, vision, health maintenance and corrective medicine procedures.

Saturday - 06/25/2011, 03:57pm EDT

Gas now averages $3.82 a gallon

The average price of a gallon of gas of regular is below $4 for the fourth straight week, and down overall for the sixth straight week.

Thursday - 06/23/2011, 07:42am EDT

Buying in bulk isn't always the cheapest

Sometimes you can get a better deal at the grocery store during a weekly special.

Tuesday - 06/21/2011, 07:59am EDT

Avoiding credit card problems overseas

Don't count on your credit card on that big summer trip abroad.

Monday - 06/20/2011, 05:03am EDT

Searching for Father's Day gifts? Here are some ideas

Is dad a grill master? Would you like him to be a mix master? Here are some gift ideas and some sites offering free shipping.

Thursday - 06/16/2011, 07:46am EDT

Cable TV boxes are a major power drain

Many household gadgets draw power when they are not in use, but the box that comes with your television cable provider is one of the most wasteful.

Wednesday - 06/15/2011, 10:23am EDT

Do you really need to change your oil every 3,000 miles?

If you still change your oil every three months or 3,000 miles, it may be time to change your habits.

Tuesday - 06/14/2011, 08:00am EDT

'Sweet spot' is now for booking July 4 trips

Looking for good deals on a weekend getaway this July 4 holiday? Now is the time.

Sunday - 06/12/2011, 08:41am EDT

Avoid these restaurant tricks to make you spend more

Whether it's for a special occasion, or just because the refrigerator's empty, going out to eat is an experience that can cost you plenty of money.

Sunday - 06/12/2011, 07:16am EDT

Regional gas prices drop for fourth straight week

WTOP's weekly Price at the Pump survey shows regular gas is $3.87 a gallon, down six cents from last week.

Thursday - 06/09/2011, 06:30am EDT

How to save 12 cents a gallon at the gas pump

The key is to make sure your tires are properly inflated.

Tuesday - 06/07/2011, 09:28am EDT

Avoid buying a lemon with car apps

New mobile apps make the car-buying process easier by placing cost-saving information at your fingertips.

Friday - 06/03/2011, 10:39am EDT

Heat wave doesn't have to burn a hole in your wallet

Here are a few common sense reminders for how to lower your electricity bill.

Thursday - 06/02/2011, 11:42am EDT

Utilities give customers payment options before summer heat

You don't have to let this summer's energy bills become a mountain of debt. Pepco and Baltimore Gas and Electric have programs designed to help customers out, even if you've never had a previous problem paying your bills.

Tuesday - 05/24/2011, 04:14am EDT

Energy ratings help you keep the A.C. bill down

Monday - 05/23/2011, 09:56am EDT

WTOP Saves You Money with gas-maximizing tips

Don't let your pain in the gas force you to settle for another "stay-cation." WTOP Saves You Money with tips on gas usage.

Monday - 05/23/2011, 04:13am EDT

Ways to lower those home cooling bills

Kimberly Palmer, Alpha Consumer blogger, U.S. News & World Report

Sunday - 05/22/2011, 03:41pm EDT


Energy audit key to lowering utility costs

Janet Bodnar, editor of Kiplinger's Personal Finance. Story: How to Save on Utility Bills and Trips to the Gas Station

Saturday - 05/21/2011, 01:02pm EDT


Solutions for leaky roofs among 'biggest scams out there'

WTOP's Veronica Robinson

Wednesday - 05/18/2011, 09:45am EDT


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