5 tips for saving at the grocery store

Follow these five simple tricks and you'll be in and out of the store with what you need (and nothing more) in no time while saving money.

Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 07:52am EST

Consumer Reports ranks best car brands on the market

When it comes to the best cars brands on the market, one brand is driving away with the top honors for the second year in a row, according to Consumer Reports' annual rankings.

Tuesday - 02/25/2014, 11:38am EST

Tips to negotiate a lower cable bill

Saving money sometimes can be as easy as asking for a better deal. Check out some tips from Marketwatch.com about how to negotiate a better bargain on your cable bill.

Tuesday - 02/25/2014, 07:13am EST

Trucks and SUVs last longer than cars

Cars do not get as much mileage as trucks and SUVs.

Tuesday - 02/25/2014, 04:39am EST

Tax free weekend for Energy Star products in Md.

Tax free weekend for customers who purchase qualifying Energy Star products in Maryland

Friday - 02/14/2014, 06:24am EST

Callback to scammers resulting in charges

One random phone call could lead to a big bill if you get too curious.

Tuesday - 02/04/2014, 06:31am EST

WTOP Saves You Money: Ways to keep your gas bill down in this cold weather

When the thermometer drops into single digits, it may be tempting to hide indoors and crank up the thermostat. But that could be costly. It is, however, possible to stay warm and save money on your heating bill.

Monday - 01/27/2014, 06:01pm EST

Tips for dealing with annoying telemarketers

For many, there is nothing more annoying than the tranquility of your home, being disrupted by a telemarketing call.

Friday - 01/24/2014, 10:00am EST

Ordering wine with dinner? Go for the whole bottle

Zagat advises that you order a whole bottle of wine when out at a restaurant.

Friday - 01/17/2014, 08:58am EST

Consumer expert: Don't use debit cards following Target breach

Target's security breach has shoppers on edge, especially after a report says it was part of a broader scam that could have affected more retailers -- but one expert says consumers can still protect themselves.

Friday - 01/17/2014, 07:21am EST
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Rent prices rise in D.C., taper off in Md. and Va.

Rising rent prices seem to be the norm in the D.C. metro region, but the cost of an apartment has actually gone down.

Thursday - 01/16/2014, 04:54am EST

A plumbing nightmare: As pipes thaw, leaks can cause big problems

As the temperatures rise, pipes frozen by the low temperatures will begin to thaw.

Wednesday - 01/08/2014, 08:08am EST

Tips to protect your home during this cold snap

Temperatures in the D.C. area will be well below 32 degrees Monday night and Tuesday and that means the water in the pipes in your house can freeze and you might be tempted to put a few too many logs on that fire. What you need to know to protect your home when the temperature plunges.

Tuesday - 01/07/2014, 05:25pm EST
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New Year's resolutions that can save you money in 2014

Tips to help you save money in the new year.

Friday - 12/27/2013, 01:04pm EST

Warming up your engine and other car myths debunked

If you let your engine warm up several minutes before taking off, particularly during this time of year, you might want to rethink it.

Friday - 12/27/2013, 09:16am EST

Local stores offer after-Christmas deals

If you have gift cards, items to return or just a hankering to shop on this day after Christmas, retailers are ready for you.

Thursday - 12/26/2013, 02:41pm EST
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Did Target hackers steal encrypted bank PINs?

Thursday - 12/26/2013, 09:56am EST

Tips for gift card use and shopping

You don't have to rush to the store to redeem your gift cards, but some banks might carry inactivity fees.

Thursday - 12/26/2013, 05:48am EST
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Which one's best? Not all batteries are created equal

You did weeks of research on the best new tech gadget and you've purchased the top-of-the line item for your loved one. Now, what about those batteries?

Wednesday - 12/25/2013, 10:35am EST

What's open and closed on Christmas

Whether you're traveling to grandma's for Christmas dinner or just in search of a last minute ingredient, here's a list of what's open and closed on Christmas Day.

Wednesday - 12/25/2013, 09:49am EST
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